I have my book companion for by Jan Brett along with a fun set of flip books for the story to save you money and time! This is a great WINTER themed story without any reference to holidays! 52 pages of Book Companion Materials and FIVE flip books will make your planning a breeze!
And...when you get feedback like this...."This is one of my favorite TPT purchases! Love this Jan Brett book and these activities!"....you will know it's a must have resource!
Here's a detailed list of what is included...
Book Companion: (52 pages)
The trolls who live on Mount Baldy wish they had a dog.
There's only one problem. Where to get the dog. Use these materials along with the book Trouble with Trolls by Jan Brett. I have included lots of materials to help your students "dig" into the text and illustrations of Jan Brett.
Cause and Effect (I have modified this activity to suit younger-early readers)
Sequencing: multiple sequencing activities for whole group and small groups!
Character Analysis: Treva, Tuffi and The Trolls!
Finding Evidence: Close Read Activity
Story Elements: Make a Mini Flip Book of Story Elements
Emergent Reader and Pocket Chart-Center Pieces that match the text and pictures exactly for consistency!
I HAVE WHO HAS: 21 Cards
Roll and Color the Trolls
Roll and Stamp the Trolls
What did the Trolls take from Treva? Put the things the trolls took from Treva in order!
True or False? Read the statements and answer T or F
Story Sentence Sequencing
Fun Activity for Coloring in Treva's Sweater!
There is an activity for reading with Troll Folklore and a text evidence activity to go along with it (answer key included!)
Norway mini lesson page (you will need a map of Norway or a globe)
I also included some background information about the story and a link to Jan Brett's website.
There are also some "secret" things to look for listed on this information sheet.
Flip Books: (28 pages)
FIVE Flip Books to go along with the story The Trouble with Trolls by Jan Brett.
Super easy....print, cut and staple!
Story Elements Flip Book: (3 options)
This flip book has pages for....
Option #1 has all blank pages for writing or drawing the responses.
Option #2 has graphics for the setting and character pages that the students can color and label! The rest of the pages are blank for writing and drawing.
Option #2 has lined pages for writing!
The Trouble with Trolls Sequencing Flip Book: (2 options)
This sequencing activity follows the "somebody, wanted, but, then. finally" format.
Option #1 has drawing boxes for children to illustrate each part of the story and add a short sentence.
Option #2 has lined pages for all writing
You can use these for a whole group activities, small literacy groups, or if you have an age level where they can work independently, put these at a literacy center along with multiple copies of the book and use it as a literacy center activity!