Trust me Jack’s Beanstalk Stinks Companion

Speech Time Fun
Grade Levels
PreK - 8th
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This download is filled with activities to use with the story Trust Me, Jack's Beanstalk Stinks!: The Story of Jack and the Beanstalk as Told by the Giant (The Other Side of the Story) by Eric Braun. Your students will love this twist on the story and all of the companion activities!


What awesome resources are included?
★ Sequencing Sentences: Students can use these to retell the story. Have them place the sentences into the correct order to retell the story.

★ Adjective Sort: Students can sort adjectives used in the story into “good” and “bad” categories. Can your students recall or use reasoning skills to identify which adjectives were used by whom to describe which character?

★ Comprehension Questions Game: Questions are based on the story. Use these with the board game provided. This game targets a variety of WH- questions and yes/no questions, as well.

★ Compare and Contrast: Students can use the Venn diagram to compare this version and the original story. You can decide whether to just provide students with a copy of the diagram and have them write in their answers or to use the sorting sentences and have your students place them into the correct spot on the Venn diagram.

★ What Would They Say?: A variety of scenarios are provided with speech bubbles. Students should write what they think the characters would say.

★ Writing Worksheets: A variety of worksheets are provided to encourage higher level thinking, such as predicting, drawing conclusions, cause/effect, and explanations.


What goals are targeted by this product?
★ Reading/listening comprehension
★ Vocabulary/adjectives/character traits
★ Compare/contrast
★ Written expression
★ Cause/effect
★ Drawing conclusions
★ Inferencing
★ WH- questions
★ Sequencing
★ Common Core skills
★ And so much more!


What are other customers saying about this product?
"I used a bunch of these books for a point of view lesson. It was so great to have companion packs for some extra activities to use with stations."

"Great activity with my language group. They love comparing fairy tales! Thx!"

"I love the 'fractured fairy tales' and I look forward to using this activity with my students. Thank you!"


Want other storybook companions? Check these out:
Seriously, Cinderella Is SO Annoying Companion
Honestly, Red Riding Hood Was Rotten Companion
Believe Me, Goldilocks Rocks Companion


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