Grammar Sticks will quickly become a staple in your therapy room for years to come. The words are supplemented with images, adding additional visual support which facilitates increased independence among early readers or English Language Learners. Instructional and Independent levels allow for differentiation and provide a systematic means for growth throughout the year. Detailed data sheets allow tracking for pre/post data or progress monitoring.
Note: If you have purchased the Language Sticks Growing Bundle you already own this product.
This Packet contains:
Instructions with Visual Examples
14 Double Sided Sticks in Instructional and Independent Levels
Grammar Sticks Included
Regular Past Tense Verbs
Irregular Past Tense Verbs (2)
Mixed Past Tense Verbs
Instructional Level: Instructional Grammar Sticks that allow for teaching grammar rules to build a solid foundation of learning in a hands-on manner
Independent Level: Grammar Practice using Visually Supported Targets that are Self-Checking by using the Instructional Stick Images on the Reverse Side
Write it Out: Written Language Practice for Grammar Targets
Detailed Data Sheets to use for Progress Monitoring, Pre/Post Data, or tracking RTI progress in the classroom setting
Are your students often described as hands-on or multisensory learners?
Mine are too. I love that interactive Language Sticks can be incorporated into a mixed group activity or used on their own. Students are able to interact with the Language Sticks, adorning them with clothespins, playdough, beans, small rocks, etc. It helps bring controlled choices into your therapy room as students can choose their sticks/manipulatives/reinforcement yet you provide the foundational materials that target their goals (i.e., irregular past tense). It is a win-win.
Do you feel like you spend the majority of your time taking data and less time really instructing students on the targeted skill?
I did. We live in a data driven world. I needed to find a balance between obtaining the data needed to support my students’ goals and instructing them how to improve the actual skill. I felt most of my time was spent assessing what they did not know with minimal instruction to teach those skills. Language Sticks allow me to instruct my students in a systematic manner with a direct correlation to application of learned skills.
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