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What is this resource?
This is a focused read-aloud companion pack for TWENTY-EIGHT favorite holiday-themed picture books. This is COMPLETE BUNDLE that includes activity companion sets for the titles listed below. The purpose of this resource is to provide teachers and students with a structured focus on vocabulary, text-based higher level questions, comprehension, and ELA-based skills through a authentic and engaging children's literature.
Pick a Pine Tree by Patricia Toht
Red and Lulu by Matt Tavares
Llama Llama Holiday Drama by Anna Dewdney
The Great Spruce by John Duvall
How Santa Got His Job by Stephen Krensky
Olive the other Reindeer by J.Otto Seibold
The Smallest Gift of Christmas by Peter H. Reynolds
The Nutcracker in Harlem by T.E. McMorrow
Santa Bruce by Ryan T. Higgins
The Little Reindeer by Nicola Killen
Holidays Around the World-Themed Titles
Seven Candles for Kwanzaa by Andrea Davis Pinkney
Christmas Is... by Gail Gibbons
Cobweb Christmas by Shirley Climo
The Legend of the Poinsettia by Tomie dePaola
La Noche Buena by Anotnio Sacre
The Tomten by Astrid Lindgren
Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins by Eric A. Kimmel
The Legend of Old Befana by Tomie dePaola
Gingerbread Pirates by Kristin Kladstrup
The Gingerbread Man Loose in School by Laura Murray
The Gingerbread Man Loose at Christmas by Laura Murray
Gingerbread Cowboy by Janet Squires and Holly Berry
The Gingerbread Boy by Paul Galdone
The Gingerbread Girl by Lisa Campbell Ernst
The Gingerbread Man by Jim Aylesworth
Gingerbread Baby by Jan Brett
Gingerbread Friends by Jan Brett
What is included?
This is a BUNDLED resource. It includes companion sets for all of the books listed above. Each resource includes a combination of ELA posters, Vocabulary Word Cards and definitions, Text-Based Questions, Writing Prompts, Collaborative Poster Templates and 3 Differentiated Comprehension Checks.
Where can I preview a sample of this resource?
Click HERE or HERE to see the types of resources and activities included in this pack, or visit the individual links for the titles to preview each resource individually. PLEASE NOTE: the preview shows the format for ALL books in the Let's Read series and shows the types of activities included. The specifics change according to the content and standards addressed by each book.
Who created this resource?
Abby Mullins, also known as Babbling Abby, is a former kindergarten and first grade teacher who most recently was an interventionist in a Title I school. She holds a BA in both psychology and elementary education, along with an MA in teacher leadership. She loves creating engaging experiences for students, collaborating with passionate educators, and bringing her creativity and enthusiasm to classrooms across the globe through curriculum and resource development. Abby also blogs at The Inspired Apple where she shares here ideas, activities, and her love of education.