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The Wee Witch and the Potion Problems Sentence Sequencing

sentence sequencing cards for the Wee Witch storyWhat is it?

An activity/game that allows children to practice combining nouns, verbs, adjectives, etc to make a sentence.   You can also use the cards for all sorts of games like "go fish". More details below!

"Helpers" is the term I am using to describe articles, conjunctions, punctuation and the passive verb "was".  It is the last template in the set -- you may want to print two of these helpers templates so you have extras.

Nouns - I've provided a number of nouns, including some of the characters from the story.  If your children really enjoy these games/activites, that may not be enough.  Provide them with some blank cards and clipart or magazine pictures and let them create some additional noun cards. Or combine some of the other Sentence Sequencing sets with this one to make a big collection you can mix and match.

Verbs - I've provided 6 verbs.  It's hard to show verbs as images, but I hope I've done ok.

Colors - 6 color cards are provided.  If you chose the B&W templates, you'll need to color in these cards.  You can create additional color cards on your own if you want extras.  You can also create your own additional adjective cards (fat, thin, tall, short, etc) using drawings, coloring books, clipart, magazines, etc.

Emotions - I've provided 4 emotions cards.  Again, it's a bit tough to show these as images, but I think they turned out ok.

NOTE:  This page is fairly long with lots of ideas on how to use the cards -- the templates are all the way at the bottom.


Activity Suggestions

1.  Free Play

2.  Memory (Guided) Play

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(you may want to mix up the pile and then set some or all the pile out so the child can see their options, like so:

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Now have the child chose the correct card from memory to replicate the sentence you showed them.

3. Play Some Games


Template Instructions

Flash card type templates.  You can use these in a variety of activities (see activity suggestions above). 

Templates:

6 Words from the Wee Witch Story                color   or    B&W

6 More Words from the Wee Witch Story       color   or    B&W

4 More Words from the Wee Witch Story       color   or    B&W

 

2 MORE NOUNS + 4 EMOTIONS   (color)   or   (B&W)

 

6 PICTURE VERBS (past tense)   (color)  or  (B&W)

6 PICTURE VERBS (present tense)   (color)  or  (B&W)

6 SIGHT WORD VERBS (past/present)   (color)  or  (B&W)

6 SIGHT WORD VERBS (past/present)   (color)  or  (B&W)

 

6 ADJECTIVES - colors   (color)   or   (B&W)

 

6 HELPERS (articles and conjunctions)   (color)   or   (B&W)

6 HELPERS (prepositions)                       (color)   or   (B&W)

 

Printable version of these instructions