It’s not too early to plan your Christmas units. The Gift of the Magi is a heartwarming story of a young married couple who sell their most prized possessions to have money to buy gifts for the other. It makes a wonderful mini-unit to teach during the Christmas season.
The Lost Boys come up the stairs to the nursery. Mrs. Darling says she will adopt them. She wants to adopt Peter as well, but he says he will live in Neverland with Tinker Bell. Peter promises to return each spring to get Wendy. After all, he needs someone to do his spring cleaning. Mrs. Darling gives Peter her “kiss,” and he flies away.The children all start to go to school and live as normal children so. After a while, the boys forget how to fly.Continue Reading
As Peter Pan walks through the woods on the way to Hook’s ship, he sees the crocodile. Peter notices the crocodile is no longer ticking. Peter starts making the ticking sound. He thinks all the hungry animals in the forest will think he is the crocodile and will leave him alone. When the crocodile hears the ticking, he is comforted by the sound and starts to follow Peter. Peter reaches the “Jolly Roger” and climbs on board. The pirates hear the ticking and think the crocodile is coming. The run and hide. This gives Peter the opportunity to make his way to the cabin, killing pirates along the way.Continue Reading
Captain Hook paces the deck of his ship “The Jolly Roger.” His thoughts are all about good form. The reader learns that Hook was once a respected British gentlemen. Hook also thinks about Snee. All children like Snee, and Hook is disgruntled because children do not feel the same for him. Finally he has had enough.Continue Reading
As each one of the boys climbs out out of his tree, the pirates grab them. The boys are tied and gagged. Wendy is the last to come up. Hook treats her politely because he envisions her becoming the pirates’ mother. Continue Reading