You could use any of the pages as stand alone lessons or activities, or you could make at least 10 of them into a handy “packet” kids can work through over the course of a couple days.
Those pages include:
✅JOURNAL COVER: A beautiful way to get organized. Kids will enjoy coloring this in their spare time.
✅SIGHT WORDS: ”Roll, Write, and Race” game
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✅VOCABULARY & INFERRING: Wonderful Words & Wonderings page with real photos and meaningful (yet uncomplicated) questions to work through as a whole class or small group
✅SEQUENCING: Story Sequencing Flow Map: beginning, middle, and end
✅STORY MAP: Characters, Setting, Problem, Solution and reader reaction to the book using fun emojis
✅MATH: GRAPHING, RECORDING & READING SIMPLE DATA: an interactive survey project: kids ask 10 friends to answer a given question
✅MATH: COUNTING: Cover the Mitten Partner Game
✅MATH: ADDITION TO 12: Race to Capture the Mittens Partner Game
✅WORD SEARCH: 25 Mitten-themed words included in a simple, clear format
✅WRITING: favorite Winter activity prompt with space for picture and words
You also get detailed, helpful instructions and print-and-go pages for these additional mitten-themed activities:
✅RETELLING: Props for retelling the story, BOTH individually and whole group (big mitten to glue on a lunch sack, page of animals to color- labeled with the animal name and # they entered the mitten, optional song to display and sing while retelling, big colorful animal cards and instructions for many ways the story could be retold whole group)
✅CREATIVE ART: An interactive, creative class book called, “The Lost Mitten”
✅WHOLE GROUP GAMES: Directions for two VERY FUN, zero-prep games kids love. Everyone works together and there’s not just one winner/loser so it’s “friendly and safe” for kids/classes who may struggle with those concepts.
✅FINGER PLAYS: 2 that include words and colorful graphics to display, along with simple-to-follow movement directions
✅EMERGENT READER BOOK: A quick-to-print 14-page version of (estimated DRA level is A or B) perfect for reading together, with a friend, putting in book boxes, and/or sending home to read to families
These resources are identical to the ones found in my NEWLY UPDATED Sub Plans resource that goes along with . The sub plans version includes a few more pages of notes and incentives that make the resource more sub-friendly.