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SPEECH ACTIVITIES GRADES 1 - 3 | Special Education



Teach with endearing, favorite children's stories and build a variety of speech and language skills. Ready-to-use lesson plans, picture cards, and word definition cards make this set indispensable. Each story-based unit includes 16 activity sheets, 10 picture cards, 10 definition cards, instructions, and teaching suggestions. (You supply the easy-to-find story books.)

Target these skill areas:

  • Receptive and expressive vocabulary: worksheet activities target approximately twenty nouns, verbs, and adjectives from each book
  • Hands-on activities: fun, easy crafts and other activities are perfect for language enrichment
  • Concepts: concepts and their context in the featured book are listed for teaching purposes
  • Phonological awareness: develop early literacy skills with worksheet activities in rhyming, syllable identification, syllable blending, or listening for beginning sounds in words
  • Articulation and phonological pattern activities: use the picture cards and consonant cards to elicit articulation and phonological patterns; practice target words and patterns by themselves and in the context of the story
  • Questions: questions about the featured story are arranged developmentally from yes/no questions to who, what, when, where, how and why questions; ask the questions during or after reading the book; questions pertaining to the child's everyday experiences are included
  • Expansion Activities: multisensory, interactive learning ideas are given for each children's book for further reinforcement of speech and language goals

The units are based on these books (books are not included in the kit):

  • Amazing Grace
  • Caps for Sale
  • Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs
  • Corduroy
  • Hey, Al
  • Miss Rumphius
  • Strega Nona
  • The Hat
  • The Wednesday Surprise
  • Where the Wild Things Are

To see more of this product's contents:

COMPLETE KIT INCLUDES: 176-page book with printable, reproducible student activity pages and 200 cards (100 full-color picture cards and 100 definition cards) all in a vinyl folder. (2011)


  • Publisher: Pro-Ed Inc
  • Grade Level: All
  • Item #: 37631

Price: $52.00   SRP: $52.00