Mitten Mischief! {reading, retelling & writing for The Mitten by Jan Brett}

Grade Levels
K - 1st
Formats Included
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30 pages
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“The Mitten” is a one-time prep or no-prep book companion for the favorite winter story we all know and love by Jan Brett. This pack includes a vocabulary mat, retelling pieces, a mitten lacing template, retelling pinch cards, several reading response writing pages, and an interactive book with predictable text. Most of these materials require either one-time prep or no-prep! We hope your children have fun retelling, writing, and reading about this fun story! This book companion is a great addition to your winter, snow, forest, or clothing themes or units. Enjoy!

Items included:

Color Vocabulary Mat

Vocabulary Writing Journals

Mitten Lacing Template

Retelling Pieces

Retelling Pinch Cards

Beginning, Middle, End Writing Journal

Sequencing Writing Journal

Interactive Cut & Glue Predictable Book

This lesson aligns with Common Core standards: RL.K.2, RL.K.3, RL.K.4, W.K.1, W.K.3, RF.K.4

If you’re looking for more winter-themed activities, be sure to check these products out: Winter Activities

If you’re looking for more retelling activities, come see more that are listed here: Retelling Activities

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30 pages
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
With prompting and support, retell familiar stories, including key details.
With prompting and support, identify characters, settings, and major events in a story.
Ask and answer questions about unknown words in a text.
Read emergent-reader texts with purpose and understanding.
Use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to compose opinion pieces in which they tell a reader the topic or the name of the book they are writing about and state an opinion or preference about the topic or book (e.g., My favorite book is...).


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