Fall Leaves, Fall Leaves, What Do You See? I See a Freebie Waiting for Me!
When I lived in New England I was so excited when fall arrived and the leaves started to turn such magnificent colors of red, orange, and yellow. Fall is truly a beautiful season and I was surprised at how beautiful it was even in Alaska. Although fall was only 3 weeks long it became a sea of gold. Even in northern Florida we still get a taste of fall usually in November and I am stilled awed by all the beauty that surrounds me. I wrote a Fall Leaves Unit which I just revised. It includes a Shared Reading Book called, "Green Leaves, Green Leaves" about the leaves changing colors in the maple tree. Here is a glimpse of the first page. Students will not only listen to the story but interact with the story with different colored leaves that they will color.They will also enjoy performing one of two plays about fall leaves. There are Make and Take books at both the K and 1st grade levels, a Word Wall, Picture/Word Matching Activity and a fun "Fall Tree Journal" where they will draw and describe the leaves on a fall tree over a period of time. You can see all the materials and activities in this unit by downloading the Preview as well as get a free activity. Just click on the picture below. While performing the plays students will either wear character necklaces or make a fall leaf hat and I found some cool free fall hat crafts for your students to make, too. I love this one with tissue paper which you can access by clicking on the picture below. If you have beautiful fall ...