Bringing a novel study from classroom to speech room is easy with a speech and language book companion. Catching the Moon: The Story of A Young Girl's Baseball Dream by Crystal Hubbard 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. 6-11)-Black and white interactive book for writing/drawing story elements. Book with story elements (pgs. 6-8). Blank book to write your own targets (pgs. 9-11).
Story Inferences (pgs. 12-14)-17 cards for talking about character feelings.
Synonym pairs (pgs. 15-16)-Black and white cut & paste worksheet for pairing story synonyms.
Vocabulary Tier 2 Map (pgs. 117-19)-Black and white worksheets with two Tier 2 story vocabulary selections on each page (4 total) and one open-ended worksheet for writing your own.
Verb pairs (pgs.20-23)-Black and white cut & paste worksheets for past & present regular (/t/, /d/, and /ed/ endings) and irregular verbs.
Pronouns-subjective, objective, and possessive (pgs. 24-27)-Sentence strips & manipulatives for practicing target pronouns in sentences.
Defining (pg. 28)-Mat & manipulatives for defining Tier 1 vocabulary (use with pg. 27 cut-outs).
Similarities and differences strips (pgs. 29-30)-Sentence strips with 2 items for comparing and contrasting. Use the left and right circles to identify characteristics of each item (differences). Use the center circle to indicate similarities.
Articulation Word Lists for mixed /r, l, s, z/, “th”, “sh”, ”ch”, “j”, and /k, g/ targeting select words from the story (pgs. 31-34).
Open-Ended Articulation Worksheet (pg. 35)-Chasing a dream theme for writing target words.
Open-Ended Writing Activity (pg. 36)-Chasing a dream writing prompt.
Hit a homerun! snip & stick reinforcement (pg. 37)-Open-ended for any target skill.
Baseball craftivity templates (pgs. 38-39)-Cut, color, & glue plus writing/activity templates.
Game Board (pg. 40)
Open-ended reinforcement (pg. 41)-Print as many copies as needed to create a game.
Sparklle SLP is not affiliated with Catching the Moon. The book is required for use. This product was made using Smarty Symbols Images. All rights reserved 2011-2017.
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