UPDATED: 7/20/2014 Now includes kid friendly language on an expanded cartoon, new click-able links for references, updated pages, voice journal, and more.
Targets: Voice Therapy Techniques, specific to vocal nodules (Yawn-Sigh, Resonant Voice Therapy). Others are mentioned as well!
Includes: 38 pages (not all pages shown on the thumbnail it wouldn't fit!)=
--Disclaimer (page 3)
--SLP Refresher (page 4)= What is a voice disorder? Where can I find more information and a screener link!
--Cartoon for Kids (pages 5-6)= Monsters discuss what a voice disorder is and how to help!
--Monster’s Tips for Vocal Hygiene (pages 7-8) Monsters explain ways to help your voice.
--Tired Monsters “Yawn-Sigh” Technique (Pages 9-22) Description of “yawn-sigh” technique. Hierarchy of vowels, words, and sentences. Plus blank cards to make your own sentences.(79 cards total!)
--Many Monsters use a “Buzzy Voice” technique (Pages 22-32) Description of “buzzy voice” technique. Hierarchy of CV-CV practice, phrases and sentences. (59 cards total) Tip: This task could also be used for articulation of /m,n/ sounds.
--Voice Monsters Quiz (Page 33) Pre/Post test to determine if you students remember 4 ways that can harm their voice and 4 ways to help their voice.
--My Voice Journal (page 34)= This page allows students to daily or weekly log how they are feeling about their voice.
--Be a Voice Detective (Page 35) Ask students to show the sad/happy face for a “good” vs “bad”: voices, techniques, or habits. Can they identify good versus bad habits?
--Voice Thermometer (Page 36) Visual aide to assist students in monitoring their own volume
--Generic Monster Game Board (Page 37) use when practicing various voice techniques or other tasks.
--Other (Page 38) References to some other techniques for voice therapy that you may want to check out!
Common Core Standards Targeted:
--CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.K.6 Speak audibly and express thoughts, feelings, and ideas clearly.
--CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.1.4 Describe people, places, things, and events with relevant details, expressing ideas and feelings clearly.
--CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.2.4 Tell a story or recount an experience with appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details, speaking audibly in coherent sentences.
--CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.3.4 Report on a topic or text, tell a story, or recount an experience with appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details, speaking clearly at an understandable pace.
--CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.4.4 Report on a topic or text, tell a story, or recount an experience in an organized manner, using appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details to support main ideas or themes; speak clearly at an understandable pace.
--CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.5.4 Report on a topic or text or present an opinion, sequencing ideas logically and using appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details to support main ideas or themes; speak clearly at an understandable pace.
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