Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Dragons Love Tacos (Plus Freebie!)

I'm super excited to announce the return of Wild About Books Wednesday! If you're new to my blog, each Wednesday I'll be discussing a new book and sharing ideas about how to use that book to enhance language skills! Books are the perfect therapy tools and can be used to target a wide array of skills. If you're a teacher or SLP blogger, I'd love if you would link up to share your book ideas! You can share a book companion, a list of ideas, a craft to go with a book, a freebie, or whatever you're inspired to blog about! Just link back to me using the graphic at the end of this post!

Without further ado.. Let's jump right into this wild romp! Today I want to talk about one of my new favorites - (aff. link) Dragons Love Tacos by Adam Rubin. My bloggy bud, The School SLP, introduced me to this book during a Wild About Books Wednesday post in the past and I immediately fell in love! It's witty. It's cute. It's loads of fun.
Oh... I also whipped up a freebie that you can use with your students! First, let's taco 'bout the many ways you can use this book in therapy or in a classroom:

1) Cause and Effect - When these hungry dragons eat spicy foods, their ears smoke and they breathe fire! What a fun way to dissect cause and effect!
2) Execute Function - Work on your students' executive functioning skills and have them plan a taco party! This would be great to do during a therapy session for students who exhibit EF deficits or as a group assignment in the classroom.
3) Describing - Students can describe tacos and dragons. Whip out your EET (expanding expression tool)!

You can also simply talk about your favorite part of the story or sequence the events using these little printables:
If you want to snag this freebie just click HERE. I hope these printables will be useful for you! This book is perfect for an interactive read aloud and these pages could be used in a literacy center afterwards!

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*I included an Amazon affiliate link. I would never recommend a book that I didn't love!*

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  1. I bought this book this year! Thank you for the freebie!

  2. I'm so glad you're doing this series! I love incorporating books and literacy into therapy! I hope to get some awesome ideas! :)