speech and language teaching concepts for At the Beach in speech therapy

Frequent Speech Sounds:

/b/ initial
/ch/ final

Themes:

ocean

Book Details:

Diverse Characters: Yes
Age Recommendation: Early Childhood

At the Beach

By Anne Rockwell

Sun…sand…the bright blue ocean! There is so much for a young girl to do on a visit to the beach: sand castles to build, seashells to gather, sandpipers to run with, and a picnic lunch to enjoy.

This eventful ocean book can be used in speech therapy to address predicting and sequencing. It is also great for describing and for targeting /b/ and /ch/ sounds! Discover more of the speech and language teaching concepts for using At the Beach in speech therapy below:

Key Teaching concepts

Narrative Structure:

action sequence

Narrative Concepts:

vocabulary​
sequencing​
illustration study​
predicting
adjectives
verbs (action)

Sequencing:

order of events at the beach

Vocabulary:

beach, towel, umbrella, tote bag, sunscreen, sandpipers, seashells, shovel, pail, channel, wade, tweak, lifeguard, barnacles, snails, mussels, sea gull

Grammar:

adjectives
verbs (action)

Predicting:

What do you think she will bring to the beach?
What do you think she will see and do at the beach?