Homestretch to the Holidays
The days are getting shorter, but Storyworks 3 can help you sprinkle cheer into your classrooms. Bring on the smiles with these joyful stories for the holiday season!
--The Gift of the Magi – In this play adaptation of the classic O. Henry holiday tale, students will learn the true meaning of giving.
--Those Shoes – Jeremy learns to put the needs of a friend above his own in a heartwarming fiction story by Maribeth Boelts.
--Toys or Treasures? – In these paired texts, students will learn about collectable toys and discover that happy memories are sometimes the most valuable treasure of all.
--The Big One – On an ice fishing trip, Joe reels in a special connection with his dad in this realistic story by Tommy Greenwald.
--A Christmas Carol – In this month's issue, Charles Dickens' classic story teaches us that kindness and generosity are the best gifts to give.