In this unit, you will read the "Bremen Town Musicians" with your child. By making a map book, creating unusual music, painting a watercolor picture, and dramatizing the story with sock puppets, your child will understand the story and have fun. You will also talk about using sources of information (books, graphs and maps) and do hands-on activities to reinforce the concepts. Your child will also learn the sight words "hot," "hurt," and "if."
|The Bremen Town Musicians||(no rating)|
Read "The Bremen Town Musicians" and discuss the story with your child.
|Where in the World||(no rating)|
Discover Bremen Town! Using this resource, your child will learn where the story takes place and map the location.
|Making Music||(no rating)|
Have fun and make music with body percussion and creative musical instruments.
|Watercolor Picture||(no rating)|
Create an expressive watercolor resist painting of a scene from the story.
Create silly sock puppets to retell the story of "The Bremen Town Musicians."
|Introducing Sight Words||(no rating)|
Introduce the sight words "hot," "hurt," and "if" to your child.
|Trash Can Basketball||(no rating)|
Every time your child reads a sight word, he can try to make a basket.
|Finding Information in Books||(no rating)|
Learn useful techniques for finding information in books.
Explore bar graphs and how to use them with the help of this resource.
Discover and learn about different types of maps and how to use them.
|All About Me Book||(no rating)|
Express yourself! Your child will write sentences about what he wants to do when he grows up.
|Using the Parts of a Book||(no rating)|
Complete this comprehensive worksheet, which covers using the parts of a book.
|Interpret a Bar Graph||(no rating)|
In this online interactive, your child will answer questions about graphs.
|Creating a Map||(no rating)|
Practice mapmaking skills using this printable worksheet.
|Bremen Town Musicians Statue||(no rating)|
View a photo of the real-life Bremen Town Musicians statue.
|World Map||(no rating)|
Print and explore this map of the world.
Visit this site for photos of animals, the Amazon jungle, the Statue of Liberty and the Great Wall of China.
|Watercolor Technique Examples||(no rating)|
See colorful watercolor resists based on The Bremen Town Musicians. The artists are second graders.
|Bremen Town Musicians Video||(no rating)|
Watch this fun, unusual version of the "Bremen Town Musicians."
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