The book There Was An Old Pirate Who Swallowed a Fish by Jennifer Ward, offers multiple language targets; including vocabulary, sequencing, defining/describing, and more.
This is another sequence book along the lines of the Old Lady Who Swallowed..... books. This time it’s a pirate who swallows all sorts of piratey things, until he gets so big he sinks.
a picture communication board for nonverbal or minimally verbal students to use when responding to or talking about the book,
vocabulary cards for words in the story, which can be used for any sort of card game
describe/define activity for some of the items he swallowed,
pictures to sequence the story in numerical order, as well as an alphabetical ordering activity,
a custom dice game to play for added labeling, sequencing & retelling practice,
a 2-sided puzzle with the 9 items he swallowed on one side and a pirate on the other,
6 part-whole relationship activity pages (with parts to a plane, bike, car, fire truck, school bus, ship),
phonological awareness activities for rhyming, matching initial and final sounds in words, and for counting syllables and words.
If you like this, you’ll also like the next product I’m making with the book “There Was an Odd Princess Who Swallowed a Pea” also by Jennifer Ward. Check is out at www.teacherspayteachers.com/store/susan-berkowitz
CCSS for Reading Fundamentals included: rhyme recognition, syllable and word counting, initial and final sound recognition
Appropriate for K-1, older for special education classes
You might also like There Was an Odd Princess Who Swallowed a Pea
or The Chewy Dog
as well as my other primary book adaptations