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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

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

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

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