Speech and Language Homework
Speech Homework is not mandatory; however, if you ever want to graduate from speech you MUST practice and review of what is done in speech class at home. Materials sent home focus on skills your child has acquired in the speech therapy room. Additional practice in other settings helps to generalize and habituate new sounds/motor speech patterns. Think about the last time you tried to change a habit or learn a new skill- it's not easy to do!
Please check your child's speech folder to see what we did in speech during the week! Folders should stay in the backpack and be brought to class on your child's assigned day. If you cannot locate your child's speech folder or see it infrequently, e-mail me. Please spend at least 5 minutes per day reviewing your child's speech folder or notebook. Thanks for your involvement in your child's progress!
ArticulationRead the stories aloud using good speech on your target sound.Follow the steps to either use a pre-written story or to write your own story. If you choose to write your own:
Step 1: “Write your own story”.
Step 2: “Choose your target sound”.
Step 3: Write the story.
Step 4: If you would like to share your story, click the button, if not print it out to use for practice with your sound.
Language homework may be simply a language worksheet which emphasizes the goals we are currently working on in therapy. Your child can also draw a picture or bring a momento of an event to facilitate sharing in class. Again, the student simply needs to complete the worksheet and bring it back on the due date. Please sign the homework log so your child can get a stamp. For extra stamps, try the weblinks below.
Students are asked to complete 2 activities per week which will be sent home in the folder. Of course, they may complete more if they would like. An adult must help the student with the activity to make sure that it is being completed accurately. Some of the activities may be too difficult or too easy for your child. If this is the case, then you can modify the activity by asking easier questions, asking more difficult questions, using different vocabulary, offering choices, giving models, showing pictures, or another modification.
Monthly Homework Calendars
- antonyms (opposites)
- multiple meaning words
- same & different
- WH questions
Information and ideas to help your child with word finding
This website provides resources and activities to facilitate speech and language skills.
- This website provides activities to download and print, resources and valuable links.
Teacher sites at the top ... scroll down for online storybooks and games for children of all ages http://www.iage.com/section2.html#speced
- Ideas and Information on Working Memory
- Central Auditory Processing Disorder (CAPD) Modifications for Home & School
- Information on CAPD and the link between home and school
- Listening to learn-help with auditory processing