Can you believe some of us are already back in school? Returning to school with our students on August 1st made for a WILD week! To keep your life a little CALMER the fabulous Speech is Sweet is hosting a monthly lesson plan linky party just for you!!! Check out my lesson plans for August then head back over to her linky and see what other fabulous SLPs are planning for August!
Since I work with mostly MIDDLE SCHOOL AND HIGH SCHOOL students in the schools and mostly elementary aged students in the private practice I will be providing you 2 different lessons: 1 for my middle and high school students and 1 for my private practice clients! After you look at my visual lesson plans scroll down to see an expanded version of the products I will be using and what I will be targeting with each product. For your convienece, I have added a hyperlink for each product so you can check it out with a simple mouse click!
Middle School and High School Lesson Plans for August
Language Progress Monitoring (Upper Tool) for Speech Language Therapy by Natalie Snyders: This will be used to determine baseline on various language skills.
Articulation Progress Monitoring Tool for Speech Language Therapy for R by Natalie Snyders: This will be used to analyze the productions of the MANY students I have working on /r/.
Investigating Tier 2 Vocabulary with Context Clues by The Speech Owl: We are going to begin the year pre-teaching important Tier 2 vocabulary that my students will encounter throughout the school year as well as learning how to use context clues to define unknown vocabulary. With this product we will also be able to address the following skills: context clues, synonyms/antonyms, inferencing (what topics words relate to), answering basic comprehension questions, test taking strategies, and articulation.
Social Skill Loops: Problem Solving and Perspective Taking by The Speech Bubble SLP: This will be used to discuss scenarios, discussing the best ways to address those scenarios and determine how others think and feel.
Social Group Curriculum for Middle and High School Students by Nicole Allison: We will begin using this product to discuss conversational skills.
Private Practice Lesson Plans for August
Nonfiction Endangered Animals for Language by The Speech Owl: With this product I will be focusing on the following skills: comprehension questions, main idea/details, summarizing, vocabulary, and using context clues.
No Print Back To School by The Speech Owl: With this product I will be focusing on the following skills: “Wh” questions, object functions, categories, synonyms/antonyms, and inferencing.
Describe Me! by The Speech Owl: With this product I will be focusing on teaching describing skills and practicing comparing and contrasting objects.
If You Take A Mouse To School: A Book Companion for Language by The Speech Owl: With this product and book (which is a separate purchase and needed for use with the companion) I will be focusing on comprehension questions, vocabulary, inferencing, pronouns, sequencing/retell, sentence structure, and same/different.
What Am I Talk About? Inferencing and Vocabulary by The Speech Owl: With this product I will be focusing on inferencing and vocabulary based on Kindergarten-4th grade Tier 1 and Tier 2 vocabulary.
Verb Interactive Books by Speech Universe: With these books we will work on sentence structure, pronouns, and verb usage.
How Do Dinosaurs Say I’m Mad: A Book Companion for Language and Social Skills by The Speech Owl: I will be using this book companion and book (which is a separate purchase and needed for use with the companion) to address emotions, perspective taking, and types of problems.
Social Skill Problem Solving by Amy Haselden: With this product we will focus on emotions, facial expressions, inferencing, perspective taking and social appropriateness.
Phew...that was a lot! I hope you have enjoyed seeing my plans for August and I hope you find them useful! Make sure you go back to Speech Is Sweet's linky party and see what other SLPs have in store for August!