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The Gingerbread Pirates Speech Language Book Companion

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Pirates and Christmas? Hooray!

This speech/language companion packet does not include the book, but does include:

  • 16 Comprehension Questions Includes choice of 2 answers for visual cues if needed.
  • Sequencing with a categorization component. Includes color and blackline versions.
  • Story Sequencing. 8 pictures for sequencing plus a mat. Please use your clinical judgment: if you have students who are not able to sequence 8 pictures, present the appropriate amount. A blackline version is included which can be taken home for practice.
  • Teaching story elements. The student matches the story elements with pictures. A page with blank story elements is included for your convenience.
  • Retell using story elements.
  • Vocabulary Matching Worksheet. Match the word with the picture.
  • What does not belong?
  • Follow Directions. Suggestions for following 1- and multi-step directions!
  • 2 sets of gingerbread people.The sets may be used to play a game such as “Go Fish” for describing, or a matching game for memory. Another memory game that is suggested is to lay down 2 cards for approximately 5 - 10 seconds, then pick them up or cover them. The student chooses the matching cards from his set, and lays them down. If he is successful, 3 cards are laid down, then 4, and so on. See how many he can remember.
  • Emergent Reader. Work on making complete sentencing using the carrier phrase: “I use _______ to make cookies."
  • Gingerbread men/women craftivity.
  • Describing Worksheets. 3 different levels in 2 formats to work on describing a gingerbread man. May be taken home for home practice.
  • Cover Up the Gingerbread Men. Open-Ended Game. The first one to cover up the gingerbread men is the winner. Includes blackline version that may be colored.
  • Homework for Articulation and Verbs. These color by code shapes include one page for each of the following targets: /h,w/, 'y', /p,b,m,n,d,t,f,v,g,k,l/, 'sh', 'ch', 'j', /r,s/, multisyllabic words, present/present progressive, regular past tense, and irregular past tense verbs.
  • Scrambled Sentences. Includes 4-word and 5-word sentences. Answer Keys are included.

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Total Pages
32 pages
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Acquire and use accurately a range of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases sufficient for reading, writing, speaking, and listening at the college and career readiness level; demonstrate independence in gathering vocabulary knowledge when encountering an unknown term important to comprehension or expression.
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
Adapt speech to a variety of contexts and communicative tasks, demonstrating command of formal English when indicated or appropriate.
Present information, findings, and supporting evidence such that listeners can follow the line of reasoning and the organization, development, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
Prepare for and participate effectively in a range of conversations and collaborations with diverse partners, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.


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