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Basic Concept Boosters (#48111-IN)

Important Note: This product is available in both a printed book format and a CD format. You save noney if you order both formats at the same time.

Ages 4 through 8. The revised edition of this popular book includes new pictures, worksheets, games, and activities to teach the concepts most often used in classroom directions. Concepts emphasized include on/under, forward/backward, above/below, through/around, whole/half, together/separated, wide/narrow, same/different, more/less, inside/outside, top/bottom, near/far, in front/behind, and many others.

The worksheet activities can be administered by classroom teachers, speech-language pathologists, or by parents. The individual lessons include the following.

  • Concept Contrast Pictures. The first page of each lesson includes a separate picture for each of the target concepts. The contrast on/under, for example, is represented in two pictures.
  • Concept Identification Worksheets. Students are asked to point to the picture that matches a sentence read by the examiner.
  • Listen and Draw Worksheets. Students are asked to respond to instructions such as, "Find the snake that is under the tree and color it red." Students are also asked to describe the pictures and/or to tell stories about them.

An Assessment Checklist, Informal Concept Assessment Probe, Reproducible Spatial Concept Picture Scenes, and other resources are also included in this practical, easy-to-use resource.

The CD includes the entire book in a PDF format that can be used if you have Adobe Reader on your computer. This program is available at no charge from
The printed book edition and the CD edition are the same price if ordered separately. Save money when you order both the book and CD at the same time. The CD makes it easy to print out copies of the reproducible book pages.
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Book only: #48111-IN
CD only: #48111CD-IN
Both book and CD: #48111BCD-IN
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