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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.
Using Language Levels by Marion Blank: 10 Fairy Tales 3
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Using Language Levels by Marion Blank: 10 Fairy Tales 3

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Fairy Tales 3 includes versions of three well-known fairy tales: Goldilocks and the Three Bears, The Ugly Duckling, and The King’s New Suit (The Emperor’s New Clothes). There is one illustration per tale. A small vocabulary set of early words is suggested. There is a simple text (RA 7y) for each tale for early readers, or to read aloud as an introduction to each tale. There are supplementary colouring activities. 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 three tales in the resource has suggested questions at each Level. The ideas would also suit EAL teaching. The cover note includes suggestions for printing and use.
Using Language Levels by Marion Blank: 9 Fairy Tales 2
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Using Language Levels by Marion Blank: 9 Fairy Tales 2

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Fairy Tales 2 includes versions of three well-known fairy tales: Sleeping Beauty, Jack and the Beanstalk, and Little Red Riding Hood. There is one illustration per tale. A small vocabulary set of early words is suggested. There is a simple text (RA 7y) for each tale for early readers, or to read aloud as an introduction to each tale. There are also supplementary activities (colouring, comprehension or word work). 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 three tales in the resource has suggested questions at each Level. The ideas would also suit EAL teaching. The cover note includes suggestions for printing and use.
Using Language Levels by Marion Blank: 8 Fairy Tales 1
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Using Language Levels by Marion Blank: 8 Fairy Tales 1

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Fairy Tales 1 includes versions of three well-known fairy tales: The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, and Snow White. There is one illustration per tale. A small vocabulary set of early words is suggested. There is a simple text (RA 7y) for each tale for early readers, or to read aloud as an introduction to each tale. There are also supplementary activities (colouring, comprehension or word work). 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 three tales in the resource has questions at each Level. The ideas would also suit EAL teaching. The cover note includes suggestions for printing and use.
Using Language Levels by Marion Blank: 7 Different Habitats
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Using Language Levels by Marion Blank: 7 Different Habitats

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Different Habitats has illustrations for Ocean/Arctic/Rainforest/Australian desert. A small vocabulary set of early words is included but, as this title is more ‘academic’ than the earlier ones, new words are necessary for comprehension, speaking and reading. 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 resource has questions at each Level. The ideas would also suit English language learning, EAL / ESL / ESOL and Speaking and Listening tasks. The four pictures are also included on a single sheet for making new activities. There is a simple illustrated text (RA 7y) plus additional pages about further habitats. The cover note includes suggestions. The illustrations could be used for many topics of conversation: animals and their homes/food/adaptations; weather round the world; equator versus polar regions; climate change; water cycle; living things.
Using Language Levels by Marion Blank: 6 The Park
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Using Language Levels by Marion Blank: 6 The Park

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The Park is about seasonal changes at the park. Watch the plants and the people. Look at the gardener working and see all the things people can do. A small vocabulary set is suggested. 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 four illustrations. The cover note includes suggestions.
Using Language Levels by Marion Blank: 5 All About Me
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Using Language Levels by Marion Blank: 5 All About Me

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All About Me includes family, pets, events, favourite things. A small vocabulary set is suggested. 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 four illustrations. The cover note includes suggestions.
Using Langauage Levels by Marion Blank: 4 Friends
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Using Langauage Levels by Marion Blank: 4 Friends

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Friends brings in everyday environments and play. Talk about going on errands, outdoor play, and keeping safe. A small vocabulary set is suggested. 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 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.
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 Language Levels by Marion Blank: 1 At the Seaside
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Using Language Levels by Marion Blank: 1 At the Seaside

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At The Seaside, the first in this series based on Language Levels by Marion Blank, brings in familiar seaside creatures and toys. There is scope for working on seaside vocabulary and safety near the sea. 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.
Traditional tale – The Lady and the Lion
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Traditional tale – The Lady and the Lion

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Traditional tale - The Lady and the Lion. Rather similar tales by the Brothers Grimm have been used for reference. Retold at three levels: simple plus symbol-support of Widgit/PCS symbols; early reading (RA 6-8y) with illustrations; longer version (RA 10-11y) to read aloud, with many opportunities for spoken language tasks. Additional activities: colouring; read / match caption to picture and sequence the story; writing frame booklet with 12 pictures as prompts; tessellations. With Guide.
Traditional tale - The Magic Horse
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Traditional tale - The Magic Horse

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Traditional tale – The Magic Horse. A tale originally called The Ebony Horse from 1001 Arabian Nights. Retold at three levels: plus symbol-support of Widgit/PCS symbols; early reading with illustrations; longer version (RA 11y approx.) to read aloud, with many opportunities for spoken language tasks. Additional activities: colouring; read / match caption to picture and sequence the story; Write-about outline booklet with 8 pictures as prompts; tessellations. With Guide.
Traditional tale - Cinderella
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Traditional tale - Cinderella

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Traditional tale - Cinderella. A tale which is known in many countries. Retold at three levels: simple plus symbol-support of Widgit/PCS symbols; early reading with illustrations; longer version (RA 11y approx.) to read aloud, with many opportunities for spoken language tasks. Additional activities: colouring, read / match caption to picture and sequence the story; Write-about outline booklet with 8 pictures as prompts; tessellations. With Guide.
Traditional tale - The Twelve Brothers
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Traditional tale - The Twelve Brothers

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Traditional tale - The Twelve Brothers. A Brothers Grimm German fairy tale retold at three levels: simple plus symbol-support of Widgit/PCS symbols, early reading with illustrations, longer version to read aloud with many opportunities for spoken language tasks RA 11y approx. Additional activities: colouring, read / match caption to picture and sequence, tessellations with suggestions.
Traditional tale - Little Red Riding Hood
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Traditional tale - Little Red Riding Hood

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Traditional tale - Little Red Riding Hood. A fairy tale retold at three levels: simple plus symbol-support of Widgit/PCS symbols, early reading with illustrations, longer version to read aloud with many opportunities for spoken language tasks. Additional activities: colouring, read / match caption to picture and sequence.
Traditional tale - The real princess
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Traditional tale - The real princess

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A Danish Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale (AKA The princess and the pea / The princess on the pea). Retold at three levels: simple plus symbol-support of Widgit/PCS symbols, early reading with illustrations, and a version as a poem to read aloud (or for readers with RA 10-11y). Additional activities: colouring, read / match caption to picture and sequence.
Traditional tale-Blondine,BonneBiche and BeauMinon
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Traditional tale-Blondine,BonneBiche and BeauMinon

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Traditional tale - A French fairy tale Blondine, Bonne-Biche and Beau-Minon renamed as Blondie, Doe and Looker. A fairy tale retold at three levels: simple plus symbol-support of Widgit/PCS symbols, early reading with illustrations, longer version to read aloud with many opportunities for spoken language tasks. Additional activities: colouring, read / match caption to picture and sequence. This tale is well-suited to PSHE / Virtues Programme work.
Traditional tale - The Frog Princess
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Traditional tale - The Frog Princess

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A Russian fairy tale retold at three levels: simple plus symbol-support of Widgit/PCS symbols, early reading with illustrations, longer version to read aloud with many opportunities for spoken language tasks. Additional activities: colouring, read / match caption to picture and sequence.
Haiku for Spring
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Haiku for Spring

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An activity linking the syllable count for haiku with the idea of choosing seasonal words from lists to create blank verse the correct shape. Numicon shapes and colours added for those who need extra help - a reader can speak their poem. Guide gives general information about haiku.