Reindeer {Informational Text, Story, and Poem}

Reindeer {Informational Text, Story, and Poem}
Reindeer {Informational Text, Story, and Poem}
Reindeer {Informational Text, Story, and Poem}
Reindeer {Informational Text, Story, and Poem}
Reindeer {Informational Text, Story, and Poem}
Reindeer {Informational Text, Story, and Poem}
Reindeer {Informational Text, Story, and Poem}
Reindeer {Informational Text, Story, and Poem}
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Product Description

Enjoy reading about reindeer this Christmas season and create well rounded readers using 3 types of texts to read about Reindeer through informational text, a story narrative and a poem! Each text includes mini-lessons and comprehension pages.

This Reindeer reading is part of an Entire Year Bundle!

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I've provided two ways to interact with the informational text:

  • Magazine Style with two columns per page
  • Full Page which can be used for close reading and annotating

Informational Reindeer Subheadings:

  • Habitat
  • Diet
  • Migration
  • Adaptations: Fur, Hooves, and Noses

It also includes an All About Reindeer page including a diagram and images with captions.

What's included:

  • Vocabulary Words (picture and definition cards) include: lichen, Arctic Tundra, herd, adaptation, camouflage, and migration
  • Reindeer KWL Chart
  • Text Features Mini-Lesson
  • Stop and Jot Annotating Page
  • Whole Class Discussion Questions
  • Text-Based and Text Dependent Comprehension Questions
  • Knew and New Facts
  • More Comprehension Pages focusing on: Main Ideas and Details, Text Features, Meaning of Words, and Facts & Details.


The story narrative is called "Roxie Learns to Skate" and it's about a reindeer, named Roxie Reindeer, who is perfect at everything until her class went ice-skating. Roxie is no good on skates, and is ready to give up until an unexpected friend, Fanny Fox, encourages her to keep trying. Fanny Fox teaches Roxie how to skate and a great lesson on perseverance.

What's Included:

  • Fantasy Mini-Lesson
  • Whole Class Discussion Questions
  • Text Based and Text-Dependent Questions
  • Comprehension Pages: Story Structure, Pivotal Passage, Character Point of View, and Author's Message.


A proud reindeer boasts about what makes reindeers special in "Mighty Reindeer."

What's Included:

  • Poetry Elements Mini-Lesson
  • Visualizing Mini-Lesson
  • Comprehension Questions
  • Compare and Contrast
  • Inferencing
  • A Closer Look at Poetry


  • My Book About Reindeer Mini-Book
  • Answer Keys

The story and poem are both originals that I've written. I enjoyed writing these 2 fun and interesting pieces that I know 2nd and 3rd grade students will enjoy! Fun, relevant and educational…what more could you ask for!

You can use these in small student-led cooperative groups, whole class, small instructional groups, at a literacy center and so much more!


These are more classroom resources you might be interested in checking out!

Reindeer Informational Writing

There's An Elf In Our Classroom: Elf Notes to Your Class

Using Adjectives: Describe the Noun {Winter Edition}

Poetry Unit: Snowmen


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