Summer Speech Therapy Ocean Theme Reader and Ocean Animals Activities

Speech Sprouts
Grade Levels
PreK - 1st
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34 useable pages + PowerPoint
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  1. This fun ocean animals summer speech and language bundle include a book companion for Smiley Shark and Diver, Diver, an ocean theme emergent reader focusing on who questions, inference, and vocabulary too.Perfect for your end-of-the-year sessions, this bundle will have you covered for nearly everyon
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Guess the ocean animals in Diver, Diver Who Can It Be? Learn ocean theme vocabulary, who questions, inference, listening, following directions, practice reading and writing too. The simple repetitive text in this cut and paste reader assists young readers as they listen to the clues and guess which ocean animal is next.

Your students will love making their ocean animal mini-books! You'll love how easy it is to send them home for extra practice.


Planning is quick and easy when you use this resource over multiple sessions!

1. Read the full-page class book together or go paperless with the included digital shared reading PowerPoint story.

Your students will listen and guess which animal matches the clues. Talk about each animal while you target describing, wh questions, same /different, and articulation too.

2. Play a barrier game and practice following directions and positional words.

3. Have fun with the dough mat. Have your children create and describe their own sea creatures to put in the scene

4. Name and write (or trace) the names of each ocean animal.

5. Make the student cut & paste mini-books! Your students will cut out the sea animals, read or listen to the description on each page. then guess which animal matches the clues! Next, glue the correct animal on the page.

6. Send the mini-book for home practice with the included parent letter.


This activity is great for preschool, kindergarten students, and early readers who need wh questions with visuals. Work on listening comprehension as you read each page and have your students answer the Who? questions. Is it a shark? Jellyfish? Who's next?

Use this resource in literacy centers, speech therapy, Rti, or for whole-class practice.

NOTE! This product is also included in my Speech Therapy Oceans of Fun Bundle, If you've already purchased this money-saving bundle, you will not need to purchase this product. Click the green text to check out the Bundle.


CONTENTS: 34 useable pages:

  • Full-page Classroom Copy of Diver, Diver, Who Can it Be? for whole-group practice.
  • Cut and Paste BW half-page mini-book: students paste the animal in the square to answer the description. Great for home practice.
  • Word Wall Cards for vocabulary and reading development
  • Ocean Scene and manipulatives to create:
    • Dough Mat
    • Cookie Sheet Activity
    • Barrier Game

  • 2 BW Vocabulary Writing Practice Pages:
    • Write the animal names in the blank using the word wall cards for spelling help OR
    • Trace the animal names (For beginning writers)

  • PowerPoint for Paperless Shared Reading

Color or BW? You choose! Ink-Saving, Copy-friendly, Black and White printing options are provided!


  • Answering Who? Questions
  • Reading practice
  • Listening Comprehension
  • Naming to a Description,
  • Phonological Awareness
  • Ocean Vocabulary
  • Following Directions
  • Position Concepts
  • Writing

For more ocean adventures, check out Smiley Shark Speech Therapy Book Companion or get both and save $ with my ocean bundle!

More summer speech therapy fun:

Summer Fun Bingo Riddles

Five Green and Speckled Frogs Nursery Rhyme Activities 2-Pack

Summer Sequencing Picture Cards and Puzzles


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34 useable pages + PowerPoint
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Ask and answer questions about key details in a text read aloud or information presented orally or through other media.
Participate in collaborative conversations with diverse partners about grade 1 topics and texts with peers and adults in small and larger groups.
Confirm understanding of a text read aloud or information presented orally or through other media by asking and answering questions about key details and requesting clarification if something is not understood.
Participate in collaborative conversations with diverse partners about kindergarten topics and texts with peers and adults in small and larger groups.


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