This book is #4 in a series of repetitive, predictable, interactive stories to help young children develop pre-reading skills, early syntactic structures, and sound awareness. It can also help to build and increase sound repertoires in children who are nonverbal or minimally verbal.
There are 4 option for use:
1. A large book to either laminate or put in sheet protectors
2. A small, 1/4 page sized book in color for take-homes
3. A small, 1/4 page sized book in black and white for take-homes
4. A No Print ebook picture file is included to upload onto an iPad@, tablet, or phone.
The following skills are targeted in the story:
Phonemes: ee, ah, ay, oo, w, m, n, t, p, b, k, g, s, and f
Grammatic Markers: She, 3rd person singular verbs goes and sees, prepositional phrase, and articles a and the
Repetitive Phrases: “Baby goes to the farm." and "She sees a _____?” and “She says ____.”
Since children love repetition, read the story over and over. Gradually fade reading the repetitive, predictable words to give the listeners the opportunity to use the sounds and words.