The illustrations are interesting and colorful, and they hold the attention of the reader without detracting from the words. This is a must read in any classroom!
The activity book has a variety of ideas including ways to politely interrupt when it becomes necessary. After getting a dose of his own medicine, Louis talks with his mom.
The card is taped to their desk button side up. The main character is Louis. An up arrow is placed to the right of the button.
At the end of the story, his mother taught Louis how to not interrupt. When he got there, he wanted to say something when the teacher was t My third grade student C wrote this book review: Some other important characters are his family.
On one side, they color their card green and write "Speak with good purpose" and on the other side, they color the card red and glue their button. In the beginning of the story, Louis was going to school.
I recommend to people because it teaches how to not interrupt.
Then, Courtney interrupted Louis, so the teacher scold her. The characters in the story with him are just like the friends, teachers and family members any child reading the story might have. Louis was so surprised those words waited there until he was ready to breathe them in and speak!
Once the floor is open for questions or discussion, the teacher can display the green side. Have you ever had a volcano erupt during your guidance lesson?
When the teacher wants students to wait before asking questions, the red side can be displayed. When he got home, Louis told his mother about it. I have used this book in classroom guidance, small groups, and individual counseling!
When a Volcano Erupts…In Class! Anyone can use a reminder It is a fantastic book for life skills and manners, and is ag appropriate in every way. On the red side, the students would glue a button or a picture of a button to the left. So far, the teachers seem to like the idea and are using it.
Tuesday, January 10, My Mouth is a Volcano! This book is about a boy named Louis who has a big problem with "erupting" interrupting.
I reminded the students that although the green card is displayed,they should still raise their hands and wait until the teacher calls on them. The AR level is 3. Front and back of the card I enjoyed doing this lesson with my first grade friends. Each student is given a button and an index card.His mouth is a volcano!
But when others begin to interrupt Louis, he learns how to respectfully wait for his turn to talk. Told from Louis' perspective, this story takes an empathetic approach to the habit of interrupting and teaches children a witty technique to help them manage their rambunctious thoughts and words.
To ask other readers questions about My Mouth Is a Volcano!, please sign up. Be the first to ask a question about My Mouth Is a Volcano! His problem followed him from school to daycare to his home.
He was scolded, earned time-out and was sent to his room. The next day he went to school and two other /5. All teachers need a great picture book read aloud to reinforce classroom management the first week of school.
My Mouth Is A Volcano by Julia Cook is a great picture book that teaches students about how to have self control and not interrupt when others are talking.4/5(). My Mouth Is A Volcano presents the opportunity for great character development discussions, such as respect and taking turns.
As we know, a class that respects each other allows for much greater and effective peer collaboration. What We’re Reading: My Mouth is a Volcano! January 15, by Lauren Hill 1 Comment What We’re Reading is a weekly series here at Mama’s Learning Corner.
This Interrupting Handouts & Reference is suitable for Kindergarten - 2nd Grade. Everybody loves to contribute to the conversation, but it needs to be done politely so as not to interrupt. Help your little ones learn how to add to a conversation appropriately with a few activities that complement the book, My Mouth is a Volcano.Download