This popular fairy tale, The Elves and the Shoemaker is accompanied by practice work sheets for a variety of reading skills. It is followed by four reproducible pages of activities that focus on development and reinforcement of four different areas of reading. They are reading comprehension, phonics, vocabulary development, and creative thinking. You will also find story sequence picture cards and story sequence sentence strips. Meets Common Core Standards by: reading and comprehending a story; answering questions to show understanding; recognize consonant digraphs; matching words and meanings; write a descriptive narrative. Answer key included.