Stuck Pre-Literacy Storybook Companion
incorporates phonological awareness and vocabulary building drill activities in the context of whole-language storybook intervention.
Research shows that this hybrid approach has positive effects on emergent literacy skills and spoken language (Munro, Lee, & Baker, 2008).
For teachers and speech-language pathologists working with students in preschool – 1st grade targeting the following goals:
✔ rhyme -ite, -ink, -uck
✔ initial sounds/blends – d, f, sh, s, l, tr
✔ spatial concepts
✔ basic temporal terms
Stuck by Oliver Jeffers is about a boy who tries to solve a problem by literally throwing things at it. Your students will find his unexpected choices to be hilarious!
Use 41 NO PREP worksheets related to the story to supplement your awesome whole-language reading approaches!
• This is a 41 printable page download (105 total pages with instructions, black & white versions, credits, and interactive/no print file).
• Included are 4 phonological and language activities to be used with Stuck by Oliver Jeffers.
• This product is designed to be used as a companion to the book, not as a stand-alone product.
Use during Fall, Spring, Earth Day and when leaves are changing colors.
Where & How:
Use in individual or small group reading and speech sessions or in RTI groups. Each activity can be used during a session. Does not include book reading time.
Students color matching pictures while practicing rhyme words, initial sounds/blends, and syllables. Target pre-literacy skills of letter-sound knowledge.
Blend and segment onsets and rimes of single-syllable spoken words.
Demonstrate basic knowledge of one-to-one letter-sound correspondences by producing the primary sound or many of the most frequent sounds for each consonant.
Isolate and pronounce initial, medial vowel, and final sounds (phonemes) in spoken single-syllable words.
Students circle the correct prepositions by answering the WH question “where”. Students practice simple sentences using the visual cues.
Use the most frequently occurring prepositions (e.g., to, from, in, out, on, off, for, of, by, with).
Use frequently occurring prepositions (e.g., during, beyond, toward).
With prompting and support, ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
Students draw a line from the event that happened FIRST to the event that happened NEXT in the story. They must choose from 3 picture choices. A BONUS interactive, no print PDF is also included for students to interact with on a computer (e.g. Adobe Reader) or tablet (e.g. iBooks).
Use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to narrate a single event or several loosely linked events, tell about the events in the order in which they occurred, and provide a reaction to what happened.
Write narratives in which they recount two or more appropriately sequenced events, include some details regarding what happened, use temporal words to signal event order, and provide some sense of closure.
Students color the items that match the category, function, or attribute. Students practice simple sentences using the visual cues.
Sort words into categories (e.g., colors, clothing) to gain a sense of the concepts the categories represent.
Use frequently occurring nouns and verbs.
Produce and expand complete sentences in shared language activities.
Sort common objects into categories (e.g., shapes, foods) to gain a sense of the concepts the categories represent.
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UPDATES on 7/12/16:
All Activities changed into No prep worksheets & interactive PDF