Take Out Topics Jr. - T and D is a fun way to facilitate carryover of speech sounds for your younger students while addressing language goals at the same time!
Based on my popular Take Out Topics series for later developing speech sounds, this version features a take out restaurant theme that students find engaging and fun. Flip books are designed to look like "order pads" and feature task cards containing familiar target words paired with engaging pictures. Each page contains relatable questions and tasks designed to facilitate generalization of newly learned articulation skills.
Like the original version, each card either asks a question or instructs the student to tell about certain objects. Target words are highlighted in purple to be easily identified. Each cards contain a structured sentence or expansion question to assist "helpers" in facilitating production of speech sounds in sentences and structured conversation.
Each flip book is designed to look like an order pad from a restaurant and can be paired with a companion takeout bag reinforcement page to keep younger students interested. Students cover food items on the takeout bag after completing each task card conversation.
The cards are meant to be a starting point for a conversation around a topic. Encourage the student to add more to the conversation by asking questions about the topic or sharing the student's opinion about or experience with the topic. A handy Topic Expansion Card is included to help you think of questions quickly to keep the conversation going.
The SLP or helper using this activity should try to have the student use the target words as many times as possible in their responses for each card.
These card sets can also be used to target language goals with or without addressing the speech sounds. Language targets include:
This download includes 2 full-color flip books:
T: (initial, medial, final) 36 cards
D: (initial, medial, final) 36 cards
For best results, print on card stock and laminate before cutting and assembling. Full instructions are included in the download.
Want to save time and ink? These cards look great printed in black and white on regular printer paper.
Take Out Topics Jr. T and D can also be found in this money saving bundle:
New to Take Out Topics? Check out the original later sound versions here: