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Special Needs Checklists

Special Needs Checklists

This product contains the checklists that will help you identify the characteristics of significant learning disabilities that some of your students may display. THIS IS NOT A VALID METHOD FOR DIAGNOSING LEARNING DISABILITIES but it can serve as important observational tool when referring a child for professional services such as psychological testing, speech therapy, and/ or occupational therapy. It can also help you plan for individualized educational plans and behavior intervention plans for students needing adapted or modified programs. This file contains: 2 page checklist for dyscalculia 2 page checklist for dysgraphia 2 page checklist for dyslexia 2 page checklist for dyspraxia Each checklist is broken down into separate parts to give yourself a global view of each special need in order to better understand and help your students. Should you have any questions or comments about this product, feel free to email me at missmonica@iheartgrade3.com Have a great day!
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Superhero Writing Sheets

Superhero Writing Sheets

These superhero writing sheets engages six to seven-year-olds by encouraging them to write their own superhero story. These six worksheets have been designed to allow the child to learn about story writing whilst developing their handwriting and spelling skills. By designing their own superhero and creating a unique plot, they will learn which letters they need to work on before moving onto a more in-depth plot and eventually their story. The interesting thing about this handwriting workbook is that each time they use it they can write a completely different story. This will keep them excited and engaged as they develop not only their handwriting skills but also their spelling and storytelling. Please note, the design follows the UK method of learning cursive handwriting where only the lower case letters are in the joined up style. The interesting thing about this handwriting workbook is that each time they use it they can write a completely different story. This will keep them excited and engaged as they develop not only their handwriting skills but also their spelling and storytelling.
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Help an astronaunt handwriting worksheets

Help an astronaunt handwriting worksheets

This handwriting workbook has been designed for six to seven year old’s who are just beginning to write words with meaning rather than whole sentences. Inside are four astronaut handwriting worksheets that will help them move on from writing one-word answers to more complex sentences. The idea of this handwriting workbook it to help the astronaut achieve his mission; from completing his social media profile to what they would do if they met an alien. Using an imaginative story, this handwriting workbook will help to keep them engaged and make developing their handwriting skills and spelling so much more fun.
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January Handwriting Workbook

January Handwriting Workbook

This January handwriting workbook includes 31 worksheets that are based on events that happen during this month. It has been designed with eight to 11-year-olds in mind and can be used at home or in the classroom to help them to develop their confidence and handwriting techniques. This handwriting workbook is perfect for a child who is able to write simple sentences but who needs to regularly practice in order to improve their letter legibility. Each of the 31 activity sheets takes about five to 10 minutes and will give the child plenty of opportunities to practice their skills and build up their confidence. Please note, the design follows the UK method of learning cursive handwriting where only the lower case letters are in the joined up style.
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14-Day Handwriting Practice

14-Day Handwriting Practice

Whether at home or in the classroom, why not set this 14-day handwriting practice challenges your children and help them to develop their handwriting techniques and confidence. It has been designed with eight to 11-year-olds in mind and includes five worksheets and answer sheets that can be used over the school holiday to help keep them on track with heir handwriting practice. By the time the child is eight years old they should really start to begin to write all of their letters the same size. Additionally, they will begin to learn how to write stories with a clear plot. Their pencil control skill should be good and their grammar skills will be developing well. With that in mind, this workbook is the perfect handwriting resource for them.
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Teach handwriting 7 to 8 years

Teach handwriting 7 to 8 years

This do’s and don’ts handwriting booklet will help teach handwriting 7 to 8 years. Whether you are teaching your child at home or in a classroom environment, this booklet can be used to help make the learning experience more effective and comfortable for the child. It has been designed with parents and educators in mind to outline the do’s and don’ts of effective handwriting for seven and eight-year-olds. It can be used in conjunction with the other Help With Handwriting workbooks and ensures that the children have more chance of developing neat handwriting by reducing the risk of picking up bad habits.
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Half drawing handwriting sheets

Half drawing handwriting sheets

This half drawing handwriting sheets by shape and seasons contains a total of 14 worksheets that have been developed for seven and eight-year-olds to practice the pencil control skills needed for effective handwriting techniques. This handwriting book features drawing 55 shapes and seasonal images. They start with simple shapes and gradually build to more complex shapes including a seaside bucket, Christmas tree and a Yeti. The fun and exciting illustrations ensure that the child remains engaged with the handwriting exercise whilst learning the essential skills in a fun and relaxing way. This workbook can be used at home or in a classroom and is a great resource to help children take the next step in learning how to write.
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Monster Handwriting Practice

