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Likes and Dislikes - writing using colourful semantics

Likes and Dislikes - writing using colourful semantics

Worksheets designed to encourage independent writing on topics of interest, using the colourful semantics approach and vocabulary support boards. Have students build full sentences around things they like and don’t like. 8 topics to choose from: Animals Colours Food Movies Sport Technology Transport Weather Colourful semantics is an exciting language intervention that indirectly works on developing a child’s grammar through the use of: •Spoken sentences •Answering W/H questions •Use of nouns, verbs, prepositions and adjectives •Story telling skills •Written sentences and language comprehension Colourful semantics works particularly well in the special education classroom, helping students with difficulty in understanding language to compose sentences. These worksheets are designed to give students support to develop writing and composition skills. The sentence strips at the top of each worksheet demonstrate the sentence structure.
ASpecialKindOfEnglish
Interactive book: emotions - sentence writing using colourful semantics

Interactive book: emotions - sentence writing using colourful semantics

Get students identifying different emotions and commenting on people’s emotions. This activity can be made into interactive books or used as task cards. 2 levels of sentence building: LEVEL 1: emotion. LEVEL 2: Person + emotions 8 emotions -Happy -Sad -Angry -Confused -Excited -Scared -Bored -Tired 4 pictures cards for each emotion. 32 pages per level. Title pages supplied for each emotion, as well as general “My Emotions Books” title page. Create different type of books. Create each different emotion book with 4 pages per book. OR Mix the emotions together in a book, to have students identifying different style. Colourful semantics is an exciting language intervention that indirectly works on developing a child’s grammar through the use of: •Spoken sentences •Answering W/H questions •Use of nouns, verbs, prepositions and adjectives •Story telling skills •Written sentences and language comprehension Colourful semantics works particularly well in the special education classroom, helping students with difficulty in understanding language to compose sentences. These worksheets are designed to give students support to develop writing and composition skills. The sentence strips at the top of each worksheet demonstrate the sentence structure.
ASpecialKindOfEnglish
Oceans and Continents The World

Oceans and Continents The World

Worksheets to help with a basic introduction to the oceans and the continents of the world. Teach people the names and positions of the oceans and the continents with the help of these cut out and stick worksheets. Test knowledge with a worksheet to fill in and colour the world map in. Helps with basic geography, maps can be used to name cities and places around the world.
ianhjoy
Attention Autism planning and progress tracking

Attention Autism planning and progress tracking

Resources for anyone working with children focusing on attention and listening skills. Attention Autism intervention created by Gina Davies. Files include planning for stages 1-4 and progress tracking for stages 1-4. Files also include and overview of the intervention
lucia7186
Writing colourful sentences

Writing colourful sentences

Worksheets with 5 various sentences structures. + options to create own sentence strips. 36 pictures to use as writing prompts. Pictures are of various situations, cultural groups and include both single people and groups of people to write about. Colourful semantics is an exciting language intervention that indirectly works on developing a child’s grammar through the use of: •Spoken sentences •Answering W/H questions •Use of nouns, verbs, prepositions and adjectives •Story telling skills •Written sentences and language comprehension Colourful semantics works particularly well in the special education classroom, helping students with difficulty in understanding language to compose sentences.
ASpecialKindOfEnglish
FREE worksheets x5 - ALL OUR SKILLS

FREE worksheets x5 - ALL OUR SKILLS

This NEW bundle includes x5 worksheets and is all about linking skills together for students that need support and support across subject areas. Perfect as stand alone lessons or to complement existing programmes. Five worksheets titled - Celebrate with, Think and Talk, Game It, Ready, Steady …, Create & Display It. Lots of practical, active, creative and visual tasks to have at your fingertips. For other worksheets and booklets for students needing adapted material or more support, look through Supporting Learning resources.
supportedlearning
World Cup colouring pages

World Cup colouring pages

World Cup 2018 fun activities, Colouring pages to help you join in the fun of the world cup. Just download and print them out. Enjoy.
ianhjoy
World Cup 2018

World Cup 2018

World Cup 2018 fun activities, Colouring pages to help you join in the fun of the world cup. Just download and print them out.
ianhjoy
Coconut tasting.

