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A School Day Out

A School Day Out

This is the fourth of five short stories that have been written using the first 500 high frequency words in the English language. This story uses the first 400 words with illustrations for additional words. There are 5 worksheets to accompany the story. These are gapfill exercises to test students understanding of each word. The first story of 100 words is free if you would like to sample this activity.

By gmb65

Disability Awareness Social Skills Lesson and Flip Book

Disability Awareness Social Skills Lesson and Flip Book

Great for an inclusion classroom to raise awareness about individual needs and disabilities. This resource includes an anticipatory set, lesson plan, teacher PowerPoint, and student flip book. Students are engaged through opportunities for discussion through "turn and talk" and write facts about each disability in their flip books. Includes a PDF of the teacher powerpoint as well if you want to use it as a printable or handout. Pages of download: 1- Cover 2 - For the teacher 3- lesson plan 4- Anticipatory set 5 - Answer Key anticipatory set 6-7 - Directions for completing flip book and picture of completed book. 8 - 15 - Flip book pages 16 - Credits and Terms of Use Pages of download Teacher Powerpoint and Second PDF 1- Cover 2- Lesson Essential Questions 3 - Anticipatory Set instructions 4-5 - Disability overview reading 6 - Vision and Hearing Disabilities Reading 7 - Physical Disability reading 8 - Speech and Language Disorders Reading 9 - Emotional Disorders Reading 10 - Learning Disabilities and ADHD Reading 11 - Autism Reading 12 - How can I help? Reading 13 - Correct Anticipatory Set 14-18 Anticipatory Set answers with explanations

By ashleybrennan

Same Different Math Symbols, Visual Discrimination, Autism, Special Education, SEND

Same Different Math Symbols, Visual Discrimination, Autism, Special Education, SEND

Same or Different flashcards with Math Symbols for pupils with autism and special educational needs. There are two levels of cards: Same/Different Colours Same/Different Symbols (total 64 cards) Easy prep: just print, laminate & cut I like to use these cards with fly swats- pupils 'swat & say' whether the pictures are same or different. These cards make a great turn taking game for a small group. You might also like: What is Different? Classifying Skills Visual Thinking Write & Wipe Visual Thinking Skills BUNDLE

By CurriculumForAutism

Evaluate the Expressions Worksheets, Autism, Special Education

Evaluate the Expressions Worksheets, Autism, Special Education

Evaluate the Expression Spinner Worksheets for KS 3 pupils with autism and special needs 10 No Prep worksheets: 5 pages addition 5 pages subtraction Safety note: if any of your pupils mouth small objects then paper clip spinners may not be safe for them. You might also like: One Step & Two Step Equations Write and Wipe Cards One Step & Two Step Equations with Scaffolding Pythagoras Worksheets

By CurriculumForAutism

Design Technology - Skills Strips for Differentiation

Design Technology - Skills Strips for Differentiation

Skills strips were developed as visual aids for lower ability or SEN students who struggle to remember processes or verbal instructions. This resource has been extremely useful with low achieving boys. The strips can be printed A3 and laminated so that students can use a whiteboard pen to tick off each step on the 'skill'. Includes both written and visual instructions and has been proven very successful in the classroom! Based upon 6 important Design Technology skills of Sketching, Reflecting, Cutting, Evaluating, Annotating and Isometric. Colour coded for each skill. Skills Strips are fully editable using PowerPoint to suit ANY subject area.

By ShaniceWelsh

2nd Comprehension for Early years and SEN

2nd Comprehension for Early years and SEN

Suitable for Pre schoolers, Reception and SEN. Can be used for all abilities. 4 comprehension worksheets for each ability set. Includes choice of answers for lower and middle abilities. Lower abilities- choice of 4 answers for each question to find, cut out and stick after discussing what they can see. Middle abilities- children answer, then can stick the correct answer for each question, or use the choices to copy spellings. The start of the sentence is already typed to model the start of a sentence and the use of capital letters. Lines are also present for practising writing on the line. Higher abilities- they should be encouraged to write full sentences and expand their sentences to include as much detail as possible. Again lines are already in place to allow children to practise writing on the line.

By smidgealot

Self-Esteem Through Drama

Self-Esteem Through Drama

*These lessons were initially written for students with mild to moderate special needs from ages 10-18* **Tailored correctly, these lessons would also be suitable in many mainstream settings** -A five lesson workshop using drama to improve self-esteem. -Classes are designed so that they can be delivered by anyone, drama educator or not. -Successful with both full classes or small intervention groups. -Lessons include role play, structured games, team work opportunities, reflection, student led activities and physical body and vocal work. -Extension ideas. -Resources included.

