This 27 page resource is chock full of useful speech and language activities to be used in conjunction with the adorable book "The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything".
Page 3 – Cut apart the scarecrow on the dotted lines. Use the strips for sequencing.
Page 4 – wh- Comprehension questions (8 cards). Students draw a card and answer the questions using the visual choices.
Pages 5-6 – Yes/No comprehension questions (16 cards). Students draw a card and answer the questions using the adapted format.
Page 7 – General knowledge questions (8 cards). Students draw a card and answer these general knowledge questions to do with Fall, Halloween, and the functions of the objects in the story.
Page 8 – Pragmatics questions – students draw a card (8 total) and respond to the prompt (to do with emotions and social interactions).
Page 9 – Story props – use for sequencing, vocabulary, retelling, to increase or decrease a field of possible answer choices, and more!
Page 10 – Grammar – complete the sentence with either “go” or “goes”. The last card is to help with the grammatical rule. (8 cards in total)
Page 11 – Grammar (Plurals) – Students must describe the pictures on each side of the dotted line using correct plural form. (Do not cut along the dotted line, only cut on solid line to make 8 cards.)
Page 12-15 – Categories: can be used for sorting, naming items in a category, or naming the category to which all belong. Sort the objects (24) into the correct hat. There WILL be some overlap.
Page 16-17 – Associations: Cut out each card (16) and have students match the pairs of objects that go together. Could play a “memory” style game or have them all face up, depending on the students’ levels. For added difficulty, have students describe how/why the objects go together or add something to the pair!
Page 18-19 – Cut out cards (16). Use for receptive or expressive identification of big vs. little or for matching objects and describing how they differ in size.
Page 20 – Prepositions – Students must describe where the hat is in relation to the other object(s) on the card. (8 cards)
Page 21-22 – Following directions: Cut out one old lady for each student. Cut out all of the clothes and give each student a set (2 provided). Students must follow directions given by the teacher, such as “Put the hat under the old lady.”
Page 23-24 – Same & different: cut out each card (16). Student must receptively identify or state if the items are the same or different. (16 cards)
Page 25 – Draw a line to match the object from the story to the words it says.
Page 26 – Scarecrow coloring page for reinforcement or to use with articulation practice.
Page 27 – Open ended game board