April is a month to celebrate April showers, April Fool’s Day and Earth Day. “APRIL IS…” is an interactive book that teaches children about the month of April. This adapted book, “APRIL IS…” will appeal to children of all ages and readers and non-readers alike. Children love to put the picture images on each page as the story is read. The predictable sentences and picture cues allow for easy comprehension and sentence formulation when retelling.
There are 12 pages in the story including 2 activity pages. All of the picture images are also provided:
“APRIL IS…” teaches these concepts:
1. The second month of spring.
2. The month of April Fool’s Day
3. Usually the month of Easter.
4. The month the baseball season begins.
5. A month of April showers.
6. A month with 30 days.
7. The month we celebrate Earth Day.
8. A month to jump in a puddle.
9. A month for an umbrella.
10. A month to look for a bird’s nest.
Each page includes space for 1 or 2 images to be placed. Students will keep reading to see what else happens in this fun, engaging story.
How To Use:
-Students can use “APRIL IS…” during independent, individual, small-group or large-group time. The story could even be sent home for additional practice.
-Students are engaged as they follow the story and place images on pages.
-Great for students with speech and language delays and disorders. The visual representation of the story helps with sentence formulation and story retelling.
-Includes a "wh" question page to address additional IEP goals.
-Easy assembly will provide years of learning and smiles.
-Set your computer to print all pages in landscape orientation
-Print all pages on cardstock
-Place book pages in clear page protectors
-Use rings to hold pages together
-Place Velcro dots on circles on pages in story
-Cut and laminate story images and place corresponding Velcro dot on back