speech and language teaching concepts for Go Away Big Green Monster in speech therapy
Frequent Speech Sounds:

/g/ initial (go)
/m/ initial (monster)
/st/ (monster)
/er/ (monster)



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

Go Away, Big Green Monster!

By Ed Emberley

As kids turn the die-cut pages of this vibrantly illustrated book, they’ll watch the Big Green Monster grow before their very eyes. Then, when they’re ready to show him who’s in charge, they’ll turn the remaining pages and watch him disappear!

This simple Halloween and monster-themed book can be used in speech therapy to target sequencing. It can also be used to target compound adjective phrasesDiscover more of the speech and language teaching concepts for using Go Away, Big Green Monster! in speech therapy below: 

Key Teaching Concepts

Narrative Structure:

descriptive sequence

Narrative Concepts:

adjectives (compound phrases)
illustration study
core word- “go”


order of the monster’s facial features appearing and disappearing



big, sharp, long, scraggly, squiggly


adjectives (compound phrases)

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