Middle School Speech Therapy: a middle school speech and language packet that targets carryover articulation, receptive language, and expressive language communication skills!
These speech and language activities are perfect for the upper elementary or middle school speech therapy student.
It targets carryover articulation, receptive language, and expressive language with a fun theme: the Wars of the Roses!
Included in this middle school speech therapy packet:
(1) One Big, Angry Family Tree: provides a visual for your students (and you!) to keep everyone straight. Use this page along with the Self-Checking Semantic Relationship Trivia, or while reading any passages.
(1) Self- Checking Semantic Relationship Trivia worksheet, which focuses on familial relationships. To assemble, simply cut along the solid lines and fold at the dotted lines. This will “hide” the correct answers.
(2) The Ultimate Family Feud (Parts 1&2) reading selections. Each includes an articulation option and a language option. The articulation option instructs the student to highlight any target sounds used in the reading passage, and is ideal for targeting carryover articulation skills. The language versions underline any figurative language used.
(2) Worksheets are provided for each Family Feud reading section:
Language Worksheet A targets main idea (field of 2 answer choices) and comprehension questions related to the reading passages.
Language Worksheet B targets cause and effect and figurative language (i.e. matching the idiom to the correct meaning, and stating the meaning of targeted idioms).
(2) The Princes in the Tower: A Medieval Mystery reading selection. Includes an articulation option (perfect for carryover articulation skills, as student is asked to highlight target sounds before reading aloud) and a language version. The language version instructs the student to read the information and be prepared to both answer questions and provide his/ her opinion on the disappearances of the princes.
(1) The Princes in the Tower: A Medieval Mystery Opinion Writing Worksheet. Use this page to work on writing grammatically correct complete sentences. Student is asked what he/she thinks happened to the princes, and who he/ she believes is to blame for their disappearance. They must provide reasons from the the text to support their answers.
(12) Card visuals (presented on 3 pdf pages) with pictures of important people during the Wars of the Roses and the Lancaster and York emblems. Use these along with describing pages, or sort the people provided under the house they fought for (Lancaster or York). These are provided in color ink to assist with describing. Print out and laminate.
(1) Describing: Wars of the Roses Worksheet. Use along with the card visuals. Select a person to describe and fill in the blanks using the suggested prompts. Use these cards after reading Wars of the Roses: The Ultimate Family Feud, Parts 1 & 2.
(6) Compare and Contrast Worksheets (1 open-ended) to explain the similarities and differences of important people during the Wars of the Roses. Use this page after reading Wars of the Roses: The Ultimate Family Feud, Parts 1 & 2.
(2) Wars of the Roses Important People Spinners. (1) low-ink, (1) color ink. How to use spinner: place the round end of a paper clip on the center dot of the spinner. While holding a pencil tip on that center dot, spin the paper clip with your finger. You will use this spinner along with the Spinner Sentence Recall (auditory processing) pages and Spinner Articulation (carryover articulation pages).
(2) Spinner Sentence Recall: Use along with Wars of the Roses Important People Spinner to target sentence recall (auditory processing) skills.
(2) Spinner Articulation: Use along with Wars of the Roses Important People Spinner to target open-ended carryover articulation.
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