“Christmas with Violet and Norman” can be used as an ebook or printed as a hard copy. It is written in simple sentence structure for young children ages 3 - 6 and targets the syntactic structures of plurals, is, 3rd person singular verbs, and they. The targeted structures are listed at the beginning of the teacher text, and are underlined in the student responses. A data collection sheet, Comprehension/Recall Questions, articulation words contained in the story for sounds [p, b, m, n, t, d, k, & g] and 12 visual cue pictures are included.
Print and laminate visual cue cards; print teacher narrative and place in sheet protectors.
Option 1: Print story cards, laminate and bind into a book
Option 2: Download picture file, send to your email, and upload onto an iPad© or tablet.
Read through the story once. DO NOT ASK QUESTIONS ON THE FIRST READ. Read the story a second time asking the questions. Children repeat the modeled structures in a sentence imitation format. Two levels of complexity are listed as possible response
Students can also retell the story using the picture cue cards or the book pages.
Christmas with Violet and Norman
by Kathy Grover
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