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Culture Club: France

Culture Club: France

My aim was to bring in a bit of my modern foreign languages background when teaching my special education class. It is Autism friendly - as there is a clear sequence/structure and lots of visual support. The idea is to ‘visit’ countries around the world, learning facts - using English skills for reading, comprehension and writing; learn some simple language, and sample the culture. This is an example - I hope you like it - if you do, check out my bundles, Europe and Asia!
rb440
Entry level 1 & 2 Functional English - 18 lessons with videos, images and worksheets.

Entry level 1 & 2 Functional English - 18 lessons with videos, images and worksheets.

Planning designed to teach students reading, writing and comprehension in a completely functional and meaningful style. Starter games are added into each lesson to include speaking and listening. Worksheets are designed in an assessment style to help prepare students for assessments and exams. Bundle includes 18 lessons, designed to rotate, two weeks reading, two weeks writing and Speaking and Listening starter games are incorporated into each lesson. Planning includes; differentiation, learning objective, key vocab, resources, lesson extensions, success criteria and purpose of leaning. I also created on the web my own word searches relating to the lesson. Type in google free word search and I recommend the word search generator, so simple to differentiate. I could not add my starter games (sorry) they are off Twinkl. The ideas are there, and games such as i went to the shop and bought… so simple yet engaging and fun, found interviews questions also to be fun, just write prompt cards. All planning and worksheets are easy to adapt, personalise and make it your own in seconds. I hope this helps save teachers time.
jasmine1002003
Literacy Nursery Rhymes Comprehension for SEN, Early Years, Primary, Reception, Preschoolers

Literacy Nursery Rhymes Comprehension for SEN, Early Years, Primary, Reception, Preschoolers

6 Nursery Rhymes for Comprehension- Humpty Dumpty, Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, Hey Diddle Diddle, Itsy-bitsy Spider, The Grand Old Duke of York and Row Row Row Your Boat. Use the ‘storyboard’ worksheets to say the nursery rhyme, encouraging students to repeat it after you, see if they can recite it back to you after hearing it a couple of times (often students help each other out, seeing who can say it loudest). All students can cut out the 4 pictures for each ‘storyboard’ and arrange them in the correct order. There are them 18 worksheets for comprehension 6 for lower abilities where they need to circle/point/say the correct answer from a choice of 3. 6 for middle abilities where they can copy the correct answer after choosing from a choice of 3. 6 for higher abilities where they should be encouraged to answer questions in full sentences. Extension work- get students to ask/ write other questions about the nursery rhyme. See if they can draw their own pictures. See if they can create or recite their own nursery rhyme and illustrate it in 4 pictures.
smidgealot
Snakes: Aboriginal poem and activities

Snakes: Aboriginal poem and activities

Snakes comes from “Anna the Goanna” and Other Poems by Jill McDougall, which is a collection of poems written to reflect the real world, dreams and imaginings of Aboriginal children. This is a complete unit of work. This resources was created for students with special needs, but can be used with primary students. The Smart notebook has the poem which includes visual images, a variety of literacy activities from matching pictures, matching words, pre-writing and pre- reading tasks and drawing activities. Snakes Poem is also given as a word document.
pearp
How to make a bird feeder.

How to make a bird feeder.

Procedural writing in a sequence frame for promoting fine motor and writing skills with helping word and picture cards, count and find the hidden picture, find the extra word and write a story exercise.
butterbeans65
2D shapes and properties- naming, number of corners, sides, straight and curved sides.

2D shapes and properties- naming, number of corners, sides, straight and curved sides.

2D shape properties suitable for SEN, Early Years, Primary, Preschoolers, Reception. 15 worksheets suitable for all abilities. Use 5 worksheets for lower abilities- looking at Triangle, Rectangle, Circle and Square. Naming shapes, number of sides, edges, straight and curved sides. 5 worksheets for middle and higher abilities- looking at Triangle, Rectangle, Circle, Square, Pentagon and Hexagon. Naming shapes, number of sides, edges, straight and curved sides. 5 extension worksheets for middle and higher abilities- looking at Oval, Heptagon, Parallelogram, Semicircle, Trapezoid and Octagon. Naming shapes, number of sides, edges, straight and curved sides.
smidgealot
Literacy for SEN, Early Years, Primary, Reception, Preschoolers

Literacy for SEN, Early Years, Primary, Reception, Preschoolers

Ideal for NQT a literacy bundle that has a range of worksheets for SEN, Early Years, Reception, Primary and Preschoolers. Includes differentiated worksheets for students who are at the pre-writing stage, up to writing independently. Has 6 Jolly Phonics style worksheets for basic phonics (s,a,t,p,i,n). Includes comprehension from nursery rhymes to commenting on items in photos. With the speaking, listening and writing we ask carers to email or let us know a couple of things that their child did at the weekend, so that we are able to prompt children or get other children to ask appropriate questions. We also check children's listening by asking 'Who went shopping, who visited family, who was ill, who walked the dog, where did they go, what did they buy' etc. before the students write what they did with help, by copying from a white board or working independently.
smidgealot