speech and language teaching concepts for Froggy Goes to Camp in speech therapy​ ​

Frequent Speech Sounds:

/fr/ initial
/g/ medial

Themes:

camping

Book Details:

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

Froggy Goes to Camp

By Jonathan London

Froggy's off to camp! He packs a lot into one week: archery lessons, food fights, and scary stories around the campfire. But only Froggy could also manage to lose his trunks during swim class and overturn his kayak with the camp director in it. Froggy will keep his fans laughing with his latest antics.

This fun camping book can be used in speech therapy to target sequencing. It is also great for noticing character expressions and for targeting onomatopoeias as well as for a variety of verbs! Discover more of the speech and language teaching concepts for using Froggy Goes to Camp in speech therapy below:

Key Teaching concepts

Narrative Structure:

complete episode

Narrative Concepts:

vocabulary​
sequencing
inferencing​
figurative language​
verbs (regular past tense)
verbs (linguistic)
text features​

Sequencing:

order of events each day during camp

Vocabulary:

camp, bunkmates, counselor, director, raft, dawn, patrol, duty, instructor, glared, bonfire, capsize, kayak

Figurative Language:

onomatopoeias (boing, zap, zip, flop)

Grammar:

verbs (regular past tense)
verbs (linguistic)

Text Features:

ellipses
italics
exclamation marks
capitals
enlarged text
dashes
dialogue

Inferencing:

How does Froggy feel about going to camp?
How do you think Froggy feels when they are finally off?
How does dad feel about turning the car around?
What is Froggy thinking when he gets to camp?
How do you think he felt when he got woken up by tickles?
How do you think Froggy felt about his duty?
How do you think Froggy felt about the swim test?
Why do you think it said Mr. Mugwort was not a happy camper?
Why was Froggy’s face more red than green when they fell off?
How do you think Froggy’s feelings about camp have changed from when he got there?