This unit is based on the book The Mitten by Jan Brett. It includes lessons that can be done with your whole class or in small groups. The literacy activities include a sequencing activity, and a beginning, middle and end activity which retell the main events from the story. It also includes a Venn Diagram so the students can compare the story The Mitten by Jan Brett and The Mitten by Alvin Tresselt. There is also a reader that the students can practice their color words and sight words. The math activities include an addition activity that allows the students to move one more animal into the mitten and write an equation to match. There are several activities giving the students the opportunity to practice numbers 1-10 and10-20. These include a base ten activity, a number song that the students act out and a missing numbers activity. Also included in this unit is math journal pages allowing the students to show three ways to make numbers 10-20.
By: Deeanna Golden