George Washington Cut a Sentence Craftivity
- Stair step 3 pieces of paper. Fold in half and staple at the top.
- Round of the edges to make the shoulders.
- We used patterns to make the face and hat.
- For the eyes, we rounded off squares.
- The hair is polyfill.
- Cut off one sentence.
- Cut between the words.
- Put the word with the capital letter first and the word with the period last.
- Manipulate the other words until the sentence makes sense.
- Find the picture to match the sentence.
Abe Lincoln's Cabin Craftivity
- Roll the dice and count that many cherries.
- Share the cherries between the trees.
- Record the answer on the recording sheet.
President Day Numbers
- Give the children a number associated with president's day.
- Invite them to build the number on the 10's frames using Abe Lincoln and George Washington heads.
- Color the tens frames to match what they built.
- Write the numerals to represent the number.
George Washington and
Abe Lincoln Story Problem
- Reproduce a set of clip art animals.
- Invite the children to manipulate the animals to solve the equation.
- Once children are able to do this and explain the process, then they are ready to move to the pictorial level.
- However, it is okay for children to use numerals and symbols to REPRESENT their answer AFTER solving conceptually.
Making Washington Words
- Give the children the letters in the big word.
- Give them a list of words.
- Invite the children to try and make the words.
- Mark on the recording page if they can make the word or not make the word.
Making President Words
- Find the "e" and "t".
- Then, invite them to place each letter in from of "et". Does it make a new word? If so, write it on the recording page.
- Do this with several word families.