Joseph Had a Little Overcoat: Flash Card Games

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Expand the vocabulary of young readers with this series of five activities based the children's book Joseph Had a Little Overcoat by Simms Taback. From playing bingo to group storytelling, a variety of different approaches are presented for teaching nearly 40 different words from this story. Choose to teach all of the included terms, or pick specific words that address the learning needs of your pupils. This is a great resource for teachers looking to engage students in learning about common affixes, past and present tense verbs, compound words, and much more. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Classroom Considerations
  • This resource is only available on an unencrypted HTTP website.It should be fine for general use, but don’t use it to share any personally identifiable information
  • Includes two sets of flash cards: one with the vocabulary words and one with corresponding pictures
  • Activities can be easily adapted to teaching vocabulary from any story or subject area
  • Supplemental instruction is required to teach specific word analysis strategies and spelling patterns