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1 AAC Language Lab Lesson Plan Summary- This document summarizes the AAC Language Lab Stages of Language Development, Expected Outcomes and the current Lesson Plans available in each Stage. *Denotes a Lesson with Supplemental Materials available for expanded teaching opportunities. Stage 1 - Beginner Lessons Outcomes see below for materials Directing Activities Part 1 Directing Activities Part 2* Expressing Negatives* Names will speak using single words will increase the number of words he or she uses will speak single words to direct another person's actions will speak single words to express negatives will speak single words to express requests To encourage the person to direct the behavior of others and the course of any activity with words instead of behavior. all done help To expand the person's ability to request and direct action with specific action words. drink To encourage the person to direct the behavior of others using negatives. don t (or not) no To encourage using names for other people Customized vocabulary of names for people mom make stop dad stop go sleep work

2 Stage 2 - Beginner Lessons Outcomes see below for materials Building Phrases Directing Activities Part 1 Directing Activities Part 2* Directing Activities Part 3 This, That, These, Those On and Off* Expressing Negatives* Teach the Word Get will combine two and three words to make phrases will increase the number of words he or she uses will increase the number of phrases he or she uses will speak two and three word phrases to direct another person's actions will speak two and three word phrases to express negatives will speak two and three word phrases to express requests To increase knowledge and usage of vocabulary in dynamic rows story color red drink water To encourage using 2-word phrases to request and direct activities and to expand the person's length of utterances To encourage using 2-word phrases to request and direct activities and to expand the person's length of utterances drink feel have To encourage using 2-word phrases to request and direct activities and to expand the person's length of utterances do get help To encourage using the determiners, this, that, these and those to mark plurality and distance. this that these To teach the meaning of "on" and "off" on off turn To encourage using 2- word phrases to express negatives and direct activities and to expand the person's length of utterances don t help To teach the word get get got I feel sad want make like those water like happy feel bad go light in feel thirsty feel mad stop turn Personal Nouns Favorite Objects need please that turn head my your hand no not stop it me Mom off get that over all done foot want sad nose that table tired up wet you

3 Stage 3 - Intermediate Lessons Outcomes see below for materials Expanding Requests and Preferences* Prepositions and ing verbs in phrases* Prepositions to show position* Learning to say ing verbs* Plurals* More Prepositions* Simple Verb Phrases* will speak in simple complete sentences will increase the number of words he or she uses will show knowledge of plural noun concept by speaking plural nouns correctly will speak in simple complete sentences to direct another person's actions will use negatives in simple sentences will use simple complete sentences to express requests will show knowledge of action continuing in the present by using verbs ending in "ing" (present participle) will use prepositions to show position will combine verbs ending in "ing" with prepositions to speak phrases such as "going in" will use simple pronoun + verb phrases will use infinitives ("to+verb") to complete statements such as "I like to " and "I need to go." To increase correct usage of infinitive complements (adding to + verb to complete a sentence, for example "I want to.") I want to I like to I need to I have to go get live see To increase use of prepositions in sentences following present progressive verbs going running ing turning sleeping out in on over under To introduce the prepositions "in" and "on" and how they show position. book fire truck fish bowl garage glass hat head in mountain on plate shovel table toaster water to increase correct usage of the target -ing verb forms. drinking learning looking making To teach when to use a plural "s" at the end of a noun. Noun+s Increase concept of target vocabulary down in out up The purpose of this lesson is to introduce simple declarative phrases using pronouns and verbs. I can help go drink sleep turn

4 Stage 4 - Intermediate Lessons Outcomes see below for materials Expressing Past Actions* Expressing Negatives with Pronoun Verb Phrases* Asking Questions* Asking WH Questions WH Questions at School* Describing Things: Using Adjectives in Phrases* Is and Are Linking Verbs* Subject Pronouns I & II* Pronouns Around Town will continue to speak in simple complete sentences will increase the number of words he or she uses will ask simple "wh" questions will ask questions using pronoun-verb phrases (interrogative reversal) will continue to use negatives in simple sentences will continue to use simple complete sentences to express requests will show knowledge of action in the past by using common irregular past tense verbs will use linking verbs "is" and "are" correctly (subject/verb agreement) will use adjectives in simple sentences to describe things will use negative pronoun + verb phrases To increase correct usage of the target irregular past tense verbs. went slept told yesterday ran found said To teach negative pronounverb phrases so that the person can direct an activity or demonstrate feelings of dislike towards someone or something. can t didn t do doesn t don t I it like not want won t To teach the skill of asking questions to request information, to ask permission, to elicit a response from a communication partner, and to have a communication exchange call can I can you do go good-bye hello help how I can it now said say stop think what when where who To introduce and produce simple "wh" questions who what when where why how to teach when and how to use describing words in short phrases big/little hot/cold pretty/ugly sad/happy nice/mean, hungry/thir sty wet/dry easy/hard fast/slow favorite few/many long/short old/new full/empty dirty/clean colors numbers. To learn to say the linking verbs "is" and "are" and expand length of utterance. is are ing calling ing making taking buying looking listening visiting To teach using the correct subject pronouns in sentences & correct verb agreement I you he she it we they drink(s) (s) feel(s) go(es) have(has help(s) make(s) (s) (s) stop(s) want(s) down slide you later you can feeding drive me turning again sleeping likes buys

