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March 20, 2013

A Lapbook All About Ontario!

I am so excited about this new product!  I have always wanted to make a lapbook, but never really knew how to do it.  I also had the book “A is for Algonquin – An Ontario Alphabet” that I was trying to create an awesome resource for.  

After browsing the Internet for inspiration, I came up with a lapbook project for one of my favourite children’s books!  The scrapbooker in me LOVED this project!

I started off by cutting green bristol board into three pieces measuring 11"x17" each.  Then I folded in 4" on each side so that it would look like this: 

I then glued two sets of flaps together to make three panels and four flaps, something that looks like this:  

My lapbook was then ready to be decorated. I created a small activity for each letter of the alphabet, to accompany the pages of the book "A is for Algonquin".  I think this is an ideal project for grades 3 and up and would be great as a one-day project (perhaps with an occasional teacher when you're absent) or spread over several days. the activities include reading comprehension questions, making lists, stating an opinion etc.

To download a free preview of this product, click HERE.  

If you’re interested in purchasing this resource, please visit my Teachers Pay Teachers Store or my Teacher's Notebook Shop.  If you decide to purchase, please consider leaving me some feedback!  ***Remember that this product is meant to accompany the book "A is for Algonquin", which can be purchased on Amazon.

Do you use lapbooks in your classroom?  What have you used them for?

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