This is a great list of resources for home speech & language ideas. While it seems to be mainly for elementary kids, there are actually a few links to some good middle school materials.
Here are some suggestions to practice speech and language at home!
*Adjectives, synonyms, antonyms, analogies, cause/effect, context clues, editing, grammar, figurative language, inferences, main idea, vocabulary, writing prompts - and more!! There are soooo many langauge activities to explore!
*Make sure to click on "download pdf" to get access to these FREE worksheets.
Choose from tons of free online word games!
Practice your Wordly Wise words!
Pratice your word knowledge skills!
Look up a tired, overused word and find an awesome synonym!
Safe search engine for kids
Look up the meaning of words at vocabulary.com!
A fun way to improve keyboarding skills!
Writing & Grammar
A place to practice and share your writing!
Language Arts Essential Vocabulary
Dolch and Fry's fluency phrases
Practicing high frequency sight words in phrases helps students build the speed and accuracy of their reading. Practice these and watch your fluency improve!
Fry's Sight Words
Sight words are based on research of the most frequently used words in our language. Student's confidence and reading ability improve when they are able to instantly recognize these words.
Practice any sound in words, phrases, sentenes, and in reading pasages!
Practice /r/ in words, phrases, sentences, and reading passages.
Practice /s/ in words, phrases, sentences, and reading passages.
A minimal pair is a pair of words that vary by only a single sound. Minimal pairs allow you to see, hear, and practice how words change and become different from each other when a single sound changes. This website provides practice with vowel and consonant minimal pairs using picture cards.
This link offers practice with minimal pairs by being able to HEAR them!
https://www.englishclub.com/pronunciation/minimal-pairs.htm (Copy and paste this link)
Practice adding the final sound to words!
Stutteringhelp.org is a website that provides free resources and information.