1. Topic-
Building Language Skills: Dice Game Fun!
2. Content-
Let's Name Things!: naming items in a given category
Tell All About It!: describe an object with a given characteristic
Recalling Key Story Elements!: recall a specific element from a short paragraph

Vocabulary: Problem, Solution, setting, characters
3. Goals: Aims/Outcomes-
SL 2.2 Recount or describe key ideas or details from a text read aloud or information presented orally or through other media.

SL2.3 Ask and answer questions about what a speaker says in order to clarify comprehension, gather additional information, or deepen understanding of a topic or issue.

SL 2.6 Produce complete sentences when appropriate to task and situation to provide requested detail or clarification.

L 2.5 Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships and nuances in word meanings.
4. Objectives-
Students will answer wh- questions about 3-5 lines from a story read out loud with 80% accuracy in 4 out of 5 opportunities.

Students will ask and answer wh- questions words (who,what, where, when, and why) to obtain information in 4/5 opportunities.

Students will identify key information (character, setting, action) from a short story read aloud with 80% accuracy.

Students will identify four to five items that belong in a given category with 90% accuracy.

Students will used describing words when shown an object or picture with
90% accuracy.

Students will monitor their speaking fluency during these activities.
5. Materials and Aids-
dice container

Student Direction Sheets
Student Direction Reminder Strips
Task cards
monster money

star charts
date stamp
ink pad
6. Procedures/Methods-

A. Introduction-

The students will roll the dice to determine the "Mon'star'" of the day by deciding highest or lowest number to win. Student selected will then pick who goes next until the sequence of the students has been decided.


B. Development-

The SLP will explain each task. She will show the students the direction sheets and explain how to correlate the number spun on the spinner to the number on the direction sheet/direction reminder sheet. The students will be awarded monster money for correct answers.

C. Practice-

Each student will have a turn. On his/her turn, the student will spin and determine what the task is for the number spun. The student will then respond using a complete sentence in accordance with the student direction sheet for designated task.

D. Independent Practice-

The SLP will consult with the classroom teachers to see if the students are incorporating any of these skills into the general classroom setting.

E. Accommodations (Differentiated Instruction)-

Instruction has already been differentiated in the format of the IEP>

F. Checking for understanding-

The students' performance will be logged on a data sheet. Positive reinforcement as well as the tangible reinforcement (monster money) will be provided for correct answers. Discussion will take place if student gives an incorrect response.

G. Closure-

The students will count their monster money and determine who had the most/least and the sequence of the money from lowest to highest.
7. Evaluation-
The SLP will review the data sheet tallies to determine the students' performance for this therapy session and to plan the tasks for the next therapy session.

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