Are you a school based SLP that works with K-2 students with language disorders? Do you like to go into the Special Education classroom to provide push-in language supportt? If you said, "yes" to these questions, then this Beach Themed Push-In Language Lesson Plan Guide will support the busy SLP in the following ways:
Save time lesson planning
Increase student engagement during the lesson
Help the classroom teacher learn how to implement language during the academic school day
The language activities in this set include tips and tricks for how to do push-in speech therapy. There is also a cheat sheet guide with recommended books (links include to YouTube videos or amazon), links to themed movement videos, Beach Google Slide presentation to use on a Smartboard or laptop, and language extension activities using beach vocabulary . The cheat sheet lesson plan guide has links to the common core standards that the activities are targeting.
Not really able to push-in therapy, but love using themed language activities? SLPs can still use these beach language activities in their small group sessions!
Not really able to push-in therapy, but love using themed language activities? SLPs can still use these lessons in their small group sessions!
Included in this resource:
⭐How to use these lessons in the classroom and/or in a small group.
⭐Tips and tricks for doing push in speech & language support in the classroom.
⭐Blank lesson plan template (2 versions) to fill out before the push in lesson. Fill out with the teacher if you have collaboration time. A digital copy is included on google slides to edit and share with the teacher.
⭐Letter home to parents/guardian about additional language activities to support the beach theme.
⭐Beach Push In Lesson Cheat Sheet – A digital version is included in the google slides (fonts: KG Primary Penmanship).
⭐Beach food/toy category sort and visual sentence frames.
⭐Cheat sheet for instructional aids and teachers for category sort & yes/no bulletin
⭐Yes/no bulletin board template (see pic on page 3 for how to assemble). Visual Sentence Frames are included to describe the items by category and function.
⭐Who Has The Shell? Turn taking & asking “who” questions with peers. Print up the shells, laminate if desired and cut out. Have all the students close their eyes. Explain that if the student gets a shell, that they have to keep it a secret. When all the shells are hidden, pick a student or students to ask his/her peers if they have the shell? Continue this activity until all the shells are found.
⭐Beach ball preposition Simon Says game with visual sentence frames for who has the shell? and the preposition Simon Says.
⭐Cheat sheet for instructional aids and teachers for category shell game & Simon Says.
⭐Google Slides: Included in this lesson plan is a digital Google Slide that works on answering wh-questions, learning beach vocabulary
⭐Google slides: Bonus beach verb action presentation. Work on answering wh-questions and present progressive in sentences (Use as a work station activity or as a whole class lesson)
⭐Digital lesson planner that you can email and share with the classroom teacher. Add links to videos or activities that the teacher may need to access from their computer. Here is a video for how to add text in the lesson plan.
Digital parent letter home to send via email. To customize, you can edit the blank template included.
Need more themed push-in language activities? Here are some more themes that will help you save time planning: