make predictions using the front/back cover, introduce
book, title, author, and illustrator, then read for enjoyment!
Use the cover and title to predict what hands can do.
reread the book with the children, focus their attention on
reread the book with the children, focus on print
We reviewed the sight word "can."
reread the book with the children, experimenting with
intonation and expression, focus on same/further print
conventions or language targets
reread and respond (responses can be oral, written, or
visual, depending on the shared reading book)
We used the book's pattern to create a class book. Each page
had the starter:
"Feet can _________."
This story by Marcia
Vaughn uses action
words and rhymes to
describe all the things
hands can do.