The Mitten by Jan Brett

Recommended Grades: K-2

When Nicki drops his mitten in the snow and continues to play without realizing it.  One by one, woodland animals find the mitten and crawl in. 

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Comprehension Strategies:

Making Predictions: Written in her unique style, Jan Brett provides a book that not only tells a story through text, but also through the pictures.  Read aloud The Mitten and point out the pictures to students.  Ask students to use the pictures to make predictions about what they think will happen as you read.

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