The Dollar Challenge is a speech therapy activity to help students practice target words 100 times. It encourages student to earn a penny for every correct word they produce. After 100 trials, they will earn one dollar. If the student earns $15, they fill up their piggy bank!
Included in this packet: 50 pages of materials. All black and white options for print and go.
Targeted sounds in the initial and final position: P, B, M, T, D, F, V, K, G, J, S, Z, L, TH, SH, CH
Targeted blends in the initial position: S-blends, L-blends, R-blends
R & Vocalic R (EAR, ER, AR, IRE, OR, AIR) in mixed positions targeted
26 full sheet worksheets featuring 100 pennies and 10 target images
1 student bank worksheet
42 (half sheet) homework pages with 10 words each. One homework page for initial sounds and one page for final position of each targeted sound.
Blank homework sheets to write in custom words for older students (readers)
Blank full-sheet pages with 100 pennies to use with any targeted skill within mixed groups.
Print one student bank for each child (page 4).
Print the speech sound pages that match the student’s goals. (Pages 5-30).
Blank Pages are included (pages 31 and 53) to use for other goals in mixed groups or for written articulation words rather than pictures.
Give the student a crayon or marker. Let them practice speech words located at the bottom of the page. For each correctly produced word, color in one penny. After 100 trials are finished, celebrate earning one dollar! Color in the dollar at the top of the page.
As students earn dollars for saying 100 words, color in one dollar in the student’s bank.
Send home additional homework half-sheets for extra practice.
About the Author:
Jenna Rayburn, MA, CCC-SLP is an ASHA certified Speech-Language Pathologist. She works full time as a school SLP in Ohio. Jenna was an invited speaker at the American Speech and Hearing Association Convention in 2016. She’s presented at the national, state, and local level about a variety of topics related to school-based speech and language therapy. Jenna has created over 350 resources for her fellow SLPs and is the number one SLP seller on TpT.