How to Catch Santa, a Snowman and an ELF! BOOK COMPANION BUNDLE

How to Catch Santa, a Snowman and an ELF! BOOK COMPANION BUNDLE
How to Catch Santa, a Snowman and an ELF! BOOK COMPANION BUNDLE
How to Catch Santa, a Snowman and an ELF! BOOK COMPANION BUNDLE
How to Catch Santa, a Snowman and an ELF! BOOK COMPANION BUNDLE
How to Catch Santa, a Snowman and an ELF! BOOK COMPANION BUNDLE
How to Catch Santa, a Snowman and an ELF! BOOK COMPANION BUNDLE
How to Catch Santa, a Snowman and an ELF! BOOK COMPANION BUNDLE
How to Catch Santa, a Snowman and an ELF! BOOK COMPANION BUNDLE
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  1. Use these fun flip book templates to engage your little writers and encourage them to respond to the story How to Catch Santa by Jean Reagan. These templates will give you what you need to get your littles writing and responding to literature! They are differentiated, so you can pick the style that
  2. It's so fun to think of ways to catch Santa! Everyone remembers wanting to catch a glimpse of Santa, and this book companion will get your students scheming about how to catch Santa! Use these materials along with the book How to Catch Santa by Jean Reagan! There are plenty of materials included in
  3. Use these fun flip book templates to engage your little writers and encourage them to respond to the story How to Catch an Elf by Adam Wallace and Andy Elkerton. These templates will give you what you need to get your littles writing and responding to literature! They are differentiated, so you can
  4. 87 FUN PAGES for Literacy and Writing to accompany the book How to Catch a Snowman by Adam Wallace and Andy Elkerton! Your kids will LOVE this new book! I have incorporated literacy response sheets, writing materials, flip books, reading skills and strategies work, crafts and drawing, and an emergen
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I have BUNDLED FOUR of my How to Catch.... book companions and flip book sets for savings!

Use these materials with the books:

How to Catch a Snowman by Adam Wallace and Andy Elkerton

How to Catch an Elf by Adam Wallace and Andy Elkerton

How to Catch Santa by Jean Reagan

Here's a description for each of the companion activities:

  • How to Catch a Snowman Book Companion (87 pages)

87 FUN PAGES for Literacy and Writing to accompany the book

How to Catch a Snowman by Adam Wallace and Andy Elkerton!

Your kids will LOVE this new book!

I have incorporated literacy response sheets, writing materials, flip books, reading skills and strategies work, crafts and drawing, and an emergent reader all to go along with this fun story for WINTER!

  • Differentiated Materials
  • Literacy
  • Writing
  • Skills
  • Center Activities
  • Comprehension

Here's what is included:

  • How to Catch a Snowman Full Size Flip Book (color and bw)
  • How to Catch a Snowman Half Page Sized Flip Book (color and bw)
  • Brainstorming Printable (2 styles for differentiation)
  • Planning Printable (2 styles for differentiation)
  • Materials Needed: Make a List
  • Who? What? When? Where? planning page..Who will help you? What will you need? Where will you do it? When will you do it? Thinking about DETAILS!
  • What plan from the story did you like best? Draw it!
  • What plan from the story did you like best? Write it!
  • What will you do with your snowman after you catch him? Draw it!
  • What will you do with your snowman after you catch him? Write it!
  • Why do you think snowmen are so hard to catch? LOL! ?
  • How do you think the snowman might feel if you catch him? includes blank snowman face template for drawing his feelings and a space for naming his emotion!
  • How would you feel if you caught him! Winter boy and girl face templates for drawing and naming the emotion!
  • What part of the story did you like best?
  • Snowman Snacks! Make a list of what snowman snacks you would try to use to trick the snowman!!
  • Snowman Accessories! Make a list of snowman accessories!
  • Snowman ABC Order: write the words from the story in ABC order!
  • Snowman Punctuation! Read the sentences and add the proper punctuation!
  • Snowman Words: write words to describe snowmen!
  • Snowman Story Graphic Organizers
  • How to Draw a Snowman Step by Step Directions and Drawing Template
  • Design your own snowman
  • Emergent Reader: How to Make a Snowman...if you can't catch one, make one!
  • How many words can you make with the letters in SNOWMAN?
  • Problem and Solution
  • Beginning and End
  • Coloring Printable
  • How to Catch a Snowman Book: a book with spaces for drawing!

