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Sheep in a Jeep

by Nancy Shaw


Kids LOVE this book! It is funny with great illustrations. The predictable text and rhymes promote teaching literacy in a fun, fun way.

Here are some materials to support lessons using this book: 


There is some vocabulary that may be new to students, such as steer, steep, or cheap. Review words before during or after reading together. 


Question cards to check story comprehension


Rhyming Words

This book is all about rhymes! Here are some activities to support lessons on rhyming. 


Check out many of the rhyming songs, such as "Down By The Bay"


Counting Craft

Put the Sheep in the Jeep. Cut, match and paste the colored sheep to the corresponding jeep and count how many there are.



Phonemic Awareness - Final P

Listen to the ending /p/ sounds in words. How many ending /p/ words can you find in the story? 

Here are other final /p/ activities: 



Phonics and Spelling

Match the beginning letter/sound of the color word to the corresponding jeep.

Listen for the long /E/ sound in words. How many can you find? Are they spelled the same way? 

Here is a game with the ee/ea spelling in words. 

Here are more  activities with /E/


Irregular plurals: Print these using the "magic index cards" template.  Print the singular on the front, load the same cards into the printer and print the plurals on the back or make separately for matching or concentration game activity.



Draw your favorite part of the story.


Writing /eep/ words

Finish the sentence....

Sheep tongue twisters for older students.