Balanced Literacy and Crafts with Jan Brett Holiday Stories

Grade Levels
K - 2nd, Homeschool
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110 pages
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The entire packet provides activities found in the Common Core Standards under English and Language Arts to provide for a week of Balanced Literacy.

Math Games have been added to each story.

This packet features four of my favorite Jan Brett Holiday Stories:

The Wild Christmas Reindeer

Christmas Trolls

Home for Christmas

Who's Knocking on Christmas Eve?

Writing:

Six graphic organizers on trolls, the hedgehog and reindeer

Seven writing pages for opinion, narrative and informational writing

Student edit page

Teacher rubric for assessment

Guided Reading:

Christmas Trolls-Story recall, setting and character building

Home for Christmas - Sequencing animals and story events

Wild Christmas Reindeer - Cause and effect

Who's Knocking - Problem identification, event recall

One compare and contrast sheet to work with the stories read

Word Work:

Christmas Trolls - Nouns, verbs and adjectives, vocabulary cards, sentence practice using parts of speech

Home for Christmas - Singular and plural, vocabulary cards, sentence practice with singular and plural

Wild Christmas Reindeer - Opposites, vocabulary cards, sentence practice

Who's Knocking - Contractions, vocabulary cards, sentence practice

Craft:

Enjoy making a Christmas Gnome

Troll "page topper" for writing

Hedgehog

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110 pages
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Use the illustrations and details in a text to describe its key ideas.
Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
Use illustrations and details in a story to describe its characters, setting, or events.
Describe characters, settings, and major events in a story, using key details.
Retell stories, including key details, and demonstrate understanding of their central message or lesson.

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