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My Transition Book

My Transition Book

A social story with spaces to add your own photos. We make one for the class and also make individual ones for children with SEN or Social and Emotional needs who we feel will need more support with the transition to next year. Use to prepare children for their new teacher, new classroom etc.
dohertyon
Feeling Charts

Feeling Charts

These feeling charts have been created to be an interactive, frequently-used, classroom resource. The more students utilize the charts, the more the classroom as a whole and the student as an individual, will benefit. Students better understand their own emotions when they learn to identify what they are feeling; and proceed to learn how to cope with those emotions. This, in return, allows for a positive classroom environment with less confusion and more understanding between students and teachers. -There are 24 feelings included: aggressive, angry, annoyed, bored, calm, cold, confident, confused, disappointed, embarrassed, excited, friendly, frustrated, funny, grumpy, happy, hot, hungry, hurt, lazy, motivated, nervous, overwhelmed, proud, quiet, sad, scared, shy, sick, silly, surprised, tired -One large feelings chart. Three miniature feelings charts. -All emoji faces are labeled with their emotion.
mk115116
Risk Taking PSHE

Risk Taking PSHE

An hour long, fully resourced PSHE lesson with a focus on risks and risk taking amongst young people. The lesson is filled with engaging, well differentiated and fun activities and is useful for PSHE or Citizenship. The pack includes an hour long PowerPoint, differentiated challenge activities, worksheets, clips and literacy focus tasks. These resources have been designed to be engaging, detailed and easy to follow. All our resources are editable (so easy to adapt for your classes). This lesson could be used for PSHE, Citizenship or Life Skills. You can find many more inexpensive and free PSHE, Citizenship and RE resources at my shop: MORE PSHE RESOURCES
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Develop mastery in maths and build self-esteem | Discussing & Reasoning Resource

Develop mastery in maths and build self-esteem | Discussing & Reasoning Resource

10 PIECE DOWNLOAD ✔️ Improve mastery skills, develop self-esteem and encourage positive thinking. ✔️ Create engaging and thought-provoking discussions. ✔️ Provide opportunities for all learners to develop reasoning skills and build self-esteem. ✔️ Perfect for small group interventions and whole class lessons. Life By Shape resources can help improve mastery skills in two ways: showing how images can be used to represent problems or ideas giving an opportunity for children to discuss and reason Each Life By Shape resource included in this package shows words of inspiration and motivation represented by an image of shape. Using images to represent Each image has been designed to represent (or show) a motivational message. The key here is for children to try and imagine that each shape within an image represents an individual person. Once children understand this concept, the discussions really start flowing. Discussing & Reasoning Here are some possible questions that children could be asked to generate some discussions. How does the image relate to the words? Why do you think the bottom left square is different? And what could this represent? Why is the bottom left square a different colour to the rest? Why are all of the other shapes in a perfect pattern? If you were one of these squares, which one would you be? It’s important to remember that there does not have to be a right answer. The point of this is to give children an opportunity to express their thoughts through discussions and reasoning by ‘agreeing’ or ‘disagreeing’ with other children. How can Life By Shape resources help to build self-esteem and develop positive thinking? Each Life By Shape resource has a message of inspiration or motivation for children. Combined with discussions, all types of learners can access and understand important messages to build self-esteem and develop positive thinking.
lifebyshape
PSHE: New PSHE 2018-19 Part 2

PSHE: New PSHE 2018-19 Part 2

10 hours of new PSHE lessons on some of the most pertinent and pressing issues facing students in 2018/19. These topics have been identified by the PSHE Association as essentials for the coming year and so this bundle has been planned following their recommendations. This is part two of a two part pack. PART ONE All 10 lesson packs are complete with at least one hour-long powerpoint, accompanying differentiated worksheets, clip links with questions, plenaries, clear LOs, starters and engaging, varied main task activities.All are well differentiated to three levels throughout to enable clear evidence of progress for all students. These lessons have been selected to be in this bundle as they all focus on relatively new issues or ones which need further awareness amongst young people in an ever-changing world full of mental health issues, new technology, crime and potentially tough futures which lie ahead. These resources have been highly-rated individually by TES users, follow the same consistent format and are easy to follow. There is zero extra work required, although each lesson is still completely editable too. I use all of these myself as a Head of PSHE and Citizenship and I really hope you find them excellent value. I’ve put literally months of time into this to make these lessons top quality for my own school team. I have ‘One Year of PSHE’ Packs for Years 7, 8, 9 and KS4. You can check them out at the shop link below. Please leave me a review and I’ll send you any other resource of your choice for free. Many more inexpensive or free resources at my shop: EC_Resources
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Mental Health Awareness Week 2018 KS1 BUNDLE

