“After the Fall (How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again)”, by Dan Santat is a Caldecott Medal Winner (BOOK NOT INCLUDED). It is a great book showing what happened after Humpty Dumpty fell and how you can get back up again after falling!
CONTENTS AND DIRECTIONS:
Page 1 – Cover Page
Page 2 – Contents and Directions
Page 3-4 – Sequencing Cards – print, laminate and cut out for sequencing the parts of the story.
Page 4-5 – Comprehension Questions – print, laminate and cut out – WH and yes/no questions
Page 6-7 – “The Wall” – gameboard – print, laminate, cut out, and tape together with “Start” at the bottom of the gameboard. Students will take turns drawing a card, answering the question, and moving the number of spaces indicated on the card. They will climb up and slide down through the game. Cards are included for before/after, antonyms and synonyms but you can also use a dice and your own skill cards for any objective.
Page 8-10 – Before/After cards for “The Wall” – print, laminate, and cut out
Page 11-12 – Antonym cards for “The Wall” – print, laminate, and cut out
Page 13-14 – Synonym cards for “The Wall” – print, laminate, and cut out
Page 15-16 – “Where is Humpty Dumpty?” – spatial concepts – print, laminate, and cut out to review spatial concepts
Page 17 – Magnetic chips or playdough mats – print one for each student, laminate, and cut out. Use magnetic chips or playdough and your own skill cards.
Page 18-20 – “Cracked Egg” – a game for articulation carryover – print, laminate and cut out. Students take turns drawing a card and answering the question. Encourage them to elaborate on the subjects. If they get a “Cracked Egg” card, they put one egg back. The student with the most eggs at the end is the winner.
Page 21 – List of words used in antonyms/synonyms
Page 22 – Credits