5 Stage 5 - Advanced Lessons Outcomes see below for materials Using Articles a and the * Future Tense with I will and will you * Future Actions with going to * Expressing Actions from the past* Possessive Nouns* Describing Things in the Past* Then and Now* will continue to speak in simple complete sentences will increase the number of words he or she uses will continue to use simple complete sentences to express requests will use articles "a" and "the" appropriately will use past tense linking verbs "was" and "were" correctly (subject/verb agreement) will use past tense verbs ending in "ed" correctly will use verbs ending in "s" to agree with third person subject in sentences will add "s" to nouns to show possession will show knowledge of expressing future actions by using "going to" and "will" To teach how to use "a" and "the." a the frog balloon flower truck whale look looking I am says for I do like To teach how to express actions that will happen in the future I will will you drink drive sing with me to teach how to express actions that will happen in the future I m going you re going to sleep drink call wash To increase use of the past tense regular form -ed. learned worked stopped helped looked turned listened ed To increase use of the noun possessive -s form. friend s bike brother s dog family s pet bug s color mother s bed boy s girl s sister s father s To increase use of was and were in sentences to describe how things were in the past.. I was It was He was You were. She was We were They were To increase use of "I am" and "I was" in sentences to define present and past tense state of being. then now I was I am lion cub chick chicken kitten cat puppy dog caterpillar butterfly duckling duck tadpole frog horse foal baby boy/girl

6 Stage 6 - Advanced Outcomes see below for materials will continue to speak in simple complete sentences will increase the number of words he or she uses will continue to use simple complete sentences to express requests will use subordinating conjunctions to speak or write complex sentences will use reflexive pronouns correctly will use indefinite pronouns correctly will ask negative questions using pronoun-verb phrases will use contractions such as "isn't" and "wasn't" correctly Lessons Complex Sentences* Contractions* Using Indefinite Pronouns* To teach the meaning of conjunctions and give practice using them in spoken and written language and because but or until if then To teach the meaning of contractions and give practice using them in spoken and written language bed can can she cookie could could she find get he can t he shouldn t jump not on pea she she can she could she couldn t she should she will she won t should should she the will she To teach the meaning of indefinite pronouns and give practice using them in spoken and written language anyone anything anywhere everyone everywhere no one something somewhere

7 Stage 1 Beginner Materials Outcomes will speak single words to direct another person's actions will speak single words to express negatives More What Do They Do I Do Not I Do, I Don t What They Do Stage 2 Beginner Materials Outcomes will combine two and three words to make phrases Color Feel will speak two and three word phrases to direct another person's actions Play Want Read Make Have Get Eat Go Feel Drink Help will speak two and three word phrases to express negatives will increase the number of phrases he or she uses will increase the number of words he or she uses No, No, Don t Eat That! On & Off Get Me Determiners with Milo

8 Outcomes will use infinitives ("to+verb") to complete statements such as "I like to " and "I need to go." will show knowledge of action continuing in the present by using verbs ending in "ing" (present participle) will use prepositions to show position will show knowledge of plural noun concept by speaking plural nouns correctly Stage 3 Intermediate Materials Milo in Action Bo, Max & Sally Like to Eat Lola Learning Learning to Cook Three Dogs Prepositions Learning In & On Max & the Grasshopper Three Dogs - Plurals will combine verbs ending in "ing" with prepositions to speak phrases such as "going in" Going on a Camping Trip will use simple pronoun + verb phrases Going on Vacation Bo and the Ants What Can They Do?

9 Stage 4 Intermediate Materials Outcomes will ask simple "wh" questions will ask questions using pronoun-verb phrases (interrogative reversal) will use adjectives in simple sentences to describe things will continue to use negatives in simple sentences will show knowledge of action in the past by using common irregular past tense verbs will use negative pronoun + verb phrases will use the correct subject pronouns in sentences & correct verb agreement will use linking verbs "is" and "are" correctly (subject/verb agreement) Max, Bo & Sally Find Grasshoppers Where Are Bo, Max and Sally? Asking WH Questions Three Dogs WH Questions at School Can I, Yes You Can Can I? Adjectives Adjectives- Three Dogs Mom, Can I Keep It? Sally and the Butterfly Pronouns Around Town Drink Eat Feel Get Go Have Make Help Play Read Stop Want Max, Bo & Sally Are Friends What Are They Doing?

10 Stage 5 Advanced Materials Outcomes will use articles "a" and "the" appropriately will use past tense linking verbs "was" and "were" correctly (subject/verb agreement) will use past tense verbs ending in "ed" correctly will show knowledge of expressing future actions by using "going to" and "will" will add "s" to nouns to show possession The Scavenger Hunt Who Took the Bananas? Then and Now Lola the Lion Going To Willy Will Bo and the Grasshopper Max and Sally Get Ready to Go Stage 6 Advanced Materials Outcomes will use subordinating conjunctions to speak or write complex sentences will use indefinite pronouns correctly will use contractions such as "isn't" and "wasn't" correctly Lola s Treehouse Conjunctions Three Dogs Definitely Dumb Jokes Contractions

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