There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed a Pie (day#3)

Here are the pictures I promised!  We used the Little Old Lady props to tell the story together today instead of reading the book.  We also used our pointer to point and read our Predictable Chart, ” I know an old lady who swallowed a…”

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Here is the milkweed we planted–pre planting of course! :)

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Here is a look at the pocket chart that we used yesterday to sequence the story. I will scan the pictures and the Little Old Lady tonight so you can print them off and use them.  Directions will be below for the Little Old Lady.

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Here is the front of the Little Old Lady–this is my copy, I laminated her and she’s holding up very well after 8 years!

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Here is the back–you take a sandwich baggie and cut the zipper/seal part off and tape or staple it to the back for her “stomach”.

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This are the items that she eats…posted later tonight

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Here she is “full!”

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Our pocket chart in use this week!

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This is a set of cards that I got from the Dollar Spot at Target that I will use in my Math Stations for patterning.  I think I may laminate them before using them.

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This is our greenhouse full of milkweed to be plants–we hope!! :)

Here is how I use the Little Old Lady/Pie story over the course of the week:

Monday: Introduce the story with a picture walk, then read aloud

Tuesday: Re-read story (choral or echo read) and then tell the story using pocket chart and sequence the story.

Wednesday: Introduce Little Old Lady prop and tell the story with the children using her

Thursday: Use the Little Old Lady again and the children make their own Old Ladies–I model how to cut out her stomach and attach the baggie to the back. 

Friday: The children color and cut out their Little Old Lady foods and we practice telling each other the story and then take the props home. 

 

Questions?

Kristen :)

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About Kristen Poindexter

I am a Kindergarten teacher who blogs about my adventures in Kindergarten!

Posted on November 12, 2008, in Building Blocks/Language Arts, Language Arts/Writing, Literacy Work Stations, Math, Math Work Stations, Morning Messages. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. I also bought those cards at the dollar spot — I am using them for addition — I made a math mat with two squares — they choose two cards and write the numbers on a response sheet — and then count the shapes (spade, diamond, etc) to get the total. I also bought some of the same cards at Halloween. HOWEVER — these cards have 2 extra shapes on them underneath the number — I used a white label to white them out. You will want to laminate them — I used my pumpkins once without laminating and they are already falling apart!
    Sorry – this was long – hope it makes sense!!

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