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Johnny Appleseed Free Teaching Materials

Vocabulary from Gay

Not only can you get these free Johnny Appleseed vocabulary activities, but check out a slew of additional apple activities for big kids on my updated apple webpages here.

These webpages include figurative language, facts, and teaching ideas. Apple quotes are great for teaching Common Core figurative language standards. Students can refer to details and examples when explaining what the text says explicitly (another Common Core Standard) with a great list of apple facts. Have students write creatively using apples as a theme. Students can learn to follow directions with the classroom apple recipes.  Continue Reading

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The Gift of the Magi Vocabulary

The Gift of the Magi ~ Free Lesson Plans ~ Part 1 Vocabulary


Get The Gift of the Magi Unit over 4 blog posts. This first post The Gift of the Magi Vocabulary covers 10 focus words including a list with definitions, synonyms, and sample sentences from text. Also included are practice exercises and a test.

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. Continue Reading

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