Pair this book companion with The Mitten to develop speech and language therapy lesson plans for intervention. This packet focuses on language activities for early elementary and late preschool aged children.
The Mitten: Book Companion for Preschool Speech and LanguageThis is a 38 page download for preschool students working on increasing language skills.
Document Contents include:
Pages 4-5: Card Deck Covers
Pages 6-10: Object Functions: Mitten pictures include one object picture. Have the students describe the functions of that object. They can also list other attributes. 40 cards.
Pages 11-13: Associations: Match each set of association mittens. Have the students explain how the words are related. 24 cards.
Pages 14-19: Pronouns & Verbs: Draw cards and have students develop a sentence using a pronoun & verb. A set of reference cards for each subjective pronoun is included. 40 cards.
Pages 20-22: Comprehension: After reading the book, The Mitten, have your students answer the comprehension questions. 18 cards.
Pages 23-24: Sequencing: After reading the book, The Mitten, have your students sequence the picture cards. 11 cards.
Pages 25-29: Basic Concepts: Use the cards to have students identify/name basic spatial concepts. Complete the small/big sorting activity with animal pictures and sorting mats. 20 cards, 2 sorting mats, 20 size cards.
Pages 30-33: Comparatives & Superlatives: Sequence the pictures and identify big, bigger, biggest. 6 cards.
Page 34: Blank Mittens: Color and draw on the mittens or use them to write articulation words for homework.
Page 35: Cut and Glue Activity: Cut out the characters and glue them onto the mitten. Retell the story throughout the activity.
Page 36-38: Puppets: Take each animal and attach it to a tongue depressor. Use each picture to act out the story. Use verbs and descriptors to talk about how each animal moves into the mitten. 11 pictures.
Pages 39: Extras: Use the blank cards to develop your own mitten activities.
This download does not include The Mitten, by Jan Brett. Book should be purchased separately.
About the Author:
Jenna Rayburn, MA, CCC-SLP is an ASHA certified Speech-Language Pathologist. She works full time as a school SLP in Ohio. Jenna was an invited speaker at the American Speech and Hearing Association Convention in 2016. She’s presented at the national, state, and local level about a variety of topics related to school-based speech and language therapy. Jenna has created over 350 resources for her fellow SLPs and is the number one SLP seller on TpT.