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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
Home for Christmas
Who's Knocking on Christmas Eve?
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
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
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
Enjoy making a Christmas Gnome
Troll "page topper" for writing