Everyday
Activities for
Speech & Language
Intervention
(EASI)

Table of Contents - December:

1. Monthly Vocabulary List: December Vocabulary List. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
2. Sentence Formulation: Santa's Word Sack . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
3. Synonyms: Santa's Synonyms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23
4. Antonyms: Angel Antonyms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39
5. Homophones: Holly Homophones . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67
6.Associations:AssociationPuzzles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71
7. Adjectives: Amazing Adjectives . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75
8.Adverbs:ActuallyAdverbs. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 85
9. Verb Forms: Lights, Camera, Action Verbs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 91
10. Contractions: Caroling Contractions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 95
11.ScrambledSentences:ReindeerRunAround . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 99
12. Sentence Combining: Merry Merges . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 103
13. Compare & Contrast: Similarities & Differences . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 109
14.GoodEnglish/BadEnglish:Rudolph's Wrong . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 115
15. Sentence Imitation: Santa Says . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 119
16. Auditory Discrimination: Red Sled . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 135
17. Listen, Remember, Tell, and Write: Deer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 137
18. Problem Solving: December Dilemmas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 147
19.DirectionswithMovement:ReindeerRequests . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 159
20. Following Directions: Dreaming Directions & Elves' Workshop . . . . . . . . . 171
21. Categorization: Exclusion . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 179
22. Idioms: Figurative Phrases . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 183
23. Similes: Simple Similes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 193
24. Writing Exercise: Buddy Gets a Home for the Holidays / Kind & Thoughtful . . . 195
25. Listening for the Main Idea and Supporting Facts: A Christmas Poem . . . . . . 205
26. Sequence Story: A Holiday Tradition . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 209
27. Story Building: Financial Phrases . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 217
28. Pragmatics: Social Consequences . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 227
29.SemanticDevelopment:VitalVocabularyClues . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 241
30. Articulation: December Articulation Bingo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 249
Appendix A : EASI Goals and Objectives . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 273