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Salt in His Shoes Book Companion for Speech Therapy

Sparklle SLP
Grade Levels
K - 3rd
Formats Included
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38 pages
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  1. Now is always a great time to to add literacy to your speech therapy sessions! These book companions are just right for the month of March. Target articulation, syntax, vocabulary, social communication, expressive and receptive language as well as listening comprehension. Book companions are ideal f
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Bringing a novel study from classroom to speech room is easy with a speech and language book companion. Salt in His Shoes: Michael Jordan in Pursuit of a Dream by Delores Jordan is an inspirational story of pursuing a dream. These speech and language activities will serve mixed groups quite well while maintaining a focus on literacy and thematic therapy.

Included in this book companion:

Credits (cover & pg. 2)

Contents (pg. 3)

Images of content/product in use (pg. 4)

Story Map (pg. 5)

Story Grammar Flip It Up Book (pgs. 6-10)-Black and white interactive book for writing/drawing story elements.

Social Inferences (pgs. 11-14)-21 cards for talking about character feelings.

Synonym pairs (pg. 15)-Black and white cut & paste worksheet for pairing story synonyms.

Vocabulary Tier 2 Map (pgs. 16-18)-Black and white worksheets with two Tier 2 story vocabulary selections on each page (4 total) and one open-ended worksheet.

Verb pairs (pgs. 19-22)-Black and white cut & paste worksheets for past & present regular (/t/, /d/, and /ed/ endings) and irregular verbs.

Pronouns-subjective, objective, and possessive (pgs. 23-26)-Sentence strips & manipulatives for practicing target pronouns in sentences.

Defining (pg. 28)-Mat & manipulatives for defining Tier 1 vocabulary (use with pg. 26 cut-outs).

Comparative and superlative strips (pgs. 26-27 & 29-30)-Sentence strips & manipulatives for comparing sizes. (Use comparative and superlative circle images on pgs. 26-27)

Articulation Word List for /r, l, s/, /r, l, s/ blends, /k, g/ & /k, g/ blends targeting select words from the story (pg. 31)

Open-Ended Articulation Worksheet (pg. 32)-Chasing a dream-theme for writing target words.

Open-Ended Writing Activity (pg. 33)-Chasing a dream writing prompt.

Hoop it up! snip & stick reinforcement (pg. 34)-Open-ended for any target skill.

Basketball craftivity template (pgs. 35-36)-Cut, color, & glue plus writing/activity templates.

Game Board (pg. 37)

Open-ended reinforcement (pg. 38)-Print as many copies as needed to create a game.

Sparklle SLP is not affiliated with Salt in His Shoes. The book is required for use. This product was made using Smarty Symbols Images. All rights reserved 2011-2017.

Total Pages
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