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Vocabulary Voyage CD

Vocabulary Voyage CD

£25.00 plus VAT

A vocabulary teaching programme with printable resources.

by Shiena Stockton, MRCSLT with
Kathy Barber B Ed Hons. 
Ruth Cusack MRCSLT
Lucy Morse Reg. MRCSLT

  • Helping you to help students develop their vocabulary
  • Target words and activities to use in school and at home
  • Useful for EAL
  • All on a disc to print off what you want when you want it!

 
Vocabulary Voyage is a vocabulary teaching programme and was developed as a practical response to the needs of language impaired and dyslexic secondary school age pupils. It consists of a specific vocabulary of 240 words which are not subject linked but are in common use and are essential for understanding everyday language used in the classroom and for reading texts.  The words are based on Coxhead’s Academic word list (Coxhead 2000).

The words have then been grouped into sets of 10 and a range of activities have been developed to enable pupils to learn the words in a fun way and in a way which can be easily incorporated into the curriculum at Key Stage 3. The scheme has also proved valuable for older pupils and young adults with specific learning difficulties which impact on vocabulary learning and expressive language skills.

This scheme differs from existing work in the field in that, rather than giving strategies for word learning and ways to determine the words to teach, it actually focuses on a designated set of words and gives activities to support learning.  The scheme is seen as an addition to the existing material in the field of vocabulary teaching rather than an alternative.

There are 24 packs each one covering 10 words.

All the packs have the same sequence of activities as follows:

  1. 5 words introduced at a time: Definitions, ideas for discussion and a sentence completion sheet.
  2. Word cards: To be used for a variety of activities.
  3. Words and Definitions: A sheet with all 10 words and definitions.
  4. Word to picture matching: Pupils find their own pictures to represent the words - an excellent activity for discussion.
  5. Missing Words: Sentences with missing words from the 10 target words.
  6. Suffixes and Prefixes: Encourage pupils to consider how suffixes and prefixes are used to alter a word.
  7. Sentence Starters: First part of a sentence, using one of the 10 target words, for the pupils to complete.
  8. Inference Texts: One or more paragraphs using the target words with questions aimed to support comprehension of these words in context.
  9. Phrases to Words: one or more passages using phrases which can be replaced with the target words. Includes questions about the text.
  10. Lotto Boards

 
This scheme is not about spelling, it is about word knowledge and encouraging pupils to be more adventurous and creative in their use of language. This package will enable young people to be more concise and precise in the way they talk and more able to infer meaning from the texts.

Walking with Boris and Bella Through The Four Seasons - for 3-4 year olds

Walking with Boris and Bella Through The Four Seasons - for 3-4 year olds

£65.00 plus VAT

Walking with Boris and Bella Through The Four Seasons - for 3-4 year olds

This CD includes colouring sheets and ideas of how to use the pictures and other resources in your setting. Each activity focuses on a different aspect of language development as each season is explored. The resource is carefully designed for 3-4 year olds.

The resource provides a home liaison CD licensed to the purchaser (for multiple printing).

These programmes, based on the four seasons, can be used throughout the school year as home activities or as in class activities.

The aim is to promote skills such as attention and listening, developing vocabulary,understanding of language, expressive language and phonological awareness (pre-reading skills).

The CD is a compilation of the disc for each season. It includes:

Spring Walk

  • Activity 1: Boris and Bella's farm (understanding instructions)
  • Activity 2: Sorting for size (understanding 'er' & 'est')
  • Activity 3: Hide and seek (prepositions)
Summer Walk
  • Activity 1: The listening sandcastle (attention, listening & auditory memory)
  • Activity 2: All aboard the train (phonological awareness- beginning, middle & end)
  • Activity 3: Sound buckets (phonological awareness- sounds)
  • Activity 4: Busy Bella and the growing garden (first/then & sequencing skills)

Autumn Walk

  • Activity 1: Autumn Vocabulary
  • Activity 2: The Listening Tree (attention, listening & auditory memory)
  • Activity 3: Busy Bella (verbs)
  • Activity 4: Where is Boris? (prepositions)
  • Activity 5: Syllable Clapping (phonological awareness- syllables)

Winter Walk

  • Activity 1: Washing Day (attention, listening & auditory memory)
  • Activity 2: Sock fun (understanding & giving instructions)
  • Activity 3: Hanging out the washing (auditory memory)
  • Activity 4: Sounds around. (phonological awareness- syllables and rhyme)

