"One of Junie B. Jones's top front teeth is loose! Only Junie B. is not that thrilled about this development. Because what if she looks like toothless Uncle Lou? And what's all this tooth fairy business?"
This unit enhances the Barbara Park book with vocabulary and comprehension skills development.
Step-by-step building of a catapult from craft sticks; this unit presents the elements of a science project (research, hypothesis, etc.) that can be used for this catapult experiment and applied for other science projects in the future.
Start the year with this bulletin board and chart the number of lost teeth among your students all year. Pages for recording lost teeth every month, certificates for lost teeth, class survey of results, and monthly graph included.
[member-created with abctools] Here are a list of key words having to do with dental health. Trace and cut out for a great shapebook, or hang them up, use them for vocabulary, put in your writing center to help with spelling. Have fun!
February is Children's Dental Health month, but any time of year is appropriate for this unit, which includes a reading comprehension, and several science experiments perfectly designed to get children interested in the health of these "visible bones".