speech and language teaching concepts for Dancing Dinos Go to School in speech therapy

Frequent Speech Sounds:

/d/ initial
/n/ medial
/z/ final

Themes:

back to school
dinosaur

Book Details:

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

Dancing Dinos Go to School

By Sally Lucas

When the dancing dino's book turns up in a school library, they leap out and bring their musical mayhem to a kid’s classroom!

This clever rhyming back to school and dinosaur book can be used in speech therapy to address social/emotional issues like following classroom routines. It is also great for noticing character expressions and for targeting a variety of verbs as well as for /d/, /n/ and /z/ sounds! Discover more of the speech and language teaching concepts for using Dancing Dinos Go to School in speech therapy below:

Key Teaching concepts

Narrative Structure:

action sequence

Narrative Concepts:

illustration study
social/emotional
verbs (action)
verbs (present progressive)
prepositional phrases
phonological awareness

Social/Emotional:

The boy shares a silly story about dinos learning how to follow routines, behave and make friends at school while still having fun.

facial expressions

Grammar:

verbs (action)
verbs (present progressive)
prepositional phrases

Phonological Awareness:

rhyming

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