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Identify objects by function Label a picture ABLLS assessment Labeling activity


Working with learners to identify objects by function and labeling feature function and class activities? Working on labeling pictures in kindergarten or ABA goals? Perfect for autism morning work or as an informal speech and language assessment, this simple labeling functions assessment can be done in 1:1, small group, or circle time – a must-have addition to your IEP data binder! Aligns with the ABLLS assessment, ABLLS-R©️ G15 and G24

20 vocabulary words are targeted and students identify functions (e.g., “What does this do?”). 


  • Digital links to 3 Boom™ decks and Google™ Slides activities that assess 20 target words. Use the printable data collection sheet to monitor progress. Boom playable previews CLICK HERE, HERE, and HERE
  • A silly song about functions of objects to introduce the lesson (link to download the .mp3 and written lyrics). Hear the song on YouTube HERE.
  • Teaching book: A 22-page printable book to teach 10 functions with “What do these do?” and Boardmaker™ images to answer; Comes in color to laminate, hook-n-loop, bind, and mini-books to send home. (28 pages)
  • Assessment books: Two 32- and 41-page printable books to assess or practice the 20 target words (using real images!)
    • Book 1: Label item when told its function: 20 function, “Which one do you…” and three images to choose from; Use as receptive (point to image) or expressive/label (student says answer); Comes in color to laminate and mini-books to send home. (32 pages)
    • Book 2: Label function: Same 20 functions, “What do you do with this?” with real images (one large image on each page); student says answer; Comes in color to laminate and mini-books to send home. (52 pages)
  • Flashcards: 20 target words; multiple examples of each; print 4-to-a-page. Includes mini token boards and data collection sheets. (27 pages)
  • Worksheets: “Which one…?” 5 unique images (not in previous materials) on each page divided into the same sets, 2 pages for each set of 5 words, so you can assess mastery (8 pages)
  • Communication symbols: Boardmaker symbols plus words for readers (7 pages)
  • Data collection sheets: data sheets plus graph to progress monitor PLUS ideas for an Functions game and extension activities plus those lyrics and link for the song. (10 pages)

Vocabulary broken down into sets of 5:

  • Set 1: eat, wear, ride in/on, sit in/on, opens/closes
  • Set 2: sleep in/with, bounce/kick/throw, write with, drink, read 
  • Set 3: drive, brush with, play with, cut with, color with
  • Set 4: pet/play with, gets you clean, peel, grows, gives light

Aligns with ABLLS G15 and G24. Use in conjunction with your ABLLS-R® assessment available at

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