Mental Health Awareness Week 2018 KS1 BUNDLE

Raise awareness and understanding of mental health issues with this bundle of 30 emotion cards, 14 posters, and a 36 slide assembly. Develop your pupil’s emotional wellbeing, language for discussing their emotions and provide them with coping strategies. 3 children in an average classroom are facing mental health problems and 75% of mental health issues arise before the age of 18. So we need to do all that we can to provide children with the tools to cope with these challenges and an understanding to support those around them as they grow. A large bundle of resources for KS1. Purchase this resource, leave a review and choose a resource of mine for free! Just email your username and your chosen resource to teachallenjoy@gmail.com
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Understanding Autism, disability and difference

Understanding Autism, disability and difference

This powerpoint guides users through a lesson to help young children understand that people have different needs and how it is right and fair to accommodate them. Ideal for exploring diversity, disability, autism and the paralympics. One of the main characters features Stephen Wiltshire (the human camera) as child. It would be a valuable activity to watch videos of him on youtube . This would help explore that we all have different strengths and weaknesses. This resource was developed by Spectrum Savvy to help build peer relationships and tolerance where autistic learners were being misunderstood in mainstream. If you would like Nicola at Spectrum Savvy to deliver this session or similar to your setting, visit www.spectrumsavvy.co.uk,
SpectrumSavvy
Like or Dislike - Social and emotional resources

Like or Dislike - Social and emotional resources

This resource consists of: 104 cards 1 game board 5 worksheets Children will learn that it is ok to say what they like or what they dislike. They will also understand that everyone has different likes and dislikes. Teach diversity.
Elsasupport
Student Well- Being for Teens Mega Bundle

Student Well- Being for Teens Mega Bundle

The bundle include: Managing Trauma This resource is for students who are suffering from trauma and have witnessed a traumatic event. It could be use as a group discussion or a one on one session. It could be use by a teacher or a school counsellor. The resource include: What is trauma Causes of trauma Ways that trauma manifest itself Reactions to trauma Activities on how to manage trauma Processing Questions for each activity Quick inputs Bounce Back: Teaching Resilience to Students Our students constantly face a lot of difficulties and struggles whether it’s family, school or community related. This resource could help and support them to handle their difficulties and struggles better. This resource focuses on 4 areas of resiliency: Self-Awareness Conflict resolution Empathy Teaching Courage It includes: Definition of terms Activities for each area 3.Inputs to use for discussion for each area Processing Questions for each activity Resilience Affirmations Resilience is our ability to bounce back from tough situations. When a person is ready to bounce back from a difficult situation, these affirmations could help them get their heads out of the clouds and make them feel better. These affirmations could re-focus your thoughts and be more positive. These are designed to create self-change. They could serve as an inspiration and reminders for everyday life. These affirmations could be done first thing in the morning or in the evening or could be done throughout the day. It is suggested to use these affirmations regularly to create more impact and preserve emotional potency. These could be printed out and you could bring them along wherever you are . These resilience affirmation cards are in A4 size and JPEG format. List of Resilience Affirmation Cards: I can overcome my obstacles I am creative I am resourceful I am resilient I am emotionally resilient I am strong I am persistent I am kind, smart,and important It’s okay. I can do this I will get through this I will be okay I am capable of amazing things I am a good person I deserve to be happy I am stronger than I think I am amazing I can do anything I set my mind to I will keep going Do not give up Keep moving forward I can handle change with ease I am unique I believe in my abilities and skills I can face every situation with confidence There is always a solution to every problem I am responsible for how I respond to others I have the power to choose to let go of any emotion Any difficulty that comes my way is an opportunity to grow I am full of energy and joy I have the power to create change My possibilities are endless I am in charge of how I feel I choose happiness I can, I will I can make healthy choices 4.Emotional Intelligence: Activities for Student Well-Being Teaching emotional intelligence could help students handle situations effectively, be able to identify, communicate their feelings to other people and could help them read situations and relationships. It could also help them regulate their emotions and help them respond appropriately to others. This Emotional Intelligence resource focuses on 4 areas: Intrapersonal Interpersonal Stress Management General Mood This emotional intelligence resource includes: a. Definition of Emotional intelligence b. Signs of high emotional intelligence c. Signs of low emotional intelligence d. Activities on the 4 focused areas e. Processing questions to facilitate better learning experiences Tweens and Teens Feelings Flash Cards The emotions flashcards include 28 different feelings/emotions. It includes what trigger each emotions and feelings. It also has an interview guide questions to help your students identify, express their feelings and promote discussions. The 28 feelings/emotions are: Girls emotions/feelings: Baffled Passionate Ecstatic Mad- Frantic Splendid Melancholic Terrified Astounded Introverted Apprehensive Placid Pensive Flabbergasted Sullen Boys’ emotions and feelings: Perplexed Piqued Contented Mad-Absurd Grand Distressed Anxious Stunned Cautious Tense Quiet Wistful Startled Cantankerous
kitcelcorner
Managing Trauma, Teaching Resilience, & Emotional Intelligence

