Differential Processing Training Program: Linguistic Tasks By Kerry Winget
Differential Processing Training Program: Linguistic Tasks
Ages: 6-12Grades: 1-7
Target the processing skills that underpin steady, consistent language development. This systematic progression of tasks focuses on word relationships, prosody, and language organization.
These lessons individually and as a group, teach children to manipulate increasingly complex units of language. Each one-page activity has a clear, measurable goal and a performance grid for easy measurement, identification of error patterns, and quick documentation of progress.
The lessons are grouped into three skill areas:
Comparisonsùidentify and explain similarities and differences
Synonyms ùidentify, generate, and compare synonyms
Antonymsùrecognize and generate antonyms
Multiple-Meaning Wordsùidentify, explain, and define multiple-meaning words
Similesùidentify similar characteristics, identify items by characteristics, complete and generate similes
Sentence Intonationùrecognize intonation, infer sentence meaning from intonation, use intonation appropriately
Stress and Rhythmùdiscriminate syllable and word stress and rhythm, interpret changes in stress and rhythm
Divergent Namingùname category members by function, parts, and attributes; complete analogies
Feature Descriptionùdescribe objects by attributes, parts, and function; generate effective clues about object
155 pages • 8.5 x 11, softcover • ©2007