Merry Maple Leaf

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Celebrate the beautiful colors of fall with this fun series of activities. After a nature walk to observe all the different colors and types of leaves, pupils head back into the classroom to complete a short poem and paint the included leaf template in order to create a class book.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Challenge older children to discover new words for describing common colors
  • Also, have older children create an original second stanza to the included poem following the same ryhme scheme
Classroom Considerations
  • If time doesn't allow for a nature walk, collect leaves of different colors and shapes for students to compare and contrast at the beginning of the lesson
Pros
  • Lesson includes a clear series of step-by-step procedures
  • An extension activity is suggested for making cross-curricular connections with math
Cons
  • None