using Worm Weather in speech therapy

Frequent Speech Sounds:

/w/ initial
/r/ initial
/er/

Themes:

spring
weather
bugs

Book Details:

Diverse Characters: Yes
Age Recommendation: Early Childhood

Worm Weather

By Jean Taft

Join in the rainy-day fun, as kids splash through the puddles, affecting another weather enthusiast, a nearby worm. An imaginative and playful story, readers will love seeing the worm delight in the weather just as much as the kids.

This fun spring book can be used in speech therapy to address rhyming, adjectives, alliteration, illustrations, and /w/ and /r/ sounds! Discover more of the speech and language teaching concepts for using Worm Weather in speech therapy below: 

Key Teaching concepts

Narrative Structure:

descriptive sequence

Narrative Concepts:

theme/message​
illustration study
adjectives
phonological awareness
text features 

Grammar:

adjectives

Text Features:

large text
moving text
capitals
exclamation marks

Phonological Awareness:

rhyming
alliteration

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