Monster Handwriting Practice

This handwriting workbook has been designed for seven to eight-year-olds who are confident in writing on their own and can spell some words. By getting the child to draw the monster they continue to practice their pencil control skills. Once they finish their drawing they are asked to write about it; what is it called? What do they do? What do they like to eat? Monster drawing step by step is a handwriting guide with a difference. It unlocks their imagination with fun and engaging illustrations in order to help them develop their handwriting and spelling skills. This workbook is perfect for individual learning as well as classroom lessons.
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Forces - electricity, sun, magnets crossword

Forces - electricity, sun, magnets crossword

This handwriting workbook has been designed to help seven to eight-year-olds reduce their letter size. By completing crosswords, the child will not only practices their handwriting and spelling but will also learn how to write the letters that are legible but and an appropriate size. These three worksheets include crosswords about magnets, the sun, and electricity. This indispensable handwriting resource for seven to eight-year-olds is ideal for both individual learning at home and groups within a classroom environment. The crossword clues will challenge them to an appropriate level and give them an immense feeling of satisfaction once completed.
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The Gardener's Mazes

The Gardener's Mazes

The Gardener’s Mazes is a handwriting workbook that has been designed to help six or seven-year-olds who are capable of writing the letters of the alphabet, as well as some basic words, but require a little more pencil control skill practice. The mazes within these 12 worksheets will allow the child to hone and sharpen their pencil control skills in order to improve their handwriting. This workbook remains engaging throughout the activity and is ideal for home use as well as classroom learning. The bright illustrations are sure to keep the child’s focus and help them learn in a fun and exciting environment.
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Do's & Don'ts 5-6 year handwriting guide

Do's & Don'ts 5-6 year handwriting guide

Teach handwriting 5 to 6 year olds, Do’s and Don’ts guide is a booklet will ensure that the child has more chance of developing neat handwriting. This is a time when inquisitic minds are ready to learn. Find out how you can help a child learn how to write letters with ease. Whether you are teaching your child at home or in a classroom environment this guide can be used in conjunction with the other Help With Handwriting workbooks.
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Write numbers draw triangles handwriting sheets

Write numbers draw triangles handwriting sheets

Write numbers draw triangles handwriting sheets containing 10 worksheets that focus on writing numbers with a space theme. It is perfect for home learning but can also be used as a teaching tool within a classroom environment. It teaches five and six-year-olds to develop their skills when writing numbers and engages them by setting them challenges to find the triangles in space. This fun learning resource contains 10 worksheets that your children can work through at their own relaxed pace until eventually, by the end of this handwriting workbook, they will be able to confidently and competently write numbers 0 to 9.
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Write numbers draw squares handwriting sheets

Write numbers draw squares handwriting sheets

Write numbers draw squares handwriting sheets has been designed for five and six-year-olds in either a home learning or a classroom setting. This useful resource teaches children how to confidently and competently write numbers 0 to 9 and it does so in a fun and stress-free way. By setting them challenges to find the squares in a school, it will keep them engaged throughout the session and by the end of the handwriting workbook, the child will have successfully completed a stage in their handwriting journey. Write your numbers and find the squares in the school is a handwriting workbook containing 10 worksheets that focus on writing numbers.
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Numbers and Circles Handwriting Workbook

Numbers and Circles Handwriting Workbook

This resource is ideal for both home learning and within a classroom environment. Write your numbers and circles handwriting workbook asks your child to find the circles in the house. It contains 10 worksheets that focus on writing numbers. It engages children by setting them challenges to find the circles in different rooms of the house. Numbers, like letters, can be a challenge to write, but with this useful resource your five and six-year-olds can develop their skills in a fun and relaxing learning environment. By the end of this handwriting workbook, the child will be able to confidently and competently write numbers 0 to 9.
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Draw shapes above and below the A to Z of animals

