This is a read-aloud of Bear Says Thanks, written by Karma Wilson and illustrated by Jane Chapman, is highlighted in the November 2018 Saltillo Calendar. In this story, Bear is bored, and he misses his friends and wishes to find a way to say thank you to them. A big dinner seems like a good idea, but his cupboards are bare. What should he do?
Throughout the story, you'll find embedded words to model, including these suggested five words: bored, listen, say, thank you, and big. Additional words for modeling are also included in this read- aloud: read, more, turn the page, the end, and again. Model words to match the interest and needs of the person using the communication system as you explore different word combinations! Try combining previously targeted words highlighted in the first 10 months of our calendar.