speech and language teaching concepts for Biscuit's First Beach Day in speech therapy

Frequent Speech Sounds:

/b/ initial
/w/ initial
/f/ final
/sk/ medial (Biscuit)

Themes:

summer
beach

Book Details:

Diverse Characters: N/A
Age Recommendation: Early Childhood

Biscuit’s First Beach Day

By Alyssa Satin Capucilli

Go to the beach with Biscuit! Biscuit is going on his first trip to the beach! He is excited about making sand castles, collecting seashells, and playing in the ocean. Join Biscuit for some fun in the sun!

This sweet summer book can be used in speech therapy to address inferencing and describing. It is also great for targeting the /b/, /w/, /f/, and /sk/ sounds.  Discover more of the speech and language teaching concepts for using Biscuit's First Beach Day in speech therapy below: 

Key Teaching concepts

Narrative Structure:

action sequence

Narrative Concepts:

vocabulary
illustration study
inferencing
adjectives
predicting

Vocabulary:

beach, umbrella, seashells, starfish, wave, tugging, picnic, kite

Grammar:

adjectives (big, little, special, silly)

Inferencing:

How did they feel about their day at the beach?
How do you know how Biscuit feels?
Why did Biscuit shake the water off?
How do you know that Biscuit and Puddles are friends?
How did they feel when the beach ball flew away?
How did Biscuit feel when he saw the seagull?
Why is the beach a good place to fly a kite?
Why did Biscuit and Puddles take a nap in the story?

Predicting:

What do you think they will do at the beach?
What do you think they could build in the sand?
What do you think they could find at the beach?

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