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I have been designing resources for many years as I worked with preschool and primary age youngsters with delayed or impaired speech and language skills. The resources using symbols are free. My latest resources which I have illustrated are extra tasks based on Marion Blank's Language Levels (previous ones have been free). They can be used with groups of mixed language ability and are reasonably priced.

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I have been designing resources for many years as I worked with preschool and primary age youngsters with delayed or impaired speech and language skills. The resources using symbols are free. My latest resources which I have illustrated are extra tasks based on Marion Blank's Language Levels (previous ones have been free). They can be used with groups of mixed language ability and are reasonably priced.
Inference: Reading for meaning and inferring -Pt I
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Inference: Reading for meaning and inferring -Pt I

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Symbols (c) Widgit Software 2010. A resource under development aimed at children with fair reading skills who do not pick up on all the meaning behind the words. Three stories with suggested activities based on published research as to what helps children focus on implied information. Feedback comments welcome.
Antarctica: simplified resources
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Antarctica: simplified resources

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Pupil resources are illustrated with photos and/or PCS or Widgit symbols. The resources about the Antarctic in the suite are listed in the Contents guide. As some are big files because of photos, please look at the contents list first to see what you might like to download.
Sentences: when/pronoun/action activities
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Sentences: when/pronoun/action activities

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Cards to sequence and say sentences of graded complexity to include a when-phrase with days or months, a who-pronoun (he/she/they), and a verb. Virtually no reading required. Practise present/future/past. Suggestions for use included.
Match speech bubbles to pics and fill blanks
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Match speech bubbles to pics and fill blanks

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Print 2-up single-sided on paper. Do cut and stick pairing of cartoon and bubble. 4 sets of 6 per page. Errors can be useful as discussion starters. Extra page of cartoons has empty bubbles to be completed. Could be a useful activity for paired kids with mixed level of reading/writing skills. Also for EAL.
Foods, storage and kitchen utensils: vocabulary
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Foods, storage and kitchen utensils: vocabulary

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Illustrated with PCS or Widgit symbols. There are foodstuffs to sort into four storage places: the freezer, fridge, fruit bowl and cupboard. The kitchen utensils cover a wide variety of very common objects. The suggestions for discussion include ideas for naming, telling why, telling how to, describing differences and so on.
Questions and sentences about pictures
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Questions and sentences about pictures

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A set of ClipArt pictures and word cards. The activity is to ask questions in a barrier game and select word cards to match the replies and build sentences. Other suggested activities plus thoughts about asking questions orally or with worksheets to target different developmental levels. Two files. Mat with word cards made with Widgit’s CIP.
Recall stories + reading for meaning
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Recall stories + reading for meaning

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Print single-sided on A4. 12 pictures with 3 sentences to be read out to make a ‘story’ as the child sees the picture. Read twice through and then ask the child to retell the story. Then put the suggested questions. You can also use the text and questions for more able children to read and answer the questions by writing. All answers available from the text.
Verbs, nouns and adjectives to sort
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Verbs, nouns and adjectives to sort

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A page of pictures with and without labels (also provided as text only) to place according to word function: verbs, nouns or adjectives. They are all words - but what sort of words? Designed using Widgit Communicate Ideas and CIP and illustrated with PCS or Widgit symbols.
Phonic Spelling Sequences
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Phonic Spelling Sequences

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Lists of regular phonic spellings in short sequences. For ear-training. What has changed? One phoneme changes for each new word. Use with a good set of plastic letters where digraph consonants and vowels are presented as single units.
World War 2 activity book
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World War 2 activity book

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Something for everyone in the suggested groups, or EAL. Picture and/or word match; spot the difference; Numicon shapes counting; odd one out; draw and colour; copy words to blanks in text. Illustrated with PCS or Widgit symbols.
Word sum workbook (1) (Add and subtract only)
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Word sum workbook (1) (Add and subtract only)

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For children with number skills and reasonable reading skills who have difficulty sorting out what the word sum means they have to do. 8 pages of questions about a situation, working towards 2-step problems. Illustrated with PCS or Widgit symbols in Numicon layout.
Alternatives for SAID
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Alternatives for SAID

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5 pages of cartoons with a selection of verb possibilities to use instead of ‘said’. A writing column requires an event and some actual speech in a bubble. My other resources which link to this are (1) Match Speech Bubbles to Pics, (2) Punctuation – Mark the End of Sentences; and (3) Punctuation II – Putting in the Speech Marks.
World War 2 grids and word search
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World War 2 grids and word search

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Grids illustrated with PCS or Widgit symbols. Word search sheets made at www.senteacher.org. Grids give practice with vocabulary, reading for meaning, and coordinates. The worksheets include extra questions including fill the blanks which can be completed by copying text or cut-and-paste labels.
Using Language Levels by Marion Blank: 2 Sally's Garden
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Using Language Levels by Marion Blank: 2 Sally's Garden

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Sally’s Garden has a picture for each season with Sally wearing suitable clothes. Daffodils, poppies, autumn leaves and snow make the background. A small general vocabulary set is included. The main focus of the Language Levels pages is one-to-one or small group work with children who need carefully graded questions. The Marion Blank Language Levels I-IV move from very direct questioning (approx. 3y but appropriate for older children with impaired/delayed language skills) towards much more abstract work (5+y). Each of the four scenes in the story has questions at each Level. The ideas would also suit English language learning, EAL / ESL / ESOL and Speaking and Listening tasks. The same pictures are included on a single sheet for new activities. There is a simple reader (RA 6-7y) with the four illustrations. The cover note includes suggestions.
Using Langauage Levels by Marion Blank: 3 Bob's Dream
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Using Langauage Levels by Marion Blank: 3 Bob's Dream

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Bob’s Dream is about a boy who meets the Queen who has been out on her bike. A small general vocabulary set is included. The main focus of the Language Levels pages is one-to-one or small group work with children who need carefully graded questions. The Marion Blank Language Levels I-IV move from very direct questioning (approx. 3y but appropriate for older children with impaired/delayed language skills) towards much more abstract work (5+y). Each of the four scenes in the story has questions at each Level. The ideas would also suit English language learning, EAL / ESL / ESOL and Speaking and Listening tasks. The same pictures are included on a single sheet for new activities. There is a simple reader (RA 6-7y) with the four illustrations. The cover note includes suggestions.