50 Nifty Speaking and Listening Activities

Author: Judith Dodson
  • PreK-6
50 Nifty Speaking and Listening Activities: Promoting Oral Language and Comprehension promotes the development of oral language confidence and enhanced comprehension skills. Speaking and Listening Activities



Mirroring Judith Dodson’s popular 50 Nifty Activities for 5 Components and 3 Tiers of Reading Instruction, this book includes 50 simple, engaging activities that build students’ vocabulary, background knowledge, and expressive language skills.

The activities, all of which align directly with LETRS content, are clearly explained and illustrated, allowing teachers to emphasize oral language as they teach active listening, speaking, vocabulary, comprehension, and language fluency skills. 50 Nifty Speaking and Listening Activities is written in student-friendly language, promotes a positive classroom culture, and includes family-focused activities to encourage at-home support.

Manipulatives Kit includes finger puppets, magic wands, boas, a toy microphone, a butterfly net, and the book, But Not Quite!

Combined Set includes Program Guide and Manipulatives Kit.

50 Nifty Activities and 50 Nifty Speaking and Listening Activities Set includes both Program Guides.

Interview with author
Judith Dodson

52 minutes
released 11/28/2012
Sopris Webinars
Literacy Intervention Toolkit Webinar
presented by author
Judith Dodson
44 minutes
original broadcast 3/2/2011