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speech and language teaching concepts for Where Is the Green Sheep? in speech therapy​ ​

Frequent Speech Sounds:

/sh/ initial
/p/ final
/h/ initial
/ear/ final

Themes:

farm
non-seasonal

Book Details:

Diverse Characters: N/A
Age Recommendation: Early Childhood

Where Is the Green Sheep?

By Mem Fox

Little ones are sure to be lulled off to a peaceful, sheep-filled sleep by this cozy book from acclaimed author Mem Fox. There are red sheep and blue sheep, wind sheep and wave sheep, scared sheep and brave sheep, but where is the green sheep? The search is on in this cozy, sheep-filled story from acclaimed author Mem Fox and popular Australian cartoonist Judy Horacek. Complete with sleepy rhymes and bright illustrations, this book is sure to delight children of all ages, from the very young to those just beginning to read.

This simple rhyming farm book can be used in speech therapy to address answering what and where questions, as well as predicting. It is also great for antonyms and for targeting /sh/, /p/, /h/ and /ear/ sounds! Discover more of the speech and language teaching concepts for using Where Is the Green Sheep? in speech therapy below:

Key Teaching concepts

Narrative Structure:

descriptive sequence

Narrative Concepts:

predicting​
adjectives​
antonyms
what questions
where questions
verbs (present progressive)
text features​
phonological awareness​

Grammar:

adjectives​
antonyms
what questions
where questions
verbs (present progressive)

Text Features:

questions
dashes
ellipses

Phonological Awareness:

rhyming

Predicting:

Where do you think green sheep is?
What could green sheep be doing?

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