Optional Resources for Students During COVID-19
Articulation (Speech) Resources
Week 8: Speech Activities
Monday: Play Tic-Tac-Toe by writing words with their sounds on the spaces. Say each word 5 times as you play the game.
Tuesday: Draw an animal that has your speech sound. Say the word 5 times.
Wednesday: Pretend you are going on vacation. Name 10 things you’d pack in your suitcase that have your speech sound.
Thursday: Play a game with your parents or siblings. Practice using your speech sounds during the game.
Friday: Pretend you’re driving to your favorite restaurant/store/place. Name 5 things with your speech sound that you’d see on the way there.
Week 8: Level 1 Language Activities
Monday: Name 3 parts of a dresser.
Tuesday: Name 3-5 items from the group: Farm Animals
Wednesday: Where would you find these things: Milk, hanger, book
Thursday: What group do these items belong in? Peach, Apple, Pear
Friday: Find 3 things made of wood
Week 8: Level 2 Language Activities
To help with understanding and use of both oral and written language you can complete the following with your student
Monday: 20 questions. Guess the answer based on the following clues. I am a PLACE
1) I am in America 2) I am named for a US president 3) I am a capital city 4) I am home to Capital Hill. 5) My initials stand for District of Columbia 6) I can see the Lincoln Memorial 7) I am the only US City not in my own state 8) The Supreme Court meets in me 9) Visit the White House when you visit me.
Tuesday: Syntax- Sentence construction-
Make a sentence using the following conjunctions 1) Since 2) Although 3) Because
Wednesday: Following directions- Give your student a pencil and a blank piece of paper. Let them read the following-
Instruction- read through ALL the following steps before you begin. Read the directions carefully and do exactly what they say.
Thursday: Context clues-
Fluency (Stuttering) Resources
Week 8: Fluency Activities
Monday: Say the following sentence using “easy/fluent” speech, then again with “bumpy/dysfluent” speech. Do you like pickles (several food items)?
Tuesday: Tell 5 things you would take on a picnic, using slow and easy speech.
Wednesday: Say the following sentence using super slow speech then again with super-fast speech. “Did you see the firetruck?"
Thursday: Say the following sentence using 1 or more pauses. The kids had fun at the beach.
Friday: People usually don’t stutter when they sing, whisper or talk in unison. Give it a try! Sing your favorite song and see if you notice any stuttering moments.
AAC/Significant Communication Resources
Week 8: AAC/Significant Communication Ideas
As you go about your day, you do much more than requesting. That means we need to teach our device users to communicate in a variety of ways too.
Why do I communicate? To advocate for myself
When do I self-advocate?
How can you self-advocate this week?
Week 8: Preschool Speech-Language Activities
Monday: Read the book “Jump, Frog, Jump!” with your child or watch the book online at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=scwwxjzayXM
Tuesday: Have your child point to vocabulary of pictures in the book, such as “Point to the frog” “Point to the snake” or label the items in the book by saying “What is this?”
Wednesday: Work on spatial concepts (examples: in, on, under) by asking your child “Where is the snake?” (ex: in the grass) Where is the turtle? (ex: under the net) (Where are the kids? (ex: in the boat).
Thursday: Ask your child questions about the book such as “What did the frog do?” “What sound does a snake make?” “Where does a fish live?”
Friday: Have your child retell the story