Coconut tasting.

Worksheets to help you with a coconut tasting activity. Colouring pages header sheets and activity sheet that you can use if you are doing a coconut food tasting session. Print out and stick in workbooks and help promote discussion on the subject of coconuts. Good for young people and people with learning disabilities.
ianhjoy
Ice cream activity.

Ice cream activity.

Interesting ice cream activities and worksheets. Help people with colouring, spelling, letters and cutting, use these sheets and ideas using ice creams as a topic to help build skills and engage with people. Can be fun and help people learn at the same time. Work on letters and writing or cutting and sticking skills as they cut out the ice cream to stick on the cone image. Also mixing colours to help build on knowledge of primary and secondary colours with a ice cream twist.
ianhjoy
My School Day Dashboard

My School Day Dashboard

SEND Visual timetable board Emotions Now and Next board This dashboard could be used at the start of the day with your SEND pupil and then brought out at each transition. In the ‘I’m feeling’ box you could velcro a face representing an emotion. There is space below for visual timetable squares for the day ahead to be attached via velcro and then these can be transferred into the Now and Next boxes at the appropriate time. Editable version now included. (Visual timetable/emotions cards not included but widely available)
kavanagh_k
My Street - Story for students with learning difficulties.  An all inclusive story.

My Street - Story for students with learning difficulties. An all inclusive story.

I have outlined a couple of key features in the book. • I have given each character a name that starts with a different letter – student who sign can learn the signs for each character and recognise the letter for each. • I have numbered the houses from 1 to 10 giving students the opportunity to count, count out objects (maybe houses). • I have given each house a different colour so that students could be asked questions about colour of house. • I have given each character different colour clothes so that students can be asked about colour of clothes. • I have made the drawings simple and tried to make each character different – colour/style of hair etc so that students can comment on who that character is. • Each page contains a line/verse that has the same syllables/structure. I find students with special needs like the rhythm and structure of a book and can become engaged by this. I have found ‘Call and Response’ method of reading for students particularly engaging for vocal and non-vocal students. Read the line, then students (with staff) to read the same line. Sign each line which is good for non-vocal and vocal students also as they learn signs with repetition of each verse. • The book contains answer cards which I would like teachers/parents/guardians to cut out laminate and stick to answer laminate boards. Again very simple but give students the ability to comment on the following questions.  What is the colour of Luke’s house?  What colour is Hope’s clothes?  What number house does Max live in?  What does Tal like doing?  Who lives in house number 3?  Who likes playing football?  Use sentence strips to create short sentences ‘Tal lives in number 2’. ‘Tal likes to drum’. Students who are able to write can copy these sentences. • The concept of ‘he’ and ‘she’ can be difficult for some students and this can be discussed also ‘What does he like to do?’ etc. • Activities are so important for students with special needs and these characters are all doing activities that can be accessed by students during their lessons and using their experiences to engage and comment – experience activity, take photos include in literacy lessons etc.
HywelRhys1
Primary and secondary colours

Primary and secondary colours

Primary and secondary colours introduced in a fun way with stars. Worksheets for your to printout and use to help introduce a group big or small to the idea of colour and understanding that there are primary colours and secondary colours and with mixing primary colours you can make secondary colours. Extra copies created with the different spelling of colour and color. Great for young people of people with learning disabilities.
ianhjoy
Primary and Secondary colours introduction.

Primary and Secondary colours introduction.

Worksheets to help introduce people to primary and secondary colours with ways to help people understand mixing primary colours can create secondary colours. Interesting ways of introducing colour and mixing colours in to your session. I have created worksheets you can print out and use, extra copies created with the spelling difference of colour and color. These sheets can help people in the understanding of colours from young people to adults with learning disabilities.
ianhjoy
Alphabet

Alphabet

A selection of colouring pages and worksheets to assist in basic alphabet learning. Name the image and match the words and letters to the images. good for young children and people with learning disabilities.
ianhjoy
Alphabet Linkup sheets link the letters and words to the images.

Alphabet Linkup sheets link the letters and words to the images.

