Balloons Over Broadway Literacy and STEAM Unit


Total Pages: 31
File Size: 3 MB



⭐️This cross-curricular literacy and STEAM unit is based around the book Balloons Over Broadway. It is perfect for Thanksgiving! It incorporates an interactive read aloud, problem and solution graphic organizer, and STEAM activity.

⭐️Balloons Over Broadway is a biography about the puppeteer Tony Sarg who developed the balloons that are used in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. This picture book naturally incorporates STEM and STEAM principles.

What is Included

  1. Pedagogy Behind the Lessons
  2. Interactive Read Aloud Sticky Note Teacher Questions
  3. Balloons Over Broadway Problem & Solution Chart
  4. Balloons Over Broadway STEAM Example Scavenger Hunt
  5. Parade Toppers for Bulletin Board
  6. STEAM Teacher and Student Instructions
  7. Voting Cards
  8. STEAM Journal
  9. Technology Integration

Materials Needed

  • Balloons Over Broadway by Melissa Sweet
  • Sticky Notes
  • STEAM Materials: balloons, markers, craft sticks or pipe cleaners, card stock, recording device such as a cell phone, tablet, or tape recorder


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