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What is 50 Nifty Speaking and Listening?

50 Nifty Speaking and Listening promotes the development of oral language confidence and enhanced comprehension skills for students in grades preK–6. The program mirrors 50 Nifty Activities for 5 Components and 3 Tiers of Reading Instruction, a popular and widely used elementary program.


Why 50 Nifty Speaking and Listening?

  • Includes 50 simple, engaging activities to build student vocabulary, background knowledge, and expressive language skills
  • Activities align directly with LETRS®(Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling) content
  • Clearly explained and illustrated activities allow teachers to emphasize oral language as they teach active listening, speaking, vocabulary comprehension, and language fluency skills
  • Written in a student-friendly language to promote positive classroom culture
  • Family-focused activities encourage at-home support

Who Benefits from 50 Nifty Speaking and Listening?

50 Nifty Speaking and Listening benefits students in grades preK–6 who need extra support to build oral language and comprehension skills as foundational stepping stones to succeed in reading and writing.


Build foundational stepping stones in reading and writing