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The activities in this product are based on the book It's Hard to be a Verb by Julia Cook. The book is about Louis and how he constantly gets in trouble for not being able to focus. He is fidgety and distracted which causes him to miss instructions and make mistakes. The book presents three strategies that can be used to help students with attention and focus. This product has an activity for each strategy.
Included in this product:
- Handout with a list of characteristics of students who struggle with focus and attention
- Activity 1: Wiggle your Wiggles (description of the strategy and explanation for a whole class activity)
- Activity 2: Focus Squishy (description of the strategy and examples)
- Activity 3: Nag board (an example as well as blank coloured and black and white templates are included)