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September Theme Units and Daily Themes

Grandparents Day
Theme Unit

Reading Comprehensions - Special Education High Interest Reading
     Grandpa Irving (Hi/Lo Grades 3-5)


Family Trees - Bulletin Board
            "A Forest Of Family" Bulletin Board


Reading Comprehensions
     Grandpa Nils (Grade 1)
     Grandpa's Sailboat (Grades 1-2)
Migration (Grade 2)
     Remembering Grandpa Dave (Grades 2-3)
     The Play-Magic Garden (Grades 2-3)
     Cousin Camp (Grades 3-4)
     A Tale of Two Grandmas (Grades 3-4)
     Grandma's Helper Gets Help (Grades 3-4)
     My Great Granny (Grades 3-5)
     Jamal's Journey (Grades 3-5)
     A Day for Grandparents (Grades 3-5)
     Grandparents' Cottage (Grades 4-6)

Spanish
     El abuelo Nils (grade 1)
     El velero del abuelo (grades 1-2)
     El Mundo de Wendy - La Emigración (grades 2-3)
     Recordando al Abuelito Dave (grades 2-3)
     El campamento de los primos (grades 3-4)
     Un cuento de dos abuelitas (grades 3-4)
     Mi tatarabuelita (grades 3-5)
     La casa de campo de los abuelos (grades 4-6)

French
     Pépé Nils (grade 1)

German
     Opa Nils (grade 1)


Leveled Books
            History of Grandparents Day
            Grandparents Are Like Diamonds
            A Grandmarvelous Grandma
            Questions For Grandma

             My Grandparents (PDF file)


Plays:  Reader's Theater Scripts
     We're Picking Up Gramma (Grades 1-2)
     Grandpa Learns a New Game (Grades 1-3)
     To Grandma's House We Go (Grade 2)
     Grandparents Are Great! (Grades 2-3)


Conversations - Foreign Languages
Spanish
     Grandpa Learns a New Game - Spanish and English

French
     Grandpa Learns a New Game - French and English
     Grandparents Are Great! - French and English
     We're Picking Up Gramma - French and English


Make a Daily Grandparents Day Activity Lesson Plan Book
        Daily Grandparents Day Activity Lesson Plan Book


Grandparents Game
             Grandparents Game


Book Units
    A Couple of Boys Have the Best Week Ever (Grades K-2)
    Alexander, Who Used to Be Rich Last Sunday (Grades K-2)
    Everything is Different at Nonna's House (Grades K-2)
    Grandma's Hands (Grades K-2)
    It's Winter! (Grades K-2)
    Jake's 100th Day of School (Grades K-2)
    My Rotten Redheaded Older Brother (Grades K-2)
    When I Am Old with You (Grades K-2)
    Andy Shane and the Very Bossy Dolores Starbuckle (Grades 1-3)
    When I Was Young (Grades 1-3)
    Donavan's Word Jar (Grades 1-4)
    Grandpa Had a Windmill, Grandma Had a Churn (Grades 1-4)
    Caleb's Story (Grades 3-5)
    Journey (Grades 4-6)
    Racing the Sun (Grades 4-6)
    The Anybodies (Grades 4-6)
    Heidi (Grades 4-8)
    Daphne's Book (Grades 6-8)


Funda-blanks
     Grandma’s Jam (grades 1-2)
     A Silver Day (grades 2-3)
     Cookie Baking Time (grades 2-3)


Glyphs
        Grandparents' Day Glyph


Compare and Contrast
        Grandparent Traits: Compare and contrast Ian's and Dan's grandpas. (Grades 1-2)



Art
   My Grandparents (Grades 1-8)
     Art Project: Learning about families and grandparents (PDF file)


Activities
             Grandparents Day Activities Book


Grandparents Day Card
             Grandparents Day Card


Literature Units
     Everything is Different at Nonna's House (Grades K-2)
     Grandma's Hands (Grades K-2)
     When I Am Old with You (Grades K-2)
     Berenstain Bears and the Giddy Grandma (Grades 1-3)
     Grandpa Had a Windmill, Grandma Had a Churn (Grades 1-4)


Grandparents Day Social Studies Practice
     Grandparents Day first grade social studies questions
     Grandparents Day second grade social studies questions
     Grandparents Day third grade social studies questions
     Grandparents Day fourth grade social studies questions
     Grandparents Day fifth grade social studies questions
     Grandparents Day sixth grade social studies questions


Finish the Story
     A Better Grandpa (Grades 2-3)
     Super Grandparents (Grades 3-4)
     Great-Grandma Betts (Grades 3-4)
     My Grandmothers Are Missing (Grades 4-7)
     Grandma and Grandpa's Farm (Grades 6-8)


Draw and Write
Grandparents Day Draw and Write


Coloring
        Grandparents are Grand! (PDF file)
        Grandparents are Kids Too! (PDF file)
        Grandpa's Army Hat (PDF file)


Secret Codes
Make a Secret Codes Printable


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