My Book Companion (Basic Version) for Tuesday (written/illustrated by David Wiesner) is intended for speech-language pathologists or teachers instructing small groups with differentiated goals. This companion provides a 230+ word vocabulary list sourced directly from the story text and illustrations that is arranged alphabetically under four different subcategories.
- By phoneme (initial position, medial position, and final position of words as applicable, organized for the following phonemes: /p/, /b/, /m/, /t/, /d/, /n/, /k/, /g/, /ŋ/ "NG," /h/, /f/, /v/, /s/, /z/, /∫/ "SH," /t∫/ "CH," /dჳ/ "DG," /ჳ/ "ZH," /w/, /l/, /r/ /ɚ/, /θ/ voiceless/unvoiced "TH," /ð/ voiced "TH"
- By number of syllables (one syllable, two syllable, and three or more syllables)
- By word or syllable structure: Vowel-Consonant (VC), Consonant-Vowel (CV), Consonant-Vowel-Consonant (CVC), Consonant 1-Vowel 1-Consonant 2-Vowel 2 (C1V1C2V2), Consonant-Consonant-Vowel (CCV) and Consonant-Consonant-Vowel-Consonant (CCVC)
- By word type (noun, verb/action, and descriptive words)
This versatile 37 page document makes a handy reference for SLPs and reduces planning time. Use it as a foundation for creating lesson plans addressing articulation/phonological processes and language skill development.