Academic Communication Associates

AcademicÊ CommunicationÊ Associates,Ê Inc.Ê 16 LANGUAGE AND AUDITORY PROCESSING Descriptive Language Activity Kit Developed by Academic Communication Associates Ages 5 through 14 Children learn to use precise vocabulary and basic concepts related to size, color, shape, quantity, and location, as they identify similarities and differences, describe word relationships, and answer questions requiring them to make comparisons or to give precise, specific responses. The complete kit includes 24 full-color What’s the Difference Cards and an activity manual with reproducible worksheets. #49943-C23 Descriptive Language Activity Kit $39.00 Stories for Oral Language Development (SOLD) Larry J. Mattes and Patty R. Schuchardt Ages 5 through 11 Strengthen vocabulary, grammar, verbal reasoning, storytelling, and pragmatic language skills using the high interest stories and activities in this book. After listening to each story, students are asked to respond to questions and to perform activities relating to the story events. The stories feature Alvis the Elephant and other characters. The reproducible activities provide practice in the use of pronouns, prepositions, verb tenses, and other basic grammatical structures that are often difficult for children with learning deficiencies. Skills emphasized include recalling story details, describing events and situations, sequencing story events, telling original stories, understanding cause-effect relationships, giving explanations, and defining words. Alvis the Elephant rocks! Story Construction Activities for Building Storytelling Skills Larry J. Mattes and Patty R. Schuchardt Ages 10 through 17 Use the story building activities in this book to help students improve storytelling skills. As students participate in the activities, they listen to stories, sequence story pictures, and create expanded versions of stories. Students can create stories by using a few pictures or by combining a large number of pictures. Humorous illustrations motivate students to be creative during story construction. The book also includes activities that challenge students to create stories when presented with story starters, specific details, or a problem that needs to be resolved. Stories for Oral Language Development #49953-C23 Printed Book $36.00 #49953CD-C23 Complete Book on CD $36.00 #49953BCD-C23 Book and CD $51.00 Story Construction #48003-C23 Printed Book $36.00 #48003CD-C23 Complete Book on CD $36.00 #48003BCD-C23 Book and CD $51.00