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Understanding questions is the key to answering them! We see so many students struggle with this skill, but if we are not approaching it the right way, we can prolonging their stress! So often people work on simply 'learning the answers' rather than 'learning the question'. This just leads to more frustration and stagnant progress. That ends here! This resource will guide you through teaching the meaning behind the question and systematically increasing your students level of difficulty as they learn to apply their new found understanding. ━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━ WHY THE 'WHAT CURRICULUM'?
✏ Research Based. This resource is supported by research regarding child language development and acquisition of question words. This research allowed for the creation of a resource that progresses through a heiracrchy of levels to give students the foundation they need to learn and understand WHAT questions.
✏ Easy to teach. You won't need to spend hours learning a program or process. Simply follow the easy to read instructions in the included WHAT MANUAL to get your students on their way to developing their knowledge of WHAT questions.
✔ WHAT MANUAL : A 9 page manual detailing each activity, how to use it, how to support your students, examples of goals for WHATs questions, explanation of how to use the recording form.
✔ Three Recording Forms to help you track and document student progress to help you know when students are ready to progress to the next activity/phase.
✔ WHAT Visuals : Wedge shape and Rectangluar shaped for student reference
✔ Object/Not an Object + Action/Not an Action Sort eachwith 24 cards
✔ 20 WHAT- Object Question 2 visual answer option cards
✔ 20 WHAT - Object Question 3 visual answer option cards
✔ 20 WHAT - Action Question 2 visual answer option cards
✔ 20 WHAT - Action Question 3 visual answer option cards
✔ 2 Interactive WHAT - Object Question Books: Level One uses colored boarders and color coded text to help visually cue students. Level Two has color coded text to help cue students.
✔ 2 Interactive WHAT - Action Question Books: Level One uses colored boarders and color coded text to help visually cue students. Level Two has color coded text to help cue students.
✔ 10 WHAT - Object Short Stories : 2-3 sentence stories complete with 3 visual options. Visual answer option range from two object/one 'other' combinations to two 'other' /one object combinations.
✔ 10 WHAT - Action Short Stories : 2-3 sentence stories complete with 3 visual options. Visual answer option range from two action/one 'other' combinations to two 'other' /one action combinations.
✔ 6 Paragraph Stories: Each story is one paragraph long and provides students with a word bank of three people for answer options. There are three stories for WHAT- Object answers and 3 stories for WHAT - Action answers
✔ One Parent Handout: Send home to help parents support language growth and carryover.
WHO IS IT FOR?
☞ This resource would best service students in grade K through 3rd grade.
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ABOUT THE SLP
✋Hi! I'm Maureen and it's awesome to meet you. I am an experienced and ASHA certified Speech-Language Pathologist as well as a Certified Autism Specialist. Being a speaker at the American and Hearing Association Convention, as well as at various state conventions, over the years has been truly inpiring.
✍I have been creating resources since 2012 to help other professionals support their students. I believe in creating thoughtful and thorough materialsto help you shine; Innovative and supportive creations to help you love what you do! ❤️
⭐If you have any questions about this resource, or if you simply like to 'talk speech' with me, send me an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.