speech and language teaching concepts for Let It Fall in speech therapy​

Frequent Speech Sounds:

/f/ initial
/l/ final

Themes:

fall

Book Details:

Diverse Characters: Yes
Age Recommendation: Early Childhood, Elementary

Let It Fall

By Maryann Cocca-Leffler

The leaves turn red, brown, and orange, then drift down from the trees. It is time to go apple picking and on hayrides at the county fair. Fall is finally here! With soft colored art, adorable children, and colorful outdoor scenes, Let It Fall celebrates all the seasonal awe of autumn.

This eventful rhyming fall book can be used in speech therapy to target describing with adjectives and action verbs. It is also great for noticing illustrations and facial expressions! Discover more of the speech and language teaching concepts for using Let It Fall in speech therapy below:

Key Teaching concepts

Narrative Structure:

descriptive sequence

Narrative Concepts:

vocabulary​
illustration study​
inferencing​
adjectives​
verbs (action)
text features​
phonological awareness​

Vocabulary:

autumn, mounds, rake, fair, hayrides, contest, camping, gather, sparrow

Grammar:

adjectives
verbs (action)

Text Features:

moving text
ellipses
change in text size

Phonological Awareness:

rhyming

Inferencing:

How do they feel about fall?
How about when they are back at school?
How do they feel when it starts to get windier?
How does the boy feel leaving the fair? What about the girl?
How do they feel about winter coming?

Predicting:

What do you think they will do in the fall?
How do you think the season will change?

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