I am so excited to share my favorite winter story with you! This book companion is filled with activities to help your students target their speech and language goals while enjoying this classic tale. The language of the book is simple enough for Kindergarten but offers lots of opportunities for problem solving and inferring for older students.
This companion has the following activities:
Pg 3: What Makes a Story mat.
Pg 4: Winter game board
Pg 5-9: Synonyms – sorting, fill in the blank, and a glyph
Pg 10-14: Antonyms - sorting, fill in the blank, and a glyph
Pg 15 – 19: Irregular Past Tense Verbs - sorting, fill in the blank, and a glyph
Pg 20 – 26: Verb Tenses – sorting and fill in the blank.
Pg 27-30: Sequencing – Organize the story events then have student draw the story events in order to make a mini-book.
Pg 31-32: Describing – Use the describing web to help students create a paragraph description of a snowman.
Pg 33-34: Following Directions – Using the character cards, give students directions to follow to address their necessary goals.
Pg 35: Compare and Contrast – Use the Venn Diagram to compare and contrast winter and summer, Sadie and the snowman, etc.
Pg 36-41: Comprehension Questions – There are 18 comprehension questions, with and without picture supports for answer choices.
Pg 42: Writing – Students can write letters to Sadie or the snowman to work on their syntax and grammar skills.
Pg 43: Count and Color – Use this page for basic reinforcement sheet while students take turns.
Pg 44: Infer and Predict – Have students answer the questions by inferring information or using clues to make predictions.
Pg 45: Sledding for Sounds – As students find their sounds in the story have then color a picture.
Pg 46: Pragmatics – Have students practice their social skills by answering the pragmatic questions.