Using storybooks in speech and language therapy allows us to target meaningful vocabulary and language objectives within the context of literature and well-constructed narratives.
This book, "They All Saw A CAT" is great for building descriptive language skills and talking about point of view. It is a lot of fun to help kids see how the cat is viewed by each of the other animals - bigger, smaller, mean, furry.
• lesson plan for multiple days’ worth of activities. Use the book for up to 4 sessions.
• Matching cards for playing a Memory-type game; match the animal with how it saw the cat.
• 3 matching worksheets for matching the animal with how it saw the cat.
• Mix & match puzzles. Have students complete a cat puzzle as is, or mix up the pieces to make patchwork cats, like in the book.
• Compare & contrast activity: compare/contrast 2 of the views. 4 are provided with specific animals’ views to compare, and there is 1 blank template for making other comparisons.
• Adjective vocabulary interactives; match the word to the picture.
• 2 craftivities for students to make. One provides multiple communication opportunities as students create patterns on a cat image. The other is a paper plate craft for students to paint.
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