Stuck Speech and Language Book Companion. Stuck, by Oliver Jeffers, is a story about a little who winds up with his kite stuck in a tree. The most logical thing to do is...and so the adventure begins as Floyd tries to get his kite un-stuck. The book companion targets a variety of speech and language skills, including the following activities (a mix of color and black & white):
Credits pg. 2
Contents pg. 3
Story map pg. 4: Use to retell the story. Print for each student or use in a sheet protector.
Describing worksheets (black & white) pgs. 5-9: Describe a kite, fire engine, paint, orangutan, and lighthouse. Write descriptive features for each Tier 1 vocabulary picture. Suggested Use: Print for each student or use in a sheet protector with dry erase markers.
Articulation word lists pgs. 10-11: Words from the story targeting the following sounds in mixed positions in words: /sh, ch, j, th, k, g, f, v, s, z, l, r/. Suggested Use: Use for auditory bombardment, drill practice, and writing words on the open ended articulation worksheet for home practice.
Open-ended articulation worksheet pg. 12: Tree theme for writing down target speech words.
Regular and Irregular Verbs pgs. 13-20: 12 regular and 9 irregular verbs in yesterday, today, tomorrow strips. Suggested Use: Print, cut, and laminate each strip or place in a sheet protector. Have the student make a sentence with each verb in the past, present, and future tense.
Inferencing pg. 21: 5 questions to practice inferencing skills using the story.
Subjective, objective, and possessive pronouns pgs. 22-25: Suggested Use: Print and place pronoun pages in sheet protectors. Print, cut, and laminate small pictures. Use pictures with pronoun page sentences.
Subject/verb agreement (was/were & is/are) pgs. 26-28: Sentence strips with verb word cards & character pictures. Suggested Use: Place was/were & is/are pages in sheet protectors. Print, cut, and laminate small word cards and character cards. Use verb cards and character cards in sentence strips.
Basic Concepts Grid pg. 29: Use grid to target basic concepts using chips or by marking location.
Summarizing pg. 30: Open-ended worksheet for practicing Somebody Wanted But So Then summarizing strategy.
Unstuck open-ended worksheet pg. 31: Draw pictures or write words to tell some ways you sorted out a problem.
Venn Diagram pg. 32: Use the Venn diagram to compare and contrast items from the story. Suggested Use: Print for each student or place in a sheet protector and use with a dry erase marker.
Roll & Color (or cover) Tree pg. 33: Suggested Use: Use with tokens or crayons/markers and dice for reinforcement.
Stuck Reinforcement pg. 34: Print as many copies of this page as desired for a game. Cut and laminate cards. Place cards face down on the table or in a container. Students choose a card after practicing a target skill. The student with the most points (kites) at the end wins! Watch out for the trees!
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Sparklle SLP is not affiliated with this book. Stuck is required for use. This product was made using Smarty Symbols Images, all rights reserved, 2016.