Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Gingerbread Baby Lesson Plan

Gingerbread Baby, by Jan Brett is a retelling of the old favorite about a fast running gingerbread boy who escapes from the oven and the misadventures he has on his way.


 Watch and listen to Jan Brett read her version of the story, Gingerbread Baby (note actual story begins about 3.5 minutes through the video).
After reading answer the questions on this reading comprehension worksheet.
Compare and contrast the Gingerbread baby with the original Gingerbread man story using this venn diagram.   
Writing Prompt
Make up your own adventures of the Gingerbread Baby.  Where will he go? Who will he meet?  How did he escape?  How will you catch him?

Social Studies
Make a map of your Gingerbread Baby's adventures around your neighborhood.  Make his path clear and mark any place he stopped (houses, businesses, etc.)

Learn about the history of Gingerbread here.

 Practice division with this Gingerbread division worksheet.

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