This winter-themed lesson plan, which incorporates the book *Tree of Cranes* by Allen Say, teaches students about Japanese traditions and customs. They will review the basic elements of a narrative story, and then write their own narratives about a special event or moment in their life.
Your students will turn boring number sentences into fun, Christmas-themed word problems! They will get practice with math and writing as they use their creative juices to write and solve single digit addition word problems.
In this collection of Christmas resources, you’ll find academic-themed activities that integrate math, literacy, art, and other areas, as well as some that are just plain fun, such as mazes and puzzles. In addition, your learners will be able engage in some of the cultural traditions that bring loved ones together during this season, such as gift giving, card exchanging, and storytelling. Also check out our Holiday Season resources.