speech and language teaching concepts for How Do Apples Grow? in speech therapy​ ​

Frequent Speech Sounds:

/p/ initial and medial
/fl/ initial
/er/ final

Themes:

fall
apples
life cycle

Book Details:

Diverse Characters: N/A
Age Recommendation: Late Elementary, Middle School

How Do Apples Grow?

By Betsy Maestro

Read and find out about how apples grow in this colorfully illustrated nonfiction picture book. 

This informative fall and apples book can be used in speech therapy to life cycle vocabulary. It is also great for sequencing and for describing as well as for /p/, /fl/ and /er/ sounds! Discover more of the speech and language teaching concepts for using How Do Apples Grow? in speech therapy below:

Key Teaching concepts

Narrative Structure:

action sequence
nonfiction

Narrative Concepts:

vocabulary
sequencing​
illustration study​
adjectives​
verbs (action)

Sequencing:

order of events during fertilization to make apples

Vocabulary:

flowers, blossom, bare, buds, sepals, helpers, stamens, pollen, pistil, ovary, core, fertilized, nectar, ripe

Grammar:

adjectives​
verbs (action)

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