speech and language teaching concepts for Pie is for Sharing in speech therapy
Frequent Speech Sounds:

/sh/ initial
/air/ medial and final



Book Details:
Diverse Characters: Yes
Age Recommendation: Early Childhood, Elementary

Pie is for Sharing

By Stephanie Parsley Ledyard

A picnic, a beach, a pie cut into pieces and shared with good friends. Through the course of one memorable Fourth of July picnic, Stephanie Ledyard and Jason Chin take young readers through the ups and downs of sharing in this lovely picture book.

This charming patriotic/America themed book can be used in speech therapy to address social/emotional issues like the importance of sharing. It is also great for targeting inferencing and predicting. Discover more of the speech and language teaching concepts for using Pie is for Sharing in speech therapy below: 

Key Teaching Concepts

Narrative Structure:

descriptive sequence

Narrative Concepts:

illustration study


whole, round, sharing, slice, middle, rhyme, cousins, crumbs


Sharing is important and can be easier or harder at times. Sharing is and should be incorporated in our everyday lives. Sharing connects us to each other.


How is a pie for sharing?
Why does the pie change its shape after it is shared?
How can a book be shared?
How can a best friend be shared even if it is hard?
How can you share with someone?
How does sharing different things such as a hug, object, or song make you feel?
How is the feeling different depending on what is shared?


What else can be shared?
What will happen when the children share each item mentioned?

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