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jack in the box
junior high school
go to Japan
The genie was in the lamp.
Germs are growing on the dishes.
The giant scared me.
The giraffe has a long neck.
She wore a rain jacket in case it rained.
He ate toast with jam.
Japan has a white flag with a red circle.
The jar was empty.
She is pointing to her jaw.
He hung up his jeans.
Do you want some strawberry jelly?
The jet flew in the sky.
They want to jog together.
She is writing in her journal.
She likes to juggle at the beach.
I want juice for breakfast.
It is fun to jump on the trampoline.
Wild animals live in the jungle.
colorful blue jay
Olympic high jump
The secret agent protected the president.
The statue of the angel was white.
The badger looks like a skunk.
He is a great banjo player.
The blue jay was on a log.
The dogs sleep in cages.
There are Pyramids in Egypt.
Eject the movie when you are finished.
He is in the high jump event.
The judges gave her a medium score.
He found some nice lodging.
He likes to perform magic.
She is holding a wooden object.
He flipped through the pages.
The pigeon was on the ledge.
The project will be finished in July.
Can I reject my dinner?
The soldier wore all of his gear.
The bridge connects the two cities.
Most children think cabbage tastes gross.
The dog sat in his cage.
I'm going to college after high school.
I like my fudge with nuts.
Take the garbage out today.
The judge is holding her gavel.
It took her hours to pack her luggage.
Their families were happy about their marriage.
There was a message in the bottle.
Where did this package come from?
The beverage was refreshing on the hot day.
The letter didn't have enough postage.
The ridge was very steep.
He ate sausage for breakfast.
They were waiting to play on the stage.
They use a warehouse for their storage.
The village was by the lake.
Jerry the giant liked to juggle and do magic. His favorite thing to juggle was jelly beans. This was hard to do with giant hands, but Jerry liked the challenge.
His favorite trick was to make his jacket disappear, and then re-appear, with a jar full of jam in it.
He had performed his juggling and magic show in strange places. One was at a sausage festival in Egypt. Another was at a college for pigeons.
He really wanted to perform on stage in his local village, but he was too afraid the village people would reject him.
I have written more than 500 pages in my journal. I write about everything - like the time I flew on a jet to Japan, or did the high jump in the Olympics. I have seen a giraffe in the African jungle. I have been to Egypt and eaten fudge on a magic carpet.
During all of this I wore my favorite jeans. My friends tell me to throw them in the garbage because of the germs they probably have on them. I am going to wash them while I drink some juice. It will get the germs out. My jeans will also be another page I can write about in my journal.
A genie can grant you three wishes. They are magic.
A few days ago I got a package in the mail. My jaw dropped when I opened it and found a genie's lamp inside. I rubbed the lamp and out came the genie.
"That place is like a cage," he said. Then the genie said, "You have three wishes, but judge wisely."
"I wish I could play the banjo," I said. POOF! And it was done.
"I wish I could have sausage and juice every day for breakfast," I said. POOF! And it was done.
"For my last wish I want to fly on a jet like a secret agent." POOF! And it was done.
If a genie gave you three wishes, what would you wish for?
This list of functional words was professionally selected to be the most useful for a child or adult who has difficulty with producing the "J" sound.
We encourage you to use this list when practicing at home.
Doing home practice will help your child make much faster progress toward correct production.
Speech-Language Pathologists (SLPs) are only able to see students/clients 30-60 mins (or less) per week.
This is not enough time for your child to overcome an articulation disorder with the "J" sound. But with high caseloads...
...it's all SLPs can do.
There's only so much time in the day.
Every day that your child goes without practice it becomes more and more difficult to correct an "J" error because he/she continues to say it incorrectly.
We know life is busy, but if you're reading this you're probably someone who cares about helping their loved one as much as you can.
Practice 5-10 minutes whenever you can, but try to do it on a consistent basis (daily).
Please, please, please use this list to practice.
It will be a great benefit to you and your loved one's progress.