speech and language teaching concepts for Fancy Nancy: Sand Castles and Sand Palaces in speech therapy

Frequent Speech Sounds:

/k/ initial
/s/ initial, medial, and final
/l/ medial and final
/p/ initial

Themes:

ocean

Book Details:

Diverse Characters: Yes
Age Recommendation: Early Childhood, Elementary

Fancy Nancy: Sand Castles and Sand Palaces

By Jane O'Connor

Inย Fancy Nancy: Sand Castles and Sand Palaces, Nancy spends the day at the beach with her friends. They build the most magnificent sand palace imaginable! But when the tide comes in, what will happen to their beautiful creation?

This fun ocean book can be used in speech therapy to address predicting, sequencing and describing. It is also great /k/, /s/, /l/ย and /p/ sounds! Discover more of the speech and language teaching concepts for using Fancy Nancy: Sand Castles and Sand Palaces in speech therapy below:

Key Teaching concepts

Narrative Structure:

complete episode

Narrative Concepts:

vocabulary
sequencing
predicting
adjectives

Sequencing:

order of events at the beach

Vocabulary:

outing, fancy, traffic, horrendous, lavatory, frolic, refreshments, serious, decorate, dribble, gorgeous, moat, palace, agree, ruins, mature

Grammar:

adjectives

Predicting:

Where do you think they are going?
What do you think they will do at the beach?
What will they do in the sand?
How will they make a castle?
What do you think is under the shell?
What do yo think will happen to the palace when the waves get big?