speech and language teaching concepts for The Apple Pie That Papa Baked in speech therapy​ ​

Frequent Speech Sounds:

/p/ initial and medial
/b/ initial
/k/ medial
/th/ initial

Themes:

fall
apples
life cycle

Book Details:

Diverse Characters: N/A
Age Recommendation: Elementary

The Apple Pie That Papa Baked

By Lauren Thompson

When a doting father decides to make an apple pie for his beloved daughter, an enjoyable day is had by all, including the hungry farm animals who hover nearby in the hopes of getting a slice of the super tasty treat!

This fun cumulative fall and apples book can be used in speech therapy to address sequencing. It is also great for noticing illustrations and for targeting a variety of adjectives and verbs as well as for /p/, /b/, /k/ and /th/ sounds! Discover more of the speech and language teaching concepts for using The Apple Pie That Papa Baked in speech therapy below:

Key Teaching concepts

Narrative Structure:

action sequence
cumulative

Narrative Concepts:

sequencing​
illustration study​
inferencing​
adjectives​ (compound phrases)
verbs (present tense)
verbs (regular past tense)
verbs (irregular past tense)
text features​
repetitive text​

Sequencing:

order of items that related to one another that ended with the pie

Vocabulary:

heaped, fair, fine, blooming

Grammar:

adjectives​ (compound phrases)
verbs (present tense)
verbs (regular past tense)
verbs (irregular past tense)

Text Features:

bold text
enlarged text
lyrical text

Inferencing:

Where did the apples come from?
Where did the tree come from?
What helped the roots grow?
Where did the rain come from?
Where did the clouds come from?
What helps the sky when its dark?
What does the sun show us?
How does food give us life?
How does it feel to share a meal with others?

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