Peter Pan ~ Chapter 1 “Peter Breaks Through”

Chapter 1 ~ Peter Breaks Through

Chapter 1 ~ Peter Breaks Through ~ Free Peter Pan Book Unit ~ Each week collect one resource until you have the complete Peter Pan Book Unit.


Where Do I Begin

If you wish to use the entire Peter Pan Book Unit, the best place to start is with the FREE introduction resource found on Teachers Pay Teachers. This resource contains the following:

  • A Schedule for All Blog Posts
  • Lesson Plans at a Glance
  • A Vocabulary List with Words, Definitions, and Sample Sentences from the Text
  • Vocabulary Bookmarks
  • Word Cards with Storage Pocket
  • Multiple Choice Vocabulary Test
  • Instructions for Using the Constructive Response Questions as Interactive Notebook Pages

Chapter 1 ~ Peter Breaks Through Summary

The Darlings are a happy family. They have three children: Wendy, John, and Michael. Mr. Darling’s finances are stretched thin with three children; however, he wants them to be a proper family. Since all proper families have a nanny, he must have one as well, so Mr. Darling gets a Newfoundland dog to act as a nanny.

Mrs. Darling has a special dimple-like area next to her mouth “a kiss” which no one is allowed to touch. This “kiss” is a bit of her youth she keeps all to herself.

At night, Mrs. Darling goes into the nursery where her children are sleeping to organize her children’s dreams. She moves the bad thoughts to the bottom of their minds, and moves the pleasant thoughts up to the top. When she does this, Mrs. Darling notices all her children have a thought about a young boy named Peter. Vaguely, Mrs. Darling remembers a Peter from her childhood memories, but thinks he must be an adult by now.

One day, Mrs. Darling finds leaves on the nursery floor. Wendy tells her mother that Peter must have left them. The next night, Mrs. Darling falls asleep in the nursery. Peter arrives and notices Mrs. Darling’s “kiss.” Mrs. Darling is surprised to see that this is the same Peter from her youth, and he still has all his baby teeth.

Chapter 1 ~ Peter Breaks Through Printables

This free pdf file contains three printable practice worksheets:

  • Vocabulary Practice with conspicuous & implore
  • Comprehension Questions for Chapter 1
  • Constructive Response Writing [Comparing Wendy’s, John’s, and Michael’s Neverland] 

You can receive the file here.

Free Peter Pan Book Unit

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Gay Miller

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    • Sacha on September 24, 2016 at 12:00 pm

    Wow. I just found your site and am in awe!
    You have so many great resources!
    Thank you for your incredible generosity 🙂

    1. You’re welcome!

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