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Lola the Lion

Learn to use past tense regular verbs

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A pdf version of the lesson plan can be printed or saved on a PC or tablet. Supplemental Materials (Books and Smart Charts) for this lesson are listed below and are saved or printed separately. Smart Charts provide Unity icons for each lesson to assist with modeling target words.

Can-Do Activity Card

Lola the Lion


Instructions

Use this card with the book “Lola the Lion”. Take as long as your child needs to learn the skills. You may need to model the language multiple times for them to learn it. By modeling the language, you are motivating your child to learn.

Steps

  1. Model and prompt the verbs ending in -ed on the device. Model using them in simple sentences. Have your child practice making up sentences verbs ending in –ed.

  2. Help your child write a story using past tense verbs ending in -ed. Find pictures in magazines or on the internet to illustrate the story.

  3. Find other books containing past tense verbs in sentences. Read the books together. Ask your child to say the correct past tense verbs when you come to them.

Other

  • Read the book “Lola the Lion” with your child. Have them read the past tense verbs. The next time, have them read as much of the text as they can.

Communication Partner Card

Lola the Lion


Instructions

Print and make copies of this card to give to people working or interacting with your child. Ask them to help with the target goal by asking some simple questions. The more the child uses their device in different settings, the better communicator they will be. Fill in the blanks with your child’s name. Keep a copy of the book with your child to use during free time.

Steps

  1. _____ is working past tense verbs ending in –ed. Model using them in simple sentences. Have _____ practice making up sentences using past tense verbs ending in –ed.

  2. Help _____ write a story using past tense verbs ending in -ed. Find pictures in magazines or on the internet to illustrate the story.

  3. Find other books containing past tense verbs in sentences. Read the books together. Ask _____ to say the correct past tense verbs when you come to them.

Other

  • Read the book “Lola the Lion” with your child. Have them read the past tense verbs. The next time, have them read as much of the text as they can.
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Supplemental Materials

Books