Since it is our last month of school, I typically start incorporating a summer theme into my speech therapy plans during May. If your students are starting to get a little antsy with all the end-of-the-year excitement, remember to breathe! You’ve got this! 🙌 Read on for how to keep your students engaged, as well as how to snag your FREE copy of these May speech therapy lesson plans!
You can also download these FREE vocal hygiene water bottle hangers to celebrate BHSM: Better Hearing & Speech Month! They are so fun to hand out to staff and students!
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Week 1: Tacos and Mother’s Day
BOOKS: Dragons Love Tacos
ARTICULATION: Dragon Loves Tacos Articulation Trial Companion
LANGUAGE: Mother’s Day Lap Book and Banner, How To Writing Food Sequencing- Tacos I love sending home the Mother’s Day activity as our final take-home gift. It’s such a special gift and ALWAYS well-received. This activity comes with different versions to include aunts and grandmothers too! On the SLP end, it hits targets for expressive language and sequencing steps for a task.
Week 2: Pond Life
BOOKS: Over and Under the Pond, One Duck Stuck Over and Under the Pond is a must-have since it works for a vast age range! The illustrations and text are rich, but not too complex for younger students. It’s packed with vocabulary and compare/contrast opportunities.
ARTICULATION: 50 Articulation Trials (frogs page)
LANGUAGE: Summer Book Companions
Week 3: Camping
BOOKS: A Camping Spree with Mr. Magee, The Camping Trip
ARTICULATION: Dice and Dots S’mores
LANGUAGE: Summer Book Companions, Dice and Dots S’mores, How To Writing Food Sequencing- S’moresYou can’t have a camping week without s’mores! Target usually has an entire end cap with all the supplies you need, which makes it super convenient. After making s’more together, you can focus on written expression and sequencing steps with the S’mores page from my How to Writing series.
Week 4: Flowers
BOOKS: The Tiny Seed
ARTICULATION: Dice and Dot Spring, 100 Articulation Trials (flowers page)
LANGUAGE: Dice and Dot Spring This resource includes 280+ pages of NO PREP articulation and language activities! Targets include all sounds/all position, vocabulary, grammar, and writing. Printable and digital formats allow you to transition from in person sessions to teletherapy.
I hope that you and your students enjoy these books and activities. If you’ve found these monthly calendars helpful, please spread the word to your fellow SLPs!
Enter your name and email below and I’ll send you these May speech therapy lesson plans for free! The calendar has several spots for you to add your own therapy plans, a to-do list, and room at the top for you to write down any screenings or meetings you need to remember for the month.
If you want to see next month’s calendar for June, check it out HERE. Editable templates are also available in my TpT store.