speech and language teaching concepts for ten little monsters in speech therapy

Frequent Speech Sounds:

/l/ initial and final
/m/ initial
/st/ medial
/er/

Themes:

Halloween

Book Details:

Diverse Characters: N/A
Age Recommendation: Early Childhood

Ten Little Monsters

By Mike Brownlow

Count along with the Ten Little Monsters in this Halloween counting rhyme adventure!

This cute and spooky Halloween themed book can be used in speech therapy to address predicting and sequencing. It is also great for noticing text features and for counting. Discover more of the speech and language teaching concepts for using Ten Little Monsters in speech therapy below: 

Key Teaching concepts

Narrative Structure:

descriptive sequence

Narrative Concepts:

sequencing
phonological awareness
figurative language
adjectives
illustration study
text features
predicting
vocabulary
counting
repetitive text

Sequencing:

order of events that cause a monster to disappear

Vocabulary:

chilling, secret, scientist, flee, brew, chant, wails, terrified, noise, wondered, celebrate, spooky, frighten

Figurative Language:

onomatopoeias

Grammar:

verbs (linguistic)
adjectives

Text Features:

repetitive text
change in font size
ellipsis
exclamation points
animated text
ALL CAPS
question marks

Phonological Awareness:

rhyming

Predicting:

How many little monsters do you think there will be?
Where do you think the ______ took the monster?
What do you think happened to the monster?
What do you think is happening behind the door?
Do you think the little monster will go inside?

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