Bear Wants More Product Swap and Giveaway

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Today I am doing a product swap and giveaway with Whitney Smith, the author of the Let’s Talk blog, who’s created a book companion packet to the popular children’s book: Bear Wants More by Karma Wilson.  Those of you who are familiar with my prior posts know that I am a big fan of Karma Wilson’s Bear Books, which is why I was so excited to review Whitney’s  comprehensive product, which in addition t0 having  story related concepts and vocabulary also contains information on the different food groups, types of food, healthy eating, as well as seasons.

This huge 53 page packet includes the following

Main Activities: 

Story based  vocabulary flashcards with synonym pairs for matching
•Story based picture supported sequencing cards for story retell
•Comprehension questions  cards with and without visual support
•True/False questions
•Food category mats to sort vegetables, fruits, meats, and desserts with accompanying food cards
•Tips for eating healthy handout
•’My Plate’ chart for teaching about different food groups
•Healthy Meal plate template (great for homework) with several food sorting/coloring pages
•Bear’s cave and characters to target linguistic concepts (prepositions, following directions, etc)
•Key picture supported story related vocabulary cards

Supplementary Activities:
•Grammar: Past Tense Verb Worksheet
•Story Map  to identify story elements
•Color coordinated charts for learning new vocabulary words
•Several writing prompt pages
•Venn Diagram
•Speech homework sheets
•Coloring pages
•An open-ended game board

This packet is filled with many useful activities which are great for students of varying ages from preschool through early elementary ages. Several extension activities can also be targeted with these materials (with and without picture support) including but unlimited to:

  • Critical Thinking Skills: Why was the bear so hungry? Why it’s important to eat healthy? Why did the animals go outside to find food?
  • Social Skills: How did the bear’s friend help him out finding food? 
  • Friendship Recognition: How were the animals good to the bear? What qualities make up a true friend

The versatility of  these materials as well as the adorable and engaging illustrations will make sure that your students stay engaged with the materials for many sessions.

You can find this packet in Whitney’s TPT store Here for $5.00 or you can enter my Rafflecopter giveaway for a chance of winning your own copy. But wait there’s more!!! Whitney is doing a review of one of my products: Social Pragmatic Deficits Checklist for Preschool Children 3:00-5:11 years of age so if you head on over to her PAGE and read her review you’ll be able to enter both giveaways!

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2 Responses to “Bear Wants More Product Swap and Giveaway”

  1. Valerie Morgan March 5, 2014 at 5:00 am #

    I would like this to use with my early elementary language students. I try to incorporate literature into my language sessions as much as possible.

  2. Alana V March 5, 2014 at 8:36 pm #

    I would like this product because it fits my preschool/early elementary students’ needs.

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