speech and language teaching concepts for Tracks In The Snow in speech therapy

Frequent Speech Sounds:

/tr/

Themes:

winter

Book Details:

Diverse Characters: Yes
Age Recommendation: Early Childhood

Tracks In The Snow

By Wong Herbert Yee

A little girl follows tracks outside her window after a fresh snowfall, only to realize that the tracks in the snow are her own from the day before―and that they lead her home. This diminutive and sweet picture book is as cozy as a cup of hot chocolate.

This charming winter book can be used in speech therapy to address rhyming. It is also great for targeting predicting through it's creative illustrations. Discover more of the speech and language teaching concepts for using Tracks In The Snow in speech therapy below: 

 

Key Teaching concepts

Narrative Structure:

descriptive sequence

Narrative Concepts:

sequencing
illustration study
predicting
verbs (regular past tense, irregular, present progressive)
repetitive text
prepositional phrases
wh- questions

Sequencing:

order of finding whose tracks are in the snow

Vocabulary:

tracks, squeeze, peek, etc.

Grammar:

verbs (irregular past tense)
verbs (present progressive)
verbs (regular past tense)
prepositional phrases
who
where

Text Features:

repetitive text

Phonological Awareness:

rhyming

Predicting:

Whose tracks are in the snow?

If you are interested in seeing other winter books to use in therapy, then check out the Narrative Teaching Points Book List for a printable copy