This package includes three different black and white versions of the story for the various abilities of your students (If you would prefer a colour version, please contact me). Simply print double or single sided, cut the sheets in half, and then staple.
The focus of this story is on the use of POSITIONAL MATH VOCABULARY as it relates to the math concepts of SPATIAL SENSE. The positional words that are included are:
on, under, behind, beside, in front of, between, inside
High frequency words:
is, the, he, where
Teaching tips are given for before, during and after reading the text.
There are two different follow up activities you may choose for your students to try. The first activity allows your students to read the text and match one of the Ben pictures with the words. The second activity has students cut and paste the part of the text that matches the given picture.
Uses For This Book and Activities:
These little books and/or the follow-up activity can be used in reading groups, independent reading or sent home for a home reading program.
I hope you and your students enjoy this book and it helps to introduce or strengthen your class’ understanding and use of positional math vocabulary.
If you enjoyed this book, look for more emergent readers in our store which will be arriving soon!