Follow the Clues: The Summer Games {A Descriptive Language Game}

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Follow the clues to describe sports and items related to the Summer Games. 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:

1) Clue cards with matching answer cards
-Describes six sports (cycling, gymnastics, archery, swimming, diving, tennis) using the descriptions of who, parts, location. A visual picture choice board is provided if needed for answer choices.
-Describes six items ( podium, coach, judge, athlete, torch, medal) using the descriptions of parts, action, location. A visual picture choice board is provided if needed for answer choices.

2) A poster to remind students of each category of clues (who, parts, location/ parts, action, location).

3) 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.

4) Communication notes to encourage carryover
Student direction page for independent centers (step-by-step pictures and words)

5) Compare & Contrast template: Students will choose two items to describe on the chart (using who, parts, location/ parts, action, location). Then compares/contrasts on the Venn diagram. After reading two short passages, students can also use the graphic organizer to compare/contrast winter vs summer Olympics.

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Looking for more activities for the Summer and Winter games?  Check out these:

SUMMER:

Gold Medal Articulation - Summer Games FREEBIE

The Summer Games: Language Style

WINTER:

Gold Medal Articulation - Winter Games FREEBIE

The Winter Games: Language Style

Follow The Clues: The Winter Games {A Descriptive Language Game}

Would You Rather: The Winter Games

Enjoy! Emily

Copyright © 2016 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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Follow the Clues: The Summer Games {A Descriptive Language Game}
Follow the Clues: The Summer Games {A Descriptive Language Game}
Follow the Clues: The Summer Games {A Descriptive Language Game}
Follow the Clues: The Summer Games {A Descriptive Language Game}