This book companion will help students reflect on what made Temple unique and how being different helped her change the world, and then write about their own passions and unique ideas. This would be a great way to merge growth mindset and literacy! (1, 2, 3, 4). CLICK HERE for this FREE resource from Natalie Lynn.
Different, Not Less
Designed to be used in conjunction with the story "The Girl Who Thought in Pictures: The Story of Dr. Temple Grandin" by Julia Finley Mosca, this printable activity helps students to organize their thinking as they read and discover that what makes them different is what makes them soar! This free sample resource includes three graphic organizers and an easy-to-assemble craftivity. (2, 3). CLICK HERE for this FREE activity from Edventures at Home.
Temple Grandin Comprehension Foldable
This one page Temple Grandin foldable is the perfect print and go activity to pair with learning about diversity, students with special needs, and Autism. It teaches students that everyone is unique, and includes comprehension questions along with a student reflection piece to encourage students to find what makes them special. (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6). CLICK HERE for this FREE resource from The Sprinkle Topped Teacher.
Activities for The Girl Who Thought in Pictures.
This resource contains several activities and discussion questions to go with the book, The Girl Who Thought in Pictures. (2, 3). CLICK HERE to get this FREE resource from One Room Schoolhouse.
Reading Comprehension Activities
This free resource is designed to help young readers develop their reading comprehension skills while learning about the extraordinary life and accomplishments of Dr. Temple Grandin. (K, 1, 2, 3). CLICK HERE for this FREE resource from Lindsey Goff Viducich.
Autism Awareness Mini-Lesson
This autism awareness mini lesson is SO much fun for kids! "The Girl Who Thought in Pictures The Story of Dr. Temple Grandin" is so engaging and along with this lesson students gain such a great understanding for autism and what it means to be different! (PreK, K, 1, 2, 3). CLICK HERE for this FREE resource from Katelyn Populus.
The Girl Who Thought in Pictures Free Extension Activities
Check out these free book extension activities for “The Girl Who Thought in Pictures: The Story of Dr. Temple Grandin.” In this free pack, your students will draw their own thoughts, create an invention, describe Temple, and write in response to the text.(1,2,3,4,5). CLICK HERE for this FREE resource from Swimming into Second.
Step into the world of Dr. Temple Grandin! Your students can use this set of FREE response sheets to discover how they are alike and different from Dr. Temple Grandin and what makes them unique. A question and answer sheet about Autism is also included. (2, 3, 4). CLICK HERE to get this FREE resource from Having a Fields Day.
FREE Reading Response Sheets
This file is an 11 page download that includes 8 different reading response sheets for before, during and after reading responses. (2, 3). CLICK HERE for this FREE resource from The Schoreder Page.
Differentiated Story Graph
This graphic organizer complements the children's book, "The Girl Who Thought In Pictures," by Julia Finley Mosca. Students will demonstrate comprehension by completing this story graph about Temple Grandin. (1, 2, 3, 4). CLICK HERE for this FREE resource from Exceptional Thinkers.
Character Graph, Flip Book, and Writing
Learn about Dr. Temple Grandin with these fun reading activities. Included is the story of Temple Grandin, a character graphic organizer, a flip book comprehension activity, writing prompts, and more. (1, 2, 3, 4). CLICK HERE to purchase this resource from Exceptional Thinkers.
These activities focus on rhyming words that are used in the story! There are three activities to choose from and would be great for center work during your study of this book! (1, 2, 3). CLICK HERE for this FREE resource from KABB Educational Resources.
Free Temple Grandin Companion Activities
This free packet will guide you in sharing the wonderful book with your class as a read aloud. There are also two activities that will get your students thinking about Temple and her challenging life. (2, 3, 4). CLICK HERE for this FREE resource from Crockett's Classroom.
Whole Group Reading Lesson
Engage your students with a whole group reading lesson based on the Dr. Temple Grandin story. This lesson is aligned with the Common Core State Standards, and it supports critical thinking with texts. (3, 4, 5). CLICK HERE for this FREE resource from The Literacy Butler.
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. (K,1,2) CLICK HERE for this FREE resource from My Happy Place.
Reading Response Writing Prompts
Engage your students with higher level thinking skills as they respond to this great book with four different writing prompts. Each prompt was designed to help your students personalize the themes from this book and use the skills of connecting, analyzing and evaluating. (2,3,4,5). CLICK HERE for this FREE resource from Amy Biddison - Teaching in Blue Jeans.
This easy to prep ELA activity will introduce your students to who Temple Grandin is and will off some insights into the lives of autistic people. When finished, this activity provides a quick and easy Bulletin Board idea which will impress your parents and administrators. (1, 2, 3). CLICK HERE for this FREE resource from Savvy Teaching Tips.
The Girl Who Thought in Pictures Sampler
This freebie is a sampler of worksheets to accompany the book "The Girl Who Thought in Pictures" by Julia Finley Mosca. Retell the story of Temple Grandin, explain a time when you felt different, and compare yourself with Temple on a Venn diagram. (3, 4, 5, 6). CLICK HERE to get this FREE resource from Mrs. Strawberry.
The Girl Who Thought in Pictures Activity Package
This activity package accompanies the book "The Girl Who Thought in Pictures" by Julia Finley Mosca. 13 pages of worksheets and activities are included, including a craft idea to display your worksheets in your classroom. Includes a 6-page project to create an invention for an animal - just like Temple! (3, 4, 5, 6). CLICK HERE to purchase this resource from Mrs. Strawberry.
After reading "The Girl Who Thought in Pictures: The Story of Dr. Temple Grandin" by Julia Finley Mosca why not introduce this tabbed book activity to your class! The students will need to think and convey their answers in pictures for each page covering the main points of Who, What, Where, When, How, and Why (2, 3, 4). CLICK HERE to get this FREE resource from Miss Jennifer Ward.
Discussion Cards and Paper
Help your students or child make connections and think critically about this amazing book! This resource has six different discussion cards to help you dive into the book. There are also written response pages. (K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5). CLICK HERE for this FREE resource from Level Up by Christine Cullen.
This little meta cognition freebie goes along perfectly with the book : The Girl Who Thought in Pictures: the Story of Dr. Temple Grandin by Julia Finley Mosca. After reading about the extraordinary Dr. Grandin, use this freebie to get your kiddos to think about what THEY like to think about! (1,2,3,4,5). CLICK HERE for this FREE resource from Primary Planet by Hilary Gard.
After reading the book The Girl Who Thought in Pictures The Story of Dr. Temple Grandin by Julia Finley Mosca, have your students engage in this visualizing activity. This is a great way to for students to really concentrate and "see" what they see in their head. (1,2,3,4,5). CLICK HERE for this FREE resource from Shawna Devoe - The Picture Book Teacher.
Rhyme Hunt Freebie
A fun "rhyme hunt" to go with the engaging prose of the story. Students will have fun looking for the rhymes, and teachers will be equipped with an answer key. (not grade specific). CLICK HERE for this FREE resource from Very Perry Classroom.