Draw shapes above and below the A to Z of animals

The six worksheets found in this draw shapes above and below handwriting workbook teaches children aged between five and six how to write the letters of the alphabet in a cursive way. Additionally, they will develop their pencil control skills by following the lines of the animals. This handwriting workbook helps to develop handwriting skills and cursive handwriting in a fun and imaginative way that is sure to keep them engaged throughout the activity. This workbook covers all of the letters of the alphabet as well as many interesting and unusual animals that they can draw, colour and learn about.
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Find the rabbit in the circus and write common prepositions

Find the rabbit in the circus and write common prepositions

This writing workbook has been designed for five and six-year-olds giving them cursive handwriting practice. The 15 worksheets guide the child through learning how to write common prepositions such as away from, beside and between. The challenge is to find the rabbit and draw a circle, square, diamond or triangle around it. This writing workbook is a fun and exciting way for children to learn their common prepositions as well as develop their handwriting techniques. Whether on their own or as part of a classroom exercise, this is a great resource tool for any five or six-year-old who is ready to move on from guided handwriting practice to free handwriting. Please note, the design follows the UK method of learning cursive handwriting where only the lower case letters are in the joined up style.
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Monster Themed ABC Worksheets

Monster Themed ABC Worksheets

This monster themed ABC worksheets has been developed for five to six-year-olds. These 11 activity sheets help them to learn correct letter formation by focusing on how to write the letters of the alphabet in a cursive style and teaching them great pencil control skills. As they progress through the handwriting workbook, they learn how to correctly write all the capital letters of the alphabet with guidance arrows before writing them without the arrows and eventually freehand. Once they master uppercase letters, they can move onto cursive style lowercase letters. Please note, the design follows the UK method of learning cursive handwriting where only the lower case letters are in the joined up style.
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London Themed ABC worksheets

London Themed ABC worksheets

This London Themed ABC worksheets contains 10 activity sheets to help your five or six-year-olds become masters of handwriting. It teaches them how to write uppercase letters and lowercase, cursive letters in a fun and engaging way. Let your child experience London whilst developing pencil control and handwriting techniques. Your children will learn these techniques by following a guideline, firstly with arrows to help them understand the correct method and then on their own. Eventually, they will have successfully developed the skill to write all of the letters of the alphabet without any guidance at all. At this point, you can award them a certificate of completion that can be found at the back of the workbook. Please note, the design follows the UK method of learning cursive handwriting where only the lower case letters are in the joined up style.
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Teach handwriting: 4 to 5 years Do's and Don'ts guide

Teach handwriting: 4 to 5 years Do's and Don'ts guide

This handwriting booklet is an essential guide for parents and educators in helping children begin their handwriting journey. Discover how you can teach handwriting and help them enjoy writing and drawing. Whether you are teaching your child at home or in a classroom environment, this booklet will ensure that the child has more chance of developing neat handwriting. Teach handwriting for 4 to 5 years Do’s and Don’ts guide can be used in conjunction with the other Help With Handwriting workbooks.
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Animal Handwriting Workbook

Animal Handwriting Workbook

This animal handwriting workbook contains 8 handwriting sheets that will help to develop your four or five-year-olds’ handwriting techniques and pencil control skills. With the use of imaginative illustrations of animals such as crabs, owls, pigs, snakes, bats and more, your child will learn how to effectively follow guidelines and draw patterns that are essential for all types of handwriting. Whether on their own during home learning or as part of a classroom lesson, this animal handwriting workbook is a great practical tool for writing development. It is sure to keep them engaged throughout the exercise and provides a fun way to learn.
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Build a town handwriting workbook

Build a town handwriting workbook

Build a town handwriting workbook takes the child on a fun and exciting adventure as a town planner. As they trace the lines of the roads with their pencil to connect landmarks such as the bakery, the bank, the cinema and the hospital, they will gradually learn how to effectively develop the penmanship skills needed for effective and neat handwriting. This handwriting workbook focuses on pencil tracking skills. Designed for four to five-year-olds, these eight handwriting worksheets are an essential tool to help them develop their handwriting abilities.
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Peoples Jobs ABC worksheets

Peoples Jobs ABC worksheets

Peoples Jobs ABC worksheets feature imaginative designs of occupations and will be sure to keep children engaged as they enjoy themselves learning the techniques of cursive handwriting. It helps aid four to five-year-olds write every letter of the alphabet in a cursive way, this alphabet letters handwriting workbook features 26 activity sheets based on all of the letters of the alphabet. Whether at home on their own or in a classroom with others, this fun and exciting handwriting workbook focuses on teaching young children how to draw within the lines. It then moves on to teach them how to follow arrows to draw the letter shapes. Eventually, they will be able to draw on the dotted lines without any arrows at all. Please note, the design follows the UK method of learning cursive handwriting where only the lower case letters are in the joined up style.
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Monster Printed Alphabet Letters

