Free Monthly Activities

Now that the holidays have passed, itís time to switch gears. January is a great time to get your students interested in a variety of subjects. Our activities this month encourage students to learn about technology and challenge themselves with trivia.

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National Trivia Day (January 4)

Free Activities

TCR2691 Close Reading Using Text-Dependent Questions Grade 2

TCR2691 Close Reading Using Text-Dependent Questions Grade 2
Provide students with the skills they need to thoughtfully and critically analyze text. The resource includes 22 short, complex, high-interest reading passages that students are guided to read, summarize, reread, annotate, and discuss. Text-dependent questions prompt students to examine the passage’s meaning, purpose, vocabulary, and structure and to use textual [more]

Pages: 96
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TCR2691 Close Reading Using Text-Dependent Questions Grade 2

TCR2691 Close Reading Using Text-Dependent Questions Grade 2
Provide students with the skills they need to thoughtfully and critically analyze text. The resource includes 22 short, complex, high-interest reading passages that students are guided to read, summarize, reread, annotate, and discuss. Text-dependent questions prompt students to examine the passage’s meaning, purpose, vocabulary, and structure and to use textual [more]

Pages: 96
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National Technology Day (January 6)

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TCR3493 Using Online Research Tools to Reinforce Common Core Skills

TCR3493 Using Online Research Tools to Reinforce Common Core Skills
Fascinating stories help students develop skills not only in comprehension and vocabulary, but also in critical thinking since they have to do some research to determine which "facts" are true and which aren't facts at all! Students find this information by using online research tools, including dictionaries, encyclopedias and atlases; [more]

Pages: 64
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National Sticker Day (January 13)

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TCR3377 Building Literacy Skills Through Art

TCR3377 Building Literacy Skills Through Art
Develop letter recognition, vocabulary, rhyming skills,
story event recollection, math skills, and fine and gross
motor coordination creating and using easy art projects. [more]

Grade(s): PreK-1
Pages: 208
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TCR5140 Handprints, Footprints and Holidays!

TCR5140 Handprints, Footprints and Holidays!
Encourage creativity while developing children's fine motor skills through tracing, cutting and assembling. Students enjoy using their own prints to create classroom displays and art projects. The activities are organized by month to cover holidays, seasons, and common curricular topics. [more]

Grade(s): K-2
Pages: 64
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