This set includes Narrative and Expository Mini Magnets AND Stickers: SGM® Mini-Magnets, SGM® Icons Stickers, ThemeMaker® Magnetic Snaps!, ThemeMaker® Sticker Snaps!
This new set includes 3 NEW items. You get the 4th item for FREE ($38 sold separately). These mini magnets and low tack, reusable stickers are for use in therapy, small group, individual work, paired work and in classroom settings.
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The front side of each of the Braidy® Checkers has the colorful, story icons of Braidy the StoryBraid® in picture form (such as on Our Friend Braidy® Poster) along with checkboxes. The back side of each Checker has depictions of Braidy® making expressions of the 6 universal feelings (happy, sad, mad, scared, surprised and disgusted). Each Checker comes with a dry-erase pen). The Checkers can be used in many ways:
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Each of the 8 ThemeMaker® Magnetic Snaps is a small magnet (ranging from 2"x3"–3"x3") depicting each of the expository text structures found in the ThemeMaker®. Each individual magnet image is a “snapshot” of the 8 ThemeMaker® expository text structures:
They can be used in therapy, classroom centers, push-in, small groups, and for individual students to assist them in accessing expository text, such as in textbooks, non-fiction books, websites, research.
Here is an example of their use with Alaska’s Three Bears.
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These come in a set of 25 sticker sheets. Each of the 8 ThemeMaker® Sticker Snaps is low-tack and reusable. Each sticker image is a “snapshot” image of the ThemeMaker® icons for expository text.
Each includes a depiction of the macrostructure and microstructure of 8 expository text structures: descriptive, compare/contrast, list, sequence, cause/effect, problem/solution, persuasion, and argument.
The most popular uses for these stickers are in textbooks, children’s non-fiction books, individual and paired editing, and revision of student writing/drawing. They can also be used to…
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Set of 25. The SGM® icon stickers have many uses. Each sticker strip has 13 stickers. Each individual sticker image corresponds to an icon of the Story Grammar Marker®. Each icon represents a part of a narrative episode: character, setting, initiating event, feeling, plan, mental state, planned attempts (actions), direct consequence, and resolution.
Popular uses for these stickers are in individual and paired editing and revision of student writing/drawing and also putting the stickers on pages of children’s literature to identify the page that depicts that particular part of the story. The stickers are low-tack making them able to be used multiple times. They can also be used to…
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Set includes a 2-sided 11x17 Discourse and Thought Development Chart with DoK/Bloom’s 2-sided Taxonomy Wheel
Guide Book is Also Available By Itself Item No. 07 020
This Guide gets in-depth how to analyze text complexity using the Model of Text Complexity Triangle; Quantitative Measures, Qualitative Analysis and Reader and Task Considerations. Close Reading, SGM®/ThemeMaker®-style is also explained for helping students access complex text. Since their inception in the early ’90s, Story Grammar Marker® and ThemeMaker® have been used to tackle the case of complex text, as is evident in the included Discourse and Thought Development Chart that delves into content complexity for both narrative and expository text, as well.
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This group of materials includes three of our best-selling and most foundational products. At conferences and conventions, colleagues ask, “What are the basic items I need to get started with Story Grammar Marker®?” This Story Grammar Marker® Quick Start is the answer. Get started TODAY!
The Teacher Story Grammar Marker® is a 24-inch manipulative with removable patented icons. The marker is designed to assist education professionals in the instruction of narrative development to their students.
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The Critical Thinking Triangle® In Action! Thought Process Manipulative has been created because the Critical Thinking Triangle® is the crux of the Story Grammar Marker®, our tool for narrative development, story-telling, personal narratives, comprehension, writing and social communication.
This Manipulative is a enhancement to Story Grammar Marker® and contains 5 elements that connect and interact among each other to enable students to think about their thinking: to infer, solve problems, resolve conflicts, take perspective and more!