Monster Printed Alphabet Letters

Whether at home on their own or in a classroom as part of a larger group, the imaginative and fun designs within these handwriting sheets make sure that children remain engaged and enjoy themselves as they learn the techniques of printed handwriting. This Monster Printed Alphabet Letters handwriting sheets focuses on developing young children’s ability to write printed letters by first teaching them how to draw within the lines and to eventually draw on the doted lines without any arrows. This handwriting workbook features 26 activity sheets that have been designed to help four to five-year-olds write every lower case letter of the alphabet in a printed way.
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Cursive Handwriting Monsters

Cursive Handwriting Monsters

This cursive handwriting monsters workbook features 26 activity sheets that have been designed to help four to five-year-olds write every letter of the alphabet in a cursive way. They can be used at home on their own or in a classroom with others. It focuses on teaching young children how to draw within the lines, how to follow the arrows to draw the letter shapes and to eventually draw on the doted lines without any arrows. The imaginative designs ensure that children remain engaged and enjoy themselves as they learn the techniques of cursive handwriting. Please note, the design follows the UK method of learning cursive handwriting where only the lower case letters are in the joined up style.
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Pencil Control - triangle and diamond shapes

Pencil Control - triangle and diamond shapes

This handwriting workbook triangles and diamonds will make learning the patterns essential for handwriting so much fun, be it on their own during home study or in a classroom with others. These 8 worksheets have been designed to help children aged four to five to learn how to correctly draw triangles and diamonds and therefore letters such as V and W. The fun and imaginative illustrations in this handwriting workbook helps to improve eye-hand coordination, whilst keeping them engaged and focused. Soon they will master drawing the various sizes of triangles and diamonds and earn themselves a certificate of completion.
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Pencil Control - square and rectangle shapes

Pencil Control - square and rectangle shapes

This handwriting workbook squares and rectangles has been developed to help with eye-hand coordination, which is essential for effecting handwriting. These worksheets will help children aged four to five to learn how to correctly draw squares and rectangles and therefore letters with straight lines such as T, H, and F. Whether on their own during home study or in a classroom with others, this handwriting workbook will make learning the patterns essential for handwriting so much fun. To keep them engaged and focused throughout the exercise, this workbook utilises fun and imaginative illustrations. Once they master drawing the various sizes of squares and rectangles you can award them a certificate of completion.
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Pencil Control - circle and oval shapes

Pencil Control - circle and oval shapes

This handwriting workbook circles and ovals has been developed to help four to five year olds with their eye-hand coordination. This skill is essential in accurate and effective handwriting. These 10 worksheets will help them to learn how to correctly draw circles and ovals and therefore letters like C and O. The fun and imaginative illustrations will keep them engaged throughout the exercise and once they master drawing the various sizes of circles and ovals you can award them with a certificate of completion. Whether in a classroom with others or on their own during home study, this handwriting workbook will make learning the patterns essential for handwriting so much fun.
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Sea Creatures Handwriting Sheets

Sea Creatures Handwriting Sheets

Sea creatures handwriting sheets is a workbook that has been carefully designed to help three to four-year-olds with their eye-hand coordination skills and pencil control. By using easy to hold bingo pens or thick felt tip pens, your child will quickly pick up on the essential skills needed for writing. These 8 alphabet writing practice sheets, based on life under the sea, take your children on a sub-aquatic adventure, meeting strange and exciting sea life, mysterious shipwrecks and even hidden treasure. The idea is to help small children to develop their eye-hand coordination in a fun, bright, imaginative and exciting way that will keep them engaged throughout the activity.
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Do's and Dont's on how to teach handwriting 3 to 4 years

Do's and Dont's on how to teach handwriting 3 to 4 years

Whether you are teaching your child at home or in a classroom environment, this booklet will ensure that the child has more chance of developing the skillls needed to write legibly. At this age the best thing you can do to help a child learn how to write is by keeping it fun. The Do’s and Dont’s on how to teach handwriting 3 to 4 years will show you how this can be achieved and can be used in conjunction with the other Help With Handwriting workbooks.
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Carnival ABC Worksheets

