Happy Earth Day ~ Language Packet
A 95-page packet targeting a variety of language skills:
**Formulating and Writing Sentences
**Multiple Meaning Words
1) Building Sentences: Students will unscramble words to build sentences up to 10 words in length (with an Earth Day theme). 3 sentences per page, 5 pages, plus 1 template page to create your own word banks.
2) Formulating Sentences (3 activities): 1) Cards: Cut apart cards, put in a pile/bag. Students take turns picking cards and must use each word in an Earth Day-related sentence. 3 pages of cards (9 on each page), 1 template page to add your own words! 1 page with boxes/lines for writing sentences! **You can also leave the Earths as a worksheet page...have students point to an Earth and use that word in a sentence. 2) Coin Toss: 1 page of “Coin Toss” Game (students toss a coin on to the page...make a sentence with the word that is closest to the page. 1 point for landing on/near a word (and using it in a sentence), 2 points if you land on a picture! Keep a tally! 3) Worksheet pages with vocabulary for writing sentences: student use each word to write a sentence, 5 pages (3 vocabulary words per page).
3) Synonym Cards: 1) Memory: Students must find the words that mean the same. 2) Pick an Earth: put Earths in a bag/pile, students pick cards and must tell a word that means the same. 5 total pages (6 Earth cards per page), plus 1 create your own page.
4) Synonym Worksheets: Match the synonyms (draw lines to words that mean the same), 2 pages. Write a synonym on the line, 3 pages, plus 1 create your own page.
5)Antonym Cards: 1) Memory: Students must find the words that mean the opposite. 2) Pick an Earth: put Earths in a bag/pile, students pick cards and must tell a word that means the opposite. 5 total pages (6 Earth cards per page), plus 1 create your own page.
6) Antonym Worksheets: Match the antonyms (draw lines to words that mean the opposite), 2 pages. Write a opposite on the line, 3 pages, plus 1 create your own page.
7) Multiple Meaning Words: Cut apart the words. Students tell 2 different meanings of each word. Suggestions for use: 1) Memory (print 2 copies of each card), 2) use as flashcards, or 3) “Pick from a Pile” (pick cards from bag/pile). 8 pages (same spelling and different spelling included), plus 2 Create Your Own page.
8) Associations: 1) Worksheets: Students orally (or they can write on a separate piece of blank paper) explain how two items are related, or go together. 2 pages with Earth Day theme, 3 pages with Everyday Vocabulary. 2) Cards: Cut apart cards. Students pick cards and tell how the items are related. 6 cards per page. 2 pages with Earth Day theme, 4 pages with Everyday Vocabulary, 2 pages Create Your Own, 1 page of Bonus Game Cards.
9) Categories: 1) Earth cards: Cut apart the words. Students pick cards and list 3-5 (or more) items that go in each category. 5 pages of cards (6 cards per page), 1 create your own page. 2) Worksheets: students write/list 3-5 items per category, 1 page with Earth day them, 3 pages with everyday categories.
10) Describing: 1) : Students list 3-5 details that describe each item, 2 pages with Earth Day item, 2 pages with everyday vocabulary, 1 Create Your Own. 2) Cards: Cut apart the cards. Students take turns describing items on cards. Can also have partners try to guess the items! 4 pages (6 cards per page), 2 pages of Create Your Own, 1 page of Bonus Game Cards.
**Create Your Own pages = I add these templates as often as possible so that you can individualize lessons. NOTE: For the create your own pages, I created the template, all you have to do is add the words or vocabulary that you want to target! You can change the vocabulary for each student if needed!
**Bonus Game Cards = Add these cards to card games to make practicing and learning more fun!
Created by and Copyright: J. Callaway, M.S., CCC-SLP
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