We are so lucky to live in an age of technology. At any given moment, we can pull up a YouTube video to use to demonstrate and break down a social scenario, or go to Teachers Pay Teachers and search for specific skill areas we want to target like prepositions
In my last post, /R/ you kidding me?, I walked through the steps I take to establish the "r" sound in isolation with school-aged students. Once a student is able to quickly and smoothly produce 10 "er" sounds in isolation, I move on to CV and VC combos.
When I found myself in the elementary setting for the first time, there was nothing more painful than inheriting 8 IEPs with /r/ goals. In looking at previous IEPs, the student usually had been working on the sound for at least a couple of years, and had made no progress.