Sample Tasks Examples

1. Convey messages

  • Listen to a tape and write information on a teacher made invitation
  • Listen to a dictation and complete a one line thank you message using a word pool
    Thank you for the gift.
    Thank you for your help.

2. Record information


  • The banking hours for specific days
  • Words from a word pool into appropriate lists, such as
    Food      Clothing
  • Listen to a tape and fill in a dialogue cloze of a call to the school using a word pool given

3. Present information

  • Fill out an application form including birth date, phone number, city
  • Complete a list of grocery items by filling in the missing initial or final consonant
  • Fill in initial or final consonant according to oral stimulus
  • Read a simple story and write answers to 5 comprehension questions

4. Express written ideas and feelings

· Write a shopping list of fruits that the class likes. Go on a field trip to a store, buy these items and make a fruit salad.
Unscramble answers to comprehension questions about a field trip to a store.
Fill sentence stems related to feelings or actions, such as
I am ________. I am not _______.

· Participate in an interactive survey to practice Yes/No questions related to physical feelings, such as
Do you have a backache/headache/earache?

· Use phonics to fill in medial or final consonants of words relating to pictures from flyers

Banking Hours

Sun. Closed
Mon. 10:00 - 3:30
Tues. 10:00 - 3:30
Wed. 10:00 - 3:30
Thurs. 10:00 - 3:30
Fri. 10:00 - 4:30
Sat. Closed

Look and Write

  Day Times
  Sunday ___________
  Wednesday ___________
  Saturday ___________

Lood, read and write.

sick school Mary 253 Ali

1. Hello, this is ____________.
2. I am __________________.
3. I cannot go to _________today.
4. My teacher's name is _______.
5. The class room number is ____.

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