These cards offer practical content for helping adolescents develop age-appropriate language skills. The formatstimuli on the front and answers on the back of the cardgives several teaching options.
Use the cards for direct instruction, to launch discussions, as stimuli in games, in learning centers, and for independent study. Each card has four to ten stimulus items. The content reflects the vocabulary and language demands of junior high and high school classrooms.
The material is organized into three major areas:
- Semanticsantonyms, synonyms, categories, similarities and differences, multiple meanings, idioms, and homonyms
- Syntax and Morphologypast tense verbs, discriminating verb tenses, pronouns, verbs and adverbs, and plurals
- Pragmaticsstating opinions, discussion topics, Who am I?, Persuade Me, and role-playing
Stimulus items within each skill area (e.g., antonyms, past tense verbs, etc.) are presented in a hierarchical order.
COMPLETE KIT INCLUDES:200, 4" x 6" double-sided, coated cards; and 13 instruction cards; all in a sturdy storage box. (©2009)