If you are looking for a way to get your children excited about reading, try this book extension for December or January. This book is a "cool" story about how animals find a warm place to stay inside a lost mitten. There are anchor charts for the genre fiction-fantasy and purpose. There are also many engaging activities for reading such as comprehension involving rereading for details. There are activities for putting the story in the correct sequence, writing and labeling activities, a mitten shape book to make, and much more. Your students will be making connections and comparisons with their own experiences with mittens keeping warm in winter. Check out the table of contents and the preview to see what all in included.
Table of Contents:
Page 1 – Cover
Page 2 – Table of Contents
Page 3 – Genre Anchor Chart
Page 4 – Story Vocabulary
Page 5 - Anchor Chart – Purpose for Reading
Page 6 – Anchor Chart – Brainstorm
Page 7 – Letter to Parents
Page 8 – Anchor Chart – Brainstorm
Page 9-10 Writing
Page 11– Anchor Chart – Sequence
Page 12-17 – Sequence Activities
Page 18– Anchor Chart – Making Predictions
Page 19-20 – Predicting Activities
Page 21– Anchor Chart – Retell
Page 22-27 – Retell Mitten
Page 28-38 -Booklet
Page 39 – Comprehension Questions
Page 40-41 – Matching Mittens
Page 42 – Mittens! Mittens! Mittens! Color Sheet
Page 43 – Label
Page 44-45 – Color Sheets
Page 46 – Build It! Write It! Draw It!
Page 47 - Credits
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