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Getting to Know Bears

Who are these bears?...grizzly, you say!
This activity includes bear photos, bear
information, questions to solicit discussion
for prior knowledge and new knowledge.
Then students can sort bear questions into
2 small sorting bowls identified with “Yes”
and “No” bears. (sort information correctly)
Individual Extension and Skill Development Activities
Get it in Order

Put these story events in
order. Set includes 8 cards.
(sequencing story events)
Bears Count Bees

Each bear with honey pot provides a
work mat. Students put the number
of mini-bee erasers on each pot to
match its numeral and number word.
Set includes 10 mats--8” x10”-- and
ample bee erasers. (counting;
matching quantity to the numeral
and its number word)
Emergent Reader—This is Baby Bear

Students now have an opportunity to
get better acquainted with Baby Bear.
Story events are recalled through Baby
Bear. The picture of a completed spiral-
bound teacher booklet is shown only as
an example and is not included.   All the
pages needed to make and reproduce
the booklet are included.  (read, draw,
and color an easy book)
Opposites Match

Big-little; hot-cold; soft-hard…Goldilocks
is just brimming with opposite words. Set
includes 24 cards (matching opposites)

Players turn up two cards at a time. If the pairs
match, the player continues. If they do not
match, play is passed to the next player. 24
cards (visual discrimination; thinking;
remembering; matching)
Get Along Goldilocks Board

A fun way to recall story
events. Students get along the
board counting and answering
story questions so they can
reach FINISH first.
Storytelling Masks

A fantastic method for getting
students involved! Be a bear or
Goldilocks. Either retell the story or
have a discussion, such as entering
the bears’ house, leaving a mess after
trying out everything, Baby Bear’s
feelings when he had an empty bowl
or found his broken chair…(higher-
level thinking)
Word-Picture Strips

Use these large (7”x2”) cards for flash cards, in
pocket charts, or on word walls. Simply cut the
picture from the word, and children can have a
matching activity. Set of 8 cards.

What would Goldilocks be without this
concept? Students practice the concept by
sorting a wide variety of objects into 3 small,
plastic plates with bear tracks in their
centers. (sorting; small, medium, large)