January 21, 2014

Narrative Language Intervention Resources

a round-up of resources for teaching narrative language skills

There are so many resources out there for us to use when helping our students improve their narrative language skills! Yesterday I touched on Sandi Gillam's SKILL program, and today I thought it would be nice to corral a bunch of useful resources in one place. Here we go!

PROFESSIONAL PRODUCTS:


SKILL (Supporting Knowledge in Language and Literacy) (Sandi Gillam) - Complete program to teach individual story grammar elements, story retell, and independent story generation.



Story Grammar Marker (MindWing Concepts) - Complete program using icons to help children learn to tell and retell stories, improve comprehension, writing, and social communication.



Strong Narrative Assessment Procedure (Carol J. Strong) - Uses wordless picture books to assess narrative skills. Includes instructions for how to elicit and analyze story retelling samples, and how to develop an intervention program based on the results.

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FROM SCHOOLHOUSE TALK:

First off, a plug for my newest packet because I am just SO excited about it! I was so enthused after participating in some narrative language trainings recently, that I created an update to my Story Grammar Prompts packet. It's a complete overhaul!


This packet is jam-packed with goodies! Here's what's inside:





This might be my favorite packet yet! You can read more about it on Teachers Pay Teachers.

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ACTIVITIES/INFORMATION from other SLP BLOGGERS:

Scoop Up a Delicious Story  - The Dabbling Speechie

DIY Story Telling Rope - Miss Thrift SLP

The Importance of Narrative Assessments - Smart Speech Therapy, LLC

Superhero Story Telling Dice - Crazy Speech World

Make a Silly Story - Speechy Musings


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APPS:
Story Grammar Marker - MindWing Concepts; $24.99

Story Wheel - EverAge; $2.99 (free lite version)

Story Pals - Expressive Solutions, LLC; $19.99

Story Builder - Mobile Education Store; $7.99

Toontastic - Launchpad Toys; FREE

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Abby is certain this list is not exhaustive. Leave your favorite narrative language resources in the comments below!

2 comments:

  1. Thanks for a great post! I just purchased the SGM and am looking for ways to implement it. Your packet you put together looks awesome!

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    1. Thanks Jen! Let me know how you like the SGM. I have the app, but I think the whole program would be excellent to have!

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