Word groups

Phrases, sentences, and paragraphs to use in your sessions

One of Ambiki's scaffolding tools to help you lead your patients on the path from phoneme -> word -> phrase -> sentence -> paragraph.

150 word groups

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To tease or annoy someone.   Paragraph Learn more
To trick someone to think something that is untrue is true as a joke. A synonym for pulling someone’s chain.  Paragraph Learn more
We hear a lot about Christmas in December, but some families celebrate Kwanzaa or Hanukkah instead. I have been to a Kwanzaa celebration. There were 7 kinara candles for the 7 Kwanzaa principles. Most celebrations have lighting traditions. For instance, a Hanukkah menorah has 9 candles. I know a few Hanukkah traditions. My grandma makes delicious potato latkes. Do you know the song about the spinning dreidel? I like to learn about different December traditions, but I hope I never see Krampus with his horns. Let’s hope Krampus isn’t real. Paragraph Learn more
We played in the snow all day and even made a snowman. The snowman’s nose was NOT a carrot, it was a piece of coal! The heater was broken so it was cold at the house! We couldn’t use the fire because we needed a chimney sweep. Thankfully, the red mittens kept my hands warm. I also had a blue toboggan. Do you think of a toboggan as a hat or a sled? Paragraph Learn more
We will have a Butterball Turkey. I want the turkey drumstick! Thanksgiving is the time we start the holiday overeating! Paragraph Learn more
What are you thankful for? Why? Paragraph Learn more
What did the left eye say to the right eye? Between you and me, something smells. Paragraph Learn more
What does a nosy pepper do? Gets jalapeño business! Paragraph Learn more
What do you do in stressful situations? Who helps you? Paragraph Learn more
What gift(s) do you want this year? Why? Paragraph Learn more
What gifts do you want to give to someone this year? Why? Paragraph Learn more
What's brown and sticky? A stick. Paragraph Learn more
What's orange and sounds like a parrot? A carrot. Paragraph Learn more
What’s the difference between a cat and a comma?   Paragraph Learn more
What’s the difference between a cat and a comma? A cat has claws at the end of paws; A comma is a pause at the end of a clause. Paragraph Learn more
When I came downstairs on Christmas morning, I saw a red and green present that was 6 feet tall!.... Paragraph Learn more
When the sunlight strikes raindrops in the air they act as a prism and form a rainbow. The rainbow is a division of white light into many beautiful colors. These take the shape of a long round arch with its path high above and its two ends apparently beyond the horizon. There is according to legend a boiling pot of gold at one end. People look but no one ever finds it. When a man looks for something beyond his reach his friends say he is looking for the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. Paragraph Learn more
Who are you thankful for? Why? Paragraph Learn more
Why can’t you explain puns to kleptomaniacs? They always take things literally. Paragraph Learn more
Why can’t you hear a pterodactyl go to the bathroom? Because the “P” is silent. Paragraph Learn more
Why do we tell actors to “break a leg?” Because every play has a cast. Paragraph Learn more
Winter is in December, January, February, and March. It is characterized by wintery weather and freezing temperatures. Paragraph Learn more
Winter is my favorite season because I like snowy weather and winter sports. Do you like to go skiing or sledding? Paragraph Learn more
Write the words ‘merry’ and ‘believe’ in the top right corner of the page. Tell me what they mean. Paragraph Learn more
You wish to know all about my grandfather. Well, he is nearly ninety- three years old. He dresses himself in an ancient black frock coat usually minus several buttons yet he still thinks as swiftly as ever. A long flowing beard clings to his chin giving those who observe him a pronounced feeling of the utmost respect. When he speaks his voice is just a bit cracked and quivers a trifle. Twice each day he plays skillfully and with zest upon our small organ. Except in the winter when the ooze or snow or ice prevents, he slowly takes a short walk in the open air each day. We have often urged him to walk more and smoke less but he always answers “banana oil.” Grandfather likes to be modern in his language. Paragraph Learn more

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