This set of language elicitation cards and questions was designed as a tool to be used in assessing language for preschool and elementary school aged children. These cards elicit an evidence-based language sample that can be analyzed using the Guidelines for Analysis. Developed by Cate Crowley and Miriam Baigorri. Illustrated by Tina Yeung.
SLAM Guidelines for Analysis support note-taking and analysis: click here
SLAM BOOM! Cards for Teletherapy/Telepractice Bunny Goes to School: click here
- BENGALI: SLAM Bunny Goes to School Cards Bengali Translation
- FRENCH (français): SLAM Bunny Goes to School Cards French Translation
- JAMAICAN ENGLISH: SLAM Bunny Goes to School Jamaican English Translation
- JAPANESE (日本語): SLAM Bunny Goes to School Japanese (日本語) Translation
- MANDARIN (Simplified): SLAM Bunny Goes to School Cards Mandarin (Simplified) Translation
- RUSSIAN (русский язык): SLAM Bunny Goes to School Cards Russian (русский язык) Translation
- SPANISH (español): SLAM Bunny Goes to School Cards Spanish Translation
- Can you put these in order?
- Tell me the story of what happened? [Narrative and clausal density]
- Why did the bunny jump out of the backpack? [Theory of mind and inferencing]
- Why are some students afraid? Why are some laughing?
- What would you do if a bunny started hopping around your classroom?[problem solving]
- What was the boy’s idea? [Eliciting theory of mind]
- How did the mom know she had to come to school? [Inferencing from teacher on phone.]
- Why did she come to school? [Inferencing Mom’s role]
- What do you think will happen when the boy goes home? [Predicting outcomes]
- What is the teacher thinking now? [Theory of mind]