The Mitten is an adaptation of an old Ukrainian folktale, rewritten rebus style for young readers. Read and reread the story, allowing your audience to participate. Use the story props to tell the story a different way. Students can participate by telling the story to each other. Also included are topics for discussion, how to assemble story, The Mitten story illustrations, Centre Book pages, hands-on activities, Mitten Day, pocket chart and bookmaking. Compare the rebus story to other versions of The Mitten, such as The Mitten by Alvin Tresselt, and The Mitten by Jan Brett. This Chants & Classifications lesson provides a teacher and student section with a variety of hands-on activities, big book, sequence, visual discrimination, and memory match to create a well-rounded lesson plan.