Managing Trauma, Teaching Resilience, & Emotional Intelligence

The resources include: . Managing Trauma This resource is for students who are suffering from trauma and have witnessed a traumatic event It could be use as a group discussion or a one on one session. It could be use by a teacher or a school counsellor. The resource include: What is trauma Causes of trauma Ways that trauma manifest itself Reactions to trauma Activities on how to manage trauma Processing Questions for each activity Quick inputs Bounce Back: Teaching Resilience to Students Our students constantly face a lot of difficulties and struggles whether it’s family, school or community related. This resource could help and support them to handle their difficulties and struggles better. This resource focuses on 4 areas of resiliency: Self-Awareness Conflict resolution Empathy Teaching Courage It includes: Definition of terms Activities for each area 3.Inputs to use for discussion for each area Processing Questions for each activity Resilience Affirmations Resilience is our ability to bounce back from tough situations. When a person is ready to bounce back from a difficult situation, these affirmations could help them get their heads out of the clouds and make them feel better. These affirmations could re-focus your thoughts and be more positive. These are designed to create self-change. They could serve as an inspiration and reminders for everyday life. These affirmations could be done first thing in the morning or in the evening or could be done throughout the day. It is suggested to use these affirmations regularly to create more impact and preserve emotional potency. These could be printed out and you could bring them along wherever you are . These resilience affirmation cards are in A4 size and JPEG format. List of Resilience Affirmation Cards: I can overcome my obstacles I am creative I am resourceful I am resilient I am emotionally resilient I am strong I am persistent I am kind, smart,and important It’s okay. I can do this I will get through this I will be okay I am capable of amazing things I am a good person I deserve to be happy I am stronger than I think I am amazing I can do anything I set my mind to I will keep going Do not give up Keep moving forward I can handle change with ease I am unique I believe in my abilities and skills I can face every situation with confidence There is always a solution to every problem I am responsible for how I respond to others I have the power to choose to let go of any emotion Any difficulty that comes my way is an opportunity to grow I am full of energy and joy I have the power to create change My possibilities are endless I am in charge of how I feel I choose happiness I can, I will I can make healthy choices 4.Emotional Intelligence: Activities for Student Well-Being Teaching emotional intelligence could help students handle situations effectively, be able to identify, communicate their feelings to other people and could help them read situations and relationships. It could also help them regulate their emotions and help them respond appropriately to others. This Emotional Intelligence resource focuses on 4 areas: Intrapersonal Interpersonal Stress Management General Mood This emotional intelligence resource includes: a. Definition of Emotional intelligence b. Signs of high emotional intelligence c. Signs of low emotional intelligence d. Activities on the 4 focused areas e. Processing questions to facilitate better learning experiences
kitcelcorner
Quiz Bundle SMSC, British Values and Royal Wedding

