A holiday short story and activities. Students read "Dancing Gingerbread", a 5-page original short story, and write a summary and a narrative related to the story.
The story picks up where "The Gingerbread Man" leaves off, with friends Mirilie and Tovyn trying to replicate a magic gingerbread man. But are the results what they expected? This fantasy story includes a glossary to help readers with complex vocabulary words, and offers readers many opportunities to ask questions, make predictions, and form inferences. It has appeal for readers in grades 4-6.
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