The Mitten

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Michelle Oakes
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The Mitten by Jan Brett is one of my favorite books. Are you looking for an engaging Common Core Aligned unit to work on literacy skills? This Mitten Unit is a great way to get your students to engage in reading activities and target specific literacy skills. Each activity targets skills such as vocabulary, making predictions, sequencing and more. The unit is perfect for having fun while also hitting many of the reading standards. This unit includes 9 lesson plans to go with the popular book, The Mitten by Jan Brett. It addition, provides anchor charts to teach each topic and worksheets or activities to reinforce ideas.

Topics Covered:

- Predicting

- Story Sequencing

- Problem and Solution

- Retelling

- Character Traits

- Cause and Effect

- Main Idea and Details

- Verbs (Dictionary Skills also included)

- Adjectives (Craftivity included)

- Mitten Riddle Activity

- Reader's Theatre Book

- Detailed Lessons
- Directions
- Setting Pieces

This Unit Is Perfect For:
- Literacy Skills Practice

- Quick Assessments

- Fun Activities

- Teaching Lessons

- Reading 1-1
- Enrichment
- Common Core Work

Supports Common Core Standards:
- RL.1.1
- RL.1.2
- RL.1.3
- L.1.1e
- L.1.1f

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Total Pages
58 pages
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Teaching Duration
2 Weeks
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
Retell stories, including key details, and demonstrate understanding of their central message or lesson.
Describe characters, settings, and major events in a story, using key details.
Decode two-syllable words following basic patterns by breaking the words into syllables.
Use verbs to convey a sense of past, present, and future (e.g., Yesterday I walked home; Today I walk home; Tomorrow I will walk home).


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