speech and language teaching concepts for Snow by Cynthia Rylant in speech therapy​ ​

Frequent Speech Sounds:

/sn/

Themes:

winter

Book Details:

Diverse Characters: Yes
Age Recommendation: Early Childhood, Elementary

Snow

By Cynthia Rylant

Cynthia Rylant’s lyrical descriptions of the sights and feelings evoked by falling snow blend gorgeously with the rich and beautiful world created by Lauren Stringer’s illustrations, in which a young girl, her friend, and her grandmother enjoy the many things a snowy day has to offer.

This sweet winter book can be used in speech therapy to address inferencing. It is also great for illustration study and for targeting personification! Discover more of the speech and language teaching concepts for using Snow by Cynthia Rylant in speech therapy below:

Key Teaching concepts

Narrative Structure:

descriptive sequence

Narrative Concepts:

vocabulary
illustration study
inferencing
figurative language
adjectives
verbs (action)

Vocabulary:

early, slippery, worry, delicate, memories

Figurative Language:

personification of snow

Grammar:

adjectives
verbs (action)

Inferencing:

Where do you think they would rather be? Why?
How will snow send you home early?
What will eventually happen to the snow?
What are the green gardens waiting for?

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