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Lisa M. Geary, MS CCC-SLP lisa@livespeaklove.com

Valentine Video February 6, 2012

Did you know youtube is a wonderful resource for educational videos that can be used in speech-language therapy? I am fortunate enough to work in a school with interactive white boards in most of the classrooms. Often, I will create a lesson with a youtube video embedded into the flipchart. The students love the multi-media presentation!  This video below worked especially well to increase attention and engage students in the lesson. I used this video to target  receptive/expressive language tasks for lower level students working on descriptive concepts and sentence formulation. The visual stimuli paired with the repetitive, scripted sentences served as a wonderful model to elicit imitation and spontaneous language from the students. As a follow-up to the video, we “re-enacted” the story using our own colored paper hearts placed around the room. Students chose a colored heart and then formulated their sentence using the model from the video. Lower level students filled in with the name of the color or produced/ imitated a two word phrase, e.g., “red heart.” The students also practiced receptive language skills as they placed their heart in a special bag when their color was named. Here is the video that built the foundation for this interactive, holiday-themed lesson:

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2 Responses to “Valentine Video”

  1. [...] Adele video  – there are amazing, inumerable educational resources found on youtube. Read this entry to see an example of one I used in a language lesson for young students. My seventh grade [...]

  2. Transformer Says:

    Thanks for uploading the lovely material. I was wanting to try the WH questions for teaching my son and did not know where to start and your visual material is just really good. Thanks for sharing and helping !!


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