Chair and bear and mice and rice. Pie and sky and snow and pillow. These are just eight of the age-appropriate nouns pictured in this 240-picture box set.
- Recognize and name nouns
- Learn to categorize nouns
Endearing, simple, and colorful pictures reflect the experiences of young children and the vocabulary reflects words they hear everyday. The durable, large-size cards are perfect for little hands.
Teach 240 high-frequency, age-appropriate nouns from eight categories:
- animals (e.g., fish, rabbit, tiger)
- body parts (e.g., hand, nose, tooth)
- clothing and accessories (e.g., coat, jeans, sweater)
- everyday items (e.g., chair, grass, sink)
- food and drinks (e.g., crackers, ketchup, sandwich)
- people (e.g., baby, girl, grandpa)
- toys and games (e.g., play dough, puzzle, swing)
- transportation (e.g., bus, car, train)
The cards can be used for a variety of therapy needs:
- build receptive and expressive vocabulary
- teach associations within and among categories
- develop descriptive language
- generate grammatical sentences
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- Vocabulary instruction is a cornerstone of reading comprehension (Stahl & Fairbanks, 1986).
- Successful acquisition of vocabulary is critically important to written and oral language development. Some children with specific language impairment (SLI) may need to hear a word twice as many times as their normal language peers before comprehending it (Gray, 2003).
Preschool Vocabulary Cards Nouns incorporates these principles and is based on expert professional practice.
Gray, S. (2003). Word-learning by preschoolers with specific language impairment: What predicts success. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 46, 56-67.
Stahl, S.A., & Fairbanks, M.M. (1986). The effects of vocabulary instruction: A model-based meta-analysis. Review of Educational Research, 56, 71-110.