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Mitten Mania

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Youngsters listen to the classic Jan Brett book, The Mitten, then gain strength in utilizing listening skills, developing vocabulary, practicing sequencing events, and expressing themselves through movement and art projects. This rich...
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Math Word Problems

For Teachers 1st - 2nd Standards
After reading The Mitten by Jan Brett, youngsters willuse the characters in the story to write word problems for addition and subtraction. For example, they may state that a rabbit had 7 carrots and then lost 2, how many were left? There...
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Gingerbread Stories

For Teachers K - 2nd
Help your readers explore the concept of comparing and contrasting. They will read/listen to three books that are similar in nature. Then they use a Venn Diagram to compare and contrast these books. The topic suggested in the Gingerbread...
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Book Study: The Mitten

For Students 1st - 3rd Standards
Looking for a set of resources to compliment a reading of The Mitten by Jan Brett? A fun winter resource has everything from story sequencing and writing prompts to a parts of speech sort and a mitten flap book. The activities are great...
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Town Mouse Country Mouse

For Teachers 1st - 4th Standards
Jan Brett's Town Mouse Country Mouse serves as a reading tool for little learners in a set of worksheets. After kids read the story, they work on new vocabulary, compare the two mice in a Venn diagram, and analyze word consonant blends.
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The Animals in the Mitten

For Teachers Pre-K - K
If you need a visual aid for your lesson on The Animals in the Mitten by Jan Brett, consider a presentation that features pictures of each animal from the book. Each slide contains a line from the book with a vivid verb to help kids...
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An Educator's Guide to Jan Brett

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd Standards
Prepare to teach Jan Brett stories by taking a look at this teacher resource, which includes text-based questions, writing assignments, discussion ideas, and vocabulary practice for 18 different stories.
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Gingerbread Friends Lesson Plan Guide

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Full of activities for Jan Brett's story "Gingerbread Friends," this resource will get your kids in the mood for some snacks, fortify their need for vocabulary, and fill their minds with story elements.
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Splitting Bears

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Explore sequencing with first and second graders. As a group, they listen to the story Berlioz the Bear by Jan Brett, and then generate important events from the story as the teacher writes them on the board. They also get to cut out a...
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The Mitten

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Explore children's literature by researching a book and it's author. Youngsters read the story The Mitten by Jan Brett and discuss the animals and characters mentioned in the story. Then, they practice retelling their favorite portion of...
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Gingerbread Baby Unit

For Teachers K - 2nd
Learners participate in a variety of activities surrounding the book, Gingerbread Baby, by Jan Brett. They can create a house, a map, ornaments, and their own books. Additionally, they can draw, paint, or write out attributes for each...
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Annie and the Wild Animals

For Teachers K - 2nd
Here is a reading comprehension lesson in which learners predict the story plot of Annie and the Wild Animals, by Jan Brett, after viewing the cover. They listen to the story, and answer story structure questions during and after the...
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Wild Christmas Reindeer Lesson Plan

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Have your class participate in a discussion of Jan Brett's, Wild Christmas Reindeer. They will listen to the story as part of an author's study of Jan Brett. They look at the illustrations on each page and talk about the lesson plan that...
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Author Study: Jan Brett

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
After a unit on Jan Brett's books, this resource would be a great way to discuss what everyone has learned. Each of the slides in this presentation focuses on one of Brett's books. There are also links to quizzes and other supplementary...
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Giving Can Be Fun!

For Teachers K - 2nd
That it is better to give than receive can be a difficult concept for little ones, especially during the Christmas holiday season. A reading of Jan Brett’s, Christmas Trolls, helps children focus their attention away from what they want...
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Matter

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders read the book The Mitten and discuss the changing weather and appropriate clothes to wear in certain kinds of weather. In this weather lesson plan, 2nd graders also have a literature, writing, and math component to the...
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Jan Brett Christmas Stories Comparison

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students explore the concept of comparisons.  In this comparison lesson, students identify the similarities and differences in two of Jan Brett's Christmas books.  Students then discuss the vocabulary used in the books for higher level...
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The Gingerbread Man

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Learners complete a variety of activities related to the Jan Brett version of the book "The Gingerbread Man." They compare and contrast two versions of the story, prepare and eat gingerbread cookies, describe their gingerbread man...
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The Mitten Using Power Point

For Teachers 1st
First graders retell the story, The Mitten, by matching animals to their names in the order they appeared in the story. Using Power Point to create their own mitten books, 1st graders put the animals in correct order as they sequence...
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The Mitten

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students complete pre reading, writing, and post reading activities for the book The Mitten. In this guided reading lesson plan, students complete writing, go over vocabulary, answer short answer questions, have discussions, and more.
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Re-Read The Mitten

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students utilize their reading comprehension by analyzing a book with their class. In this children's literature lesson, students read the story The Mitten by Jan Brett and discuss the imagery and characters in the story. Students create...
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Hat Lesson Plan

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Students make predictions about the story The Hat by Jan Brett, as well as retell the story. In this early childhood lesson plan, students make predictions about the story The Hat based on the illustrations. Students use animal masks...
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"The Mitten" Activity Card- Family Activity

For Students Pre-K - K
In this literature worksheet, students listen as a family member reads "The Mitten" to them. They cut out the pictures of the white mitten and the animals which they cut out, to sequence the story.
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Making Mittens with The Mitten Book

For Teachers All
Students read The Mitten, by Jan Brett, and discuss the different animals in the book. They create a pair of paper mittens that look alike.
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Who's Inside the Mitten?

