Language Theatre Books & Articulation Theatre Books





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Save $45 when you combine these two sets of books! 

Do you have mixed articulation and language groups? Looking to eliminate prep?

Good news! Language Theatre for Group Therapy is completely compatible with Articulation Theatre for Group Therapy!

This innovative program was developed by an SLP seeking an easy and creative way to target multiple sounds and language skills simultaneously in a group setting. Thus the Articulation Theatre Books and Language Theatre Books were created! Both sets contain 6 books with 10 matching plays and pagination in each that target only one skill. The only variation is that each book will feature unique script lines focusing on that students sound or language target. Mix and match any combination of scripts - no prep needed! Ages 8-15 years. Made in the USA.

Language Theatre Books: Synonyms, Antonyms,
Context Clues, Idioms, Attributes, and Inferencing

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    It's as easy as 1-2-3!
    1. Jordan is working on the /r/ sound. Give him the R Book from the Articulation Theatre set.
    2. Lexi is working on synonyms. Give her the Synonyms Book from Language Theatre set.
    3. Ask them both to turn to the same page and take turns reading their skill-specific lines from the same play!

    As you can see, any mixed group of students can take turns reading skill-specific lines from the “I’m Sorry” play! No preparation is needed to easily mix-and-match any of the following goals: R, S, L, Sh, Ch, Th, Synonyms, Antonyms, Context Clues, Inferencing, Idioms, and Attributes!

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    R book sample Synonyms book sample  

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    What's Included

    Language Theatre Books:

    • Set of 6 Language Theatre Books
    • Each book focuses on specific languages; Synonyms, Antonyms, Context Clues, Idioms, Attributes, & Inferencing.
    • Each book contains:
      • Playfully illustrated speech scripts targeting a different languages
      • 10 matching plays
      • 133 pages
      • 6" x 9"
      • Softcover

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    Articulation Theatre Books:

    • Set of 6 Articulation Theatre Books
    • Each book focuses on a specific sound (R, S, L, Sh, Ch, Th)
    • Each book contains:
      • Playfully illustrated speech scripts targeting a different sound
      • 10 matching plays
      • 133 pages
      • 6" x 9"
      • Softcover
      • © 2015

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    Target Audience

    Language Theatre Books and Articulation Theatre Books:

    • Children ages 8-15 years old or a 4th Grade reading level.
    • Ideal for group therapy — great for schools and private practice.
    • Appropriate for mild cognitive impairment.


    Claudia Doan, MS, CCC-SLP, has worked in the field of Speech-Language Pathology since 2008 after receiving Bachelor of Arts and Master of Science Degrees in Communication Disorders from Southern Connecticut State University. She is the author of the blog Creative Speech Lab and has several years of experience working for school systems and in pediatric clinic settings. Claudia is the recipient of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association's Mentoring Pair Award for original research in the field of Speech-Language Pathology and is a Sertoma International Scholar in Communication Disorders. She is the author of Articulation Theatre Books and Language Theatre Books published by Northern Speech Services.

    Speaker Disclosures:

    Financial — Claudia Doan is a presenter of online CEU courses sponsored by Northern Speech Services; receives royalty payments.

    Financial — Claudia Doan is the author of Articulation Theatre Books and Language Theatre Books published by Northern Speech Services; receives royalty payments.

    Nonfinancial — Claudia Doan has no relevant nonfinancial relationships to disclose.

    Customer Reviews

    Articulation Theatre Books

    "I love Articulation Theatre." Shannon K.S., SLP (Sept. 2019)

    "I use the Articulation Theatre books all the time!!!" Lindsay J., SLP (Sept. 2019)

    "I love the Articulation Theatre set." Tammy M., SLP (Sept. 2019)

    "I just got Articulation Theatre. It's really great. The kids seemed to like it!!!" Randi W., SLP (Feb. 2019)

    "I got Articulation Theatre this year. I like it for my older kids who are ready to generalize sounds into reading context. Then we can talk about the stories using the vocabulary with their target sounds." Elisa S., SLP (Feb. 2019)

    "I love these! I use the Artic Theatre books to make inferences. I cover the passage and have them read the words and make a smart guess to figure out what they think the passage would be about. And use for artic- more like a warm-up. I think you need to have discussions after reading each passage and have students monitor their speech sounds while discussing. They can be modified for how you want to use them. But better for carry over." Debbie F., SLP (Feb. 2019)

    "These books are amazing! So fun!" Jessica C., SLP (Mar. 2018)

    "My students have really enjoyed the Articulation Theatre Books in therapy this year! They particularly love the I'm Sorry and Insults sections...we always end with compliments and fan mail! Thank you for bringing new life to my speech sessions -especially for my older students and those nearing dismissal who are at the sentence and reading levels!" Jenn B., SLP (Nov. 2017)

    "My students LOVE Articulation Theatre Books!" K. Schafnitt, SLP (Dec. 2015)

    "My students made measurable progress due to their increased motivation to practice scenes. Their frustration decreased and liveliness increased as they acted out these entertaining plays. As a Speech-Language Pathologist, I found the books' organization, use of colors to target sounds, ease of use for group therapy and motivating humor to be extremely helpful." Colleen Cull, MS, CCC-SLP (Aug. 2015)

    "My students became jovial and eager to engage in the lesson. This atmosphere was helpful in therapy to encourage them to self-monitor. They continue to maintain the progress made, which is a testament to the increased motivation they experienced when using this thoughtfully organized, fun and motivating program." Patricia Amodei, MS, CCC-SLP (Aug. 2015)

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