Speech Therapy. purchasing this “/R/ versus /W/ Say the Correct Word” which is to help with articulation with pre-vocalic /r/ (initial /r/). This helps students realize the
distinction between saying /r/ versus /w/ and how it changes the word meaning to say /r/ incorrectly.
This is a spin on the contrastive pairs/minimal pairs concept.
This activity includes:
3 pages of /r/ versus /w/, each with 14 r/w word pairs, for a total of 42 r/w/ word pairs
You will need:
White 8.5” x 11” paper (cardstock preferred)
Print activity pages.
Have student look at the picture and say the correct word. If the /r/ word sounds like a /w/ word, correct him/her. Explain how saying the word incorrectly changes the meaning.