Halloween Books for Literacy-Based Speech Therapy

Halloween is my favorite holiday!  Time in books which were definitely my first love as a kid!  Using books to provide speech therapy just makes sense to me. I have a lot of favorite books and I organize them by theme, season/holiday, sounds, language concepts, etc.. Check out why I love these Halloween books!

The Spooky Wheels on the Bus by J. Elizabeth Mills
SOUND SYSTEMS: Target velars, fricatives, glides, and consonant clusters easily with this cute story!  Students can even practice carryover of their sounds (k, g, s, sh, l, r, clusters) while singing the story back using the tune 'wheels on the bus'. 

LANGUAGE: Target identification and labeling of Halloween vocabulary, work on wh-questions and yes/no questions, and practice sequencing and story retell!

Say Boo! by Lynda Graham-Barber
SOUND SYSTEMS: Target velars, fricatives, glides, and consonant clusters (k, g, s, sh, l, r, clusters) easily with this cute story about a little ghost that struggles to say boo! My kids always enjoy this story too since they can relate.

LANGUAGE: Target vocabulary building for verbs such as howling, peering, mocked, bellowed, and mumbled. This is also a perfect book to target prepositions, wh-questions, and sequencing!

In the Haunted House by Eve Bunting
SOUND SYSTEMS: Target velars, fricatives, glides, and consonant clusters (k, g, s, sh, l, r, clusters) easily with story about this family going to a haunted house.

LANGUAGE: Target identification and labeling of Halloween vocabulary, semantic features (function/location) for common items, homophones such as their/there, answering wh-questions, and  story retell!

If you do not want to have go through the books and make your own lists, I have created an easy cheat sheet for articulation words, language concepts to target, and some basic wh-questions you can ask for each book!  You can grab your free cheat sheet below. 
What are some of your favorite Halloween books to incorporate into your speech therapy lessons?  Please share with us below in the comments! Thanks!

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