You will find many ways to use this resource with preschool-first grade students.
Because this product covers both literature and ordinal counting,you could incorporate this poem with your reading and math lessons. When the flip book flaps are closed, a staggered line up of cats can be seen, labeled first-fifth. There are modifications to this same project , resulting in more than 1 skill leveled activities for reading, vocabulary, cloze, and comprehension.
Here is what can be done with this resource:
*teach the finger play poem “5 Little Black Cats”
* construct flipbook for "5 little Black Cats"
* blackline cover children can color
* choral and independent reading
* picture word vocabulary
* cut and paste vocabulary/comprehension pages
*witch hat word bank
*writing, fill in the blanks vocabulary/comprehension pages
* ordinal number practice for first-fifth
TABLE OF CONTENTS
pgs. 2-4: Notes for the teacher. Explanation of leveled activities;suggested delivery & lessons; scope & sequence
pg. 5: Poem "5 Little Black Cats" for student & teacher reference
pg. 6: Student coloring page
pgs. 7-9: Flip book construction
pgs. 10-15: Cut & paste poem completion with picture word vocabulary
pgs. 16-18: Fill in the blanks poem completion with word bank
pg. 19: Eighteen comprehension questions for discussion (oral)
pg. 20: Multiple choice comprehension questions about poem
pg.21: Brainstorm & Create- brainstorm other means of transportation for the witch;substitute other words for "snow shovel" in last line of the poem by writing in blank; students draw a picture of witch riding her new "craft".
pg.22: Multiple choice ordinal number page (in relation to position of cats in the poem); in order
pg.23: Multiple choice ordinal number page (in relation to position of cats in the poem); scrambled
pg.24: Cut & Paste Cats Ordinal Number Activity (first-fifth)
If you'd like to see another Halloween product for young children, please see
https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Preprinted-No-Prep-Halloween-Letter-Tile-Word-Buiding-II-2739276 (hard copy)
https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Halloween-Letter-Tile-Word-Building-II-2154702 (digital download)
I also have a more comprehensive resource for ordinal numbers:
https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Ordinal-Numbers-Apartment-House-More-for-BottomTop-LeftRight-Front-Back-2230722 (hard copy)
https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Halloween-Letter-Tile-Word-Building-Task-Cards-2154702 (digital download)