How are things the same? (Blanks 3)
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- Some researchers think that up to 15% of young school kids don’t have the language comprehension skills to cope fully with the demands of school (Hart & Fielding-Barnsley, 2009). Many of these kids struggle – some for their whole lives. For most kids, school and home life plays a big role in helPrice $38.00Original Price $41.93Save $3.93
At around 48-54 months of age, typically developing children are able to express how objects, people and living things are the same by reference to attributes such as category, function/use, parts, and location. Some people - including people learning English as a second language, people with Autism Spectrum Disorder, and people with language disorders have difficulties understanding and/or expressing how two items - that often look very different - go together, or are the same.
This no-preparation pack is designed to help people who have difficulties identifying how two items are the same. Using words and pictures, this pack is designed to stimulate the development of semantic knowledge to help people of all ages to express how things are the same by reference to attributes - even when, superficially, they don’t look the same.
For more information about Blank's Language levels, check out our article: “Huh?!” The many benefits of using Blank’s Language Levels framework to help your kids to understand language for school.