Gingerbread Man Reading and Writing Unit

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Sara J Creations
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1st - 3rd
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Looking for a way to make those last few weeks before winter break educational, seasonal and fun? Look no further. This is a gingerbread man mini reading and writing unit that can be completed in one or two weeks.

This unit involves reading different versions of the Gingerbread Man and using various graphic organizers to fully explore the story elements of each story and compare the different versions to one another.

After reading different versions of the Gingerbread Man, students will have the chance to write their own version.


  • Lesson Ideas for Reading and Writing
  • Suggested Book List
  • CCSS Used
  • Writing Rubric
  • Student & Peer Writing Checklist
  • 8 Graphic Organizers for Reading & Writing
  • 6 different writing papers

Designed for second grade but could be easily adapted for first or third grade.


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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Recount stories, including fables and folktales from diverse cultures, and determine their central message, lesson, or moral.
Describe how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges.
Describe the overall structure of a story, including describing how the beginning introduces the story and the ending concludes the action.
Compare and contrast two or more versions of the same story (e.g., Cinderella stories) by different authors or from different cultures.


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