By graceberne

LITERACY bundle - EXPLORE IT - sounds, music, film, technology, apps  x3 workbooklets

LITERACY bundle - EXPLORE IT - sounds, music, film, technology, apps x3 workbooklets

THREE fantastic units of work that focus on basic literacy skills - listening, visuals, technology (1) SOUNDS & MUSIC is about recognising everyday sounds, listening mindfully, exploring music and songs (2) FILMS & DOCUMENTARIES focuses on viewing a variety of visual tools through films and documentaries and linking ideas (3) TECHNOLOGY & APPS helps students develop awareness around apps that help them explore ideas and themes and how technology has changed over years. Each workbooklet is filled with active, visual and practical tasks for primary or lower secondary and special education students and offers staff flexibility about who delivers the workbooklet and how many tasks are completed. With an easy-to-follow format, a non-specialist teacher or teacher aide can deliver this workbooklet with confidence, add ideas and many student will self-direct their learning. Each workbooklet also includes a Student Learning Checklist and Assessment for Learning Feedback sheets.

By supportedlearning

LITERACY - EXPLORE IT (1) - SOUNDS & MUSIC student workbooklet

LITERACY - EXPLORE IT (1) - SOUNDS & MUSIC student workbooklet

EXPLORE IT (1) - is a 20 page workbooklet filled with tasks about the sounds and music around us. EXPLORE IT is all about how we use multi-media and technology around us to explore different ideas, themes, events using different sounds and music and how it can make us aware of our surroundings and encourage us to listen. Key topics include: every day sounds, sounds & emotions, memories, music styles, song lyrics, favourite songs, artists, visuals etc. This workbooklet is filled with active, visual and practical tasks for primary or lower secondary and special education students and offers staff flexibility about who delivers the workbooklet and how many tasks are completed. See also the corresponding literacy EXLORE IT (2) - FILMS & DOCUMENTARIES and EXPLORE IT (3) - TECHNOLOGY & APPS workbooklets. With an easy-to-follow format, a non-specialist teacher or teacher aide can deliver this workbooklet with confidence, add ideas and many student will self-direct their learning. This workbooklet also includes a Student Learning Checklist and Assessment for Learning Feedback sheets.

By supportedlearning

Back to School Literacy BUNDLE (KS2)

Back to School Literacy BUNDLE (KS2)

Ideal literacy activities for the first week back in a new Key Stage 2 class, particularly Years 4, 5 and 6 (P5 / P6 / P7). Writing, Reading and SPaG activities are included. CREATIVE WRITING STORY PROMPTS 20 A4 Writing Prompt Cards with a picture, word bank, starter sentence and questions to stimulate a story. Pupils could choose one to spark a full piece, just a paragraph or two or perhaps a description. Dyslexia-friendly font and format used. IMPROVING SENTENCES 40 differentiated Sentence Uplevelling Trails to support pupils in writing more ambitious, complex sentences. Use as worksheets or laminate for regular use. Worked examples of extended sentences included. FULL STOPS / CAPITAL LETTERS SELF-CHECK SENTENCES CARDS 40 differentiated cards with an unpunctuated paragraph on one side and the corrections on the other. This resource supports pupils figuring out where sentences begin and end, a skill that often needs significant consolidation after the summer break. It’s a great stepping stone to pupils more independently checking and editing their own writing. Dyslexia-friendly format. Pupils complete on laminated cards or copy paragraphs into jotters. GIANT BOOK CROSSWORD Set up a book-loving ethos with your new class with this 100+ clues crossword on children's books, designed for group completion. It includes classics and recent releases right up to 2017. It sparks off lots of lovely informal chats about what pupils have read. Solution is provided, as is a sheet with answers in alphabetical order for support where necessary. If you don't end up using it at the start of term you could always hang on to it for World Book Day (WBD). For more detailed information and previews please click on the individual resources. I hope this bundle provides you engaging time-saving resources for the first couple of weeks back in school as well as resources that you'll come to time and again throughout the year. If you can spare a moment I would be so grateful for a review on TES. Many thanks. With Roald Dahl Day coming up on 13th September, you might be interested in this Giant Crossword featuring nearly all his works for children:Giant Roald Dahl Quiz Crossword For time-saving, engaging resources to help you plan Primary Literacy, Maths and French lessons, visit FullShelf Resources

By FullShelf