11/2017 Graphics updated
The activities in this storybook companion are designed to be used for children ages 4 - 6 years of age. The book is not included, and must be obtained separately. It is available at your public library, local bookstore, or on Amazon.
Print all student materials on card stock and laminate (except for the mat and circles activity on pp. 22 - 23)
p. 4 Cover Cards for 4 articulation decks, rhyming, categorization, and comprehension
pp. 5 - 10 Articulation cards with words and pictures for /k/. /g/, /f/ and /s/ in all positions (48 cards)
pp. 11 - 13 24 - Rhyming Cards (12 pairs); Activity 1 - Lay selected pairs face down in a 3 x 4 grid. Have student(s) flip over cards to find two that rhyme. Activity 2 - Lay selected pairs face up on the table. Students select two words that rhyme from the array. Optional - use game board, tokens, and dice.
pp. 14 - 15 16 - Categorization cards
pp. 16 - 17 3 - Sorting mats for categorizing (backpack, classroom, cubby/locker): Have student(s) place pictured objects on the place (mat) where the items might be found. There can be more than one location for an item.
pp. 18 - 20 24 - Yes/No Comprehension cards; Use the game board, tokens, and dice. Students answer questions, then move ahead on the board.
p. 21 Game board
P. 22 Game board tokens
p. 23 - 24 Mat and circles with activities to learn in school.; Make one set for each student. Cut out the circles and have the students glue the things they hope to learn in school this coming year.
p. 25 Miss Hewitt’s Four Facts
The Pout Pout Fish Goes to School Storybook Companion
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