Sunday, December 18, 2011

The Business of Sugarplums (Freebie)

It's Sunday night, a week before Christmas and I'm gearing up for a fun and busy week at school.  We go all the way through Friday the 23rd and our administrators like us to keep things "business as usual" as much as possible to keep Holiday Fever at bay.  Try as we may, those visions of sugarplums sneak in and take over - there's nothing quite like the week before Christmas in kindergarten, right?  So, in an effort to merge business with sugarplums, I'm going to stick to my regular schedule and learning routines but do so in the holiday spirit with holiday materials.  I'm not planning any fluff, just meaningful learning, so I think I'm in the clear.  We're learning about many winter holidays and family traditions and I've created a bunch of emergent readers (you might recall that I'm a little obsessed with making my own since there are so few out there to meet the needs of our kiddos) and activities to use throughout the week.  I can use them for shared reading, guided reading and independent reading and I think the kids will really like them.  If you're looking for something to help get you through the week, here's an emergent reader starring the man of the hour, Santa.  I'd love it if you leave a comment and let me know how you're planning on surviving this crazy week!
(If you purchased the original from my TPT store, it is now updated to include extra goodies and you're entitled to a free download so check out the link at the bottom of this post.)

Focusing on other winter holidays, I also created a Hanukkah Emergent Reader and a New Years Emergent Reader available in my TPT store.



Get all three for the price of 2!
Have a great night!

8 comments:

  1. Hey Donna, I'm in for the long haul this week too! I like what you are going to do with your kids. I think I will keep it pretty much business as usual too in our room...it's the only way to keep some thread of sanity. Your printables look wonderful! I hope your week goes nicely and I'm sure it will from all of the nice things you have prepared!
    Kristen

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  2. How long is your winter break? We have eleven school days of break and, personally, I think it is too long. Getting back into the swing of things will be interesting...and we'll be dealing with snow days, too.

    The new packs look terrific! Have a sweet week!
    ReadWriteSing

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  4. Thanks for sharing! Saving for next year!

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