Plantzilla - Story Sidekick

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  1. THIS IS A GROWING BUNDLE. THIS WILL CONTAIN 3 BOOKS/STORY SIDEKICKS FOR EACH HOLIDAY/SEASON WHEN IT IS COMPLETE. SEASONS...Fall: Too Many Pumpkin by Linda White, Goodbye Summer Hello Autumn by Kenard Park, The Very Last Leaf by Stef WadeWinter: The Magic of Friendship Snow by Andi Cann , The Snow
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Just like a superhero, every story needs a good sidekick! Literacy-Based Therapy is a natural and fitting approach to helping our kids grow. Combining language and literacy can become your greatest tool in speech therapy. While literacy is a fantastic base it can also feel overwhelming to know where to start and what to do. Well, not any more! ━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━


✏ Research Supports. This resource was created on the base of evidence collected regarding dialogic reading, narrative language, literacy based therapy. Citations and references are provided.

Engaging and Easy. With narrative icons and dialogic prompts provided to you, as well as, session breakdowns and all the materials you need, you can have effective and confident literacy-based sessions.


WHAT'S INCLUDED for Plantzilla By Jerdine Nolen?

✔ Narrative Language and the SLP

✔Literacy session breakdown

✔ Reading Rope Information

✔Dialogic Reading information and How-To

✔Adaptations and extension activities ( links for related articles and crafts )

✔Assessment suggestions and Rubric

✔References and Research

✔Narrative icons, icon strips, cards, and bookmarks

✔At A Glance :aka all the important stuff in one spot.

✔Pre-Reading activity

✔Narrative Element activity pages



✔Social Skills and Multiple Narrators

✔Dialogic Reading sticky notes

✔Narrative Retell – 2 levels and


✔Synonyms and Antonyms

✔Verb sort and Describing

✔Compare and Contrast

✔Vocabulary Word Maps

⭐BONUS: Linked virtual read aloud and Google Slides for activity pages!



This resource has more involved text and would best serve students in grades 2nd through 5th grade. ━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━


★ You will want to check out the GROWING STORY SIDEKICK BUNDLE
♥ To keep with a theme you'll definitely want SPEECH AND LANGUAGE THEMATIC GARDENING


Hi! I'm Maureen and it's awesome to meet you. I am an experienced and ASHA certified Speech-Language Pathologist as well as a Certified Autism Specialist. Being a speaker at the American, Speech, and Hearing Association Convention, as well as at various state conventions, over the years has been truly inspiring.

✍ I have been creating resources since 2012 to help other professionals support their students. I believe in creating thoughtful and thorough materials to help you shine; Innovative and supportive creations to help you love what you do!

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