speech and language teaching concepts for Mouse's First Fall in speech therapy​

Frequent Speech Sounds:

/m/ initial
/s/ final
/k/ medial
/l/ initial
/v/ medial
/z/ final

Themes:

fall

Book Details:

Diverse Characters: N/A
Age Recommendation: Early Childhood

Mouse’s First Fall

By Lauren Thompson

One cool day Mouse and Minka venture out to play. From leaves of all colors—red, yellow, orange to brown—to leaves of all shapes and sizes—Mouse learns what makes fall such a special season! Before their fun, fall day is over, Mouse takes a big “leap!”

This classic fall book can be used in speech therapy to address colors, numbers, shapes and adjectives. It is also great for noticing illustrations and for targeting verbs as well as for /m/, /s/, /k/, /l/, /v/ and /z/ sounds! Discover more of the speech and language teaching concepts for using Mouse's First Fall in speech therapy below:

Key Teaching concepts

Narrative Structure:

descriptive sequence

Narrative Concepts:

vocabulary​
illustration study​
adjectives
verbs (action)
verbs (regular past tense)
verbs (present progressive)
text features​

Vocabulary:

colors, shapes, swished, pile, numbers, peer

Grammar:

adjectives
verbs (action)
verbs (regular past tense)
verbs (present progressive)

Text Features:

moving text
change in text color

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.