Thinking deserves its own hands-on tool. This new tool makes it possible for children to actually manipulate, talk about and comprehend the elements of the Critical Thinking Triangle® including:
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Deepening student knowledge through discourse language development is a key to student engagement. Our latest product is chock full of hands-on materials and activities that are explained, laminated, and ready to use! Based upon reciprocal teaching and learning strategies, you will be able to guide students as they engage in complex projects and academic tasks through explicit instruction in the structure and use of discourse processes. The kit also includes our innovative Discourse and Thought Development Chart which graphically demonstrates the process of deepening knowledge through oral discourse development.
This Kit contains:
This new cutting-edge Kit applies a macro-strategy approach to narrative and expository text selections. Pulling together discourse level language development and Webb’s Depth of Knowledge, this Kit shows students how to use text structure as a guide to create text dependent questions and answers and encourages the development of self-teaching procedures.
Facilitate the modeling of strategies to increase comprehension and encourage academic discussion using included pragmatics chart and conversation moves cards. Also, use this Kit to help children develop complex sentence structure using cohesive ties and other academic vocabulary.
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Closing The Gap: The Early Interventionist's Guide to Assessing and Monitoring Bilingual Language Acquisition in Children Who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing: Birth–3 is a book that provides a foundational understanding about Language Deprivation Syndrome and language acquisition for Deaf or hard of hearing children between the ages of birth to three. It identifies how to appropriately assess both ASL and English languages, develop targeted intervention plans using the Zone of Proximal Development, and monitor bilingual language development over time. Closing The Gap also serves as the instructional guide for professionals using the DRIP-EY.
The DRIP-EY protocol gives DHH professionals a method to easily identify any gaps in language development, develop targeted intervention plans, and progress monitor language growth over time. It can be used to ameliorate the language gap in Deaf children caused by Language Deprivation Syndrome. The DRIP-EY provides you with a visual, concrete document to collect the necessary language data, as well as a graph to monitor and analyze progress in both ASL and English. The DRIP-EY has an easy-to-use system to help you calculate the quantity of intervention needed, based on the size of the language gap, as well as tools to aid the professional in developing appropriate language goals of the highest quality.
Starter Kit: Includes the Closing The Gap: Early Interventionist's Guide, as well as a set of 25 Protocols. Protocols may not be reproduced and you will need one form for each child per year.—$124.95
Protocol Refill Packs: Refill packs can be ordered in sets of 25 each.—$25.00
This book focuses on narrative instruction and intervention with Story Grammar Marker® for children who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing. The goal is for all children to have the skills to independently and effectively communicate with anyone in their environment using their preferred modality of communication, including American Sign Language. This book also provides criterion-based assessments for narrative macro- and micro-structure for both English and American Sign Language.
SGM® Mini Magnets are NEW and Improved! This manipulative tool, based on the Story Grammar Marker®, now has magnetic icons for both narrative and expository intervention. This new version includes all of the SGM® Icons for narrative as well as 14 new magnets for expository text. In addition, it includes a second “character icon” for perspective taking and an “obstacle” bead magnet for embedded episodes in the narrative. The Mini Magnets can be used in therapy, classroom centers, push-in, small groups, and for individual students to assist them in re-telling, telling and writing stories as well as for comprehension, perspective-taking and social problem-solving.
And, the most exciting part is that the SGM® Mini Magnets are ideal for parents to use at home to help their children express personal narratives and solve problems. Using the SGM® Mini Magnets on the refrigerator, parents can help their children to answer the often elusive question “What happened at school today?” This is the perfect tool to help build that home-school connection!
Each of the 29 magnets in this set has a colorful, child-friendly icon that represents a part of a narrative/story episode (components of the Story Grammar Marker®).
One sheet of (29) Mini Magnets, 1.5" x 1.5" with the SGM® icons for:
These magnets are designed to be used with Story Grammar Marker® Methodology.
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This 2-sided chart pairs the concepts listed below with Webb’s Depth of Knowledge (DoK) and with language development foundations of narrative and expository discourse. These concepts are:
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