Carnival ABC Worksheets

These themed carnival ABC worksheets have been designed to develop the pencil control and eye-hand coordination skills of three and four-year-olds. These 14 activity sheets will capture their imagination as they work through the essential skills needed for effective handwriting. Based on Carnivals, your child will move from circus to food stall and fireworks and learn how to correctly control their pencil without even realising they are learning. This method allows them to pick up essential handwriting skills in a calm environment. This fun, bright, imaginative and exciting carnival abc worksheets is sure to keep them engaged throughout handwriting lessons.workbook is sure to keep them engaged throughout handwriting lessons.
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Seaside Themed Handwriting Sheets

Seaside Themed Handwriting Sheets

The Seaside Themed Handwriting Sheets are a fun and engaging workbook that has been developed to help three to four year old’s work on their pencil control and eye-hand coordination skills. These eight handwriting worksheets, based on the seaside, help young children to develop their pencil control skills through mastering their eye-hand coordination. This workbook of seaside alphabet printables will help your child to pick up essential handwriting skills by using a bingo pen, thick felt tip pen or even paint brush to mark the numbers in this fun, bright, imaginative and exciting seaside themed handwriting workbook. In this workbook children will discover seaguls, buckets, crabs, sand castles and much more.
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Printed alphabet worksheets - Bingo Style

Printed alphabet worksheets - Bingo Style

A to Z Bingo is a handwriting workbook designed to help three to four year old’s develop pencil control and eye-hand coordination skills in a fun and exciting way. These 26 printed alphabet worksheets, based on the letters of the alphabet, help small children to develop their eye-hand coordination in order to improve the pencil control skills needed in effective handwriting. Through the use of a bingo pen, thick felt tip pen or even a paintbrush, your child will master essential skills that we as adults take for granted. The fun, bright, imaginative and exciting images guarantee that they will remain engaged throughout the activity.
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Resources to support multisensory routines for teaching learners with dyslexia

Resources to support multisensory routines for teaching learners with dyslexia

Nine Resources to support routines from the Conquering Literacy Programme which can be used with Alpha and Omega, Read Write Inc, the Hickey Programme, Beat Dyslexia and The Bangor Programme. Nine resources available in one pdf. Resources are; Stimulus Response Routine; Simultaneous Oral Spelling card; Look and cover routine for irregular spellings; The Dictation Routine; The reading and spelling card routine; Cursive writing board; Refresh board; Vowel board; The Beginning Middle and End Board. Two versions of most including instructions on the first copy.
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Short-term Memory Programme

Short-term Memory Programme

A motivating programme to support the development of short-term memory and working memory for learners with dyslexia and other additional learning needs. This programme is easily used in conjunction with dyslexia learning programmes such as Conquering Literacy, Alpha and Omega, The Hickey Programme and Beat Dyslexia.
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National Handwriting Association Free Teacher Toolkit

National Handwriting Association Free Teacher Toolkit

Given away free by the The National Handwriting Association, which is renowned for its amazing resources, tips, courses, INSET and coming soon... free and paid short online courses on every topic. Join for £15 (only £30 for your entire school) and get free instant access to downloadable Tip Sheets for Teachers: Speeding Up, Rules for Handwriting Assessment, Above Year 4, the Importance of Patterns, Writing Grip, Basic Steps, Helping the Older Student, Touch-Typing and Warm Up Exercises. One of the most popular free resources you would have access to is invaluable: Handwriting Difficulties - a checklist of common indicators that children are finding the process of writing difficult and suggested possible strategies for alleviating the problems.
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The Reading Repairer PowerPoint

The Reading Repairer PowerPoint

A PowerPoint detailing the content of The Reading Repairer and explaining why and how it should be helpful for teaching older students with poor reading skills. Helpful information for those considering using The Reading Repairer or alternative programs.
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Special apps for Special Kids

Special apps for Special Kids

Is a Presentation in Google slides about N.E.E. and the use of technology and special apps. Workshop that I teach in my school with children with Reading and writing problems.
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Real Reading Introductory Stage 1B

Real Reading Introductory Stage 1B

Designed for older students who need further work with basic phonics - reading and writing letters as well as learning to write a sentence. Level 1B follows the same format as level 1A.
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