When we listen to a story and look at the pictures, we use what we know and what we hear and see to make up our minds about what is happening in the story. drawing conclusions When we use what we know and what we read to decide things about the story, we are drawing conclusions.
Page 5 Where are these four children going? How are these children getting to school? Pages 6–7 How does Ellen get to school? What does she see on her way? Pages 8–9 What is this boy doing? Have you ever gone roller skating?
Pages 10–11 What else can take children to school? Why would children take a bus or car? Pages 12–13 What place does this picture show? What do these children take to school? Pages 14–15 What are children using to get to school here? How many cable cars do you see?
Pages 16–17 What are these boys riding? What other stories have we have read with trains? Pages 18–19 Why are the children running toward the trolley? Pages 20–21 What are these children wearing? Why are they wearing winter clothes?
Pages 22–23 Is this a warm or cold place? How is this boy keeping cool? Pages 24–25 What is the background of both of these pictures? What is another way to get down the mountain? Pages 26–27 What are these children using? Why do they use the radio?
Pages 28–29 How can someone in this rainy picture get to school? What could you see from the top level of that bus? Pages 30–31 How is this boy getting to school? Why do you think he is running? Pages 32–33 What are all these people waiting for? What kind of train is this?
Pages 34–35 What are these children riding to school? Could you walk to school in this weather? Pages 36–37 Where do you think these children are going? How do you get to school? Pages 38–39 What is written on the map? Which children live near you?
What are some of the ways the children in this book go to school? Do you think any of these are unusual ways to get to school? Which ones? Does where you live make a difference in how you travel to school? Why?
The School Bus Run http://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/razzledazzle/onceuponatale/school/index.shtml Starfall- letter Yy http://www.starfall.com/n/level-k/letter-y/load.htm?f Starfall- letter Qq http://www.starfall.com/n/level-k/letter-q/load.htm?f Cookie Monster- Letter Yy http://pbskids.org/sesame/letter/y.html Cookie Monster- Letter Qq http://pbskids.org/sesame/letter/q.html The Whirlyword Machine-CVC game http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/wordsandpictures/cvc/whirl/index.shtml Story: Piggy Goes To School (Joe reads on Noggin) http://www.noggin.com/shows/storytime.php Off To School With Elmo http://www.sesameworkshop.org/sesamestreet/stories/read.php?contentId=64880&correc t=true&page=23 Kindergarten Kove http://www.scsk12.org/SCS/subject-areas/Kindergarten-Kove/K.5.6.html