Story of the Week: Goldilocks
This week we are looking at Goldilocks and the Three Bears. Here are some websites with the original story: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KndSVsY5HWM
There are other versions of the story and you can read them for fun. Here are links to some of those stories.
Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs by MO Willems: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ylZAiHaESdc
Goatilocks and the three bears by Erica S. Perl: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ezrtWn_UZuQ
Letter, Sounds: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WP1blVh1ZQM
CVC Word Practice: Alphablocks-April Fools Gold-Learn to Read: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CKSJdYidhg0
Sight Word Practice: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EppIgnilutw
Comprehension Questions (for discussion):
Who are the characters in the story?
Can you describe the setting in the story?
What are the things that Goldilocks does in the story?
Was Goldilocks a good little girl? Why or Why not?
Draw a picture of your favorite character and write a sentence telling why they are your favorite:
My favorite character is __________ because __________.
If you were Baby Bear, what would you tell Goldilocks?
If I was Baby Bear, I would tell Goldilocks __________.
How would you keep Goldilocks out of your house if you were the Three Bears?
I would keep Goldilocks out of my house by ______________ because ______________________.
Recruit your family to act out the story.
Art: Draw Characters from Goldilocks
Draw a cute girl (Goldilocks): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=feC0KpLye4c
Don’t forget to put a setting/background in your drawing.
The Silly Story of Goldilocks and the Three Squares by Grace Maccarone: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IulZjL2oToU
Dance and Sing:
Name the Shape Game: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=svrkthG2950
Shape Song https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yVgP3AZCfdU
STEAM Challenge: Goldilocks’s Bed
Ask: Can you make a bed to hold Goldilocks (20 coins -of the same size if possible) that will not break?
Imagine: Think of what you can use that you have at home to make Goldilocks’s bed (index cards, paper, tape, pipe cleaners, paper towel rolls, etc).
Plan: Draw/sketch what your bed and what materials you will use.
Create: Make it!
Test: Is the bed big enough to hold Goldilocks (the coins)? Did it hold Goldilocks’s weight?