Buckle up! It's going to be a busy next few weeks before the holidays arrive. I love covering the Common Core standards through rich literature. We'll be reading Mooseltoe this week, one of my favorite holiday stories. Grab this freebie covering synonyms or make it a little bit more of a challenge and touch on shades of meaning. This is an easy chart to do as well, grab the title and directions to make it that much easier. Click here to grab your freebie.