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Don't Eat the Teacher! A Print-n-Go Story Comprehension Packet

Whatever you decide to do on the first day of school, don't eat the teacher! I have loved this story ever since my Mom (fellow SLP!) introduced me to it. I've used it at different times during the year, but this year I decided to start off the year using it with my Kindergarteners. With scheduling and all the other hectic beginning of the year school stuff, I hardly get to see all of my students on the first day. This makes it hard to do things geared for the first day of school, since by the time I'm running my schedule we're at least a week in! You SLPs know the drill...

The awesome thing about this book is that it's about Sammy the Shark's first day, but it's not beholden to the first day of school. I'm using this book to talk about the kiddos first day, how it was different/similar to Sammy's, and then of course using it for retell, sequencing, vocabulary, and story connections.

I included 6 vocabulary words in this packet, which may seem like a small amount, but lately I'm finding the smaller number of vocabulary words the better. It's easier to not have to juggle a million cards, and I don't have to use a whole session to introduce vocabulary, because at this stage my kiddos are still learning the Speech routine.

Also included is a sequencing worksheet, a vocabulary match, a WH-question worksheet, a game board with questions, and carryover!

You can download this packet HERE on TpT and take a bite out of this story!



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