A coloring book with prompts so students can use their imaginations to create drawings, write descriptions, make inventions, and read amazing facts about the month. Prompts are set up so children are able to respond according to their individual interests, skill, and ability levels.
Students are able to create, write, invent, illustrate, and share in non-threatening and creative ways.
Perfect for early finishers, indoor recess, substitute activities, monthly-themed parties/celebrations, and more.
Children learn about the seasons, weather, and some of the celebrations occurring in that month. As students work through the book they will be participating in multiple subjects that include some, or all, of the following:
- CCSS references grades 3-5
Attach the cover and pages to make independent work packets or print individual pages as needed.
- Colors of the Month (Color the images. Add more pictures, words, and colors.)
- Month’s Beginnings (Facts about the month
- Describe the Month (Words and pictures.)
- Word Play (Create an acrostic or add words that represent the month’s sounds, tastes sights.)
- Monthly Celebrations (Use words/pictures to describe these events.)
- Idiom/Quote (Use the space to show what the quote/idiom means to you.)
- Believe It or Not (Create your own unbelievable event.)
- Invitation Creation (It’s time to celebrate the month. Design a poster/sign inviting people to the celebration.)
- Inventor’s Page (Use the shape to invent something wonderful.)
- Invention Description (Describe your invention using the prompts provided.)
- Extra, Extra Read All About It (Using information from previous activities, create a newspaper.)
- Newspaper Guidelines (Suggestions and ideas for creating the newspaper.)
- December Bonus Page (Give directions on how to build a snowman.)
The coloring book activities were written for grades 3-5. Students at this level may be able to work independently.
ESL and Beginning Readers
An adult or older student can support beginning readers and ESL students by reading the comments and prompts and helping to write responses as needed.
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