Cash Cab Part Two: Receptive Language

Hopefully most of you saw my previous post about my Cash Cab Expressive Language Packet.

This packet is part 2 of that! It contains Cash Cab themed activities for targeting receptive language. You can find it in my TpT Store here.

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It is 83 pages long and contains 336 game cards targeting:

Comprehension (Listening or Reading)
Following Directions (Basic, Temporal, Conditional)
Sorting into Categories
Auditory Memory (2-4 words)

The packet also includes:
One Group Game Board
Individual Game Strips
Cash Cab Money Earning Score Sheets
Foil Cards
Shout Out! Cards
Game instructions for three ways to play
1 Set of Blank Cards
1 Set of Blank Red Light Challenge! Cards

Again, this game can be used all together or with only the sections you want/need to target!

Sample pictures can be seen below:

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Check it out in my TpT Store here.

Thank you 🙂

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Following Directions Action Game

This game is intended for elementary aged students! It targets following directions in a fun game that allows your students to get active and have fun! You can find it in my TpT Store here.

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To Play:
Decide who goes first. Have that student flip over one card at a time (pink, then orange, then blue). When all three are flipped over and put on the mat, they should complete the action with the correct prop. If they do the sequence correctly, they return their cards to the bottom of the deck.
If they get an OOPS! card, their turn is over. They should return the cards to the bottom of the deck.

Pink Cards = An action

Action Cards

Orange Cards = An object

Object Cards

Blue Cards = Where to put the object (on their body) or who to do the action with

Where? Cards

There is a mat included!

Sorting Mat

If this looks like something you could use in your speech room, check it out in my TpT Store here. THANK YOU!

Information Sheets for SLP Graduate School

I always secretly feel kind of bad for the families at our clinic in the beginning of the semester. They need to adjust each semester to a new graduate clinician and sometimes even a new time, day, or supervisor. In order to help each family I work with, I created THREE handouts perfect for any and all graduate students in an SLP program! They could even be customized for new SLPs in a school or clinical setting as well! I should also mention that all three of these documents are FREE. Enjoy!

1) Given on the first day of clinic!

Clinical Handout 1

I’ve found that this one helps so the family can stick it to the fridge and have a easy visual for phone numbers, contact information, and dates regarding the beginning and of the semester (because we all know it rarely coincides with their children’s school schedules!!). I think it’s also helpful to give them extra copies in case grandma or a neighbor needs to bring the kiddo a day or two! They can easily handout a copy to those people who will then have an address for their GPS, and the times, etc…

The download for this handout can be found at my TPT Store here.

2) Given after your goals have been set!

Graduate School Clinic Handout 2

I’ve found that both client’s and parents are interested to know the specific goals they/their child is working on in speech! But, sometimes our LONG Treatment Plan of Care documents are overwhelming, too clinical, and don’t give succinct information on what they can be doing at home to help with carryover and generalization! This document outlines the goals the client will be working on during the semester, and easy things they can do at home to help with progress!

You can download this file in my TpT Store here.

3) Given at the very end of the semester!

End of the Semester Clinical Handout

Similarly to the second documents, parents are often given paperwork at the end of the semester. Again, this paperwork is long, clinical, and not as helpful as we’d all like to think! This document could be filled in with the goals the client had for the semester, their progress, and what they can do over the break to continue to maintain that progress!

This last document can be found in my TpT Store here.

All of the files are in their original powerpoint format so all boxes can be edited for your personal specifications! Hope you and your clients find these helpful!

If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to email me at speechymusings@gmail.com! Thank you 🙂

Scholastic Read-Aloud Anthology Book Companion Packet

For older kids!!

Due to the feedback I received on Facebook, I created a packet that was intended for older kids &  middle schoolers. It is available here.

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This packet is meant to be used in conjunction with the Scholastic Read-Aloud Anthology. This book will need to be purchased separately and does not come with this purchase!

This packet is 32-pages long and contains printable worksheets for FIVE of the stories in the Read-Aloud Anthology.

Some of the activities included target…
-Story Comprehension
-Story Sequencing
-Discussion Questions
-Critical Thinking
-Vocabulary Development

All of the worksheets utilize no (or minimal) clipart so these would be appropriate for older students including those in middle school who are working on these reading skills.

The stories that these activities are based on tend to be around 3-4 pages long (in a tall, large book!). See sample pictures below:

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If this seems like something you might use, check it out in my TpT Store here.

Thank you!

The Great Fuzzy Frenzy Book Companion Pack

I have a new, exciting book companion pack! Below is the description from my TpT Store with sample pictures. You can find the product here.

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This is a 77-page book companion pack designed to accompany the book “The Great Fuzz Frenzy” by Janet Stevens and Susan Stevens Crummel.

**The book will need to be purchased in addition to this packet. It does not come with the purchase! You can find it on Amazon here.

