My students LOVE these "old lady" activities. They love "feeding" the old lady puppets, and I love the rhyming, word identification, sequencing, and story telling that I know teaches them important early literacy skills. I also love leaving these sets for substitute teachers.
This resource includes the following resources:
• Story Telling Sets
• Teacher Paper Bag Puppet
with old lady and everything she swallowed
• Student Paper Bag Puppet
with old lady and everything she swallowed. (Includes a family note for making this at home!)
• Sequencing Sets
in color and black and white
• Word and Picture Cards
for matching, sequencing, retelling, and other language activities
• "What She Swallowed" Sorting Activities
for pocket charts, centers or desk work
• Step-by-Step and Photo Instructions
for assembly and use
Please note: The picture book is not included with this unit. If you don’t have it in your collection, you can check it out from your local library.
Check out my other "old lady" units:
There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly
There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed Some Books
There Was a Cold Lady Who Swallowed Some Snow
There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Bell
There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Bat
There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed Some Leaves
I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Pie
There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Turkey
There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Clover
There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Chick
There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Frog
Thanks for visiting! I love all things literacy and I'm delighted to share this Literature Links Unit with you and your students.
A little about me...
I am a National Board Certified Teacher/Librarian in Albuquerque, NM. I have been working in education for over 20 years. I am also a literacy specialist and have a master's degree in Curriculum, Teaching and Learning. My passion is developing thematic, literature-based curriculum units that build early reading, writing and math skills through science and social studies themes.
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