speech and language teaching concepts for School Bus in speech therapy​

Frequent Speech Sounds:

/sk/ initial
/l/ final
/b/ initial
/s/ final

Themes:

back to school
vehicles/transportation

Book Details:

Diverse Characters: Yes
Age Recommendation: Early Childhood, Elementary

School Bus

By Donald Crews

What is large (or small), bright yellow, and filled with students? School Bus! Climb aboard and let Donald Crews take you to school — and home again.

This simple back to school and transportation book can be used in speech therapy to address inferencing and predicting. It is also great for describing for targeting /sk/, /l/, /b/ and /s/ sounds! Discover more of the speech and language teaching concepts for using School Bus in speech therapy below:

Key Teaching concepts

Narrative Structure:

action sequence​

Narrative Concepts:

illustration study
inferencing
predicting​
adjectives​

Grammar:

adjectives

Inferencing:

Why are they going in different directions?
How do the kids feel waiting for the bus? What about the parents?
Why is it important for the students to be waiting for the bus?
How do they feel when the bus is approaching?
How do they feel as they wave goodbye?
Why is it important for the bus to be on time?
How do the buses feel when they have to wait?
How do the children and parents feel when they are home again?

Predicting:

Where do you think they are going?
What do you think they will have to do on the way to school?
What will the buses do once they drop the kids off at school?
What will the buses do at the end of the day?

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