Book Companion for There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed A Rose By: Lucille Colandro
You will need to purchase the book separately.
This 39 page activity pack is perfect for speech or language therapy. The activities included are perfect for speech and language intervention, literacy circles and whole group activities.
Retelling & Story Props: (page 3-5) Print, laminate, and cut out all materials. Attach Velcro to the back of the old lady’s head and attach to an empty tissue box. While telling the story allow your students to feed the old lady the items from pages 4-5. The vocabulary from pages 4-5 can be used to retell the story or sequence events.
Sequencing: (pages 6-9) 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 the paper.
Comprehension Questions & Retelling Mat: (pages 10-13) Print and laminate pages 10-13. Cut apart the Question cards pages 11-13. Place Velcro in each box on pages 10 and on the backside of each card pages 11-13. There are three levels provided. Attach the question cards to the retelling mat (page 10). As your students answer the questions, they will remove the cards to reveal parts of the mat. Once all of the cards have been removed, the mat can be used to retell the story.
Yes/ No Questions: (page 14) Print & laminate for repeated use.
Matching: (page 15) 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 16-18+ calling card) Print, laminate, and cut. These boards can be used for identifying vocabulary from the story, identifying by description, describing, etc.
Cut & Paste Rhymes: (page 20) Provide each student with a copy. Have your students cut out the words at the bottom of the page and match to their rhyming pair.
There Was a Cold Lady Interactive Book: (pages 21-26) Directions for how to use/assemble are located on page 27.
The Cold Lady Take n’ Flip: (pages 28-33) Help your students assemble the books together. They will need to cut out the snowman and vocabulary 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.
Spin, Say, and Record Regular Verbs: (page 34) Provide each student with a worksheet. Directions are on how to use a on the worksheet.
Prepositions: (page 35) Directions on p.35
Roll & Color Reinforcement Worksheet: (pages 36-37) Provide each student with a copy of page 36. You will need to print page 37 on card stock, cut out and glue it together. Directions for this activity are on page 36.
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