Conversation Bundle 2 | Turn-Taking | Maintenance | Exchanges | Perspectives

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A money saving bundle of my 4 best selling conversation products! Games, teaching strategies, homework, worksheets and more for initiating conversation, increasing the number of exchanges, staying on topic, and using perspective taking/social language skills to respond kindly to others! These activities can be used over and over again, making your planning so easy! The variety of activities supports differentiated instruction for mixed groups at varied skill levels.

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+ I have only one verbal student in my room and he needed something to get the verbalization with others started....This is his saving grace! He spends time in this file folder and he comes out a talking young man! Thanks so much!!!!

+ Great resources. Much of this bundle is useful to download onto your iPad to use on the go without printing and laminating. Thanks!

+ This bundle had some really great ideas. Thank you!

+ Not too much prep required- good grab and use conversational activities.

+ This is a wonderful home practice tool for my clients that can involve the entire family. Thank you.

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Please note that the first three products are included in the separate Conversation Basics Bundle! Don't purchase this if you already own that bundle. Thanks!


Conversation Basics Bundle This bundle includes Conversational Topics and Turn-Taking, Conversation Maintenance, and Conversation Rules.

Conversation: Topics and Turn-Taking

1. practical therapy suggestions and directions.
2. Teach commenting and the flow of conversation with 93 pictured sentences to comment ‘I like/like to/ have/ ride/ varied verbs and the response ‘How about you?”
Topics include school, play, pets, tech, chores, places, times.
3. Practice negatives using the ‘I don’t like __” card option.
4. Increase the variety of topics using 30 topic cards with picture supports.
5. Include interjections using a file folder sorting activity, 24 photos, and a strategy visual.
6. Expand skills for asking questions using 12 picture-supported topic cards.

7. A set of 40 basic conversation cards in black/white with clip art suitable for older students.
8. Expand the variety of information talked about using 18 word only topic cards.
9. Practice remembering and comparing your students’ interests with a Venn Diagram worksheet to follow up the conversation.
10. Students learn to self-monitor using the rating sheet.
11. Apply the skills in the fun Conversation Roll-A-Topic Game with a spinner (or use colored dice.)

Conversation: Rules

1. Read ‘Conversation Rules’ to understand conversation vocabulary and basic rules.

2. Play the Conversation Board Game with 10 ideas for variations!

3. Use the 60 picture cards to decide if it is/isn’t a conversation.

4. Discuss the Conversation Social Rules MiniPoster and display it.

5. Complete and illustrate ‘My Conversation Book’ based on the social story.

6. Read ‘What is a Conversation?’ to understand the purpose of a conversation.

7. Play the ‘Conversation Race’ board game to expand the # of exchanges.

8. Play ‘Roll a Conversation!’ to converse with group members.

9. Play ‘Spin a Conversation’ with 12 different spinners.

10. Follow up with discussion questions for students to talk about conversations.

11. Play the ‘Topics of Conversation’ activity.

12. Make your own conversation spinners to use with family as homework. 4 worksheets.

13. Complete 2 worksheets to identify your friends’ interests after conversations.

14. Fill out 3 worksheets to compare/contrast your friend’s likes/dislikes versus yours.

15. Complete 6 pictured worksheets to identify if it is a conversation or not.

16. Keep track of data with 7 different data cards for students to fill out and measure their progress.

Conversation Skills: Topic Maintenance

  1. Naming Items in a Topic Activity.
  2. Listening for What Belongs in the Topic Activity.
  3. a Co-operative Timed Activity.
  4. a Beat the Clock Activity.
  5. Branching Out or Flying Away? Game with 4 seasonal game cards.
  6. 108 Category topic cards.
  7. a Conversation Responses Spinner Activity.
  8. 56 Branching Out in Conversation starter cards.
  9. Conversation Rounds Rounds Activity.
  10. Self Monitoring Scale.
  11. Topic Score Card for Groups.
  12. Student Strategy Poster and discussion sheets.
  13. Have a Conversation Activity Cards.
  14. 3 On/Off-Topic worksheets.
  15. 30 Tell the dialogue cards with comic strip scenes.
  16. 13 Write the Dialogue worksheets with comic strip scenes.
  17. 84 Conversation Bubble Cards: Which response stops the conversation?
  18. printable Conversation Jumps Board Game.

Conversation: Follow-Up Games

  1. Complete the worksheets for informal pre/post-assessment.
  2. Discuss and play using the 48 'What is the strategy?' cards.
  3. Play the 'Figure Out What to Say' printable board game with a spinner.
  4. Discuss and play using the 36 'Infer the Feelings' cards to practice the steps for thinking first and responding based on perspective-taking.
  5. Discuss and play using the 48 'Infer and Explain' cards.
  6. Play the 'Infer & Explain' board game.
  7. Implement these skills using the 56 'Conversation Sentence Starter' cards.
  8. Play the 'Conversation Follow-Ups Game.'
  9. Identify helpful and unhelpful statements for each strategy with 8 worksheets.
  10. Practice each strategy using 8 worksheets.
  11. Choose a strategy for responding independently and explain your choice with 4 open-ended worksheets.

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