March is such a wonderful month for teaching so here are some March resources and freebies for K-3. Starting with Seuss, moving into St. Patrick’s Day, and ending with SPRING, it’s such a wonderful month for teaching! It also helps that the weather is getting warmer and the summer is getting closer. I wanted to show a few products I had in my store for you to shop through, plus, a science freebie!
ELA Resources for March
(Link: Spring Readers Theater)
Readers Theater is a great resource that helps kids practice their reading fluency and comprehension skills. These scripts come in color and in black and white. They have highlighted lines and headbands to make student participation a breeze.
(Link: Spring Differentiated Mini Books)
These mini-books are an easy way to differentiate your small group. There are three levels provided, all ranging from 1st to 3rd grade reading levels. They each come with a fiction and nonfiction text and differentiated comprehension questions.
(Link: March Paired Passages)
Paired passages are one of my favorite techniques to teach reading comprehension. It comes with a fictional story and a nonfiction text on the same topic. I have five March themed paired passages: St. Patricks Day, eating healthy, thunderstorms, spring weather, and Daylight Savings Time (which is actually a freebie at the bottom of the blog post if you scroll down).
(Link: St. Patrick History)
St. Patrick’s Day is usually taught heavily around leprechauns, pots of gold, and rainbows. However, I wanted to create a social studies unit that focused on the history behind the holiday. This unit teaches students who St. Patrick was, what myths revolve around him, and why the holiday was created. Keep in mind that there are references to the Catholic church and Christianity since he was a Saint. (Just in case you’re not allowed to teach that in your classroom.)
(Link: St. Patrick’s Day Stories)
For each popular holiday throughout the school year, I provide fictional stories and follow-up comprehension activities. My St. Patrick’s Day edition provides students with five St. Patrick’s Day-themed stories, plus a comprehension and writing activity for each story.
(Link: Differentiated Spring Passages)
There are three levels within these differentiated spring passages. These three levels all fall within 1st through 2nd/3rd grade, depending on your readers in your classroom. These are fantastic to use with small group, morning work, or to send home as reading practice with parents. Each topic also comes with a fiction and nonfiction text.
Spring Time Math Resources
(Link: March Interactive Notebook)
I have monthly interactive notebook activities. My March notebook provides teachers with ELA and math activities featuring spring and St. Patrick’s day themes. There are cut and glue activities for students to complete during small group or centers.
(Link: Color Me Lucky)
This fun activity is for earlier learners, like K-1st grade students. It provides coloring sheets that focus on addition facts and sight words. These simple skill worksheets are great for morning work, early finisher work, or homework.
Flip Book Fun for the Month of March
All of my flip books follow a similar outline. The ‘Let’s Read’ page gives the students a nonfiction reading passage about the topic. Then, the following three pages usually involve reading comprehension and writing. They will complete a sorting activity, such as true/false sorting, then, answer comprehension questions and write about what they learned. Here are a few great flip books for the month of March.
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For more spring-themed content check out this post for Spring Activities!