speech and language teaching concepts for Spot Loves School in speech therapy​

Frequent Speech Sounds:

/sp/ initial
/sk/ initial

Themes:

back to school

Book Details:

Diverse Characters: N/A
Age Recommendation: Early Childhood

Spot Loves School

By Eric Hill

It's Spot's first day of school! He and his friends sing together, play together, and read together. When it's time to go home, Spot can't wait to come back tomorrow!

This sweet back to school book can be used in speech therapy to address predicting and inferencing. It is also great for sequencing and for targeting /sp/ and /sk/ sounds! Discover more of the speech and language teaching concepts for using Spot Loves School in speech therapy below:

Key Teaching concepts

Narrative Structure:

action sequence​

Narrative Concepts:

sequencing
illustration study​
inferencing​
predicting​

Sequencing:

order of events at Spot’s first day of school

Inferencing:

Why did mom give Spot a kiss before he went to school?
How does Spot feel about his first day of school?
What do you think he is supposed to do with his lunch box?
Why do you think Spot is playing along on a toy drum?
How does Spot feel at school?
What does Spot think about school and his friends?

Predicting:

What do you think he will do at school?
What do you think he will tell his mom when he goes home?

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