There are so many people that help keep our community a wonderful place. This speech and language unit is themed with community helpers and provides a wide variety of targets. Use this unit near Veterans Day or Earth Day to tie into the natural holidays during small group speech therapy sessions.
Community Helpers Speech and Language Thematic Pack for Mixed Groups.
This community helpers speech and language set includes 1 cover card, 17 target cards, 4 game cards, and 2 blank cards for each of the following skills:
(Doctor) Time to Check Up on Details: Listening for details in sentences.
(Chef) Cooking Up Good Speech: Open-ended articulation cards.
(Firefighter) Put Out Analogies: Complete the analogy cards.
(Garbage Collector) Trash or Treasure What Doesn’t Belong: Choose what doesn’t belong from a group of 4.
(Police Officer) Follow the Law with Directions: 3-step direction cards.
(Crossing Guard) Cross into Comparisons: Identify similarities and differences among the two items.
(Nurse) Taking Care of Conversations: Conversation starters.
(Mail Carrier) Delivering Up Regular Verbs: Regular verb cards for sentence formulation.
(Construction Worker) Construct a Sentence Irregular Verbs: Irregular verb cards for sentence formulation.
(Teacher) Teach Me Familiar Sequences: Everyday routines for sequencing events.
(Farmer) Reap What You Sow Expected & Unexpected Behaviors: Expected and unexpected behavior scenarios in the community.
How to use: Cards can be cut and laminated or kept as a whole page in a sheet protector and used for drill activities during speech and language sessions. Game cards (4 of each helper) can be cut, laminated and used together to provide reinforcement in a fun way!
Bonus: 12 different community helper cards to practice subjective: he, she; objective: her, him; possessive: his, hers pronouns. Cards can be used to describe what each helper does, targeting present tense –s verbs as well as possessive ‘s for what belongs to each helper.
An open-ended token board is provided (two copies). Print extra copies for each student in the group. Use with bingo chips and dice to see who can fill up the board first.
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