The bestselling modern classic, in an oversized board book edition perfect for sharing. Have the students color the animals and then use them for the mitten. Size small jan brett s 1989 the mitten is now available in a board book edition, for littlest readers. The artists trademark borders and panels showcase finely detailed winter scenes. This unit for the mitten includes materials to use with a guided reading group beforeduringafter reading. A collection of projects and activities of books for kids, and classroom activities and lesson plans for teachers about particular subjects, curriculum areas, themes and professional topics. Homeschool creations homeschool blog featuring free homeschool printables, information on how to homeschool, a yearly homeschool planner, homeschool curriculum, and more.
Oversized board book board book published october 30th 2014 by g. Online shopping from a great selection at books store. Then we will learn all about the animals in the story. The mitten and the hat by jan brett bundle by staying. Childrens books read aloud on once upon a story duration. On each page draw a picture of another animal who could have crawled into the mitten and tell why the other animals might have let it in. First published in 1989, this book was considered a treasure then. In this oversized board book edition, jan brett has once again creates a dramatic and beautiful book in her distinctive style. Several animals sleep snugly in nicks lost mitten until a bear sneezes. Jan brett creates a dramatic picture book with the story of nicki, a young boy who has lost a mitten in the snow and the animals who try to make a home of it. Bretts earliest book in the library of congress online catalog was published.
Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read the mitten. Finally, we will make and perform our version of the mitten. Stack them together and put two staples at the top. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. The mitten this is a multilevel kinderreader that retells the traditional story with a twist. The following activities are included for each book. Her nowclassic version of the mitten is a favorite classroom read aloud every winter. There are comprehension activities, comparing and contrasting, and three different readers theater scripts. Use the following steps to complete your investigation. Skills taught through this book include schema building about winter, vocabulary, story elements, summarizing, questioning. The reader labels, makes comments, and asks questions throughout the book to help students develop language, comprehension. Baba, nicki s grandmother, knits pure white mittens for him, even.
Click on a link to buy jans book at your favorite store. The mitten board book edition by jan brett, board book. Readers will enjoy the charm and humor in the portrayal of the animals as they make room for each newcomer in the mitten. Author and illustrator jan bretts love of folk and fairy tales is apparent in this. Readers will enjoy the charm and humor in the portrayal of the. I ordered two the mitten books from two different vendors. The first half of the kit focuses on skills for younger children and the second includes pages for more advanced preschoolers or kindergarteners. The mitten teaching ideas, lesson plans, printables. The mitten by jan brett is a classic, must read book for all children. These can be used as a scoot game, center activity or in small g.
With a simplified text designed for younger listeners, jan brett s classic picture book is now available in a sturdy board book format. The bestselling modern classic, in a sturdy board book edition perfect for little hands. One by one, the woodland animals discover the mitten and crawl inside, each one larger than the last. Sign in to access your outlook, hotmail or live email account. Jan lives in a seacoast town in massachusetts, close to where she grew up. When nicki drops his white mitten in the snow, he goes on without realizing that it is missing. Fun visuals and text from jan brett s book with added sound effects. This book has always been a favorite of mine especially when i was a kid. Grandmother knits snowwhite mittens that nikki takes on an adventure. Making mittens with the mitten book read and discuss the different animals in the mitten book and then try to make mittens that are alike. Jan brett s the mitten, read aloud for young listeners and readers. The mitten is a beautiful ukrainian folk story that our family first became familiar with through the jan brett version.
Author jan bretts free coloring, video and activity pages. The mitten is a ukrainian folktale retold by jan brett. As the story of the animals in the mitten unfolds, the reader can see nicki in the boarders of each page, walking through the woods unaware of what is going on. When nicki drops his white mitten in the snow, he goes on without realizing. Once again jan brett has created a dramatic and beautiful picture book in her distinctive style. We adore jan brett books in this house, but the mitten is a particular favorite.
First comes a mole, then a rabbit, a badger and others, each one larger than the last. Click here for the best bookstore prices on jan brett books jan brett 19962011. This book is part of these book collections our school reading collections supply a comprehensive assortment of titles that are perfect for adding depth to classrooms and school libraries. See more ideas about book activities, jan brett and mittens. When nicki drops his new white mitten in the snow, some curious woodland animals find it and crawl in for warmth. When nicki drops his white mitten in the snow, he goes on without. Publication date 1990 topics folklore ukraine juvenile fiction, mittens juvenile fiction publisher. This awardwinning book will keep readers toastywarm on the coldest of nights. Literacy activities for the books the mitten and the hat by jan brett.
This unit features 4 books the mitten by jan brett, the mitten by alvin tresselt the hat by jan brett and, the snowy nap by jan brett. It includes 10 circle time winter clothing song and the mitten by jan brett sequencing and capacity 5 little snowmen poem to practice rhyming, counting and snowfl. During the summer her family moves to a home in the berkshire hills of massachusetts. We will begin our investigation by reading jan brett s book, the mitten. Putnams sons books for young readers board book, 32 pages. With over thirty four million books in print, jan brett is one of the nations foremost author illustrators of childrens books. When nicki drops his white mitten in the snow, he goes on without rea. All jan brett books are good but the mitten is my favorite. This cozy picture book is perfect for teaching sequencing and story retelling, making predictions, and developing vocabulary.
Her bestknown titles include the mitten, the hat, and gingerbread baby. A classic ukrainian folktale retold and stunningly illustrated by brett, the mitten follows the adventures of. Author jan brett s free coloring, video and activity pages. Adapted from a ukrainian folktale, the story centers on a mitten dropped in the snow which becomes a refuge for a series of increasingly large animals. I would highly recommend printing the activities from this set onto cardstock so that they are sturdier for younger hands. With magical details, impish characters, endearing animals, colorful folk costumes, wintry scenes, and rich borders that reveal hidden details. But the classic jan brett illustrations of this book make an entertaining story so much better. See more ideas about jan brett, author studies and book activities. The richly illustrated book tells the story of nicki, a young boy who asks for white mittens from his baba grandmother, and promptly loses one, which is explored by several forest animals before it is returned to nicki albeit, a bit stretched out. She is known for colorful, detailed depictions of a wide variety of animals and human cultures ranging from scandinavia to africa.
As a child, jan brett decided to be an illustrator and. The mitten by jan brett visual sequencing and exploring capacity from play to learn preschool this unit is specially made just for preschool and prekindergarten students. Jan brett born december 1, 1949 is an american illustrator and writer of childrens picture books. The mitten by jan brett 1996, board book for sale online.1149 1203 1471 809 387 1257 1513 174 970 544 570 923 1325 1384 481 1381 1162 625 1201 423 1000 521 1474 1136 1415 444 564 98 826 3 466 64 223 496 510 235 1170 130 611 86 380