This book companion is perfect for back to school season! It can be used in conjunction with There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed Some Books by Lucille Colandro. It features 8 different speech and language enhancing activities!
Retelling: Students will have a blast feeding Granny! Simply cut and laminate Granny’s head and the object cards for durability. Students take turns retelling the story as they feed Granny all of the objects she swallowed.
Sequencing: Print and laminate sequencing map. Students put all of the story’s events in order by placing the objects on the correct tile.
Comprehension: Students answer comprehension questions using these fun cards inspired by the book!
Granny says…: This card game features temporal directions. Students draw a card and follow the direction. If done correctly, they get to keep the card. If they are incorrect they have to feed their card to Granny! (Use Granny’s head from the retelling activity)
Bingo: There was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Rhyme! Read the bingo prompts, “find a word that rhymes with…” Students find matching rhyming words on their bingo board then discuss the rhymes! 3 different boards included, print as many as needed. Requires bingo chips.
Put a Pen on It: Print and laminate the pencil case and pens for durability. Students read the prepositions on the pen (over, under, in, etc) and place them on the correct location on the pencil case.
NO PREP Activities: Story map, prepositions, do-a-dot, WH ?s, irregular past tense, and irregular plurals.
Download is 28 pages in length. Please ask any questions.
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