using Biscuit Flies a Kite in speech therapy

Frequent Speech Sounds:

/k/ initial
/fl/ initial (fly)
/f/ final (woof)

Themes:

spring
teamwork
friendship
determination
kites

Book Details:

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

Biscuit Flies a Kite

By Alyssa Satin Capucilli

It seems like the perfect day to fly a kite, until—oh, no!—the wind begins to blow the kite away! Join Biscuit, that sweet puppy, and his friend Puddles as they put their furry heads together to save the dayWoof woof! Bow wow! Books at this level feature basic language, word repetition, and whimsical illustrations. 

This active spring book can be used in speech therapy to address social/emotional issues like teamwork and problem solving. It is also great for predicting and for targeting action verbs as well as for /f/ and /k/ sounds! Discover more of the speech and language teaching concepts for using Biscuit Flies a Kite in speech therapy below: 

Key Teaching concepts

Narrative Structure:

complete episode

Narrative Concepts:

vocabulary
theme/message
problem solving
sequencing
predicting
social/emotional
verbs (action)
negation (not)
repetitive text

Sequencing:

order of events of flying the kite successfully

Vocabulary:

kite, tug, wind, fly, bow wow, high

Social/Emotional:

They work together to try to fly the kite even when things don’t go as planned.

Grammar:

verbs (action)
negation (not)

Text Features:

repetitive text

Predicting:

What do you think the dogs will want to do?
How do you think they will get the dogs to stop tugging?
What do you think will happen with the kite?
What could happen if it’s too windy?
What do you think they will do now?
How do you think they will fix the kites?

Problem Solving:

They have to work together and come up with a plan to fix the kite.

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