The Missing Mitten Mystery Resource Set

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The Missing Mitten Mystery by Steven Kellogg

The Missing Mitten Mystery tells the story of Annie’s lost mitten. In fact, it’s the fifth mitten Annie has lost this year. Annie and her dog, Oscar, look high and low for her mitten. But when it gets dark and begins to rain, Annie is forced indoors where she wonders if she will ever solve the mystery of her missing mitten. Readers will love making predictions while connecting with this highly relatable story.

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  • Comprehension Strategy Lesson Plans
  • Page by Page Guided Think Sheets
  • Text Based Reader’s Notebook Prompts
  • Word Work Lesson Plan and Activities for Contractions
  • Interactive Vocabulary Games and Activities
  • Running Record Assessment
  • Extension Activities for Early Finishers
  • Answer Keys
  • Complete Common Core Alignment
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Common Core Alignment
  • Asking Questions: L.1.6 RF.1.1 RF.1.2 RL.1.1 RL.1.10 RL.1.5 RL.1.7 SL.1.1b SL.1.2 SL.1.3 SL.1.5 W.1.5 W.1.8
  • Making Connections: L.1.6 RF.1.1 RF.1.2 RL.1.1 RL.1.10 RL.1.4 RL.1.7 RL.1.9 SL.1.1b SL.1.2 SL.1.3 SL.1.5 W.1.5 W.1.8
  • Making Predictions: L.1.6 RF.1.1 RF.1.2 RL.1.1 RL.1.10 RL.1.3 RL.1.4 RL.1.7 RL.1.9 SL.1.1b SL.1.2 SL.1.3 W.1.5 W.1.8
  • Retelling & Summarizing: L.1.6 RF.1.1 RF.1.2 RL.1.1 RL.1.10 RL.1.2 RL.1.3 RL.1.7 SL.1.1b SL.1.2 SL.1.3 SL.1.5 W.1.5 W.1.8
  • Synthesizing: L.1.6 RF.1.1 RF.1.2 RL.1.1 RL.1.10 RL.1.2 RL.1.3 RL.1.4 RL.1.6 RL.1.7 RL.1.9 SL.1.1b SL.1.2 SL.1.3 W.1.5 W.1.8
  • Word Work: RF.1.3 RF.1.4
  • Vocabulary: L.1.4a L.1.5c L.1.6
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    The Missing Mitten Mystery Resource Set

    Asking Questions with The Missing Mitten Mystery

    The Missing Mitten Mystery is a a natural choice for readers learning to ask questions while reading. Use this lesson plan and set of resources to help readers ask questions about the plot. Then help readers think about the types of questions that can deepen their comprehension of the story.
    Common Core Alignment:

    L.1.6 RF.1.1 RF.1.2 RL.1.1 RL.1.10 RL.1.5 RL.1.7 SL.1.1b SL.1.2 SL.1.3 SL.1.5 W.1.5 W.1.8

    Making Connections with The Missing Mitten Mystery

    Students will easily connect with this book as they follow Annie on her search to find the missing mitten. Use this lesson plan and set of resources to provide readers with a framework to make connections while reading.
    Common Core Alignment:

    L.1.6 RF.1.1 RF.1.2 RL.1.1 RL.1.10 RL.1.4 RL.1.7 RL.1.9 SL.1.1b SL.1.2 SL.1.3 SL.1.5 W.1.5 W.1.8

    Making Predictions with The Missing Mitten Mystery

    Help students make meaningful predictions while reading The Missing Mitten Mystery. With this lesson plan and set of resources, readers will learn how to use clues in both the pictures and the text to predict where Annie's mitten might be.
    Common Core Alignment:

    L.1.6 RF.1.1 RF.1.2 RL.1.1 RL.1.10 RL.1.3 RL.1.4 RL.1.7 RL.1.9 SL.1.1b SL.1.2 SL.1.3 W.1.5 W.1.8

    Retelling and Summarizing with The Missing Mitten Mystery

    Steven Kellogg's limited cast of characters and familiar plot lay the perfect foundation for readers who are learning to retell and summarize first grade stories.
    Common Core Alignment:

    L.1.6 RF.1.1 RF.1.2 RL.1.1 RL.1.10 RL.1.2 RL.1.3 RL.1.7 SL.1.1b SL.1.2 SL.1.3 SL.1.5 W.1.5 W.1.8

    Synthesizing with The Missing Mitten Mystery

    Synthesizing while reading doesn't have to be complicated. It's a matter of tracking your thinking across the pages of a text. Help students track their thoughts about the main character in The Missing Mitten Mystery with this synthesizing lesson plan and set of resources.
    Common Core Alignment:

    L.1.6 RF.1.1 RF.1.2 RL.1.1 RL.1.10 RL.1.2 RL.1.3 RL.1.4 RL.1.6 RL.1.7 RL.1.9 SL.1.1b SL.1.2 SL.1.3 W.1.5 W.1.8

    The Missing Mitten Mystery Extension Activity

    The BookPagez extension activities are a great way to push student engagement beyond the pages of the text. Try using this activity with early finishers, with students who show a deeper connection with the text, or as a center activity.

    The Missing Mitten Mystery Running Record

    Use this "done for you" Running Record to assess oral reading fluency of The Missing Mitten Mystery. Track meaning, structure, and visual accuracy using the first 100 words of the text to determine whether or not this book is a good fit for the readers in your classroom.

    The Missing Mitten Mystery Word Work - Contractions

    The Missing Mitten Mystery offers students the opportunity to name and notice several contractions within the context of the book. Either download the The Missing Mitten Mystery Super Pack or this individual Word Work lesson plan and activity package to access lesson plans, interactive games, and fun worksheets that directly tie word study to your classroom reading.
    Common Core Alignment:

    RF.1.3 RF.1.4

    The Missing Mitten Mystery Vocabulary Connections

    Before your students can fully comprehend and enjoy The Missing Mitten Mystery, it’s helpful to introduce words that might be new to readers. Either download the The Missing Mitten Mystery Super Pack or this individual Vocabulary Builder for resources and activities that support Tier 2 and Tier 3 vocabulary growth through fun and productive interactions with new words.
    Common Core Alignment:

    L.1.4a L.1.5c L.1.6

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