The Wild Christmas Reindeer Book Companion | Digital and PDF formats

Grade Levels
2nd - 4th, Homeschool
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38 pages
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  1. This unit bundle features five sweet Christmas books and activities perfect for reading and writing workshop plus two holiday partner plays. The books featured in this bundle include the following:Wild Christmas Reindeer by Jan BrettGingerbread Friends by Jan BrettChristmas Tapestry by Patricia Pol
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Wild Christmas Reindeer is a favorite December book choice, and this comprehension focused guided reading unit for the book includes before,during, and after activities in PDF and DIGITAL FOR GOOGLE SLIDES TM. Use the activities as mentor text lessons, with small groups, or for book clubs. Lots of fun for students and easy planning for teachers!

Unit Contents:

✱Alphaboxes about Holidays (Schema Builder)

✱Vocabulary foldable and Word Cards for Modeling

✱Character Traits

✱Story Elements

✱Making Connections

✱Sketch to Stretch (visualizing)

✱3-2-1 Story Summary/Exit Ticket

✱All About It

✱Questioning Task Cards and Recording Form 4 pages

✱Class Book Cover and Prompt

✱Writing Page (Letter to Teeka with Advice from the Reindeer)

If you love Jan Brett's books, you might take a peek at these book companions available in my store:

The Mitten

Armadillo Rodeo

The Hat

Gingerbread Friends

The Wild Christmas Reindeer

Gingerbread Baby

Trouble with Trolls

The Three Snow Bears

Town Mouse and Country Mouse

Annie and the Wild Animals

Berlioz the Bear

Jan Brett Lapbook

This project can be purchased individually through this link or as part of my Jan Brett Author Study:

Jan Brett Author Study Bundle

Other Christmas Resources You Might Like

Christmas Tapestry

The Stubborn Reindeer

The Gift of Reading

Silver Packages

Gingerbread Friends

Gingerbread Baby

Or, Get them All!

The Christmas Book Bundle

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Total Pages
38 pages
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
1 Week
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Make connections between the text of a story or drama and a visual or oral presentation of the text, identifying where each version reflects specific descriptions and directions in the text.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including those that allude to significant characters found in mythology (e.g., Herculean).
Describe in depth a character, setting, or event in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g., a character’s thoughts, words, or actions).
Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text; summarize the text.
Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.


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