Vocabulary, Grammar, Question Comprehension, and Following Directions—are skill areas those students with language disorders typically struggle with, especially in the classroom setting. A fifth skill area, Using Basic Language Skills, gives students the opportunity to practice a variety of skills in a broader, more curriculum-oriented text.
Define and describe nouns; antonyms and synonym; adjectives and adverbs; multiple-meaning words; context clues; and curricular vocabulary
Regular and irregular plurals; common, proper, and possessive nouns; pronouns; noun-verb agreement; regular and irregular past tense verbs; future tense verbs; adjectives and adverbs; prepositions; and conjunctions
Wh-, how, is/are, can/could, do/does, and if question forms; some/all and always/sometimes/never statements; personal opinion questions; and literal and rhetorical questions
Multistep and sequential directions, written directions, graphs and charts, and true/false statements
Using Basic Language Skills
Synonyms, formulating sentences, completing and expanding paragraphs, and answering and formulating questions from factual paragraphs
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