This pack includes several literacy activities to use with Jan Brett books. It is the perfect supplement to your Jan Brett author study. Many skills are covered in this pack!
-"menu" with common characteristics of Jan Brett books
-world map to fill in different settings
Cause and Effect can be a tricky little concept for Kinders and Firsties! You are receiving 5 different printables to help…and what better way than with stories the kiddos love to read!
After reading one of these favorites in the classroom, students will complete the worksheet for that specific sto
If you are teaching cause and effect to your little ones during this wonderful winter season, this compilation of poster, graphic organizers, center activities, and interactive notebook pages is perfect for you!
In this packet, you'll find one cause and effect poster, cause and effect graphic orga
I just love Jan Brett! Her stories are so great for close reading! They have amazing illustrations and fantastic vocabulary. Every time I read her stories, I see something new! Perfect for close reading!
"The Mitten" is one of my favorites. I have designed this unit to cover many different story e
This bundle includes supplemental word work, comprehension questions, story maps, grammar activities, a phonics and comprehension tri-fold, whole group story tri-fold, literacy stations, anchor charts, and much more. The activities are perfect for whole group and guided reading groups. Comprehensio
Elf Effects – Match each elf (effect) with its Santa (cause) and record on the recording sheet.
This is part of my ELA Christmas Bundle 2
ELA Bundle 1
Racing Reindeer (ABC order)
Candy Cane Contractions
Santa Sentences (subject and predicate)
This unit is based on Jan Brett's books, The Mitten and The Hat. The unit covers most common core standards. Included are:
Genre Focus: Folktale
Vocabulary for each story
Characterization (& character comparison)
Point of View (and point of view comparison)
Answering Questions for eac
48 Differentiated Nonfiction Reading Comprehension and Coloring Pages BUNDLE! Use one a week all year long and review 12 reading comprehension skills throughout the year. You are going to love this bundle of 48 Nonfiction Reading Comprehension Passages, Questions, and corresponding Coloring Pages.
Learning about the weather has never been so much fun! You will love this creative and interactive pack with information on erosion, forecasting, types of clouds, weather instruments, and meteorology all in one pack!
Weather is an important part of our everyday lives. Knowing what the weather is go
12 Differentiated Nonfiction Reading Comprehension Passages Coloring Pages For the Entire Year! VOLUME TWO. Start using this resource in January for your winter activities and then continue using it all year long. Or jump in part way through the year with St. Patrick's Day or another holiday/season
Christmas; Christmas activities
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Fill December with fun while covering many Common-Core reading comprehension and writ
Learning about Weather has never been so much fun! This BUNDLE includes 15 passages, weather maps, vocabulary posters, weather instruments, organizers, comprehension and connection activities, test, 2 character studies on Celsius and Fahrenheit, a slideshow presentation, and so much more! Your stude
Everything you need for engaging and meaningful listening centers with very little prep is included in this pack! Students can scan the QR code, listen to a story while following along with the book on the screen, and complete a task with the differentiated choices of reading response pages that ar
This unit includes 9 lesson plans that are common core aligned to go with the popular book, The Mitten by Jan Brett. It also provides anchor charts to teach each topic and worksheets or activities to reinforce ideas.
Problem and Solution
Are you looking for a common core based author study for your favorite read aloud authors? This Jan Brett unit has lots of reading comprehension printables with a focus on sequencing and cause and effect strategies. Lesson plans, anchor charts, and discussion cards are taken care of for you in this
winter- reading response
Fill the month of January with these fun, engaging activities!! This pack includes comprehension and writing activities & crafts for 12 popular January/Winter books, including books for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and Groundhog Day. Only $1 per book, plus 2 bonus o
Jan Brett Mega Bundle - These units will save you a ton of planning time and allow your students to have a hands-on approach to reading and writing with Jan Brett books through variety of resources. Each unit is sold separately but bundled here for a savings.
Jan Brett Unit
Activities and lesson su
This a book companion to "The Snowy Day"
By: Ezra Jack Keats
You will need to purchase the book separately.
