Wednesday, December 12, 2012

There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Bell!

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She's baaaaaack!! That crazy old lady is back and swallowing up the Christmas spirit! This week I used
with my therapy groups.
I decided to do a story retelling activity with my groups using a paper bag and pictures of objects in the story (vocabulary!)
I read the story first. I took this time to do some story predicting and discussion during the story. 
After I was done, I gave the students the materials to create their own story in a bag! 
I had them number the back of the pictures as a reminder of the order (sequencing!)
Here are some of our finished products, what do you think?




5 comments:

  1. Great ideas! I plan on doing this book next week in therapy!

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  2. Such a cute idea! I love using books in therapy!

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  3. Years ago I found the old lady doll in a Lillian Vernon catalog and I have collected the parts for each of the books so the kids can "feed" her as we read the story. This would be an excellent take home extension activity.

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  4. Very cute! I love the "There Was an Old Lady" books. I made an old lady from a tissue box and we practice feeding her each item as we go along...it's useful, because I can switch out the vocabulary with each book. This would be another great extension for my students.

    Rebecca
    Talking With Rebecca

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