Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Sequencing with "There Was an Old Lady..." Books

Hey bloggin' friends! I feel like I've been neglecting this poor lil blog of mine for the past couple weeks. Kinda feeling like a cRaZy woman these past few weeks! I'm sure you know exactly what I'm talking about! Getting adjusted back to our "school schedule" is always an exhausting few weeks! Whew! Well, I hope everyone's school year is off to a super start! My new firsties are WONDERFUL! And, OMIGosh, have they got personality!! {I just love "spunky" kiddos!} Anyway, this week we have been working on sequencing...I started out by reading the book "There Was an Old Woman Who Swallowed Some Books" by Lucille Colorando. I just LUV these OLD LADY books-they are absolutely perfect for sequencing activities & so much more!

... and then we sequenced our story using these picture cards...

We finished up our lil sequencing lesson by making our very own book and highlighting the sequencing words in the book.

If you would like a copy of this fun lil activity, just click HERE or on any of the pics above.
{Common Core Alignment: 1.RL.2 & 1.RL.3}
I can't wait to read "There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed Some Leaves" next week!!!


  1. How cute!!! Thank you for this. :)


  2. So cute. THANK YOU!!!!! I have been following your blog since I began blogging this July. Come on over to my page growing.

    :o) V.
    Special Teacher for Special Kids

  3. Hey Christie!
    Very cute Old Lady:)
    Hope things calm down for you:) We should all feel a little calmer by Thanksgiving:)
    (Fingers crossed):)

    Going Nutty!

  4. You are the best! I JUST ordered this book from the Scholastic book order. In fact, I ordered two copies because they are only $1! Thank you!!

  5. Perfect!! Thanks so much!!! I just shared your link on FB too, and linked your FB page to it!!

    First Grade and Fabulous

  6. Thank you!! This is wonderful. I just bought this book from Scholastic. :)

  7. I can't wait for your there was an old lady who swallowed some leaves! Please post, I am doing a unit on seasons in grade one and also have to teach sequencing during this unit-- I love your creativity! So happy I found this blog!

  8. Thank you so much for sharing. Love it.

  9. I just this book to my daughter last night. Thanks for sharing!

    Learn, Play & Have Fun

  10. Adorable book thanks for sharing! I haven't seen this one and can't wait to get my hands on a copy.

    I'm your newest follower and sure hope you have a chance to stop by my blog sometime soon.
    Granny Goes to School

  11. Thanks for great freebies! They are truly appreciated. As a speech pathologist, I use theses books; especially ones with series to provide inclusion activities for regular and special education classrooms. They enjoy the hands-on experience and being able to to take it home to share with parents/guardians. Thanks again for the wonderful freebies!

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