Vocabulary Coins: p. 3-6 Print, cut, and laminate. Use while telling the story. These will also be used with p. 18 for describing.
Sequencing: p. 7-8 Have your students cut out the pictur
Signs of Winter: Science based unit about the changes observed in nature during winter.
This bundle includes: Winter Weather (Snow Science) and Animals in Winter
Winter Weather (Snow Science) is an investigative Science unit on snow and other winter weather.
Please see the preview to see what's i
This is the perfect NO PREP packet for December & January! It’s packed full of meaningful reading and math Christmas activities. This 67 page resource is perfect for mini lessons, strategy groups, centers, homework, or assessments! Everything in this resource is Christmas and winter themed so yo
I love Jan Brett stories! (So do my kids!) I love reading this story to them after we have spent time studying "The Mitten". (This great story is like the rainforest version! What a great way to compare two texts.)
In this Story Companion, you will find:
-6 Story elements anchor charts (charact
My absolute favorite part of the day is read aloud time... It's one of the few times that you can get all the students visualizing, dreaming, and visiting new and exciting places in their minds! It's such a delight to be the one to get them more interested in literature!
I've collected some of my
Jan Brett wrote The Umbrella after two teachers wrote to her and begged her to write a rain forest version of the folktale The Mitten. Jan Brett’s folktale The Umbrella is a wonderful read and a welcome addition to a plant, rain forest, or animal unit. While this book study may be appropriate for o
Let’s Keep Guided Reading SIMPLE!
This pack was created to provide teachers with simple, yet effective resources for guided reading. When creating this pack I tried to keep in mind the many road blocks teachers may encounter during guided reading: time, organization of materials, lack of resources
This packet of skills, strategies, math and language arts activities was created to use with the book The Mitten Tree by Candace Christiansen. There is a worksheet/thinking map for most of the reading skills and strategies that work great with this book. I also have included 3 math and 3 language ar
Literature-based activities to use with Jan Brett's Gingerbread Baby, The Wild Christmas Reindeer and The Mitten.
REINDEER CLOSE READING
Cause and Effect
Ornaments to accompany each story
Use 48 NO PREP worksheets and 20 NO PRINT slides (great for telepractice) related to The Mitten story to supplement your awesome whole-language reading approaches!
Use the adapted version by Jan Brett.
Who: For teachers and speech-language pathologists working with students in preschool – 1st grad
“The Mitten” adapted by Jan Brett is the perfect winter tale to share with your class. This book study is aligned to the following standards: RL.2.1, RL.2.2, RL.2.7, and RL.2.9. While this study may be appropriate for other levels, please download the preview to determine that for your own class.
Everything you need for a complete literature study on The Mitten by Jan Brett! A perfect story to share with kids during the winter months!
There are many ways that you can use these resources. You can copy as an entire packet or you can copy pages individually! This can be for a small book club
This 109 pg. (actual student pages) packet is filled with many fun printables, games, worksheets and interactive notebook pages!
This pack includes 56 student pages for the literacy portion and 50 student pages for the math portion.
Table of Contents (Literacy):
pgs. 4-5 Fast Finisher Tic Tac To
Everything you need for a complete literature study on The Hat by Jan Brett! A perfect story to share with kids during the winter months!
There are many ways that you can use these resources. You can copy as an entire packet or you can copy pages individually! This can be for a small book club, o
This unit bundle features rich fall themed books and activities perfect for reading and writing workshop plus two fall partner plays and my fall poetry set. The books featured in this bundle include the following:
Snow by Cynthia Rylant (digital included)
Snowflakes Fall by Patricia MacLachlan
The Mitten by Jan Brett is a fun winter book. It is about a boy who loses one of his mittens in the snow. Animals decide the mitten is a great way to keep warm!
This unit has an easy craftivity that encourages your student to retell the story at home.
*Mitten pattern to “sew” or glue together.
