Use this great printable activity for working on the strategy of visualization and with students with language impairment who are working on both receptive and expressive language skills.
8 color picture scenes of increasing difficulty and complexity
Black line drawings for all pictures used in scenes
Black line background scene
Sample Language Descriptions for 3 picture scenes
Set up a barrier so students cannot see your work nor other students’ work. Describe the picture scene with explicit language to your students including: background, color, size, shape, location, orientation/direction, mood/emotion. Have your students attempt to recreate your descriptions using the black and white drawings, crayons, and glue. As student progresses through duplicating picture scenes, you can have them work on their expressive language skills by having them describe the picture scenes to another student or to the teacher. Then judge and conference on accuracy of description and elements missed