This activity combines articulation practice and basic language skills. It keeps students thinking while giving them multiple opportunities to practice their target sound on each turn. It can also be sent home as a home program activity.
Included are pictures boards and directions for /l/ in initial, medial, and final positions of words. They are available in black and white or color.
What to do:
- Print out the picture board for the sound position you are targeting (initial, medial, or final). You can print one for each student if you want them to each have their own board.
- Print out the directions page, which is for you to read from.
- Have the students name the pictures on the picture board. You can do this together or with the students taking turns naming pictures.
- Read a direction to a student (e.g., “Find and name the animals.”) and have him/her look at the picture board and name as many items as he/she can find that fits the description. If the student is working at the sentence level, have him/her answer in a sentence such as “The ladybug and lion are animals.”
- Give corrective feedback as necessary.
- You can cut the picture boards apart to use as pictures for drill activities or as picture cards for memory, Go Fish, or other matching games.
- You can use the boards and directions as a following directions language activity.