The Gingerbread Man Folk Tale Worksheets and Activities
The Gingerbread Man Folk Tale Worksheets and Activities packet contains a collection of printable worksheets suitable for use with children in Kindergarten and Grade 1. This packet is intended to build literacy skills, such reading comprehension and students’ responses to text.
Gingerbread Man Folk Tale Contents
- The Gingerbread Man 4-part sequencing cards with text on the back (color). To prepare these cards, print them using the duplex-printing option, laminate for durability and then cut them apart. Use these cards for a sequencing activity. Alternatively, you can print the text on another piece of paper and have your children sequence the pictures and then match the text to the correct picture.
- The Gingerbread Man 12-part sequencing cards with text on the back (color). These cards can be used in the same way as the 4-part sequencing cards with children who need more of a challenge.
- The Gingerbread Man half page booklet (black and white). To assemble the booklets, stack the pages in order, cut along the middle line and staple on the left side to secure the pages together. Children will have fun coloring these booklets and reading them to their classmates and families!
- The Gingerbread Man character puppets. These puppets can be used to retell the folk tale.
- The Gingerbread Man text response worksheets:
- Reading comprehension (multiple choice)
- 4-part story sequencing cut and paste
- What doesn’t belong?
- Guess Who? match up
- Story map (characters/setting/problem/solution)
- Beginning, middle and end writing page
- Beginning, middle and end drawing page
- Word Search
- The Gingerbread Man character focus worksheets:
- Character cards and traits: To prepare these cards, print, laminate for durability and then cut them apart. Children match the character traits tothe character cards.
- Draw the characters
- Describe the characters using three words
- Compare and contrast two characters (Venn Diagram)
- The Gingerbread Man Class Opinions (graph with data analysis)
Our Favorite Character
- Should the gingerbread man have run away?
- The Gingerbread Man writing prompts
- Favorite Character
- Least Favorite Character
- The Best Part
- Folk Tale Lesson
- What was she thinking?
- How would you feel?
- What would you have done?
- Would you rather be friends with the pig/fox?
- Would you rather eat a gingerbread man/chocolate?
- Would you rather ride on the back of a cow/horse?
- The Gingerbread Man scrambled sentences (3 pages)
- The Gingerbread Man flip book with writing page (color and black and white versions of flip book included)To assemble the flip book, children first cut our the two rectangle halves. The first rectangle half where children write their names serves as a base. Children leave this intact. Children cut along the dashed lines of the other rectangle to separate the cards which will serve as pages for the flip book.