How Santa Got His Job | Printable and Digital

Grade Levels
2nd - 3rd
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50 pages
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  1. This bundle contains activities you can pair with How Santa Got His Job and How Santa Lost His Job by Stephen Krensky. You'll find comprehension questions, vocabulary activities, graphic organizers, two directed drawings, a craft, and writing ideas. Both book companions include printable and digital
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How Santa Got His Job by Stephen Krensky is a great story to read aloud near Christmas. This picture book companion is filled with comprehension activities, vocabulary practice, a sequencing activity, two directed drawings, and writing prompts.

When you download this .zip file, you will find three resources:

  • Original File - this is a printable packet for students with teacher answer keys
  • Google Slides Link - copy and assign the student pages in Google Classroom
  • Student PDF - this is a fillable PDF that students can type directly onto

File Contents:

Pg. 1 Cover

Pg. 2 Table of Contents

Pg. 3 Book Summary

Pg. 4 Reading Response Journal Cover

Pg. 5-8 Comprehension Cards (color, B/W)

Pg. 9-11 Comprehension Questions (written responses)

Pg. 12-13 Story Elements Spinner (color, B/W)

Pg. 14-16 Retell and Summary Graphic Organizers

Pg. 17-19 Santa's Job Sequence Activity

Pg. 20 Problems on the Job Chart

Pg. 21-28 Vocabulary Cards with Definitions (color, B/W)

Pg. 29 Vocabulary Match-Up

Pg. 30 Vocabulary Fill-in-the-Blanks

Pg. 31-33 Santa and Reindeer Directed Drawing Steps

Pg. 34-35 Writing Prompt Cards (color, B/W)

Pg. 36-43 Writing Templates

Pg. 44-49 Answer Keys

Pg. 50 Credits

Click on the preview to learn more about this pack.

Please Note: You will need access to the book How Santa Got His Job to use this resource. This book is not included with this download. I suggest you see if this book is available to check out in your school or public library.


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How Santa Lost His Job

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