Rocks, Fossils and Soil (Simplified)  in Pictures for Special Ed., ELL and ESL Students
Rocks, Fossils and Soil (Simplified) in Pictures for Special Ed., ELL and ESL Students from the Include Me © Series Rocks, Fossils and Soil (Teacher's Resource Book for Differentiated Instruction, Special Education and ELLs) is a picture based, simple, and leveled, 30 pagepacket to differentiate instruction. With your good teaching, and with these worksheets, leveled reading, games, puzzles and flashcards to teach the concepts, vocabulary and facts of simple energy. ALL students will develop English language skills as they learn.(Language Development exercises in step with the ELA Common Core Curriculum)

Often students with varying degrees of English (and academic) abilities are dying to do what the rest of the students are doing, but they find the vocabulary beyond their reach. At the same time, some of the ESL or ELL may have limited basic or prior knowledge of the concepts being taught so the pictures help in this way, too. The visual learners, slower learners and special education students can benefit by this approach as well as the ESL and ELL students.

The reading and exercise levels vary from 3 - 4.5 (although the content covered may be higher (2-5th). It is suggested that these be used when the on - level or nearly on level student do the textbook readings and activities. This is NOT a substitute for the regular textbook or curriculum, but a resource of ready - made readings and activities that students of all levels can learn from. All studentsnow can be included.

The vocabulary words stressed in Rocks, Fossils and Soil (Simplfied) and in Pictures for Special Ed., ELL and ESL Students are :

Igneous rocks
Metamorphic rocks
Sedimentary rocks

This packet contains the following:

- Unit pictures (16)
- Picture quiz (exercises)
- Word search level 1
- Crossword level 2
- Crossword level 3
- Picture reading
- Cloze level 2 or 3
- Reading (Same as cloze reading, picture reading but with no pictures or blanks)
- Language Development level 1
- Language Development level 2
- Language Development level 3
- Flashcards (16)
- Bingo cards (10 small cards)
(Language Development exercises in step with the ELA Common Core Curriculum)
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Created: Sep 5, 2015

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