Alphabet A to Z linkup sheets, some with letters to link to the images and some with whole words to link. Basic reading and recognition skills can be used to help people learn. Great for children and for people with learning disabilities. Image recognition and alphabet worksheets. Just print out the sheets and use them in your session.
ianhjoy
Alphabet A to Z with image

Alphabet A to Z with image

Alphabet worksheets to help with basic language. A to Z of letters with an image starting with that letter, can be used as colouring pages or as a way to help learn basic letters. Two sheet for each letter one with image and letter and the other with image letter and the name of the image. Can be used to help with image recognition and as a fun session on words and images. Great for people with learning disabilities and for young children
ianhjoy
Summer Planner Templates - with Widgit Symbols

Summer Planner Templates - with Widgit Symbols

Summer Planner Templates 2018 Calendars for the summer holidays for boys and girls Weekly planners for the summer holidays to help plan activities for your family or use in a holiday club. The days are visually represented and split into morning and afternoon. Add your own pictures, photos, symbols and text. Help prepare children for upcoming events, changes in routine and summer activities. Created by Kirby Woods. This resources was created in InPrint 3 Widgit Symbols supports vocabulary development across the primary curriculum for all students, as well as helping individuals with special needs, autism or speech and language difficulties.
Widgit_Software
Ramadan 2018 - with Widgit Symbols

Ramadan 2018 - with Widgit Symbols

Ramadan 2018 - with Widgit Symbols Resources for Islamic Holy month of Ramadan. 13 activities including a Ramadan calendar, story, flashcards word search and information on Ramadan. This resource was created in InPrint 3 Widgit Symbols supports vocabulary development across the primary curriculum for all students, as well as helping individuals with special needs, autism or speech and language difficulties.
Widgit_Software
Interactive/adapted books: animals

Interactive/adapted books: animals

Series of 4 interactive matching books My Farm Animals Book My Pets Book My Jungle Animals Book My Ocean Animals Book Each book contains 4 pages of animals to match and an “I see…” reading sentence with text and symbols. Books come as two levels: LEVEL 1 picture to picture matching LEVEL 2 sorting using symbol and sentence prompts
ASpecialKindOfEnglish
Feeling Charts

Feeling Charts

These feeling charts have been created to be an interactive, frequently-used, classroom resource. The more students utilize the charts, the more the classroom as a whole and the student as an individual, will benefit. Students better understand their own emotions when they learn to identify what they are feeling; and proceed to learn how to cope with those emotions. This, in return, allows for a positive classroom environment with less confusion and more understanding between students and teachers. -There are 24 feelings included: aggressive, angry, annoyed, bored, calm, cold, confident, confused, disappointed, embarrassed, excited, friendly, frustrated, funny, grumpy, happy, hot, hungry, hurt, lazy, motivated, nervous, overwhelmed, proud, quiet, sad, scared, shy, sick, silly, surprised, tired -One large feelings chart. Three miniature feelings charts. -All emoji faces are labeled with their emotion.
mk115116
Develop mastery in maths and build self-esteem | Discussing & Reasoning Resource

Develop mastery in maths and build self-esteem | Discussing & Reasoning Resource

10 PIECE DOWNLOAD ✔️ Improve mastery skills, develop self-esteem and encourage positive thinking. ✔️ Create engaging and thought-provoking discussions. ✔️ Provide opportunities for all learners to develop reasoning skills and build self-esteem. ✔️ Perfect for small group interventions and whole class lessons. Life By Shape resources can help improve mastery skills in two ways: showing how images can be used to represent problems or ideas giving an opportunity for children to discuss and reason Each Life By Shape resource included in this package shows words of inspiration and motivation represented by an image of shape. Using images to represent Each image has been designed to represent (or show) a motivational message. The key here is for children to try and imagine that each shape within an image represents an individual person. Once children understand this concept, the discussions really start flowing. Discussing & Reasoning Here are some possible questions that children could be asked to generate some discussions. How does the image relate to the words? Why do you think the bottom left square is different? And what could this represent? Why is the bottom left square a different colour to the rest? Why are all of the other shapes in a perfect pattern? If you were one of these squares, which one would you be? It’s important to remember that there does not have to be a right answer. The point of this is to give children an opportunity to express their thoughts through discussions and reasoning by ‘agreeing’ or ‘disagreeing’ with other children. How can Life By Shape resources help to build self-esteem and develop positive thinking? Each Life By Shape resource has a message of inspiration or motivation for children. Combined with discussions, all types of learners can access and understand important messages to build self-esteem and develop positive thinking.
lifebyshape
Eurovision Final 2018 with Widgit Symbols

