Learn, Practice, Check
is a set of materials that guides students and clinicians through the process of learning a skills, practicing the skills, and then checking for understanding. This emphasizes the teaching portion of speech therapy, rather than the assessment portion that we sometimes over emphasize.
The critical component in speech therapy is the instruction, but sometimes that’s easy to skip over and head straight into practicing the skills
or even just repeatedly assessing it. This packet is developed to help you always return to teaching a skill before you practice it.
Assessment probes are included for easy data collection.
Teaching outline for subjective pronouns (pages 3-4)
Drill flashcards (pages 5-8). I hole punch these and put them on a ring for easy grab and go with this product.
Hot/ Cold Game (page 9). Get up and get your students moving. Use the included card to play the hot and cold game.
Story Sliders. Print a pronoun slider (page 11). Cut around the three boxes and also cut down the dotted line. Cut out the noun strips (page 10). The student will insert the actions into the slider (through the slits you cut) and move the nouns to each pronoun spot. Create a sentence for each one, practicing the different pronouns. For example, “He went down the slide.” “She was afraid of the slide.” “They raced on the slide.”
Tangles Practice. Tangles practice pages (12-16) can be used to get repeated practice of many different pronouns. Pick a pronoun at the top of the page and create a few practice sentences. Trace a tangle down the page and then color the star at the bottom.
Before you start any lesson, collect baseline data. Collect data occasionally as you move on in practice. When you feel your student has a good grasp of the skills, complete a final assessment. You can come back to the skills in the future as needed.
To use the assessment form, give the student a copy of the Student Assessment Page (page 17) and print a copy of the Clinician Assessment Page (page 18).
To measure the skill expressively, point to the picture and ask the child to create a sentence that includes a pronoun. If the student correctly uses the subjective pronoun, mark a ( + ) on the recording sheet. If they answer incorrectly mark a (-). You can also measure the skill receptively, by naming the sentence and asking the student to point to the given picture.
TAKE HOME FLIPBOOK
Assemble this flipbook and utilize it during the speech therapy sessions with your students. Allow them to take it home for extra practice or keep it to refer back to at a later date as a visual support.
Check out these other Learn, Practice, Check units:
• Learn, Practice, Check: Regular Past Tense Verbs
• Learn, Practice, Check: Irregular Past Tense Verbs