speech and language teaching concepts for Pete the Cat Old MacDonald Had a Farm in speech therapy​ ​

Frequent Speech Sounds:

/ld/ final
/k/ medial
/f/ initial
/ar/ medial
/m/ initial and final

Themes:

farm

Book Details:

Diverse Characters: N/A
Age Recommendation: Early Childhood

Pete the Cat Old MacDonald Had a Farm

By James Dean

New York Times bestselling author and artist James Dean brings us a groovy rendition of the classic favorite children’s song “Old MacDonald Had a Farm,” sung by cool cat Pete and perfect for sing-along time with young readers.

This classic farm book can be used in speech therapy to address repetitive text, plural nouns, and animal sounds! Discover more of the speech and language teaching concepts for using Pete the Cat Old MacDonald Had a Farm in speech therapy below:

Key Teaching concepts

Narrative Structure:

descriptive sequence

Narrative Concepts:

predicting​
figurative language
text features​
repetitive text​

Vocabulary:

chickens, dogs, cows, pigs, horses, cats, goats, ducks, turkeys, roosters, donkeys, sheep, frogs, geese

Figurative Language:

onomatopoeias (cluck, woof, moo, oink, neigh, meow, baa, quack, gobble, cock a doodle, hee-haw, maa, ribbit, honk)

Grammar:

nouns (regular plural)

Text Features:

change in text color
change in text size
lyrical text
repetitive text

Predicting:

Who do you think will come next?

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