speech and language teaching concepts for Halloween is Coming in speech therapy

Frequent Speech Sounds:

/r/ medial
/n/ initial
/l/ medial
/s/ initial



Book Details:

Diverse Characters: Yes
Age Recommendation: Early Childhood

Halloween is Coming!

By Cal Everett

Halloween is Coming is a lyrical celebration of the building excitement that children―and adults!―feel as the magical and mysterious night of Halloween approaches.

This fun Halloween book can be used in speech therapy to address phonological awareness The repetitive text allows for high frequent practice of the following sounds: /r/, /s/, /ear/, /kl/ and /l/! Discover more of the speech and language teaching concepts for using Halloween is Coming! in speech therapy below: 

Key Teaching concepts

Narrative Structure:

descriptive sequence

Narrative Concepts:

phonological awareness
background knowledge
prepositional phrases
repetitive text


lawn, dawn, fair, signs, clear, near, market, carve, lurking, figure out, bales, practice, parade

Figurative Language:

sensory language


prepositional phrases

Text Features:

repetitive text

Phonological Awareness:



What are the signs that Halloween is near?

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.