Here is an easy-to-decode version of an all time favorite fairy tale, Jack and the Beanstalk. Your child will have fun comparing the two versions.


Down on the Farm – Lesson 29

I can  read the story, Jack.

Objective: To fluently read the story, Jack. (RF.K.4)

Materials: Jack (Set 9, Book 6)

Procedures: Discuss the cover of the book. Ask questions such as: What is the title of this story? Who is the main character? Can you think of another story about a boy named Jack? Turn to the inside front cover to read and discuss the vocabulary words. Then have your child read the book. As your child reads, discuss the illustrations, characters and plot. Have your child respond to the story by making comparisons and predictions.

Conclusion: After reading the story, discuss the comprehension questions at the end of the book and ask your child to retell the story. For further practice, download the FREE printable activity sheet for this book from our website.