Lesson Plans

Language Stages

Materials for Language Stage Intermediate

Use simple sentences

Speak in simple complete sentences

  • Akinator

    Akinator can read your mind and tell you what character you are thinking about, just by asking a few questions. Think of a real or fictional character and Akinator will try to guess who it is.

  • Go Away Big Green Monster

    Based on the classic “Go Away, Big Green Monster!” by Ed Emberly this interactive book app offers a Read Along, Sing Along, Read Myself, and Read Along with Ed Emberly, and Read Along with a friend options. If you’re not familiar with this book it’s about telling a “scary” looking monster to “Go Away” and along the way you describe the different parts of the monsters face using colours and adjectives.

  • Toca's Kitchen

    Use simple sentences and phrases to make requests in Toca’s Kitchen

  • Pogg 3

    Learn to use simple sentences

Add more words

Increase the number of words used meaningfully

  • Seasons

    It introduces children to the fundamental building blocks of mathematics through fun games and activities The child will learn about shapes, counting, body orientation, problem solving, the differences in the seasons and much more. Fun rewards motivates the child to complete the activities.

  • Language Lab: Spin & Speak-Intermediate

    Learn to model and practice different reasons to communicate in order to expand functions of communication beyond basic requesting.

  • Sparkefish Stories

    Learn to create a story using words from different grammatical categories

Sentences to direct actions

Use a simple compete sentence to direct another person’s actions.

  • Toca Town

    Toca Town is another wonderful toy app from Toca Boca! In this app you explore a small town including a grocery store, apartment, house, police station, restaurant and café. The inhabitants of this town are familiar Toca Boca characters from their collection of apps. It’s up to decide what the inhabitants of Toca Town will do today- Is it someone’s birthday? Do you need to go grocery shopping? Should you have a picnic at the park?

  • Mr Potato Head: Create and Play

    This is the classic Mr. Potato Head appified with lots of fun costumes and activities. You are able to select from 16 different outfits all of which have a male and female version. For example there is a male wizard potato head and a female witch potato head. Once you are happy with the Potato Head you have built you can then place him or her in different environments which match their costumes such as the Enchanted Castle for the wizard/witch or the Circus for the clown/lion tamer. In each environment you are able to select from 5 different animations to occur like riding a horse or dancing.

Pronoun + verb

Use simple pronoun + verb phrases

Simple sentences

Continue to speak in simple complete sentences

  • Elf Yourself

    This is app (available on the App Store for free) is fun way to teach actions and describing with correct word order.

Add more words

Increase the number of words used meaningfully

  • Caveman Time Machine

    Kenny the Caveman visits three different time periods (Ancient Egypt, The Old West and the Future). In each time zone, there are different interactive scenes where the people or objects can be moved to demonstrate basic concepts.

Questions: wh words

Continue to use negatives in simple sentences

  • Bag Game

    This is a fun twist on the game of 20 questions. The premise of the game is simple, you must figure out what is in the bag. What’s in the brown paper bag you ask? Well it’s up to the game players to find out! It’s either clip art provided by the game or a picture from your photo library. Lots of great opportunities to target question formulation from Is it___? to what? where? when?

  • Asking WH Questions at School

    Learn to create opportunities for speaking “wh” questions


Use adjectives in simple sentences to describe things

  • Describe with Art

    This is app (available on the App Store for $9.99) is fun way to teach describing with correct word order! The following categories and subcategories are available: People, Animals, Objects, Places, Food, Clothes and Transportation. You can choose one or all of the categories. There are also a variety of question sets to choose from.