How Santa Got His Job Lesson Plans & Teaching Resources Collection

How Santa Got His Job Lesson Plans & Teaching Resources Collection

Finding the perfect job isn't easy. Hired and fired many times, Santa had lots jobs before he became the “man in the red suit”. Readers will delight in this unique story about Santa's past, which makes it a smart choice for mini lessons focused on determining importance, making connections, synthesizing, understanding text structure, and visualizing skills.
  • Included in this collection
  • 5 comprehension strategy lesson plans and student resources for How Santa Got His Job
  • Comprehension worksheets and answer keys
  • Text-based reader's notebook prompts
  • Word work lesson plan and activities focused on Suffixes
  • Interactive vocabulary games and activities
  • Running record assessment
  • Comprehension assessment
  • Skills sheets
  • Resources translated to Spanish
  • Note: This set of instructional resources is for use with the book How Santa Got His Job by Stephen Krensky. A copy of the book is not included in this set of resources.
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Finding the perfect job isn't easy. Hired and fired many times, Santa had lots jobs before he became the “man in the red suit”. Readers will delight in this unique story about Santa's past, which makes it a smart choice for mini lessons focused on determining importance, making connections, synthesizing, understanding text structure, and visualizing skills.
  • Included in this collection
  • 5 comprehension strategy lesson plans and student resources for How Santa Got His Job
  • Comprehension worksheets and answer keys
  • Text-based reader's notebook prompts
  • Word work lesson plan and activities focused on Suffixes
  • Interactive vocabulary games and activities
  • Running record assessment
  • Comprehension assessment
  • Skills sheets
  • Resources translated to Spanish
  • This set of instructional resources is for use with the book How Santa Got His Job by Stephen Krensky. A copy of the book is not included in this set of resources.
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Book Title:
How Santa Got His Job
Book Author:
Stephen Krensky
Grade Level:
3
Genre(s):
Fantasy
F&P Guided Reading Level:
O
DRA Level:
34
Reading Recovery Level:
34
Theme(s):
Christmas, Perseverance
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Determining Importance:
RL.3.2, RL.3.3, RL.3.5, RL.3.6, RL.3.7, RL.3.10, RF.3.3, RF.3.4, SL.3.1d, SL.3.2, SL.3.3, W.3.8, L.3.6
Making Connections:
RL.3.1, RL.3.3, RL.3.10, RF.3.3, RF.3.4, SL.3.1d, SL.3.2, SL.3.3, W.3.8, L.3.6
Synthesizing:
RL.3.1, RL.3.2, RL.3.3, RL.3.4, RL.3.5, RL.3.6, RL.3.7, RL.3.10, RF.3.3, RF.3.4, SL.3.1c, SL.3.1d, SL.3.2, SL.3.3, W.3.8, L.3.6
Understanding Text Structure:
RL.3.5, RL.3.7, RL.3.10, RF.3.3, RF.3.4, SL.3.1d, SL.3.2, SL.3.3, W.3.8, L.3.6
Visualizing:
RL.3.7, RL.3.10, RF.3.3, RF.3.4, SL.3.1d, SL.3.2, SL.3.3, W.3.8, L.3.6
Vocabulary Connections:
L.3.4a, L.3.5b, L.3.6
Word Work:
RF.3.3, RF.3.4
Determining Importance:
3.1A, 3.1C, 3.1D, 3.1E, 3.6A, 3.6B, 3.6E, 3.6G, 3.6I, 3.7A, 3.7B, 3.7C, 3.7D, 3.7E, 3.7F, 3.7G, 3.8C, 3.10A, 3.13C, 3.13E, 3.13H
Making Connections:
3.1A, 3.1C, 3.1D, 3.1E, 3.6A, 3.6E, 3.6I, 3.7A, 3.7B, 3.7C, 3.7D, 3.7E, 3.7F, 3.7G, 3.8C, 3.13C, 3.13E, 3.13H
Synthesizing:
3.1A, 3.1C, 3.1D, 3.1E, 3.6A, 3.6G, 3.6H, 3.6I, 3.7B, 3.7C, 3.7D, 3.7E, 3.7F, 3.7G, 3.8C, 3.8D, 3.13C, 3.13E, 3.13H
Understanding Text Structure:
3.1A, 3.1C, 3.1D, 3.1E, 3.6A, 3.6H, 3.6I, 3.7B, 3.7C, 3.7E, 3.7F, 3.8C, 3.9E(iii), 3.10B, 3.10C, 3.13C, 3.13E, 3.13H
Visualizing:
3.1A, 3.1C, 3.1D, 3.1E, 3.6A, 3.6D, 3.6E, 3.6I, 3.7A, 3.7B, 3.7C, 3.7E, 3.7F, 3.10C, 3.13C, 3.13E, 3.13H
Vocabulary Connections:
3.7E, 3.7F, 3.3A, 3.3B
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