There are over 100 pages of activities geared towards building student’s word retrieval and word knowledge.
This packet includes fruits and vegetables. Some strategies that have been suggested for word retrieval include:
•Expanding and deepening a student's knowledge of word meaning. (Paul, pg. 529)
•Massed practice can help increase speed of word retrieval (Paul, pg. 529)
•Visual mapping (Paul, pg. 529)
This workbook was designed to address these types of practice. It is for students that need to build basic understanding of some early categories and concepts. The activities in this workbook include: divergent naming, convergent naming, describing, sentence production, word recall from short stories, figurative language, scavenger hunts, fill in the blank stories and more!
References: Paul, Reah, PhD, CCD-SLP (2007). Language Disorders from Infancy Through Adolescence Assessment & Intervention, Third Edition. Pages 529-530. Mosby Elsevier.