12 Everyday Inventions and their African American Inventors BUNDLE

12 Everyday Inventions and their African American Inventors BUNDLE
12 Everyday Inventions and their African American Inventors BUNDLE
12 Everyday Inventions and their African American Inventors BUNDLE
12 Everyday Inventions and their African American Inventors BUNDLE
12 Everyday Inventions and their African American Inventors BUNDLE
12 Everyday Inventions and their African American Inventors BUNDLE
12 Everyday Inventions and their African American Inventors BUNDLE
12 Everyday Inventions and their African American Inventors BUNDLE
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12 Everyday Inventions and their African American Inventors BUNDLE includes three packets: 1) Follow the Clues 2) Language Edition 3) Would You Rather

1) FOLLOW THE CLUES
Follow the clues to describe everyday items and their African-American inventors. Visual structure is provided throughout the activities. These activities promote descriptive language skills, social interaction with questioning and answers between peers, and expanding sentence structure. It works bottom up to provide the detailed clues where students generate the answer, as well as top down where the item is given and the student describes it with details. The contents include:

-Ideas to preview and extend the learning content
-Clue cards with matching answer cards
-Describes 12 inventions (hairbrush, peanut butter, mailbox, super soaker, traffic light, pencil sharpener, potato chips, clock, ironing board, air conditioning, lunchbox, clock) using the descriptions of category, parts, function. A visual picture choice board is provided if needed for answer choices.
-A poster to remind students of each category of clues (category, parts, function)
-Descriptive Writing Sentence Builder. Each page has three sentences with supporting structure. There is also a word bank with three choices grouped by descriptive label. Each sentence uses all three labels taught within the descriptive set.
-Communication notes to encourage carryover
-Compare & Contrast template: Students will choose two items to describe on the chart using category, parts, function. Then compares/contrasts on the Venn diagram..


2) LANGUAGE EDITION

-Ideas to preview and extend the learning content
-Inventor info: Help your students build their background knowledge of 12 everyday items that were invented by African American men and women. Explore details of each invention in a passage following a similar format. For each invention, students will be able to reference the passage to write descriptions of the function, category, parts, and a fun fact. Finished papers can be used as visual support to then describe, compare, and contrast inventions.

Compare/Contrast: Students will describe inventions using the function, category, parts, inventor (plus add additional info) The text passages from the “background” section can be referenced for additional context and support. Student directions are written as first, next, last. Written template provided. Templates for chip/peanut butter and super soaker/lunchbox are provided, plus a blank to allow students to choose their own two inventions to compare/contrast.
-Venn diagram: Using the descriptive template, they will then compare and contrast the two structures using a Venn diagram

Vocabulary: Make a poster for a word wall using thematic vocabulary related to inventors. Some of the vocabulary is also included in the story, “Have You Thanked an Inventor Today?”.

Idioms: Learn, match, draw, write, & define common expressions as you celebrate 12 everyday items invented by African American men and women. Students will gain exposure to and experience with 36 themed idioms.
•LEARN – cards have idiom and meaning to provide exposure and teach meaning
•MATCH – match the idiom (lightbulb cards) to the correct meaning (larger cards with blank box)…can do as cut/paste or can laminate a set and students paperclip the matches together
•DRAW & WRITE – students use a template to draw a picture, write the definition, and create a meaningful sentence for each idiom (one idiom per page)
•DEFINE – students use idiom cards to quiz each other (can answer verbally or using the white board
Describing: Use a structured format to describe each of the 12 everyday inventions in this unit. The templates can also be used for other items students want to describe.
•Templates include brainstorming, sentence writing, and application to self.
Spinner game: attach paperclip with brad or use magnetic spinner on board or cookie sheet. Answer verbally or write in spaces.


3) WOULD YOU RATHER
Would You Rather questions are an engaging way to teach and reinforce language and communication skills.

-Ideas to preview and extend the learning content

16 conversation starter cards – students practice peer interaction, reasoning, and questioning skills to ask and answer questions within the everyday inventions theme

Cue cards for conversation & WHY questions – visual reminders for students as they learn how to answer questions and maintain conversations. These are also helpful to send home so that parents can follow-up using the same “language” being taught in class

Articulation recording sheet – Students can practice searching for, writing, and saying their target sounds. Opportunities to practice at the word, sentence, and conversation levels.

Reasoning recording sheets – Students can draw or write their responses



You can see more details about the individual products here:

12 Everyday Inventions and their African American Inventors: Follow the Clues
12 Everyday Inventions and their African American Inventors: Language Edition
12 Everyday Inventions and their African American Inventors: Would You Rather

Copyright © 2018 Emily Richardson, M.S., CCC-SLP; thespeechpathforkids.com.
All rights reserved by author. Permission to copy limited to single classroom use only.

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