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GUIDED READING: Teachers
  GUIDED READING: Parents

GUIDED READING EXCERPT:

Early Learners (age 2-5)  Scripted Suggestions for “Different is Just Different” 

BOLD indicates actual text. [---] indicates answers you are soliciting from the group

 

THIS IS SHOO BEAR. SHOO BEAR LOVES ANYTHING DIFFERENT.

  • Look at that hat! Have you ever seen a hat like that? How is Shoo Bear different?   [ a bear; funny name; wearing cowboy boots;]

SHE LOVES TO EXPERIENCE DIFFERENT THINGS.

  • Look at that sandwich! What is in there? [fish tail; bone; sock] Have you ever eaten a sandwich like that? Could a bear?

SHE KNOWS THERE ARE SHOES FOR DIFFERENT PLACES.

  • Point to flip flops--- what kind of shoes are these? Point to snow shoes--- what are these shoes for? Has anyone ever used them?

SHE KNOWS THERE ARE DIFFERENT SHOES FOR DIFFERENT PEOPLE.

  • Who is wearing shoes? Is anyone else wearing the exact same shoes as you? Have you ever had to change your shoes to do a job or go somewhere?

SHE KNOWS THERE ARE DIFFERENT PEOPLE WITH DIFFERENT NEEDS. SOME PEOPLE NEED HELP WALKING.

  • Do you know anyone that wears AFO’s (ankle-foot orthotics or braces on their legs) or uses a wheelchair or walker?

SOME PEOPLE NEED HELP SEEING.

  • Is there anyone at your house that uses glasses to see better? What is this cane for? Does anyone know?

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