Quiz Bundle SMSC, British Values and Royal Wedding

2018 Set of 9x PSHE and CITIZENSHIP Fun This bundle contains some of my most popular British values PSHE SMSC and Citizenship Quiz resources for 2018. Each Quiz Contains 7 Rounds and 40+ Questions A student/ Team Worksheet Comprehensive Answer provided This is a fun and engaging way to go through the answers. The resources are thoughtful and will help students engage with the world around them and current affairs.
jonrobert22
Anti-Social Behaviour

Anti-Social Behaviour

An hour long, fully resourced PSHE lesson with a focus on discouraging anti-social behaviour, explaining consequences (legal and social) and why some young people still do it. This resource pack includes an hour long PowerPoint, differentiated challenge activities, worksheets, clips and literacy focus tasks. These resources have been designed to be engaging, detailed and easy to follow. All our resources are editable (so easy to adapt for your classes). This lesson could be used for PSHE, Citizenship or Life Skills. You can find many more inexpensive and free PSHE, Citizenship and RE resources at my shop: EC_Resources   Leave me a review and pick any other resource for free :)
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Kindness Scavenger Hunt (Pay it Forward) Template

Kindness Scavenger Hunt (Pay it Forward) Template

Check out this fun and engaging template that will promote social and emotional positivity in your classroom. With the idea of paying it forward, this worksheet presents 16 options for students to good things in their school and community. These things include helping clean up, sharing snacks, leaving a nice note and many more. There is also a spot for students to fill in their own idea! This is a great way to engage students in being good citizens in their community and spreading positivity! Students can check off the tasks they complete and create a record of all of the great things they have done for others!
myeducationalhotspot
The Power of Yet Growth Mindset A3 Poster

The Power of Yet Growth Mindset A3 Poster

This A3 Power of Yet Poster is set to empower your students with their positive thinking. It is bright and colorful. I have included the file as both a PDF and a PNG depending on your printing requirements. If you would like the poster in a different size then simply shrink it with you printer settings or adjust the PNG file. I have not included a black and white version as it looks best in color.
Kiwilander
Famous Autistics

Famous Autistics

This powerpoint presentation provides a list of famous people who are thought to be autistic. This has been used as printed cards for discussion when helping individuals to understand autism and feel more empowered regarding their diagnosis.
SpectrumSavvy
Microteach: Appropriate Behaviour for Independence

Microteach: Appropriate Behaviour for Independence

This is a lesson plan for a 20 minute microteach on the subject of socially appropriate behaviour for increasing independence. For example, if we are hygienic we will be given more responsibility on our work placement. If we are cautious what information we give away to strangers we will be able to spend more time at the shops etc without supervision and guidance. There are resources to accompany this lesson plan.
SpectrumSavvy
The 3 Wise Monkeys

The 3 Wise Monkeys

This teaching toolkit technique called “the 3 wise monkeys” has been designed based on one of my favourite proverbs “see no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil”. The idea is that students take on the role of the 3 monkeys: Mizaru, who sees nothing; Kikazaru, who hears nothing; and Iwazaru, who speaks nothing. It aims to promote challenge, listening skills, student interaction and peer teaching. Comes with student template to be adapted to any subject and any topic and teacher instruction sheet.
Dan6624
After Diagnosis

After Diagnosis

Information for parents and carers of children, young people or adults on the autism Spectrum
leegibbons
My Meeting is a visual pupil voice resource to increase participation and engagement in meetings

My Meeting is a visual pupil voice resource to increase participation and engagement in meetings

This 24-page booklet is intended to prepare children and young people for meetings that they are invited to attend. This could be a termly or annual review, looked after child review or any meeting where the pupil’s voice is really valued (as recommended in the SEN code of practice). It is intentionally simple to accommodate a range of needs and ages. By preparing pupils well beforehand, they will better understand the purpose of these meetings, be more fully engaged in them and have a lasting record of the decisions made there. It is also hoped that the owners of this book will be encouraged to personalise the booklet by adding their own photo next to the box on the front cover alongside a drawing that they have coloured in. Some images to colour in are included along with drawings of people (if a photo is not available). Additionally, there are some bubble letters to use should they want to put their initials on the front cover. If not, those pages do not need to be included in their booklet. It is intended that appropriate text and photos will be added to each page in whatever way is most meaningful to the young person. A visual timetable and a ground rules prompt is also included to laminate and display prominently at the start of and throughout the meeting. The typeface of the booklet has been deliberately sized and coloured to be accessible to those with visual impairments and difficulties processing text.
yad
Good day/bad day - thinking tool

