Boots, a shirt, pants, and even a jack-o-lantern should not be floating after her. Come read, move, create, sequence the story, and play with Wikki Stix this fall! Overall an engaging story for all. Download the images and print. Creating and Sequencing The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything with Wikki Stix! This is a must read every year around Halloween time for me and my family. Also published as Linda D. It has a strong rhythm, which almost always pushes a book into the Can't Miss category. This Lesson: Onomatopoeia Adventures Focus Trait: Word Choice Lesson's Mentor Text: by Linda Williams Thirty-six trait-based lessons for primary writers can be found in: The lesson on this page was inspired by the Northern Nevada Writing Project's Six by Six Guide.
This is a slightly watered down version of a story which I've heard or read before -- an old woman is followed home by one animated garment after another. Together they go on an amazing journey, past icebergs and volcanoes, sharks and penguins, and the little snail feels so small in the vastness of the world. If so it was successful. After reading the story, I like to go back to the beginning and show the picture of the old lady's yard. The book is beautifully illustrated and the story line has a real plot that compels kids to participate. Shoes with no one inside them clomp, clomp behind her.
The students acted out the actions in the book with the High Schoolers and it kept them involved in the book. The illustrations by Megan Lloyd - whose artwork can also be seen in a more recent autumn offering, - are appealing, capturing the humor and well as the spookiness of the story. I also chose a couple they may not be familiar with, such as herbs and a forest. I love and savour each lush page! It had simple illustrations and was an easy read so she could relate to the book well. It is billed for 4-8, but I very much think this book is too simple for that age group. My kiddos laugh and laugh and laugh with the story. The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything by Linda Williams is a wonderful seasonal picture book for kids.
What she was doing in the forest was gathering herbs and nuts. A shirt, gloves, and a hat all join the parade, with every article of clothing making a special spooky noise that invites kids to clank and clomp and howl along. Maybe the old lady is beginning to get a little frightened now, especially when a pumpkin head appears! But one day the Duck wants to stir instead, and then there is a horrible squabble, and he leaves the cabin in a huff. So plucky Irene volunteers to get the gown to the palace on time, in spite of the fierce snowstorm that's brewing - quite an errand for a little girl. Once inside she closes the door and collapses in her rocking chair and rocks and rocks so thankful to have made it home and to safety. Happily, each item is picked up by helpful animals who join the grateful witch and her cat on their travels.
Story is constructed well to be fun for 1-3 year olds. This will help the children with writing out numbers and recognizing pictures from the book. The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid Of Anything Once upon a time, there was a little old lady who was not afraid of anything! The shoelace represents the shoes in the story because shoes have to be tied. Each created item will be unique to the abilities of the children creating. ThereforeI would be introducing new vocabulary words. The old lady is represented by a ribbon from her hat that she tied under her chin.
Also published as Linda D. As her journey continues she is confronted by other spooky things: a pair of pants, wiggle, wiggle , a floating shirt shake, shake , a top hat nod, nod , a pair of white gloves clap, clap , and finally a pumpkin head boo, boo. In this story, a little old woman ventures into the forest in the autumn to collect herbs and seeds. So, not overly scary but it might be a consideration if you have sensitive kids. Although one of my 3 yr olds covered his face when the scary pumpkin face showed up, he still asked to read it even though we had read it the day before. Along the path she comes along a pair of boots, a pair of pants, a shirt, a pair of gloves, a top hat, and a very scary pumpkin head. Although one of my 3 yr olds covered his face when the scary pumpkin face showed up, he still asked to read it even though we had read it the day before.
This is a must read every year around Halloween time for me and my family. Children could also practice sequencing the order of the objects to make up the scarecrow. I read it every year for my Halloween storytime. It is repetitive and fun for the students to take part acting out the actions in the story, such as clomping and wiggling. Braille the text on adhesive sheets and afix to each page.
The kids love seeing what is in her neighbor's yard and hanging on the clothes line. They said they thought the Lady was brave because she walked through the woods alone. She has served as a science speaker for a number of years. A lesson story presented in decent illustrations with cutesy graphics and catchy words that one can sing and boogie to or less embarrassingly, played with a youtube video as accompaniment. In the illustrations they are clearly disparate. Were the children surprised by the scarecrow ending? I would recommend this story for all students because it is fun for the reader and students because of its possible physical elements. Reading: Read by Linda Williams aloud to the class.