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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.
Vowel digraphs from Jolly Phonics scheme
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Vowel digraphs from Jolly Phonics scheme

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Flashcards with illustrations from PCS or Widgit symbols for the vowel digraphs in the Jolly Phonics scheme. Useful for auditory discrimination and word building. Short familiar words with regular phonic spelling patterns used wherever enough examples exist.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Speaking and listening plus
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Speaking and listening plus

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A set of double-sided cards with pictures one side and mixed questions on the other for the adult to ask. Designed to give practice with responding appropriately to different question words, and picture description. Pictures can also be used as a prompt for writing sentences, and for pairing up with given sentences as a reading for meaning task.
Vowel digraphs ai/ay and ee (illustrated Widgit)
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Vowel digraphs ai/ay and ee (illustrated Widgit)

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Symbols (c) Widgit Software 2010. Print page 1 on A4 card. The second page is a worksheet. Suggestions given to check on word recognition, knowledge of rhymes etc. First page can then be cut to cards for a picture-word matching activity. Second page has missing words (replaced with a picture) to be filled in.
Vocabulary (basic) on picture pages (Widgit CIP)
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Vocabulary (basic) on picture pages (Widgit CIP)

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Symbols (c) Widgit Software 2010. Print on A4 to file in a Display Folder. Use for practice in odd moments and frequent revision. 4 pages including MONTHS and SEASONS, DAYS OF THE WEEK, O'CLOCK TIME, and ALL ABOUT ME. You can build up a useful long-term resource by adding a vocabulary page for every new topic. Could also be used for EAL.
The Owl who was Afraid of the Dark - simplified
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The Owl who was Afraid of the Dark - simplified

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Three resources to help children with impaired language skills understand and benefit from this lovely book used in so many schools. Illustrated with PCS or Widgit symbols. The pages could be presented with a simplified telling. If the CD is available, it is always useful to hear the story read exactly the same lots of times and the pages could accompany this. The song prompt cards for one of the CD songs lists the 'wow words' - listen and find the card, or use the card to sing the song with the instrumental version. The mind-map is a prompt for children to retell the story in their own way.
Punctuation II - putting in the speech marks
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Punctuation II - putting in the speech marks

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Resource to draw attention to a variety of verbs which can stand for ‘said’. Practise picking out the actual words spoken to write in a speech bubble. Mark up speech marks and missing punctuation correctly on the sentences by pictures. Illustrated with ClipArt. Mind-map created with Widgit’s Communicate Ideas about different types of sentences, the punctuation mark each ends with, and how we mark direct speech.