***** Updated 11/27/2016*****
Book Companion for There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed A Bell By: Lucille Colandro
You will need to purchase the book separately.
This 65 page activity pack is perfect for language therapy. The activities included are perfect for speech and language intervention, literacy circles and whole group activities.
Included in this download:
Retelling & Story Props: (page 4-9) Color and B/W versions are included. Print, laminate, and cut out pages 7-9. Attach the old lady’s head to an empty tissue box. While telling the story allow your students to feed the old lady the items from pages 8-9. The vocabulary from pages 8-9 can be used to retell the story or sequence events. A create your own paper bag craft is included on pages 6-8. This is perfect to send home as a carryover activity.
Sequencing: (pages 10-13) Color & BW versions are included. Provide each student with a copy. Have your students cut out the vocabulary and sequence the events from the story onto page 10. I suggest printing and laminating the color copy to use as a model for sequencing, then allow the students to independently sequence using the B/W version.
Comprehension Questions & Retelling Mat: (pages 14-17) Print and laminate. Cut apart the question cards on pages 15-17. Place Velcro in each box on page 16 and on the backside of each card on pages 15-17. There are three levels provided. Attach the question cards to the retelling mat (page 15). As your students answer the questions, have them remove the card to reveal parts of the mat. Once all of the cards have been removed, the mat can be used to retell the story. A worksheet targeting WH questions is included on page 18.
WHY Question Cards: (page 19) Print, cut, and laminate for repeated use.
Yes/ No Questions: (page 20) Print & laminate for repeated use.
Matching: (page 21) Provide each student with a copy. Have your students draw a line from what the lady ate to the reason she ate it.
Old Lady Bingo: (pages 22-24) Print, laminate, and cut. These boards can be used for identifying vocabulary from the story, identifying by description, describing, etc.
Rhyming Match-ups: (pages 25-27) Print, cut, and laminate. Place cards face down on the table. Have your students take turns flipping the cards over looking for rhyming pairs. The student with the most pairs at the end of the game is the winner.
Rhyming worksheet (page 28)
Temporal Concepts: (page 29-30) Directions for p.29: Print, laminate, and cut on the dotted line. Place the top portion of the page in front of your student, then use the bottom portion to provide the directions. Directions for p.30 are on the worksheet.
Following Directions with Basic Concepts: (page 31) Print and provide each student with a copy. Have your students follow the directions at the bottom of the page.
Spin, Say, and Record Regular & Irregular Verbs: (page 32-33) Provide each student with a worksheet. Directions are on the worksheet.
Irregular Verb Cards: (page 34) Print, cut, and laminate. Have your students draw a card and correct the underlined verb in each sentence.
There Was an Old Lady Interactive Book: (pages 35-40) Directions for how to use/assemble are located on page 41.
The Old Lady Take n’ Flip: (pages 42-48) Help your students assemble the book. They will need to cut out the bus, backpack, and vocabulary pictures and then glue them into the appropriate location within the booklet. These are perfect for your students to take home with them, so they can discuss the book with their family.
Counting Syllables: (pages 49-51) Print, cut, and laminate. Have your students draw a card and count the number of syllables in each word using the gifts at the bottom of each card.
Compare & Contrast worksheets: (pages 52-54) Have your students compare and contrast the pictured item using the Venn Diagram.
Describing & Sentence Writing worksheets: (pages 55-60) Have your students write describing words in the bubbles around the object, then write a sentence at the bottom of the page using at least two of the describing words.
Roll & Color Reinforcement Worksheet: (pages 61-63)
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