The Napping House Book Companion for Speech Therapy Language Activities

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Susan Berkowitz
Grade Levels
K - 3rd, Homeschool
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55 pages
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Do you use book companions and shared reading in speech therapy to target multiple language skills with your students? The Napping House is perfect for building understanding of prepositional concepts, sequencing, phonological awareness, vocabulary, and describing skills! Students love the fun illustrations and this delightful book.


  1. Ideas for shared reading,
  2. 20 vocabulary cards for playing “Memory” or “Go-Fish” type cards games,
  3. Prepositions activities for before and after reading; including
  4. 36 prepositions cards with visuals response sheet,
  5. a prepositions worksheet, and
  6. a barrier game activity with 2 scenes to use
  7. sequencing templates and pictures for sequencing; including a hand washing sequence for practice and 2 parts of the story sequences (on the bed and off the bed). (They can also be used for retelling the story.)
  8. a game to play to reinforce vocabulary, concepts, and sequences,
  9. describing vocabulary activities to tell “What kind” and “How” about the characters in the story,
  10. inferencing activity for pragmatic language/describing emotions, and comprehension questions,
  11. early literacy/reading foundation activities for phonological awareness; including initial sound, rhyming, word families, syllable counting

Buyers like you have said:

  • Loved this resource. It paired well with the book, and provided the perfect level of support for my students
  • Really great resource for helping my ASD kiddos understand the story. Thanks!
  • Fantastic activities and my students have thoroughly enjoyed them!

Add this book companion to your toolbox for young learners.

I have similar resources for a variety of primary books. Look in my Book Companions custom category for books like Strega Nona, The Snowy Day and more.

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
Retell stories, including key details, and demonstrate understanding of their central message or lesson.
Describe characters, settings, and major events in a story, using key details.
Identify words and phrases in stories or poems that suggest feelings or appeal to the senses.
Explain major differences between books that tell stories and books that give information, drawing on a wide reading of a range of text types.


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