Welcome to Mrs. Lepisto's Speech and Language site!

Welcome to my blog! This is the place to come to find out what is happening in speech and language at Wilson School! Along the left side there are useful links and tips for you to practice speech and language skills at home. I will post a question of the month to use as a springboard for discussion at home. On the right side of the page is a list of other speech and language blogs I follow. You may find other helpful information on these blogs too.

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Question of the month-May

May is Better Hearing, Speech and Language Month!!  Use the calendar below to practice your skills throughout the month!

Question of the month-April

We work a lot on synonyms and antonyms in speech and language.  I am a huge fan of singing to learn and remember skills.  Practice the song below to help you remember what are synonyms and what are antonyms!

Question of the month-March

Questions for the month of March...

1.  What season begins in March?  SPRING!!
2.  What are two different meanings for the word "Spring"?  Think of other words that have multiple meanings.  What are the words?  What are the multiple meanings?
3.  Do you need some books to read that relate to Spring?  Check out this link to see some really good ones!  http://www.scanlonspeech.com/2014/04/21/5-preschool-books-for-spring-with-reading-tips-and-extension-activities/

Question of the month-February

Questions for the month of February...

1.  What is your favorite Valentine's Day candy?  Describe it using your 5 senses.  What does it looks like?  How does it taste?  Does it make any sound when you bite it or chew it?  How does it smell?  How does it feel?

2.  What are your favorite Valentine's Day activities to do?  Check out this link to find some others to try as you practice you speech and language skills at home. http://www.speechbuddy.com/blog/speech-therapy-techniques/four-valentines-day-activities-for-your-kids/

Question of the month of January

Questions for the month of January...

1.  Did you get new boardgames or iPad or Tablet games for Christmas?
2.  How can you play these games to practice speech and language skills?

To read more check out this post about how great games are to help with learning!http://mommyspeechtherapy.com/?p=1833

Question for the month of December

Questions for the month of December...

1.  How do you find out more information?  (By asking good questions!  Who, What, Where, When, Why, and How)

2.  Ask questions of family members to find out what they may like or need for a Christmas present. (ex:  Mom, what book are you reading?  Dad, what fishing equipment do you need?)

Question for the month-November

This school year I am going to post  a question of the month.  It is intended to be a speech and language area for you to focus on at home each month.  For November, my question is...

1.  What are things you associate with Thanksgiving?
2.  Describe Thanksgiving words by telling shape, size, category, and function.