speech and language teaching concepts for What Do People Do All Day? in speech therapy​ ​

Frequent Speech Sounds:

/er/ final
/r/ initial and medial
/r/ blends initial (truck, ground, grow, bread, train, grandma)

Themes:

community helpers

Book Details:

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

What Do People Do All Day?

By Richard Scarry

Go on a fun visit to Busytown and find out how everyone spends their days. Full of fun and adventure, this classic picture book will keep the attention of little readers from page to page as they find out how construction workers, fire fighters, farmers, doctors, and more, help Busytown run smoothly each and every day.

This eventful community helpers book can be used in speech therapy to address describing with a variety of adjectives and verbs. It is also great for noticing illustrations and for targeting comparing and contrasting as well as for a variety of /r/ sounds! Discover more of the speech and language teaching concepts for using What Do People Do All Day? in speech therapy below:

Key Teaching concepts

Narrative Structure:

action sequence

Narrative Concepts:

vocabulary​
sequencing​
illustration study​
adjectives
verbs (action)
verbs (present tense)
verbs (regular past tense)
verbs (present progressive)
what questions
compare/contrast

Sequencing:

order of events during each animals day within each job

Vocabulary:

targeting a variety of different jobs

Grammar:

adjectives
verbs (action)
verbs (present tense)
verbs (regular past tense)
verbs (present progressive)
what questions
compare/contrast

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