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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 and choice of answers. Lower abilities- choice of 4 answers for each question. Middle abilities- children answer, then can stick the correct answer for each question, or use the choices to copy spellings. Higher abilities- can use choices for spellings, they should be encouraged to write full sentences and expand their sentences to include as much detail as possible.

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

Visual Decimal Place Value Grid

Visual Decimal Place Value Grid

Visual decimal grid to support students' understand of place value. Laminate for a wipeable option. I have also used it for rounding and multiplying and dividing by negative powers of 10. This resource is also suitable for students with SpLDs (ADHD, ASD and Dyscalculia).

By Charmartin19

Visual BaseTen Place Value Grid

Visual BaseTen Place Value Grid

A visual Base Ten place value grid to be used with place value counters or print onto A3 for use with Base ten blocks. Can also be used for rounding, multiplying and dividing by positive powers of 10. Was designed for students who have SpLDs (ASD, Dyscalculia and ADHD). PPT and PDF version attached.

By Charmartin19

Say a Sentence (Flashcard Prompts), Autism , SEND, Speech

Say a Sentence (Flashcard Prompts), Autism , SEND, Speech

Say a Sentence 'Splash' Flashcards for pupils with autism and special education needs, to combine motor skills with speech. Your pupils will take turns to 'Splash' a card (spray water with a plant bottle) and then 'Say a Sentence' using the sentence prompt on the flashcard. Alternatively you can scatter these cards on the floor for your pupils to 'Splash' in a puddle (jump or stamp on the cards) and then say a sentence. This set contains 60 flashcards: 30 with a noun phrase as prompt 30 with a verb phrase as prompt The noun & verb cards are colour coded for easy classroom organisation. Preparation: just print, laminate & cut. Please note: these cards do not contain any pictures. Some pupils who have become used to working with flashcards & visuals can become 'picture dependent' when making sentences, only saying exactly what they see, rather than creating their own sentences. You might also like: Say a Sentence, Present, Past & Future Tense Verbs Finish The Sentences Interactive Books BUNDLE Finish The Sentences Clip Cards & Worksheets

By CurriculumForAutism

Life Cycle of a frog - Interactive Activities and Worksheets

Life Cycle of a frog - Interactive Activities and Worksheets

Life cycle of a frog - this resource contains an interactive whiteboard smart notebook activity. It shows the life cycle of the frog and then has a range of interactive activities to reinforce the learning. It has activities where students must determine what frogs eat. There are accompanying worksheets for the frog life cycle as well as pre-literacy reading and writing worksheets relating to the frog. There is a ‘how to guide’ to make a frog and in doing so the frog evolves through the stages of its life cycle to enhance students understanding through this practical activity. It has visual images to reinforce the understanding of the concepts. It was design for special needs but would work very well for early mainstream students.

By pearp

Singular or Plural Cut & Paste, Autism, Special Education

Singular or Plural Cut & Paste, Autism, Special Education

Singular or Plural cut & paste worksheets for pupils with autism and special education needs 10 No Prep pages Cut & Paste sheets are a great way to combine Fine Motor Skills with academic activities You might also like: Singular or Plural Sorting Boards Singular or Plural Clip Cards Singular or Plural Word Sort worksheets

By CurriculumForAutism

Upset by the News with Widgit Symbols

Upset by the News with Widgit Symbols

A resource designed to reassure children and adults with a learning impairment or a communication challenge having witnessed upsetting news. Upsetting news is unfortunately prevalent in the media today and this resource explains why these things happen and are reported in such a way. The resource also deals with the feelings associated with upsetting news such as feeling sad or anxious. This resource was created in InPrint 3 Widgit Symbols supports vocabulary development across primary curriculum for all students, as well as helping individuals with special needs, autism or speech and language difficulties.

By Widgit_Software

Back to School Maths / Literacy Activities BUNDLE (Year 1 / P2)

Back to School Maths / Literacy Activities BUNDLE (Year 1 / P2)

Activities for the first week back at school after the summer with a new Year 1 class (P2 and other equivalents). These resources will suit some Key Stage 1 (KS1) Year 1 classes / groups in the first few days and weeks back, while others might benefit from them at another time. ADDITION TO 20 GAMES 2 Self-Check Board Games for pupils to get lots of consolidation. Ideal for keeping groups meaningfully busy if you are teaching others. For differentiation, the two boards are at different levels, with one containing more challenging calculations such as those involving missing numbers. SELF-CHECK ADD AND SUBTRACT TO 20 TRAILS AND BINGO 36 Trails for pupils to complete with a whiteboard pen once laminated. They can also be used as unlaminated worksheets if required. Pupils keep a running total as they work their way around the calculations in a spiral, until they reach the answer in the centre and are able to see if they have gone wrong. There is also a bingo game for adding and subtracting to 20. JUMBLED SENTENCES A full class set of 30 different reusable sentence building boards. Emergent writers love lifting the words off to unscramble them to find the hidden simple sentence. With an engaging picture clue and title on each board, this word sequencing resource suits a range of learning styles. Pupils rearrange their words into the correct order on the board before writing the sentence out themselves on the lines provided, using a dry-wipe pen. They could then copy the sentence into their jotter if required. Regular practice of making sentences in this way should help pupils begin to form sentences independently. Each mixed-up sentence contains a word beginning with a capital letter to help children identify the first word and to reinforce this important punctuation rule, and a full stop to pick up and place at the end of their sentence. While constructing these sentences, children also learn about word order, parts of speech and about the fact that a sentence must make sense on its own. These resources are available in some other linked bundles, which you can explore buy clicking on these links: Jumbled Sentences Bundle Add and Subtract Activities Bundle Year 1 / Year 2 / Year 3 Addition and Subtraction to 20 Games Bundle For time-saving, engaging resources to help you plan Primary Literacy, Maths and French lessons, visit FullShelf Resources

By FullShelf