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The Missing Mitten Mystery Activities and Lesson Plans for 2022

Elementary teachers looking for lesson plans and activities for The Missing Mitten Mystery will love this post. It includes resource recommendations and information about the book. It will save you tons of time planning your next interactive read aloud lesson! What’s better than that?

With themes of taking ownership and perseverance, this The Missing Mitten Mystery picture book by Steven Kellogg is a favorite in 1st, 2nd and 3rd grade classrooms. It will become one of your favorite children’s books about winter. Your students are sure to love it too!

Engage Your Students with The Missing Mitten Mystery Lesson Plans & Activities in 3 Easy Steps:

  1. Read a summary of The Missing Mitten Mystery. You can find it in the section below.
  2. Check out the teaching ideas for reading comprehension strategies, grammar topics and social emotional learning skills that can be taught using this children’s book.
  3. Download the book companion to make lesson planning simple with The Missing Mitten Mystery reading comprehension questions, writing prompts, teaching ideas & no-prep extension activities.

THE MISSING MITTEN MYSTERY SUMMARY

Annie and her dog Osca, had a fun day. They played in the snow. At some point that day, Annie’s red mitten went missing! They retraced their steps. They looked through snow piles, gardens, and sledding hills. Annie started to think creatively. What if a mouse took it for a home? What if an eagle took it to her nest? She returns home for dinner. At the end, her red mitten appears! It was on the snowman.

THE MISSING MITTEN MYSTERY LESSON PLAN IDEAS

Each of our 400+ Starts With a Story book companions come with a teacher’s guide. This makes lesson planning quick and easy! They also include printable worksheets and digital resources. These cover ALL of the standards-based reading comprehension skills.

When it comes to writing lesson plans and finding activities for The Missing Mitten Mystery, we’ve already done all of the heavy lifting for you. We make it easy!

We found this book was especially good at teaching the topics listed below. This information will help you as you plan your next interactive read aloud lesson. It will save you tons of time!

READING COMPREHENSION QUESTIONS

The text-based The Missing Mitten Mystery reading comprehension questions focus on:

  • analyzing character
  • making connections
  • sequencing
  • figurative language

LITERATURE-BASED SOCIAL EMOTIONAL LEARNING LESSONS

We found this story to be a great SEL picture book to promote:

  • taking ownership
  • perseverance

GRAMMAR, VOCABULARY & WORD STUDY

  • possessive nouns
  • personification
  • contractions

THE MISSING MITTEN MYSTERY ACTIVITIES

You’ll receive all of the following resources aligned to the story:

  • comprehension questions
  • 30 writing prompts with themed paper
  • vocabulary activities
  • word study print & go activities
  • ideas for grammar lessons with focus sentence printables
  • social emotional learning discussion topics
  • graphic organizers to target specific comprehension skills and strategies
The Missing Mitten Mystery book companion
two elementary students listening to an interactive read aloud

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The Missing Mitten Mystery book cover and sequencing worksheet

BOOK INFO FOR ELEMENTARY TEACHERS

What are the reading levels for The Missing Mitten Mystery?

  • Lexile® Measure: AD500L
  • Guided Reading Level: N
  • DRA Level: 24
  • Accelerated Reader Level (ARC): 2.7

Who is the author? Who is the illustrator?

The book was written and illustrated by Steven Kellogg.

What genre is The Missing Mitten Mystery?

It is a fiction book. You may want to check out our genre activities or read our blog post, How to Teach Genre to Elementary Students.

How many pages are in the book?

The story is 32 pages long.

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