Good day/bad day - thinking tool

Good day/Bad day - great thinking tool to find out information from a child on what they consider is a good day and what they consider is a bad day. How can a bad day be turned into a good day?
Elsasupport
Carrot Dip: A visual one page recipe to make Roasted Carrot and Chickpea Dip.

Carrot Dip: A visual one page recipe to make Roasted Carrot and Chickpea Dip.

A visual one page recipe to make Roasted Carrot and Chickpea Dip. It has visual images to assist in easy reading of this recipe. It was created for students with special needs (SEN) but can be used as a valuable resource for early years literacy. This notebook is designed for the students to use it as a visual sequence when cooking. They have all the ingredients and utensils needed and then an easy to follow recipe. It has an inbuilt shopping activity so that the cooking can be integrated into a shopping program. Within the shopping part which encourages literacy skills, students can choose what they will buy and then make their own shopping list by either writing it or sticking the associated visual onto their shopping list. There are also some integrated literacy skills to match the ingredients as well as a writing sheet. At my school, my students run a in-school cafe for staff and visitors and dips are also a favourite for our customers.
pearp
SCERTS  - based IEP Examples

SCERTS - based IEP Examples

If you are in the process of implementing SCERTS model into your assessment and planning practice, you will find these documents useful. I merged my school’s IEP template with one of the SCERTS assessment forms and used these for two years in my classroom, with great success. The four editable documents contain some of the SCERTS goals and Transaction Support Strategies to help achieve them. The students used as examples were at the communication stages 1 and 2.
rumanowski
Choose your own adventure (SEN interactive book)

Choose your own adventure (SEN interactive book)

An exciting interactive story designed for the special needs classroom. Choose Your Own Adventure book encourages interaction and engagement in reading, by students making choices that influence their reading experience. Students choose their own superhero character that they take on the adventure through the story. 10 different stories in 1 book. PDF includes instructions on how to put the book together.
ASpecialKindOfEnglish
Lemon Yoghurt Muffins: A visual one page recipe to make Lemon Yoghurt Muffins.

Lemon Yoghurt Muffins: A visual one page recipe to make Lemon Yoghurt Muffins.

A visual one page recipe to make Lemon Yoghurt Muffins. It has visual images to assist in easy reading of this recipe. It was created for students with special needs (SEN) but can be used as a valuable resource for early years literacy. This notebook is designed for the students to use it as a visual sequence when cooking. They have all the ingredients and utensils needed and then an easy to follow recipe. It has an inbuilt shopping activity so that the cooking can be integrated into a shopping program. Within the shopping part which encourages literacy skills, students can choose what they will buy and then make their own shopping list by either writing it or sticking the associated visual onto their shopping list. There are also some integrated literacy skills to match the ingredients as well as a writing sheet. There are two recipes one which using real lemons which need to be grated and squeezed and then an easy to make recipe where the cook uses bottled lemon juice.
pearp
Pupil Well being group full planning and resources

Pupil Well being group full planning and resources

This is a plan of 8 sessions for pupil well being. I have planned it for KS2 but could easily be adapted for KS1 or more vulnerable KS3 pupils. I have written them using some ideas from Thrive and Nurture group training and some other, wider reading (some of the happiness resources are from Relax Kids and can be downloaded for free. Everything else I have made myself). Sessions address: helpful and unhelpful thoughts, happiness, being in nature and how this helps us, having a healthy body (exercise), superheroes - celebrating being us, how our friends help us, healthy bodies (diet - cooking, including recipes) and developing imagination and increasing independence.
emilylouisamiller
How to Defeat a Toilet - Picture Book

