Saturday, November 25, 2017

The Hat and The Mitten...Jan Brett Favorites!

Two all time favorite winter stories.
The sequential/repeated pattern make it so much fun for the reader to enjoy and follow along.
Jan Brett's illustrations are delightful and add to keeping students engaged while reading.

The activities fit with reading, writing, and word work strategies.
Writing:  Opinion, Sequence
Graph for organizing a retell.
Graph for data collection.

Comprehension: Sequential, Story Elements, WWW

Reader's Theater 
Pictures for name cards.

Vocabulary for posting.
Word Work: syllables, word search, parts of speech

Decorate the mitten and use adjectives to describe.

Making words and a sequential retell.

Math:  Tallies, addition, double

Compare and contrast stories.
Similar activities continue with The Hat.


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