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SMART BOXES 1 SMART BOXES-first nine weeks
WOLVES SMART BOX


READ:
Read all the books.  A few of them are AR books, and you can take a test on them.  Some of them are just for you to read and enjoy.

WRITE:
-write a story about a wolf pup who gets lost

-list things a wolf needs to live

-if you had a wolf for a pet make a li
st of names you could use

ACTIVITY:

-Choose a worksheet to complete

CHALLENGE:
-bring a toilet paper (TP) roll from home and make the TP Wolf

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PIGS SMART BOX

READ:
Read all the books.  A few of them are AR books, and you can take a test on them.  Some of them are just for you to read and enjoy.


WRITE:
-write a letter to the Wolf to tell him how disappointed you are in his actions with the Three Little Pigs

-make a list of things you would need to move into a new house

ACTIVITY:
-choose a worksheet to complete
-make a pig
-color the pig

CHALLENGE:

-draw a house that you would have built if you were one of the three little pigs

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FROGS SMART BOX

READ:
Read all the books.  A few of them are AR books, and you can take a test on them.  Some of them are just for you to read and enjoy.


WRITE:
-choose a worksheet to complete
-Read the poem “Froggie in the Bathtub” and write another verse    about Froggie to read to the class

ACTIVITY:
-Read the poem “Five Little Frogs” and illustrate it
-draw a frog

CHALLENGE:
-draw the life cycle of the frog
-color the frogs

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 OWLS SMART BOX

READ:
Read all the books.  A few of them are AR books, and you can take a test on them.  Some of them are just for you to read and enjoy.


WRITE:
-write a story about an owl who couldn’t say “Who-o-o”

-write a poem about owls

ACTIVITY:
-choose a worksheet to complete
-draw an owl

CHALLENGE:
-write as many words as you can think of starting with “O” on the tree stump.

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SKUNKS SMART BOX

READ:
Read all the books.  A few of them are AR books, and you can take a test on them.  Some of them are just for you to read and enjoy.


WRITE:
-write a story about a skunk who smelled good
-write a list of names for a smelly skunk
-write a list of things that are black and white


ACTIVITY:
-choose a worksheet to complete


CHALLENGE:
-design a skunk stamp for the post office
 
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RACCOONS SMART BOX

READ:
Read all the books.  A few of them are AR books, and you can take a test on them.  Some of them are just for you to read and enjoy.

WRITE:
-write a story about Ricky the Raccoon

-write an acrostic poem about raccoons
   r=raccoons
   a=are
   c=cozy
   c=critters
   o=on
   o=october
   n=nights.

ACTIVITY:
-choose a worksheet to complete

CHALLENGE:
-make a thumb print raccoon
-complete the word search

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MICE SMART BOX

READ:
Read all the books.  A few of them are AR books, and you can take a test on them.  Some of them are just for you to read and enjoy.

WRITE:
-write a story about a mouse that wants to play soccer
-You hear a noise in the kitchen and discover a talking mouse.  What will you talk about?
-draw a mouse and cut out to make a puppet.  Then read aloud the poem “Little Gary Mouse”

ACTIVITY:
-choose a worksheet to complete

CHALLENGE:
-make a thumbprint mouse

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ELEPHANT SMART BOX

READ:
Read all the books.  A few of them are AR books, and you can take a test on them.  Some of them are just for you to read and enjoy.

WRITE:
-water safety worksheet
-favorite things to do worksheet

ACTIVITY:
-choose a worksheet to complete

CHALLENGE:
-make a thumb print elephant

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OPOSSUM SMART BOX

READ:
Read all the books.  A few of them are AR books, and you can take a test on them.  Some of them are just for you to read and enjoy.

WRITE:
-write a story about a baby possum that went inside your house

-write a list of things that a baby possums might do

ACTIVITY:
-choose a worksheet to complete

CHALLENGE:
-make a finger puppet and read aloud the poem to the class
-complete the word search

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