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#4308. Gingerbread Man is missing activity, pre-k - gr. 1

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Posted Wed Dec 10 20:38:20 PST 2008 by Collected from Teachers.Net Chatboard (Collected from Teachers.Net Chatboard).
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We made gingerbread cookies with our students, rolling out the dough and everything. Students went to their "special" (Music) and when we went back to check the oven for the cookies, they were gone! :) We looked everywhere and didn't find them. We found clues like flour trails from
our classroom to the lunchroom. Tomorrow we have a sheriff's officer coming to "take a report." We are hoping the cookies show up by Friday. Somehow I think they will. :) I love teaching first grade!
(Posted by kdw)

Learning objectives covered in the project:
Measurement: Making cookies
Retelling: After reading the Gingerbread Man
Social Studies: Map skills - a map of the flour trail
Problem solving: Finding the Gingerbread Man with clues
Career Ed: Watching the officer at work
Following directions
Social skills
It all adds up to happy, learning students
(posted by Rebellious One)