Contents:

  • 1 x CD in lancing pack

WinG: Words in Game Test

WinG: Words in Game Test

£120.00 plus VAT

A standardised assessment for children aged 19-36 months which assesses the knowledge of nouns, verbs and a range of describing words

English adaptation and standardisation by:
Allegra Cattani
Andrea Krott
Ian Dennis
Caroline Floccia

WinG is a standardised assessment for children aged 19-36 months which assesses the knowledge of nouns, verbs and a range of describing words. The test is made up of four subtests to evaluate children’s semantic knowledge: noun comprehension, predicate comprehension (‘predicate’ includes verbs, adjectives and prepositions), noun production and predicate production.

WinG includes:

  • 132 picture cards:
    • 44 for comprehension
    • 44 for production
    • 44 distractors
    • two sets of all three as ‘pre-test’ items
  • an administrator manual
  • an interactive assessment form which will calculate the results for you

Record forms are available to download from https://www.stass.co.uk/downloads

Winter Adventure with Boris and Bella - for 4-6 year olds

Winter Adventure with Boris and Bella - for 4-6 year olds

£20.00 plus VAT

Winter Adventure with Boris and Bella - for 4-6 year olds

This CD includes colouring sheets and ideas of how to use the pictures and other resources in your setting.  Each activity focuses on a different aspect of language development as the topic of WINTER is explored.  The resource is carefully designed for 4-6 year olds.

  • Activity 1: Dress Boris and Bella game (understanding before/after, either/or and longer instructions)
  • Activity 2: Winter mind mapping (developing and categorising vocabulary to aid memory)
  • Activity 3: Tidy up the toys (understanding and giving detailed instructions- barrier game)
  • Activity 4: Sounds around- rhyming lotto (phonological awareness- rhyme)
  • Activity 5: What day is it today? (understanding 'yesterday', 'today' & 'tomorrow')

The CD is licensed to the purchaser for multiple printing.

These programmes, based on WINTER, can be used as class activities and are ideal to share with parents for further reinforcement at home. The activities aim to promote skills such as attention and listening, developing vocabulary, understanding of spoken language, using expressive language and phonological awareness..

Contents:

  • 1 x CD in lancing pack

Winter Walk with Boris and Bella - for 3-4 year olds

Winter Walk with Boris and Bella - for 3-4 year olds

£20.00 plus VAT

Winter Walk with Boris and Bella - for 3-4 year olds

This CD includes colouring sheets and ideas of how to use the pictures and other resources in your setting. Each activity focuses on a different aspect of language development as the topic of WINTER is explored and is carefully designed for 3-4 year olds.

  • Activity 1: Washing Day (attention, listening & auditory memory)
  • Activity 2: Sock fun (understanding & giving instructions)
  • Activity 3: Hanging out the washing (auditory memory)
  • Activity 4: Sounds around (phonological awareness- syllables and rhyme)

The CD is licensed to the purchaser for multiple printing.

These programmes, based on WINTER, can be used as class activities and are ideal to share with parents for further reinforcement at home. The activities aim to promote skills such as attention and listening, developing vocabulary, understanding of spoken language, using expressive language and phonological awareness (pre-reading skills).

Contents:

  • 1 x CD in lancing pack

Winter Wonderland with Boris and Bella - for 5-7 year olds

Winter Wonderland with Boris and Bella - for 5-7 year olds

£20.00 plus VAT

Winter Wonderland with Boris and Bella - for 5-7 year olds

This CD includes colouring sheets and ideas of how to use the pictures and other resources in your setting. Each activity focuses on a different aspect of language development as the topic of WINTER is explored. The resource is carefully designed for 5-7 year olds.

  • Activity 1: The Christmas Party Invitation (complex verbal reasoning game)
  • Activity 2: Guess what? (asking effective questions & giving effective clues)
  • Activity 3: Season Sorting (explaining when events happen and why)
  • Activity 4: Tell us a story (creating and structuring stories from component parts, including 'why')
  • Activity 5: Sounds around (sound placement awareness)

The CD is licensed to the purchaser for multiple printing.

These programmes, based on WINTER, can be used as class activities and are ideal to share with parents for further reinforcement at home. The activities aim to promote skills such as attention and listening, developing vocabulary, understanding of spoken language, using expressive language and phonological awareness.

Contents:

  • 1 x CD in lancing pack