The Little Red Hen: Speech and Language Book Companion

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This resource has a great set of activities to accompany The Little Red Hen story. Thank you for creating and sharing it.
I used this for a preK social language "group" of 2 kiddos on the spectrum. It was engaging and the choices with visuals were super helpful.


* This packet is made to accompany 'The Little Red Hen' by Carol Ottolenghi.

That spunky red hen wants some bread, but no will help her out. Use the various speech and language activities to help your students work on their targeted goals and make connections to a beloved fairy tale.

This 37 page companion includes:
- Synonyms: Match the synonym pairs, each pair will have the same picture. Cards are marked with ‘syn’ at the bottom for easy sorting ( pages 3-5 )

- Antonyms: Match the antonym pairs, each pair will have the same picture. Cards are marked with ‘ant’ at the bottom for easy sorting ( pages(6-8 )

-Irregular Verb: Match the irregular verb pairs., each pair will have the same picture. Cards are marked with ‘ irreg’ at the bottom for easy sorting. ( pages 9-11 )

-Rhyming Words: Match the rhyming word pairs, each pair will have the same picture. Cards are marked at the bottom with ‘rhym’ for easy sorting. ( pages 12-14 )

-Verb Tenses: Sort the verbs into the correct tense. Students can write the verb in the correct column on the provided worksheet ( pages 15 – 19 )

-Context Clues: Choose the correct meaning of the targeted word. ( page 20 )

- Story Sequencing: Add velcro to the sequencing mat ( pg 21 ) and sequencing cards (pg 22 ). There are sequencing cards with pictures and without to accommodate your students’ levels. Have students retell the story as they put the events in order. ( pages 21-22 )

-Story ‘ WH ‘ Comprehension Questions and Coloring Mats: Have students choose a WH question card. There are 6 of each question type: who, what, when, and where,. As students answer questions correctly , they may roll a die and color that amount of the pictures on the included mat. There are options for answers with and without pictures. ( pages 23-31 )

-Inferencing: Have students answer the inferential questions about the story. As they answer the questions , they may color the picture next to it. ( page 32 )

-Articulation: Have the student find their speech sounds in the story. Each time they produce them correctly, they may color in a little red hen. ( page 33 )

-Little Red Hen Writing: Have students answer the question and draw a picture to correspond to their response. ( pages 34-35 )

-Little Red Hen Pragmatics: Give each student a color mat ( can use the ones from WH Comprehension Questions ). As students answer the pragmatic questions on mat ,they may roll the dice a color the indicated amount of pictures. ( page 36 )

Page 37 has some resources you may check out on the importance of fairy tales in literacy development.
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