This book companion is perfect for fall and has been designed to support speech and language skills. It should be used alongside Lucille Colandro’s book, There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed Some Leaves! It contains the following 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 Leaf on It: Print and laminate the scarecrow and leaves for durability. Students read the prepositions on the leaf (over, under, in, etc) and place them on the correct location on the scarecrow.
Articulation: No prep! Color, cut, and glue activities for /l/ and /r/ in initial and final positions. Students color everything on the page, cut out their words, and then glue them onto the picture.
Grammar: No prep! Memory games for irregular past tense and irregular plurals
Download is 27 pages in length. Please ask any questions.