speech and language teaching concepts for Dinosaurs Galore in speech therapy​ ​
Frequent Speech Sounds:

/r/ medial
/or/ final
/s/ medial



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

Dinosaurs Galore

By Giles Andreae

Giles Andreae and David Wojtowycz have combined their talents once again to create this funny, rhythmic and fact-filled picture book about the lives of the great dinosaurs. From sun-up to sundown, meet the creatures that swam, roamed and flew over prehistoric earth. This title is brimming with vivid, bold illustrations paired with clever rhymes about every child’s favorite: Dinosaurs!

This brightly illustrated dinosaur book can be used in speech therapy to address alliteration and rhyming. It is also great targeting compare and contrasting with each dinosaur! Discover more of the speech and language teaching concepts for using Dinosaurs Galore in speech therapy below:

Key Teaching Concepts

Narrative Structure:

descriptive sequence

Narrative Concepts:

phonological awareness
compare and contrast each type of dinosaur


horizon, mist, gaping, jaws, armor, herd, hasty, clever, storing, enemies, nibble, stretch, crest, glide, enormous, bunch, creep



Text Features:

rippling effect of the text as if the words are shuddering and shaking in response to Giganotosaurus’ stomping

Phonological Awareness:



Who is the anklyosaurus talking to?
Why is it helpful for the diplodocus to be so tall?
Why do you think the horns would not be comfy in bed? How do you think they would feel?
Notice how the illustrations emphasize the strength and size of Giganotosaurus.


Who is the T-Rex going to eat?

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