Winter Tic-Tac-Toe Reading and Writing Project Name _________________________________ Due Date January 13, 2012 Each student needs to complete three activities (in a row) throughout the month of January. We will be doing various lessons using The Mitten by Jan Brett and The Mitten by Alvin Tresselt. Some activities may not be clear to the student until we have read all three stories in class. The top left square will be completed in class with the teacher. From this square, two other squares (to create tic-tac-toe) must be finished to have a completed project. See the attached rubric for grading information. Read and compare Alvin Design a mitten out of Think of OTHER animals not Tresselt’s version of The Mitten construction paper and put mentioned in the Jan Brett story. to Jan Brett’s version. Do a Venn pictures of animals that hibernate Think of ways the other animals Diagram of animals that are in the or sleep a lot for winter “inside” could get into the mitten (ex.: first version, second version, and the mitten. owl’s sharp talons, rabbit’s big both versions. kickers, etc) Fill in this sentence for at least 5 different animals: The animals let the _____ into the mitten when they saw its _____. We will have read two versions Interview at least 20 of your Jan Brett uses descriptive verbs in of The Mitten. Record the family members, neighbors, her writing, including: lumbered, differences (in animals and friends, and/or teachers. You will snuffled, jostled, wriggled, illustrations) on a chart. Write a need to ask them what their swooped, and trotted. You will short paragraph detailing the favorite forest animal is. Chart act out these words to have your differences. your findings in a graph. classmates guess which word you are acting out. Pretend you have taken a nature Write a song/poem/jingle about We discussed in class how Jan hike. What animals did you see? your favorite version of The Brett and Alvin Tresselt each Make a collage of animal pictures Mitten. Be prepared to turn in a adapted The Mitten from a that you may have encountered copy of your words and perform Ukrainian folktale. There are on your hike. in front of your classmates! many different versions of the story. Write and illustrate your own version/adaptation of the story. If you liked Jan Brett’s style of illustration, you may also choose to imitate her “style”.
Pages to are hidden for
"Winter Tic-Tac-Toe"Please download to view full document