How to Defeat a Toilet - Picture Book

This book was created to support children of primary school age in a special school to use the toilet at home. Its humorous approach encourages children to develop independence and use toilet roll, particularly when passing stool.
MrSavva
Geography Deforestation, Rainforest and Weather Chart SEN, Early Years, Primary and Preschoolers

Geography Deforestation, Rainforest and Weather Chart SEN, Early Years, Primary and Preschoolers

Deforestation unit of work. No prep required. Worksheets: what is deforestation? (students match pictures to before, during and after). Why deforestation occurs (students cut and stick to show which are natural disasters and which are human causes of deforestation). Where is deforestation happening (map showing where forests were, and what is left- students label named areas). How it happens (students cut and stick to show areas of deforestation caused by slash and burn or clear cutting). Impact on different areas (students match terms and descriptions). Reducing deforestation (students select from a choice, and are encouraged to come up with their own examples). Revision/ Test- contains a question from each area to check understanding and to revise the topic. Choice of answers for some questions, while others need a bullet point or sentence to be written (lower abilities may need a scribe for this). Label the 4 different layers of the Rainforest. Match the description with the correct photo and label. Lower abilities- cut out labels and stick in correct places. Middle abilities- cut out photos and stick. Copy labels. Higher abilities- cut out photos and stick. Write own labels. Includes an extension worksheet for students to write their own descriptions of the 4 layers of the rainforest and a mapping exercise for students to find where rainforests are located around the world and colour in on the map (map be best if printed on A3). Weather Use the chart to record the weather for 6 weeks in your local area, or use the 2nd chart to compare 2 places or countries. Includes 2 question worksheets for higher abilities, 1 being a recap and summary worksheet of their findings comparing 2 places/countries. For lower ability levels- includes pictures of sunshine, clouds, snow, rain, storm, fog, frost, rainbow, and wind to help with understanding. Allows them to observe the days weather and think about what the weather will be like next week. For higher ability levels- space to write the weather they can see and allows them to predict what they think the weather will be next week. Children could also take their own photos of the weather and stick them on the chart. A clip from BBC weather showing the latest weather forecast could be shown during the lesson, and children could be encouraged to look at different areas of the UK or another country to compare the weather in different regions. Use the 2 worksheets to compare understanding before carrying out the observations and after to check learning and understanding.
smidgealot
Youth Crime

Youth Crime

3 - 4 hours of lessons all with a focus on youth crime. This pack covers gangs, knife crime and the debate around the criminal age of responsibility. There is a focus on how the (UK) law deals with young offenders and why it is that teens get involved with gangs and criminal activity in the first place. The lessons are fully differentiated, engaging and contain Powerpoints, worksheets, clips and activities. They have been made by an experienced PSHCE Head of Department and used in a variety of UK Secondary Schools. I really hope you enjoy this pack - please do leave a review :) Many more free and inexpensive PSHE and Citizenship resources available here: EC_Resources Store
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Behaviour for Independence Words and Opposites

Behaviour for Independence Words and Opposites

A list of words to describe the necessary behaviour for building independence. Words are accompanied by their opposites. The format is designed to be printed, cut out and laminated for future use. The words can be used to help build sentences with varied vocabulary when discussing independence in class. The can be used to represent two ends of a continuum for learners to self assess against the behaviours.
SpectrumSavvy
Giving independence advice

Giving independence advice

This resource is designed to help learners explore barriers to becoming more independent. The resource consists of case studies and a page of visual prompts to be considered as possible ways to break down barriers to independence. E.g. role playing an activity before doing it for real or using google images to plan a route to an unfamiliar place. Both effective ways to reduce anxiety levels. Learners are required to consider up to four basic cases studies and offer advice from the options provided. Advice can be different forms depending on the level of the learner e.g. Learners can illustrate the advice, using sheet 2 as guidance, they can copy the label of the advice or they can form their own sentence(s) inspired by the options provided. The activity can be used with the key words for independence to embed literacy skills.
SpectrumSavvy
How old do you have to be to...?

How old do you have to be to...?

A simple matching activity to begin exploring the age you have to be to legally do various activities in the UK. The Word document is easy to edit so you an add topics suited to your group. This has been used as part of independent living skills, Citizenship and exploring Emotions and Behaviour.
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