  • How to Catch Santa Book Companion (43 pages)

It's so fun to think of ways to catch Santa!

Everyone remembers wanting to catch a glimpse of Santa, and this book companion will get your students scheming about how to catch Santa!

Use these materials along with the book How to Catch Santa by Jean Reagan!

There are plenty of materials included in this book companion....you should have enough for a week of Santa Catching Fun!

This set includes:

Predicting Materials

Text to Self

Sequencing with Text

Christmas Riddles: Read and Match the riddle to the answer

Illustrate one of the Christmas Riddles!

What do you want to ASK, TELL AND GIVE to Santa? Writing Pages and optional Drawing Pages (differentiated, so you can choose what style is best for your students)

Compare Santa's Christmas Eve to Your Christmas Eve

What are some "Santa Sounds"? Write them inside of the Christmas Packages!

Story Elements Graphic Organizer

Draw an idea you have for catching Santa...and then draw what you hope will happen!

Brainstorming Printable

What is your plan? Organizer for step by step directions

What is your plan? Organizer for writing it out!

What is your plan? Draw it out!

Think Like Santa!!.....I love this activity! The children in the story had questions for Santa!

Like....How do you squeeze down the chimney?

Do you really eat the cookies at every house?

Who invents all of the cool toys?

What makes the reindeer fly?

This creative writing activity gets your children to "think like Santa" and try to answer the questions! So much FUN!

North Pole Peeps Feelings: extend some social emotional thinking into your lessons....

  • How do you think Santa would feel if he got caught?
  • How do you think Mrs. Claus feels when Santa takes off in his sleigh?
  • How do you think the reindeer feel after all of that flying?
  • How do you think the elves feel when all of the presents and toys are ready to be delivered?

These fun social emotional pages have blank faced templates for each of the North Pole Friends and your children will think about how they may feel in each situation and draw their emotions and write/name the emotion on the bottom of the page!

How to Catch Santa BUMP addition game mat (for two digit addition, directions are included)

How to Catch Santa Comprehension Question Cards (20 question cards from the story)

How to Catch Santa Comprehension Question Answer Key

**great for a small group literacy activity or a learning center

Draw your Christmas Tree

Draw what you want for Christmas

  • How to Catch Santa Flip Books: (33 pages)

Use these fun flip book templates to engage your little writers and encourage them to respond to the story How to Catch Santa by Jean Reagan.

These templates will give you what you need to get your littles writing and responding to literature! They are differentiated, so you can pick the style that fits your students needs!

This story is adorable, and your students will LOVE scheming about how to catch Santa on Christmas Eve! They will be writing about....

"What questions do you have for Santa?"

"What do you want to TELL Santa?"

What do you want to GIVE Santa?"

The author elaborates on each of these subjects and it is a perfect opportunity for your students to think of some of their own ideas for each of these questions!

Enjoy both black and white low ink options and color options!

The flip books have pages with....

  • a full page of lined spaces for more advanced writers needing more space
  • half page of lined writing space and a half page for illustrating
  • a book with each page blank which can be used for all drawing or drawing and writing!

Enjoy these options and have fun reading all of your students fun responses!

I love this activity for Christmas and Creative Writing Time!

  • How to Catch an Elf Flip Book Templates: (34 pages)

Use these fun flip book templates to engage your little writers and encourage them to respond to the story How to Catch an Elf by Adam Wallace and Andy Elkerton.

These templates will give you what you need to get your littles writing and responding to literature! They are differentiated, so you can pick the style that fits your students needs!

This story is adorable, and your students will LOVE scheming about how to catch an elf!

"What will you need?"

"Where will you do it?"

"How will you do it?"

or....

First I would....Next I would....Then I would.....

You choose the format and the style of template that best fits your students writing needs!

The author has lots of examples of different ways to catch an elf...now see what your kiddos come up with after reading the story!

Enjoy both black and white as well as color options!

The flip books have pages with....

  • a full page of lined spaces for more advanced writers needing more space
  • half page of lined writing space and a half page for illustrating
  • a book with each page blank which can be used for all drawing or drawing and writing!

Enjoy these options and have fun reading all of your students fun responses!

I love this activity for Christmas and Creative Writing Time!

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