Lucky Tucker in speech therapy
Frequent Speech Sounds:

​/l/ initial
/t/ initial
/k/ medial


St. Patrick’s Day

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

Lucky Tucker

By Leslie McGuirk

After rolling in a patch of four-leaf clovers on St. Patrick’s Day, Tucker the terrier goes from having nothing go his way to becoming the luckiest dog of the day.

This simple spring and St. Patrick’s Day book can be used in speech therapy to address sequencing and a variety of verbs. It is also great for targeting /l/, /t/ and /k/ sounds! Discover more of the speech and language teaching concepts for using Lucky Tucker in speech therapy below: 

Key Teaching Concepts

Narrative Structure:

complete episode

Narrative Concepts:

verbs (action)
verbs (regular past tense)
verbs (superlative- est)


order of events that makes Tucker the luckiest dog


verbs (action)
verbs (regular past tense)
verbs (superlative- est)

If you are interested in seeing other spring and St. Patrick’s Day books to use in therapy, then check out the Narrative Teaching Points Book List for a printable copy.