speech and language teaching concepts for Beach Bugs: A Sunny Pop-Up Book in speech therapy

Frequent Speech Sounds:

/b/ initial
/h/ initial
/g/ final
/z/ final

Themes:

ocean
bugs
beach
summer

Book Details:

Diverse Characters: N/A
Age Recommendation: Early Childhood

Beach Bugs: A Sunny Pop-Up Book

By David Carter

All kinds of bugs go to the beach in this book filled with pop-ups, flaps, and lights from David Carter!
From picnic bugs and fireflies to rollercoaster bugs on a warm summer night, this next installment of the wildly popular Bugs series captures what everyone loves about summer!

This delightful ocean book can be used in speech therapy to address sequencing and predicting. It is also great for describing using various verbs, adjectives, and prepositions. Discover more of the speech and language teachingΒ concepts for using Beach Bugs: A Sunny Pop-Up Book in speech therapy below:Β 

Key Teaching concepts

Narrative Structure:

descriptive sequence

Narrative Concepts:

vocabulary
sequencing
predicting
adjectives
verbs (action)
verbs (present progressive)
WH questions (who)
prepositional phrases
phonological awareness
text features

Sequencing:

order of who is found behind and in each beach item

Vocabulary:

whirling, sand castle, zooming, wave, curl, ice chest, picnic

Grammar:

adjectives
verbs (action)
verbs (present progressive)
prepositional phrases
WH questions (who)

Text Features:

pop-up features
twinkling lights
repetitive text

Phonological Awareness:

alliteration

Predicting:

Who is under each beach item?
What bug will you find next?