What is a Word Wall? A Word Wall is a collection of words posted on an interactive wall that can be used to teach vocabulary and concepts. The Wee Speech Word Wall is updated monthly and has printable books, activities and coloring pages related to the vocabulary. Check out our Wall in the clinic waiting room. Have fun with words!

This Months Words

Campfire: An outdoor fire for warmth, cooking or both.

Fish, hot dogs and marshmallows are foods you can cook over a campfire.

Caravan: Any group traveling in a specific mode of transportation, as pack animals or motor vehicles.

We went camping with a caravan of friends last year. 

Embark: To board a ship, aircraft or other vehicle as if going on a journey.

Together, they will embark on an incredible journey through the Amazon rainforest. 

Gorp: A mixture of nuts, raisins, dried fruits, seeds etc. eaten as a high-energy snack as by hikers and climbers.

We brought gorp with us to snack on during our hike through Yellowstone National Park.

Hiatus: A break or interruption in the continuity of a work, series, action, etc.

There was a three-year hiatus before my favorite band put on another performance.

Knapsack: A canvas, nylon or leather bag for clothes, food and other supplies, carried on the back by hikers, campers etc. 

Pack your knapsack with enough clothes and supplies for a three-week camping trip.  

Passport: An official document issued by the government of a country to one of its
ci tcitizens and varying from country to country, authorizing travel to foreign countries.

You will need a passport when traveling to another country.

Safari:  A journey or expedition, for hunting, exploration or investigation.

Let’s go on a safari through the African jungle.  

Tourist: A person who is traveling, especially for pleasure.

My parents helped a tourist find Millennium Park. 

Luggage: Suitcases, trunks or baggage used mostly for traveling.

Make sure to pack your luggage before you go on vacation. 


This Months Printable Activities

Coloring pages: August Coloring

Word Search: August Search

Printable Book: Summer Book