There are activities included targeting the following:

-Phonological Awareness: 1 beginning letter sounds worksheet, 1 rhyming words sorting mat, 4 sets of 3 rhyming words to sort, 1 counting syllables sorting mat, 12 syllable words with pictures and 24 syllable words without pictures for sorting

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-Adjectives: 3 different worksheets for character description, 2 worksheets for describing items from the book

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-Inferences: 5 inference worksheets in 3 different styles

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-Learning About Prairie Dogs: One informational page, 18 comprehension question cards, 18 true/false question cards, 1 true/false visual for nonreaders

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-Story Comprehension Questions: 24 comprehension question cards, 24 true/false comprehension question cards

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-Story Sequencing: 18 sequencing cards (which event came first?), 6 event strips, sorting mat for event strips

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-Following Directions: 24 one step direction cards, 24 two step direction cards, 18 conditional direction cards, 1 printable ‘fuzz’ prop

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-Bullying: sort nice words vs mean words worksheet, discussion questions

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Plus:
-Game Board
-Homework Book (printable black and white small squares)
-Parent Handout

If that looks like something you’re interested in, take a look at it in my TpT Store here!

Thanks for looking!

Basic Concepts and Receptive Language Activity

This 76-page product was designed to use in a binder as a portable, complete resource to target basic concepts and listening skills.

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Pages target:
Color Sorting
Location Prepositions
Build A Face! (following directions)
Size (small, big, and medium)
Sorting By Seasons
Pronouns (she, her, he, him)
Sorting By Categories
Quantity (one, few, many)

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Included is:
-Picture Cards (36)
-Seasonal Sorting Cards (12)
-Build A Face Cards (9)
-Scene Pages (3)
-Following Directions Stimulus Cards (36 per scene)

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Homework is provided for:
-Color identification
-Pronouns
-Categories
-Quantity
-Size

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In order to be used fully as intended, you will need lamination paper, a binder, and a small amount of Velcro.

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It can be found in my TpT Store here.

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Fishy Perspective Taking

This game targets perspective taking. It is fish themed and 21 pages in length.

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It asks the student to identify what makes different people feel happy and sad. For example..

What makes the President feel happy? What makes the President feel sad?
compared to…
What makes a football player feel happy? What makes a football player feel sad?

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Included is…
-48 game cards (as shown above, there are 2 sheets of ‘pop culture’ type cards included with people such as Justin Bieber or Spiderman)
-perspective visual
-game instructions
-compare and contrast mat
-blank cards
-game board
-foil cards
-2 homework sheets (see the second one below)

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There is a set of cards asking the child to pick two and compare and contrast them as well on the included mat seen below.

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If this seems like something you’re interested in, head on over to my TpT Store here and check it out! Thank you 🙂

Facebook Themed Literacy Worksheets

This packet contains 6 varieties of Facebook themed literacy worksheets to be used after ANY book in order to reflect on…

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-Character Details (primary and minor characters)
-Place, Time, Setting
-Sequencing Events
-Problem and Resolution
-Vocabulary

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There is also a blank form so that you can write in your own questions!

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This activity would be perfect for those difficult to engage older students after reading! It could also be sent home as homework for books read at home!

Let me know what you think! I think this could be flexibly adapted to fit all sorts of targets as well! You can find it in my TpT Store here.

Solve It! Problem Solving Detective Packet

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My newest, 45-page packet targets problem solving, including:

-Deductive Reasoning
-Problem Solving
-Cause/Effect

It includes:
-What Might Happen Next? – Cause and effect cards. Students try to guess what will happen next. For example, “your mom forgets about the cookies while they are baking”.

-Guess My Word! – Students take turns drawing cards. The other students in the group ask questions to figure out the word. There is an included visual of possible questions for this activity as well.

-Clue Hunt! – Students try to guess the mystery word through a series of clues. First student to say the correct word wins!

-What Happened Here? – Cause and effect cards. The opposite of the first activity. Students try and guess what happened first to lead to the outcome on the card.

-Homework – Homework sheets are provided for cause/effect and guessing an object after clues are given. For example, ‘fruit, yellow, peels open’.

-Game Board
-Game Pieces
-Foil Cards

Sample pictures are below:

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You can find it in my TpT Store here. THANK YOU!! If you are interested in staying up to date on freebies, giveaways, and new posts, ‘like’ me on Facebook here.

Fluency Bingo!

My newest material is a Fluency Bingo Game. It targets fluency in words, phrases, sentences, conversation, and when describing a process. There are 32 cards for each level of difficulty.

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Also included are 6 different bingo boards and 4 different die that prompt the child to speak using different emotions, in different voices, at different volumes, and using different rates.

To play:

The child rolls one of the included die. They pick a card. They read the card aloud using the voice described on the die. Then, they announce to the group the picture on the bottom of the card. Everybody in the group can mark that picture off of their Bingo boards (if they have it). The first person to get five in a row shouts Bingo! and they win! 🙂

The file is 38 pages long and sample pictures are below:

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It is now available in my TpT Store here! THANK YOU!