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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 (3) - TECHNOLOGY & APPS - student workbooklet

LITERACY - EXPLORE IT (3) - TECHNOLOGY & APPS - student workbooklet

EXPLORE IT (3) - is a 20 page workbooklet filled with tasks about the sounds and music around us. EXPLORE IT is all about how we use technology, apps and software to explore different ideas and how it can help us listen and watch more easily. There are different ways we can find out information by viewing material and we can pick up facts and opinions, as well as explore lots of different ideas and emotions. This workbooklet helps show how you can find out information by watching and listening, as well as exploring using new technology and comparing it to technology in the past. Key topics include: different styles of film, popular films, actors/actresses, making documentaries, documentary ideas 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 (1) - SOUNDS & MUSIC and EXPLORE IT (2) - FILMS & DOCUMENTARIES 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

LITERACY - EXPLORE IT (2) - FILMS & DOCUMENTARIES student workbooklet

LITERACY - EXPLORE IT (2) - FILMS & DOCUMENTARIES student workbooklet

EXPLORE IT (2) - 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 through watching or making films and documentaries. There are different ways we can find out information by viewing material and we can pick up facts and opinions, as well as explore lots of different ideas and emotions. Key topics include: different styles of film, popular films, actors/actresses, making documentaries, documentary ideas 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 (1) - SOUNDS & MUSIC 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

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

Sensology Session for pupils with PMLD

Sensology Session for pupils with PMLD

An example of a Sensology session used with a class of 7 pupils with Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties (PMLD). This session could be used in other settings including at home with parent and child. Please read our Sensory Dispensary blog for further information on how and why to use this resource: http://sensorydispensary.blogspot.co.uk/. We blog about planning, resources, research, events, CPD, reviews and much more.

By Sensory_Dispensary

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

Big and small worksheets

Big and small worksheets

Suitable for Pre schoolers, Reception and SEN. 8 worksheets for comparing and selecting either big or small. 3 worksheets for finding the biggest image. 3 worksheets for finding the smallest image. 2 worksheets for finding the smallest or biggest images.

By smidgealot

Pre-writing literacy (matching lines)

Pre-writing literacy (matching lines)

Suitable for Pre schoolers, Reception and SEN. 12 worksheets. Good for Pre-writing and students with limited motor skills. Includes: 3 worksheets with a choice of 2 different lines, 2 worksheets with a choice of 3 different lines, 4 worksheets with a choice of 4 different lines, 3 worksheets with a choice of 5 different lines.

By smidgealot

Sensory sports activities for PMLD

Sensory sports activities for PMLD

This session has been developed to support and refine functional hand use and appropriate receptive and expressive communication strategies of students with SLD and PMLD through the medium of sport. The story uses repetition and rhyme to encourage early anticipation skills through changes in tone of voice. As you will see on the slides the part where ‘Ready set’ is repeated should start as a whisper and get louder and louder to support this anticipation. The story gives a range of suggested activities which can be adapted according to what resources are available in your setting.

By helenoliver123

What does it mean to have a visual impairment?

What does it mean to have a visual impairment?

A 10 minute video about visual acuity and visual field and how visual impairments can affect children and young people. Retinitis Pigmentosa, Albinism and Nystagmus are discussed as examples. This is a good overview for people who have limited understanding of visual impairments and how they affect what someone can see.

By hughsie36

How to make a Sensory Bottle

How to make a Sensory Bottle

VIDEO BELOW An easy and quick guide to making a sensory bottle. These are wonderful for calming and relaxing children and babies, as well as for sensory stimulation for children with SEN.

By littlelearnersmail