This There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed A Turkey Sequencing Activity is a fun, Thanksgiving-themed comprehension resource.
It’s a hands-on, book companion activity for your kids to do after reading the story, There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed A Turkey by Lucille Colandro.
Book activities like this one will help your beginning readers to practice retelling the story and putting the events in sequential order.
Sequencing is important in helping beginning readers comprehend what they have read.
In this activity, your kids need to recall the order in which the old lady swallowed the Thanksgiving things and connect the picture together.
Using plastic links helps your children to develop their fine motor skills too.
Getting Ready to Use the There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Turkey Sequencing Activity:
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- 8 Story Sequencing Cards
What Else Is Needed:
- There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed A Turkey by Lucille Colando
- White Card Stock
- Laminating Sheets
- Hole Punch
- Plastic Links
To get this book-inspired activity ready for your kids, click on the button below. Then, download and print the cards on white card stock.
Next, laminate the cards so your kids can use them over and over. Then, cut the cards apart. Finally, punch holes on all of the black dots.
You can store the cards and plastic links in a pencil box or pouch for a literacy activity that is easy to set up or take on the go.
How to Use the There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Turkey Sequencing Activity:
After reading the book There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed A Turkey by Lucille Colando, your kids can recall the order that the old lady swallowed the Thanksgiving-themed things.
Next, your beginning readers will start with the old lady and connect all of the pictures in sequential order using plastic links.
For example, the first thing that the old lady swallowed in this story was a turkey.
Your students would connect the pictures of the old lady and turkey together using plastic links.
Next, the old lady swallowed a ball. Then, your kids would connect the turkey and football pictures together.
Your young learners will continue attaching the pictures in sequential order until all eight are connected.
Your beginning readers will have fun retelling the story and developing their fine motor skills this Thanksgiving with this There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed A Turkey Sequencing Activity.
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