Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Winter Speech and Language ideas

Be sure and take advantage of seasonal and everyday  speech and language vocabulary and concepts

Teach verbs with action words, regular and irregular verb tense).
The easiest is to actually do the actions, then take pictures of them doing the actions and review later.  Next, let them hide and find objects or stuffed animals for prepositions.  Books are also a good way to point out actions and prepositions.
RATIONALE;  Understanding and giving directions requires a vast knowledge of verbs and prepositions.

1. Vocabulary (use sights, sounds, touch, and actions and prepositions)
vocabulary lists.
Teachers pay teachers, Free Verb pages,  Free Preposition pages
Teacher's notebook,  Free Verb handouts,  free Preposition handouts

2. Concepts;
A) Opposites or antonyms; see TPT link,  Free Antonyms, TNB Free Antonym handouts
B) Sensory learning; Sensory boxes; cotton for snow, clear rocks for rain, beans, rice, fake grass, shaving cream- snow, Great lessons for adjectives. Sensory Boxes Ideas

3. Speech Sense; TPT link,  free Articulation pages,  TNB Free Articulation units

4. Language sense; Felt StoriesPreschool Story units, free and costs are mixed and look through the list.