Lou Knows What to Do: Supermarket
Whether he’s in a new situation or a challenging one, Lou’s prepared. His special bubble wand shows him the future, helping him see what he needs to do and say to be successful. So when it’s time to go to the supermarket, whether he’s with a parent, teacher or by himself, he knows what to expect and how to handle himself. Lou’s bubble wand will help him be successful in any social situation that could be a challenge for him.
Lou Knows What to Do: Supermarket is the first title in a series of “social stories” written to show children how an intriguing character such as Lou can be comfortable and successful in any situation that could be a challenge. Each Lou Knows What to Do title is written for students in grades pre-K to 5 including those with a variety of developmental levels and learning styles. Lou Knows What to Do is an excellent read for students living with an autism spectrum disorder. 24 pgs.
Published by Boys Town Press
I have used this book for social skills lessons in an elementary school. It is a functional, easy read for all of my caseload and the wh- questions provided at the end make this an easy book to incorporate in lessons!
I had so much fun using this book and I can’t wait to continue to share Lou with more kids! My kids were so engaged and related so much to the story. Amazing!
Lou Knows What to Do: Supermarket by Kimberly Tice and Venita Livack is the first in a series of social stories that display how to be comfortable in situations that may be challenging. It’s particularly an excellent series for children with autism or even anxiety. Lou Knows What to Do: Supermarket follows Lou as he goes through the motions of shopping at the grocery store and what he should and shouldn’t do.
A delightful, full-color 23 page booklet regarding a visit to the supermarket. "When he blows a bubble, he can see what will happen and then he knows how he should act." Lou learns a lot about behaving in a supermarket. For instance, he knows he isn't to run and down the aisles, because it isn't safe. The reader will have a chance to review Lou's supermarket behavior by taking the quiz at the end of the booklet.