Do your students come into the speech room and put their heads down on the desk? This used to happen with my middle school students every week. They were NOT happy to come to speech. I was feeling pretty defeated. I knew we weren’t making progress very… Continua a leggere
I’m back with more ‘STUFF’ you need. Haha. I am always joking that one day I will be trapped when a pile of my speech therapy stuff falls over on me. That impending doom isn’t enough to make me stop ordering though. Mr. UPS is probably wondering what I… Continua a leggere
Articulation Cards: 88 articulation cards for S/Z, L, & R. All words are from the book. Use the black and white sheets on pages 14 and 15 for ink dotters or coloring each time the students says their sound or word. Let your students search for their sound in the book using page 16. Pages 3-16.
Listening Comprehension: Read the paragraphs included about Sendak and the Caldecott Medal. Answer the comprehension questions. Pages 17-19.
Vocabulary: Students match the vocabulary word to the definition. Students match the vocabulary word to its synonym. Use the included worksheets for homework. Pages 20-27.
Sequencing/Retell: Use the included cards to sequence and retell the story. Pages 28-30. Use the included worksheets to retell the story and describe the characters. Pages 31-33.
EET Page: Use this companion page in conjunction with the Expanding Expression Tool Kit from Sara Smith. Page 34.
Adjectives: Complete the given pages that discuss adjectives to describe Max and other characters. Pages 35-37
Compare and Contrast: Use the Venn diagrams to compare characters and settings. Pages 38-40.
Five Senses Writing: Describe a wild land by creating an image for your reader. Use your 5 senses to describe it. Page 41.
Pronoun/Verb Sentences: Give each student one forest. During his/her turn the student should pull a card and generate a sentence that includes a pronoun and verb, then place the card in the forest. Pages 42-48.
Barrier Game/Felt Board: Cut out the given activities. Add Velcro to use them on a felt board for story retell. To use as a barrier game, split the materials between two students. Take turns giving directions and creating scenes from the story. Pages 49-54.
Basic Concepts: Name the basic concepts and ask the student to identify the correct card. Pages 55-57.
Object Functions/Attributes: Draw a card. Explain how you use each item or what each item does. Then describe other attributes (size, shape, color). Pages 58-62.
Dot Pages: Use the dot pages as reinforcers for any speech or language goals. Pages 63-65.
Comprehension Questions: Use the cards to target story
comprehension. Pages 65-68.
What Doesn’t Belong: Have the student identify which picture does not belong. Page 69-73.
Game Board: Use the game board with any of the task cards to motivate your students. Page 74.
February is such a busy month! In my speech room we will discuss Black History Month, The Super Bowl, Groundhog Day, and Valentine’s Day! Today I wanted to share a few options for Black History Month in your speech room.I have many students in grades 3… Continua a leggere
Baby it’s cold outside! I’ve been unpacking my winter themed items and decided to add a few new things! My solution to mixed groups has been to made multiple activity packets for different skills all based around one board game. SLPs can mix and match the decks for each kid in the group. It makes mixed groups a breeze!
I’m home on a ‘cold day’ instead of a ‘snow day’. That purple part is bad news. So I’m excited to take the time to write this today and share with you!
Game 2: Specific Skill Practice. Play with only one type of language card (or one card type per student). The student should move around the board. answering the predetermined type of questions. If they answer correctly, use the game points card to determine how many points the student has earned. You can track these points on the included, ‘My Game Points’ card.
Sarcasm: Use your tone of voice to say the phrase normally and sarcastically.
Compare & Contrast: Identifying features that are the same/different for the listed items.
Retelling Familiar Sequences: Tell the steps in sequence to complete the given task.
Generating WH questions: Develop a WH question that will match the answer given on the card.
Multiple Meaning Words:Name two different meanings for the given word.
Subjective & Possessive Pronouns (24 multiple choice) & Irregular Plurals (18 sentence completion)
Spot the Snowflake is a QR code inferencing activity. Students will try to match clues to the correct snowflake. The snowflakes are have a busy winter. Students need to figure out which snowflake the clue is describing. Some snowflakes are having snacks, some are playing sports, and others are ready to play in the snow. Read
To play print either the QR code activity (pages 3-9) or the regular version (pages 10-16). If you print the QR code version use any QR code scanner on the phone or tablet. DO NOT PRINT BOTH SETS. I do print both to use them with different abled groups, but I don’t want you to waste ink and print both if you don’t need both!
I competed in an Olympic event today. First I put on leggings and boots. Then I drove to CVS.I purchased saltines, popsicles, rolls, gatorade (purple only please), eggs, 4 cans of soup, and 3 different types of medicine. I was forced to talk two t… Continua a leggere
Alright. Don’t panic. Stay with me. I’ve got your first sessions of January planned. Breathe in, breathe out. I know that quick break will fly and you’re not even ready to think about January yet. I’m giving you a freebie today to get you pre… Continua a leggere
Guess the Gift is the Christmas version of one of my new favorites, Turkeys in Disguise. When I saw that hundreds of you were using Turkeys in Disguise I thought you might enjoy the same type of activity for December!
The activity works either using QR code or without them.
To give your students lots of support, only place a few options in front of them. To increase the difficulty, play with all 30 cards.
I’m finally finished with the Old Lady! These are packets #9 and #10! Until they publish a new book. And then I’ll be back! First up is the Christmas themed book There was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Bell. The other unit is There Was a Cold L… Continua a leggere