Let's Go Nuts Interactive Reading Prompt Cards

Let's Go Nuts Book Cover

Here's your Book Prompt Card for Let's Go Nuts!

What's a Book Prompt Card? A card designed to be cut out and placed inside your Anywhere Pocket.

What's an Anywhere Pocket? A self-adhesive, clear pocket that can be placed on the end pages at the beginning of a book.

Side A

Let's Go Nuts Book Cover
Before the Story

What do you see on the cover?  The book is called, "Let's Go Nuts!"  Have you ever heard anybody say that?  What do you think it means?  There's a second part of the titles, "Seeds We Eat."  What seeds do you eat? There's something else reallly special about this book--I'm not going to read it like I read other stories.  I'm going to chant the words like a cheer!

During the Story?

As you read,  see if the children can repeat some of the rhymes with your same enthusiams:  Love a legume?  Lentils--!  Chickpeas, split peas.  Fill your tum!  Encourage children to point when they see familiar food.  Read the sentence "Greet your grains" and ask the children, "How do you greet someone?"  Turn and greet your neighbor.

After the Story

Mmmmmm.  Who's hungry after looking at all this food?  Let's plan a tasting party.  Invite families to participate by bringing nuts, seeds, and spices that they eat at home.

Becker's School Supplies, ShopBecker.com, Let's Go Nuts, Item # 9781442467286
 

Side B

Vocabulary Boosters
  • Spice - Something that grows like a vegetable but is used to make our food tasty!  (Try a spice smelling activity)
  • Nod – As in nod your head. Show children how to move their head up and down. Practice nodding when you get to the sentence, “Nod for navy.”
  • Macadamia – A type of nut that grows on a tree (in Australia) and that you can eat.  “Wow this word has 5 syllables – let’s stamp our foot for each syllable. Let’s make a list of all the nuts we can name.”
  • Open Sesame – This is a fun phrase to teach children. It’s means to magically open something or make something easy to attain.
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Becker's School Supplies, ShopBecker.com, Let's Go Nuts, Item # 9781442467286
 
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