The Ballad of Valentine Quick Prep Speech and Language Book Companion. In this sweet story by Alison Jackson, The Ballad of Valentine, a secret admirer tries as he might to send a Valentine to his sweetheart. Bring this book companion into your speech room or small group literacy center to target a variety of speech and language skills.
This speech & language book companion includes the following black and white quick prep materials:
I CAN statements for each target skill addressed. (pg. 3)
Articulation word list with up to 10 words for the following sounds/groups of sounds: /k, g/, /f, v/, /sh, ch, j, th/, /l/, /r/, /r/ controlled, /s/, /z/, /s/ blends, /l, r/ blends (pg. 4)
Open-Ended Articulation Worksheet: Students can write target words for home practice. (pg. 5)
Sequencing Events: Write numbers (1-10) next to each event to sort the listed events or cut apart and sort. (pg. 6)
Comprehension Dots: 5 comprehension questions relating to the story. Students can color or dot (with a stamper) each spot/circle after answering the question. (pg. 7)
Inference to Understand: Tell how the main character is feeling and what he is thinking given events from the story. (pg. 8)
Spin & Define: Use a paper clip and pencil to create a spinner. Spin the paper clip and use a defining feature to describe each pictured item. 5 pictured Tier 1 vocabulary items from the story. (pg. 9)
Map It Out Vocabulary: Choose 2 words from the list of 5 Tier 2 vocabulary words. Complete the vocabulary map to define. (pg. 10)
Following Directions: Point to pictures or mark pictures after following each direction. 4 temporal (before, after) and 4 conditional (if, then) directions are included, 2 for each row. (pg. 11)
Pronoun Practice: Use a paper clip and pencil to create a spinner. Spin the paper clip and use a pronoun to describe each picture. Targets: he, him, his, she, her, hers (pg. 12)
Regular Verb Sort: Sort each verb into past tense and present tense. 5 verb pairs from the story included. (pg. 13)
Irregular Verb Sort: Sort each verb into past tense and present tense. 5 verb pairs from the story included (pg. 14)
Craft It Up! Valentine: Attach small picture cards (not included) or write target words. Have the student decorate with your choice of items. Suggestions (not included): glitter, stickers, markers/crayons, cut-up tissue paper. (pg. 15)
Think About It and Share It!: Students draw or write about sending a Valentine in a creative way. (pg. 16)
The book, The Ballad of Valentine, is not included in this download. Sparklle SLP is not affiliated with this book. The book is required for use.
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