speech and language teaching concepts for Fall Weather: Cooler Temperatures in speech therapy​ ​

Frequent Speech Sounds:

/f/ initial
/l/ final
/th/ medial
/er/ final

Themes:

fall
changing seasons

Book Details:

Diverse Characters: Yes
Age Recommendation: Elementary, Late Elementary

Fall Weather: Cooler Temperatures

By Martha E. H. Rustad

Brr! It'-s starting to get chilly! Find out how weather changes during fall. See how people and animals get ready for cooler temperatures. Let's grab our coats and mittens! What happens in fall? These nonfiction picture books feature kid-friendly text and illustrations to make learning fun!

This informative fall book can be used in speech therapy to address rich vocabulary. It is also great for describing and for targeting comparing and contrasting as well as for /f/, /l/, /th/ and /er/ sounds! Discover more of the speech and language teaching concepts for using Fall Weather: Cooler Temperatures in speech therapy below:

Key Teaching concepts

Narrative Structure:

descriptive sequence
non-fiction

Narrative Concepts:

vocabulary
illustration study
predicting
adjectives
verbs (action)
verbs (present tense)
compare/contrast
text features

Vocabulary:

autumn, fall equinox, winter solstice, sunlight, meteorologist, rain gauge, thermometer, observation, compare

Grammar:

adjectives
verbs (action)
verbs (present tense)
compare/contrast

Text Features:

moving text
enlarge text
instructions
glossary
facts

Predicting:

What do you think happens to the days in the fall vs. winter?
What do you think happens to the weather in the fall vs. winter?
How do you think this affects animals?
How do you think meteorologists can predict the weather?
What do you think people need to bring with them if they live where it rains more?
What do you think is going to happen if the temperature keeps falling?

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