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This page is where students and parents can find speech and language practice for home! 

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Past Due Assignments

  • Speech Practice Corner 



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     S  -  Z  -  L 

    Remeber your 30 second Warm Up!


    Say the word "Easy" slow and easy with correct tongue placement!



  • Butterfly practice

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    Feel your tongue while making the 't' sound,

    think of the sides of your  tongue flapping light and easy like a butterfly wings. 

    Hold your tongue still, up behind your teeth as if the butterfly is gliding. 

    This movement will help you get to the 's' and 'z' sounds.  Good luck! 

    Show me how its going!  

  • Look, this fish can say his L sounds with his tongue behind his teeth!

    L bubble

  • Morning Group's Terrific Tongue Twisters


    Image result for squirrel bus   Stu the sweater squirrel missed his bus.


    Tom told Ted to tackle the terribly tall turkey!   animal, bird turkey, wildlife





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  • Language Corner 


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      Students have been working on desciribng in detail what good listening looks like.  What does it mean to "do good listening?"

    Here were some of thier awesome ideas:



    Looking at the speaker

    If distracted, coming back to a speaker

    Repeating what is said

    Waiting your turn to talk


    Listening Wheel    



    Our listening work leads us into perpective taking. 

    A fun and complicated topic!  Understanding that others may see things differently than we do is an important step in growing.   

  • Sentence Building Practice 

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  • This month's theme is 


          Respect RG        Respect KS   Respect AJ












    "Respect means listening to my teacher"  -Kellan   

    "Respect is helping people up" -Ryan                                     "Respect means to me: follow the Golden Rule" -AJ


    Respect MM

    "Respect means you don't interrupt people when they are talking"   -McKinnley