Here are just a few of the teaching ideas and reproducible activities you?ll find in each monthly section, beginning with September:
Ideas: Phonics Workbooks?Word Lists for Labor Day and Back to School
Activities: Schoolhouse Word Hunt?Back to School Maze...Word Match
Ideas: The Fun Box?Grading Papers?Word List for Halloween
Activities: Columbus Day Word Hunt... Jack–o?–Lantern Puzzle... Word Hunt
Ideas: Visitor?s Day?Word Lists for Veterans Day and Thanksgiving
Activities: Turkey Time?Thanksgiving Puzzle?The Lost Feast
Ideas: Library Center?Read–In?Making a Reading Cave?Game Boards
Activities: Christmas Puzzle?A Letter to Santa?Hanukkah
Ideas: Superstar Bulletin Board?Word List for Martin Luther King Day
Activities: New Year?s Eve Puzzle?The Hidden Sled?Snowball Fight
Ideas: Broken Heart Game?Library Contest?Word List for Groundhog Day
Activities: Saint Valentine?Sentence Completion?Lincoln?s Birthday
Ideas: Listening Lesson?Game Board?Word List for St. Patrick?s Day
Activities: Shamrock Maze? Shopping Spree?Legend of the Leprechaun
Ideas: Scrambled Egg Game ? Using Cartoons to Teach Quotation Marks
Activities: Arbor Day?The Lost Bonnet?Easter Vowel Puzzle
Ideas: Cloze technique?Word Lists for Mother?s Day and Father?s Day
Activities: May Day Superstitions?Memorial Day?Flag Day
Ideas: Word Lists for Independence Day and Columbus Sails
Activities: Independence Day Word Hunt and Columbus Sails
Each of the monthly teaching ideas includes all of the details and directions you need to use it effectively in your own instruction. And to help you quickly locate appropriate activities to build specific skills, you?ll find a special Skills Index that lists each student activity page by number and title, followed by the skill it develops.
In short, Ready–to–Use Reading Activities for the Elementary Classroom gives you a comprehensive store of fun–filled games and activities that will catch and hold your students? interests while building specific reading skills throughout the year.
September: Activities 1–1 through 2–26.
October: Activities 2–1 through 2–26.
November: Activities 3–1 through 3–24.
December: Activities 4–1 through 4–24.
January: Activities 5–1 through 5–22.
February: Activities 6–1 through 6–30.
March: Activities 7–1 through 7–22.
April: Activities 8–1 through 8–25.
May: Activities 9–1 through 9–4.
June: Activities 10–1 through 10–2.
July: Activities 11–1 through 11–2.
August: Activity 12–1.