How Santa Lost His Job

How Santa Lost His Job
How Santa Lost His Job
How Santa Lost His Job
How Santa Lost His Job
How Santa Lost His Job
How Santa Lost His Job
How Santa Lost His Job
How Santa Lost His Job
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(5 MB|49 pages)
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How Santa Lost 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 Santa craft, and an opinion writing idea.

How Santa Lost His Job Book Summary: Santa has the best job he can think of - bringing presents each Christmas to children all around the world. Every year he prepares for his trip: He trims his beard, takes a bath, gets dressed, and packs up his sleigh for the long night ahead. But there are always a few unexpected delays that make things a little hectic. Muckle, one of the elves who helps Santa, thinks he can come up with a more efficient way of delivering the toys - a method that won't involve Santa at all.

File Contents:

Pg. 1 Cover

Pg. 2 Book Summary

Pg. 3 Comprehension Introduction

Pg. 4-7 Comprehension Question Cards (color,B/W)

Pg. 8-10 Comprehension Questions with Lines for Writing

Pg. 11-13 Comprehension Question Answer Keys

Pg. 14 Compare & Contrast Santa and The Deliverator

Pg. 15 Santa's Story (First, Next, Then, Last)

Pg. 16 Santa's Story (BME Retell)

Pg. 17 Sleigh Ride Summary

Pg. 18 Vocabulary Introduction

Pg. 19-26 Vocabulary Cards (color, B/W)

Pg. 27-28 Vocabulary Match-Up and Answer Key

Pg. 29-30 Cookies for Santa Anchor Chart Directions

Pg. 31-37 Anchor Chart Templates

Pg. 38-39 Santa Writing Craft Directions

Pg. 40-43 Santa Templates

Pg. 44 Opinion Writing Sentence Starters

Pg. 45-48 Writing Template Papers

Pg. 49 Credits

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Please Note: the book is not included with this resource.


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Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.
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