For Teachers K - 2nd
Learners read "The Mitten", by Jan Brett. They discuss vocabulary presented in the story and sequence significant plot events. They make masks to represent several of the characters and act out the story.
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The Animals of the Umbrella

For Teachers Pre-K - K
If you're reading Jan Brett's The Umbrella, a presentation featuring the animals from the story is an excellent way to augment your lesson. Featuring gorgeous photographs of rainforest animals, as well as Spanish phrases and English...
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The Mitten

For Teachers K - 3rd
Cover scarcity with "The Mitten" by Jan Brett with a lesson based around the short story and a discussion about what happens when there isn't enough of something to go around.
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Gingerbread Baby and Lapbook Printables

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
The perfect companion to Jan Brett's Gingerbread Baby is a series of printables featuring several different types of activities. Kids can practice handwriting, spelling, matching, and drawing with gingerbread baby cutouts. Lots of fun no...
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Gingerbread - Jan Brett

For Teachers K - 2nd
Learners participate in literature and technology based activities. In this literature and technology lesson, students listen to a read aloud of Jan Brett's, The Gingerbread Baby. They practice comprehension strategies, discuss the...
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Focus Story: The Mitten

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Young scholars explore language arts by analyzing a story with their classmates. In this poetry identification lesson, students read the book The Mittens and identify the characters, plot and settings in the story. Young scholars recite...
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Author Study: Jan Brett

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students use the Internet to access information about author and illustrator Jan Brett's books and career. They complete online activities, read interviews and play related games.
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Who's Inside The Mitten?

For Teachers K - 2nd
Learners use the Jan Brett story, 'The Mitten,' to develop self-confidence and improve their oral language skills. They also practice performing in front of a group. Students take on the various roles that the animals play in the story.
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An Author Study of Jan Brett

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Jan Brett, the author of many beloved children's books, is well worth a study. Try out this winter-themed unit, which covers areas of language arts as well as art, math, science, and social studies.
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Hat Lesson Plan

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Students demonstrate how to use illustrations to make predictions. In this reading comprehension lesson, students read the book The Hat by Jan Brett and make predictions about what will happen in the text. Students print out animal masks...
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An Introduction to Jan Brett

For Teachers K - 1st
Students explore the concept of Jan Brett.  In this author study instructional activity, students are introduced to several Jan Brett books with visuals, listening centers, and video.  Students browse the internet in search of...
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Honey... Honey... Lion! Lesson Plan

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students explore the work of Jan Brett. In this read Honey... Honey... Lion! Students then play a game based in the story that engages their locomotor skills.
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Understanding Stories

For Teachers K
Students engage in a activity that is about the increase of reading comprehension. They read the book "The Mitten" by Jan Brett and then list the main characters of the story. They discuss some of the main ideas in the story like having...
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Readers Theatre: The Three Snow Bears

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Learners dramatize the story, Three Snow Bears by Jan Brett. In this readers theatre lesson, students read the story and then dramatize the events during readers theatre. There is an included script.
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Trouble with Trolls

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders read Trouble with Trolls. In this author/illustrator lesson, 2nd graders read a story and discuss their favorite parts. Students make predictions and connections to the book. 
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Holiday Gift

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Learners create a pair of mittens as a gift.  In this arts and crafts lesson, students read a story called The Mitten and create a pair that fits their five year old hands.  Learners utilize different markers, paint and thread to...
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Let's Make Cornbread

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Young scholars read and discuss the book Annie and the Wild Animals by Jan Brett. In this author study instructional activity, students read the text and discuss the events in the story. Young scholars make a connection to the text by...
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Mitten Lesson

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Learners read The Mitten by Jan Brett.  In this reading comprehension instructional activity, students analyze a story and the effects of the author's words.  Learners utilize computer programs to create a podcast retelling the story in...
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Integrating the Internet into the Curriculum: Jan Brett Author Study

For Teachers 1st
First graders explore the work of Jan Brett. In this interdisciplinary lesson, 1st graders use technology to create a multimedia presentation regarding the research they conduct about the author Jan Brett.
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Jan Brett Author Study

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students practice utilizing the internet to look up information on the author Jan Brett and the books she wrote. They visit a variety of websites to assess the biography of Jan Brett and retell a story that she wrote in their own words...