The Brave Journey of Samuel and the Starry Night. (Activity To Practice Reading Comprehension, Social and Emotional Skills For Autistic Children)
This material, “The Brave Journey of Samuel and the Starry Night,” is an educational and support tool specially designed for autistic children. By addressing themes such as fear of the dark and anxiety in new situations, this story offers a unique and accessible approach to teaching social and emotional skills. Through the character of Samuel and his friendship with Lucía, children can learn about overcoming fear, empathy, and mutual support. The provided reading comprehension questions help reinforce text understanding and encourage personal reflection on topics such as courage and friendship. Additionally, the inclusion of interactive activities, such as completing dialogues in drawings of the story, encourages active participation and creative expression. This comprehensive approach not only improves reading skills but also provides valuable opportunities for autistic children to explore and express their emotions, and practice social interaction in a safe and structured context.