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by Jan Brett
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Ms. Morris' Classroom Library
Ms. Morris' Classroom Library rated it 2 years ago
The Mitten by Jan Brett, is about Nicki, a young Ukrainian boy, who hopes that his grandmother will knit him some cozy white mittens. After she makes them for him, she warns that if he loses them, it will be difficult to find them in the snow. Nicki assures her that he won't lose them, but no sooner...
mrscstrickland rated it 2 years ago
Reading level and Leveling System: Guided Reading: M Lexile Measure: 600L When Nicki drops his white mitten in the snow, he goes on without realizing that it is missing. One by one, woodland animals find it and crawl in; first, a curious mole, then a rabbit, a badger and others, each one larger th...
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I would like to use this book in the winter months to connect it to the seasons. I think this story could be used for retelling. I also think you could do some beginning, middle, and end to be more specific in the order of the events and what happened. I think kids would really enjoy the illustratio...
Fayth Watkins' Favorite Classroom Books!
The Mitten is a story about a boy who loses one of his mittens that his grandmother made for him after promising he would not lose them, but eventually finds it after many animals have made it their home. Students can practicing sequencing a story by sequencing the order of which animals went into t...
ashleydavis rated it 4 years ago
The book The Mitten by Jan Brett is a fantastic story with twist to it. It starts out as the young child named Nicki who begs his grandmother to knit him a pair of white mittens to keep his hands warm. The grandmother refuses at first because she thinks he will lose them in the snow, as they are the...
eweide92 rated it 5 years ago
If I was to use this in a classroom setting it would be during a time period where we are studying different cultures. This happens to be a Ukrainian folktale and this could one of many we will use. The grade level I would do this for is K-4.
adriennekrogers rated it 5 years ago
Niki's grandmother makes him a white mitten which he looses outside in the snow. Many animals find his mitten and get inside of it to live in it. All the animals were inside the mitten and soon are all unable to fit. Niki finds his mitten when all the animals popped out of it. I would use this book ...
sfalkne1 rated it 5 years ago
The Mitten by Jan Brett is about a little boy who has two white mittens, but he loses one of them in the snow. His grandmother told him that when he comes home he better have both of his mittens with him. After he loses his mitten, animals one by one gather into his mitten. Use in classroom: I wou...
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This book is optimal in a kindergarten/ first grade class. Let's use this book to make predictions based on inferences in the text. What animal is coming next? Also, let's use this book to discuss animals in the winter. We can even incorporate a fun activity by using a mitten template and drawing ou...
Staley's Bookshelf
Staley's Bookshelf rated it 5 years ago
Jan Brett's stories are always some of my favorites. I like The Mitten because its a great sequencing story for comprehension. There are so many great activities I've seen on Pinterest with this book for retelling and sequencing. The illustrations are so pretty which makes it appealing to kids. I th...
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