speech and language teaching concepts for All You Need For A Snowman in speech therapy​ ​

Frequent Speech Sounds:

/ks/ medial
/sn/ initial

Themes:

snowmen

Book Details:

Diverse Characters: N/A
Age Recommendation: Early Childhood, Elementary

All You Need For A Snowman

By Alice Schertle

One small snowflake fluttering down— That's all you need for a snowman. Or is it? In these pages, an exuberant crew is summoned to create a snowman of heroic proportions. Starting with the very first flake, Alice Schertle’s clever and energetic rhyming text details the steps these little sculptors take to create a chilly chum. Barbara Lavallee’s bold and lively illustrations overflow with brisk winter energy. Snow, colorful clothes, and a dash of the miraculous combine to shape a winter experience that is both familiar and fantastic.

This silly rhyming snowmen book can be used in speech therapy to address sequencing. It is also great for targeting a variety of qualitative, size, and prepositional concepts! Discover more of the speech and language teaching concepts for using All You Need For a Snowman in speech therapy below:

Key Teaching concepts

Narrative Structure:

descriptive sequence

Narrative Concepts:

sequencing
illustration study​
predicting​
adjectives
verbs (action)
verbs (regular past tense)
verbs (present progressive)
conjunctions
size concepts
qualitative concepts
prepositional phrases
text features​
phonological awareness​
repetitive text​

Sequencing:

sequence of making a snowman

Grammar:

adjectives
verbs (action)
verbs (regular past tense)
verbs (present progressive)
conjunctions
size concepts
qualitative concepts
prepositional phrases

Text Features:

dashes
capitals
ellipses
italics
repetitive text

Phonological Awareness:

rhyming

Predicting:

What do you think they will do with the snowflakes?
Is that all you need for a snowman?
What will they do when it starts snowing again?
Who do you think they will make?

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