The 4th of July is a holiday of picnics, parades, games and fireworks. “The 4th of July” is an interactive book that teaches children about the mid-summer holiday. This fun book, “The 4th of July” 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 19 pages in the story including 2 activity pages. All of the picture images are also provided.
“The 4th of July” teaches these concepts:
1. In America we celebrate the 4th of July
2. We celebrate with fireworks, sparklers, picnics, ball games, parades and parties
3. The 4th of July is America’s birthday
4. The American colonists wanted freedom or independence from England
5. A war was fought for freedom
6. The Declaration of Independence
7. On the 4th of July, we celebrate our country, our flag, and our freedom
Each page includes space for 1-3 images to be placed. Students will keep reading to see what else happens in this fun, engaging story.
How To Use:
-Students can use “The 4th of July” 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