Graphic Organizers Winter Theme
2. Mapping the Story
3. Cause and Effect
4. Cause and Effect (Characters)
5. I Wonder
6. Making Inferences
7. Character Traits
8. Problem and Solution
9. Pre-Reading: Making Predictions
10. Author’s Purpose
11. Main Idea
12. Making Comparisons
This product contains lesson plans and supplemental reading activities for UNIT 3 WEEK 3 of 2014 McGraw-Hill Reading Wonders for FIRST GRADE.
The lesson plans come in both editable (docx) and non-editable (PDF) versions, they are the SAME PLANS, just in two different formats. The non-editable versi
ELA and Math Activities for The Mitten
Daily 5 Activities
Winter Morning Work
This winter themed packet is full of engaging ELA and math skills and was inspired by one of Jan Brett's popular wintery masterpieces,
Are you ready to read some wonderful Christmas and Winter books by Jan Brett? This is the perfect packet for you if you LOVE to teach author studies through Balanced Literacy. In this packet you will find many hands on and engaging activities in reading, writing, math and science! Included are less
Do you ever feel that your District’s basal adoption doesn’t quite reach all of the Common Core State Standards? Are the reproducible book pages hardly worth copying off? Do your first graders find it difficult to write on tiny lines? This pack is for you!
This packet was written to work with
Comprehension Sheets to go along with the McGraw Hill Wonders Reading Series for 1st grade Unit 3, Week 3
•Comprehension sheets to help further your student’s skills with each story.
-The sheets are designed to be used at your students appropriate level
•Common Core Standards post
I love to use cute themed book craftivities to capture my students' interest and enhance their reading comprehension during the winter! This pack comes with 8 different activities to use with your favorite books or leveled readers. They are very cute to hang in your classroom and the parents love to
Winterlicious Literacy Centers include 10 engaging, high interest ELA Centers.....
Snow Monster Synonym Puzzles
Antonym Mitten Sort
Wintry Make a Word Hats
Wintry ABC Order
Simple to Outstanding Sentences
Winter Wonderland Picture Stories
Prefix Power Snowballs
Winter Kids Pronouns Task Cards
Read and Respond to your Favorite Picture Books!
Do you love reading picture books to your class and need follow up activities? Try this Winter: Read and Respond Pack. It is the perfect way to strengthen comprehension and writing skills along with some fun craftivities to keep your kids engaged! D
December Literacy Work Stations and Word Wall Words
Word Work Stations, write the room centers, plus 53 word wall words with color pictures
These stations included a variety of skills and would be perfect for kindergarten or first graders. NO PREP REQUIRED!! Just print and go! They are winter, Ch
The Mitten by Jan Brett is a delightful winter story and this activity includes 8 printables listed below.
Take a PREVIEW PEEK!
List the animals graphic organizer
New Words in The Mitten
Problem and Solution
Cause and Effect
There's probably enough here for an entire months worth of book companion activities!!! All for $15.00 (you basically get the most expensive book companion for free!)
You get my:
Annie and the Wild Animals Book Companion (normally $5.50)
The Mitten Book Companion (normally $5)
The Hat Book Compa
This packet provides activities to be used with the book The Mitten by Jan Brett. It includes activities to increase expressive and receptive language. The packet includes vocabulary definitions, vocabulary matching, vocabulary, sentences, comprehension questions, comprehension answers, inference qu
Santa's Lost. Help Santa deliver the correct gift to each boy or girl by using a map grid and coordinate cards - cute activity. I hope you enjoy this extra freebie.
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Pg. 3 The Snowy Day Sequence of Events – cut out the strips with the pictures and sentences and glue them in sequential order.
Pg. 4-6 The Snowy Day Sequence of Events Snowflake – cut out the snowflake- choose 6 events in the story and put them in order by writing a sentence about each event and il
This unit combines reading activities for Jan Brett's books "The Mitten" and "The Hat". This unit is geared toward 1st-2nd grade.
*Please note that I have combined my two units that I also sell separately into 1 pack at a discounted price instead of having to buy each one.
The following items are
If you LOVE teaching literature with cross curricular activities, then this packet is for you! If you have the book The Mitten by Jan Brett then you're in luck!
Included is a lesson plan with materials, directions, examples and templates, interactive notebooks for reading, a mitten craftivity, winte