Tongue Twisters <ul><li>Seven sleazy shysters in sharkskin suits sold sheared sealskins to seasick sailors.   </li></ul><u...
Speech: The Process of Oral Communication
Skills in Spoken Language <ul><li>Articulation </li></ul><ul><li>Fluency </li></ul><ul><li>Voice </li></ul><ul><li>Semanti...
Possible Problems Behaviors <ul><li>Articulation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Does not correctly pronounce the sounds… </li></ul>...
Strategies in Teaching Spoken Language <ul><li>Articulation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Auditory discrimination:  r  for  l </li...
Possible Problem Behaviors <ul><li>Semantics </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fails to understand multiple meanings </li></ul></ul><u...
Strategies in Teaching Langu age <ul><li>Semantics – Riddle Mania </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What do you get when 2 strawberrie...
Strategies in Teaching Language Semantics – Multiple Meanings Word Noun Verb Adjective trim A decoration To adorn Neat din...
Strategies in Teaching Language <ul><li>Morphology- Comparatives </li></ul>What is the softest? Pillow Rock scissors What ...
Strategies in Teaching Language <ul><li>Syntax – Transform </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sentence Transformation </li></ul></ul><u...
Teaching Reading & Possible problem behaviors <ul><li>Readiness </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Display limited listening/speaking v...
Strategies in Teaching Reading <ul><li>Readiness – Label Me </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Naming body parts </li></ul></ul><ul><li...
Handwriting and Possible Problems <ul><li>Fine Motors skills </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Difficulty to cut, color an paste less ...
Strategies in Teaching Handwriting <ul><li>Fine Motor Skills – Copy Cat </li></ul><ul><li>Writing legibly – trace and Writ...
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Language Development Strategies

  1. 1. Tongue Twisters <ul><li>Seven sleazy shysters in sharkskin suits sold sheared sealskins to seasick sailors.  </li></ul><ul><li>She sells sea shells on the sea shore; The shells that she sells are sea shells I'm sure. So if she sells sea shells on the sea shore, I'm sure that the shells are sea shore shells.  </li></ul>
  2. 2. Speech: The Process of Oral Communication
  3. 3. Skills in Spoken Language <ul><li>Articulation </li></ul><ul><li>Fluency </li></ul><ul><li>Voice </li></ul><ul><li>Semantics </li></ul><ul><li>Morphology </li></ul><ul><li>Syntax </li></ul><ul><li>Word Finding </li></ul>
  4. 4. Possible Problems Behaviors <ul><li>Articulation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Does not correctly pronounce the sounds… </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Fluency </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Repeats or lengthens sound, words or phrases </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Voice </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Excessive breathiness </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pitch that is too high or too low </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Strategies in Teaching Spoken Language <ul><li>Articulation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Auditory discrimination: r for l </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Voice </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Optimum Pitch: High-low, Piano </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Fluency </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reading Aloud: T he Heron and the Hummingbird Heron and Hummingbird were very good friends, even though one was tall and gangly and awkward and one was small and sleek and fast. They both loved to eat fish. The Hummingbird preferred small fish like minnows and Heron liked the large ones. </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Possible Problem Behaviors <ul><li>Semantics </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fails to understand multiple meanings </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Morphology </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Uses comparative and superlatives incorrectly </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Syntax </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Does not understand passive sentences </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Word Finding </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Has a limited vocabulary </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Strategies in Teaching Langu age <ul><li>Semantics – Riddle Mania </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What do you get when 2 strawberries meet? A strawberry shake. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What has 18 legs and catches flies? A baseball team. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What has four legs but can't walk? A table. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What kind of beans never grow in a garden? Jelly beans. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What kind of flowers grow on your face? Tulips (2 lips). </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Which is faster---hot or cold? Hot---You can catch a cold. </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Strategies in Teaching Language Semantics – Multiple Meanings Word Noun Verb Adjective trim A decoration To adorn Neat diner A café To have dinner Shortorder Bank Financial institution To collect money amass
  9. 9. Strategies in Teaching Language <ul><li>Morphology- Comparatives </li></ul>What is the softest? Pillow Rock scissors What is the flattest? Dollar bill Plate quarter
  10. 10. Strategies in Teaching Language <ul><li>Syntax – Transform </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sentence Transformation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ex. Kenny drove the car. Did Kenny drive the car? Kenny did not drive the car. The car was driven by Kenny. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Word Finding – Thesaurus </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Use a dictionary to locate synonyms that could have been used. </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Teaching Reading & Possible problem behaviors <ul><li>Readiness </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Display limited listening/speaking vocabulary </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Word recognition </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Confuses or does not remember vocabulary </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Comprehension </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Has difficulty following oral direction </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Seldom reads voluntarily </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Strategies in Teaching Reading <ul><li>Readiness – Label Me </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Naming body parts </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Word recognition – Cloze Procedure </li></ul><ul><ul><li>D_ _ r M_ y; Y _ _ r f r _ _ n d </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Comprehension – Story guide </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ex. The story takes place ( where) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The main players are (who) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The problem is (what) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Word pairs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Dog and horse </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Barks neighs </li></ul></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Handwriting and Possible Problems <ul><li>Fine Motors skills </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Difficulty to cut, color an paste less proficiently </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Writing legibly </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Form letters correctly </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Writing Flexibility </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Have not mastered manuscript and cursive </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Strategies in Teaching Handwriting <ul><li>Fine Motor Skills – Copy Cat </li></ul><ul><li>Writing legibly – trace and Write </li></ul><ul><li>Writing Flexibility – Handwriting checklist </li></ul>

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