The Gingerbread Man Book Companion for the book "The Gingerbread Man retold by Jim Aylesworth This is a classic fairy tale that is great for teaching tier two vocabulary and story grammar.
The Gingerbread Man retold by Jim Aylesworth
Synopsis: A little old man and a little old woman make a gingerbread step by step and they put it in the oven to bake. When they go to get him out the gingerbread man jumps out of the oven and runs away crying “ No, no I won’t come back I would rather run than be your snack!” He runs away from a butcher, cow and sow until he is tricked by a fox.
★ Common Core Standards that this lesson will cover
★ Day 1: Before reading supports: Several activities: following directions coloring task with directions and coloring page, mini lesson on fairy tales with color and black and white wands to have the children wave during reading for fairy tale, parent letter
★ Day 2: Read through supports: story grammar visuals for story, page by page questions, after reading comprehension questions based on Bloom’s Taxonomy
★ Day 3: Re-read, act out, story retell (2 rubrics included)
★ Day 4: Tier Two vocabulary: ways to teach it, visual supports both large size for classroom support and small size to either use in small group individual session or to put on a binder clip as a vocabulary review for a student
★ Extras could be used for Day 5 Comparison Fairy Tales, Venn Diagram, Punctuation mini lesson, 5 Lotto Boards with questions for comprehension, Book report rebus, Book report paper, Writing prompt, Tic-Tac-Toe board of activities for reading centers