Happy Halloween ~ Following Directions and Conceptual Terms!
38 total pages!
--Single and Multi-step directions
--Directions with Conceptual terms, including but not limited to: first, second, third, last, above/over, below/under, middle/center, -between, to the right of, to the left of, etc.
--Conditional Directions: If...then..style directions
--Plus...Halloween vocabulary! Practice seasonal/Halloween vocabulary!
This packet is great for:
--whole class activities
--Speech/Language Therapy sessions
--Differentiation: If a student needs additional practice with following directions, this packet is great for supplemental resources!
--games: the packet includes a set of cards at the end that can be used for a "pick from the pile" style game.
The following types of activities/worksheets are included:
**Following Basic Directions: 4 pages. 5 directions in a box per page, each box contains Halloween vocabulary. Ex: “Circle the third pumpkin”.
**Following Directions with a Grid: 4 pages of pre-made worksheets. Students must follow directions to complete a grid. Some pages have existing pictures and students circle/cross out/underline items, etc. Some pages have a blank grid and students draw items based on the direction. Also included: 2 template or create-your-own pages to create your own directions. These pages are great if you want to differentiate skill level or focus on certain vocabulary/concepts. These template pages can also be used for barrier games with a partner.
**Create a Halloween Picture: 3 premade worksheet pages. Students read or listen to directions to create a Halloween scene. Also included: 2 template or create-your-own pages to create your own directions. These pages are great if you want to differentiate skill level or focus on certain vocabulary/concepts. These template pages can also be used for barrier games with a partner.
**Conditional Directions: 2 pages. Each page contains 15 Conditional Directions (list format). Ex: “If the sky is orange, touch your nose” “If a pumpkin is orange, jump up and down”. These can be used for individual sessions or whole-class activities. You can project the worksheet on the interactive white board for the class to see, or you can read the directions to the class. This is a fun activity for a Halloween party in class, a quick brain break, etc. Kids have a lot of fun doing these and it’s a great listening activity!
Answering Questions with Spatial Concepts: 2 pre-made pages with grids that have Halloween vocabulary pictures. 9 questions per page/grid. Students can answer the questions aloud or use a pre-made writing page (provided, immediately follows the question sheet in the pdf). Students should use specific words when answering the questions. Ex: “What is in the third box in the bottom row?” “Two bats flying in front of a moon.” “What is in the box between the pumpkins and the black cat?” “A witch who is holding a broom.” 3 total, different pages are provided for students to write answers to the questions (if you want to use it as a writing activity). 1 template or create-your-own page to create your own questions...a grid with Halloween pictures is provided, teachers add their own questions to the question box area.
**“Trick or Treat” Following Directions Game/Cards: 2 pages of 1-step directions (6 cards per page), 2 pages of 2-step directions (6 cards per page), 2 pages of 3-step directions (6 cards per page), 4 pages of Before/After (Temporal) directions (2 pages with “before” and 2 pages with “after”), and 2 pages of conditional directions (6 cards per page, “If you are wearing orange, say Happy Halloween!”). 1 template or create-your-own page to create and add your own directions, pictures are included, just write your own directions. 1 page of Bonus Game Cards included. Add these bonus game cards to make game play more fun, I provided cards such as: “What a treat—go again” and “You’ve been tricked—put 1 card back”. Add these cards to games and see who has the most cards at the end. You can play pick from a pile/basket games, etc. 1 template or create-your-own bonus game card page too!
Created by: J. Callaway, M.S., CCC-SLP
Clipart by: MyCuteGraphics.com