The success of Outside the Box Learning Resources is rooted in the passion of the team of professionals behind it. Led by husband and wife duo Conor and Kate Holmes, the renowned educational publisher has been providing education and health professionals with a comprehensive suite of learning resources and assessments for over fifteen years.
Covering a wide range of disciplines, Outside the Box Learning Resources is the complete solution for educators, and healthcare professionals to develop their skills professionally or to nurture the intellectual and emotional needs of those in their care.
Oral language skills are important prerequisites to the development of written language skills. This book aims to provide teachers with a range of strategies for oral language activities, with multiple examples of each strategy. This approach allows ample opportunity to promote, practise and consolidate oral language skills.
The worksheets and activities in this book are designed to promote oral language strategies and are directly linked with the “First Steps” approach to oral language.
Each section of this book, “Oral Language Strategies”, contains a set of similar activities designed to develop and reinforce the specified oral language strategy. Each set of activity sheets is preceded by Teachers’ Notes which provide an explanation of possible approaches that can be used. However, these worksheets can be used for a wide range of unlimited activities beyond the suggestions made in this book