speech and language teaching concepts for The Berenstain Bears Pirate Adventure in speech therapy

Frequent Speech Sounds:

/er/
/air/
/r/ medial

Themes:

pirates
beach

Book Details:

Diverse Characters: N/A
Age Recommendation: Early Childhood, Elementary

The Berenstain Bears Pirate Adventure

By Stan Berenstain

Hoist the sails and run up the Jolly Roger! Brother, Sister, and Honey Bear embark on a high seas adventure full of cannonballs, scallywags, and—of course—treasure! X marks the spot for Captain Cub, Brown Bear the Pirate, and Honey Bones on the isle of their imagination!

This fun pirate theme book can be used in speech therapy to target story sequencing. It is also great for vocabulary and practicing the vocalic /er/ and /air/ sounds as well as medial /r/! Discover more of the speech and language teaching concepts for using The Berenstain Bears Pirate Adventure in speech therapy below:

Key Teaching concepts

Narrative Structure:

complete episode

Narrative Concepts:

vocabulary
sequencing
verbs (regular past tense)

Sequencing:

order of events for the bear cubs pretend pirate adventure

Vocabulary:

gull, cottage, dunes, driftwood, mast, scampered, terror, scourge, mast, halyards, Spanish Main, mains, spyglass, port bow, ashore, clearing, hauled, luxury, parliament, fog bank, gasped, overboard

Grammar:

“pirate talk” syntax
adjectives
verbs (regular past tense)

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