speech and language teaching concepts for Delivering Your Mail in speech therapy​ ​
Frequent Speech Sounds:

/m/ initial
/l/ final
/k/ initial
/air/ medial
/er/ medial and final


community helpers

Book Details:
Diverse Characters: Yes
Age Recommendation: Early Childhood, Elementary

Delivering Your Mail

By Ann Owen

An introduction to the important job of mail carriers. Through fun illustrations and easy-to-read text, this nonfiction picture book describes what a mail carrier is, how their mail truck works, and how the mail must get delivered no matter what the situation. This read-aloud will give young citizens a glimpse into the lives of these valuable workers and how their careers make  communities a better place to live.

This informative community helpers book can be used in speech therapy to address vocabulary. It is also great for learning action verbs and a variety of facts as well as for /m/, /l/, /k/, /air/ and /er/ sounds! Discover more of the speech and language teaching concepts for using Delivering Your Mail in speech therapy below:

Key Teaching Concepts

Narrative Structure:

descriptive sequence

Narrative Concepts:

verbs (action)


community, deliver, mail carrier, route, city, country


verbs (action)

Text Features:



Why do you think they drive a truck with the steering wheel on the same side as the curb?
Why do you think their job is so important?
Why do you think someone would want to deliver the mail?

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