Saturday, March 11, 2023

FREE SOCIAL STUDIES LESSON - “The Girl Who Thought in Pictures Temple Grandin Book Reflection”

by My Happy Place
Kindergarten - 2nd Grade

This follow-up activity to Julia Finley Mosca’s The Girl Who Thought in Pictures: The Story of Dr. Temple Grandin, allows students to reflect on the life of Temple Grandin while making text-to-self connections. With the included worksheet, students draw and write about an aspect (or aspects) of themselves that make them unique.

This activity is best completed after a class discussion about Dr. Grandin and the characteristics that made her unique as a child and as an adult (as well as how those characteristics contributed to her success as an adult). The worksheet is included with two different line styles/sizes. Choose the page that will work best for your students. Additional lined pages are included if you wish to have children write more than will fit on the worksheet.

About the Book 

The Girl Who Thought in Pictures: The Story of Dr. Temple Grandin Is a picture book biography of Dr. Temple Grandin. The illustrations that accompany the rhyming text support the story and add details to enhance understanding. The book also includes additional biographical information for teachers at the end, as well as a timeline of Temple Grandin’s life.

Book images created by Daniel Rieley are used with permission from The Innovation Press.

Click here to see more resources to support books from The Innovation Press. 

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