Eurovision Final 2018 with Widgit Symbols

Enjoy Eurovision with this symbol supported pack containing: Flashcards Key Words to support what you see during Eurovision. Bingo Listen out for the words on your card during each song. Get them all? Call BINGO! Match Countries Can you match the flags with the country shapes? Scorecard Score all the acts from the final - give points out of ten for each song and performance. Work out the total and give 12 points to your top scorer, then 10, then 8-1. How do your scores compare to the official ones? This resource was created in InPrint 3 Widgit Symbols supports vocabulary development across the primary curriculum for all students, as well as helping individuals with special needs, autism or speech and language difficulties.
Widgit_Software
Royal Wedding 2018 with Widgit Symbols

Royal Wedding 2018 with Widgit Symbols

Celebrate the 2018 Royal Wedding between Prince Harry and his fiancee Meghan Markle with this symbol supported story and activity pack. This free pack contains Royal Wedding themed activities as well as a symbol supported Royal Wedding information pages. Activities include: Timeline - A time line of the wedding day itself Royal Wedding Vocabulary - Print and use as a communication board or cut up to make flashcards Matching - Match the words to the pictures Hidden Words - Find the hidden words in the title Colouring - Colour in the wedding themed images This resource was created in InPrint 3 Widgit Symbols supports vocabulary development across the primary curriculum for all students, as well as helping individuals with special needs, autism or speech and language difficulties.
Widgit_Software
Vocabulary visual - what I know about words

Vocabulary visual - what I know about words

This is a useful self assessment tool - a visual resource for pupils to record what they know about topic words before and after a topic. They can list words from their topic in this document and then compare their knowledge after the topic to see how much they have learnt. Simple and effective and suitable for a wide range of ages and abilities.
yad
Apple colouring pages

Apple colouring pages

Some basic Apple colouring pages to be used as part of a session. Encourage creativity and let people make patterns and colour as they want to.
ianhjoy
My Meeting is a visual pupil voice resource to increase participation and engagement in meetings

My Meeting is a visual pupil voice resource to increase participation and engagement in meetings

This 24-page booklet is intended to prepare children and young people for meetings that they are invited to attend. This could be a termly or annual review, looked after child review or any meeting where the pupil’s voice is really valued (as recommended in the SEN code of practice). It is intentionally simple to accommodate a range of needs and ages. By preparing pupils well beforehand, they will better understand the purpose of these meetings, be more fully engaged in them and have a lasting record of the decisions made there. It is also hoped that the owners of this book will be encouraged to personalise the booklet by adding their own photo next to the box on the front cover alongside a drawing that they have coloured in. Some images to colour in are included along with drawings of people (if a photo is not available). Additionally, there are some bubble letters to use should they want to put their initials on the front cover. If not, those pages do not need to be included in their booklet. It is intended that appropriate text and photos will be added to each page in whatever way is most meaningful to the young person. A visual timetable and a ground rules prompt is also included to laminate and display prominently at the start of and throughout the meeting. The typeface of the booklet has been deliberately sized and coloured to be accessible to those with visual impairments and difficulties processing text.
yad
Dogs Small

Dogs Small

Small dogs 4 pictures of a Jack Russel Terrier 1 short video of a Pomeranian
missavicis
Carrot Dip: A visual one page recipe to make Roasted Carrot and Chickpea Dip.

Carrot Dip: A visual one page recipe to make Roasted Carrot and Chickpea Dip.

A visual one page recipe to make Roasted Carrot and Chickpea Dip. It has visual images to assist in easy reading of this recipe. It was created for students with special needs (SEN) but can be used as a valuable resource for early years literacy. This notebook is designed for the students to use it as a visual sequence when cooking. They have all the ingredients and utensils needed and then an easy to follow recipe. It has an inbuilt shopping activity so that the cooking can be integrated into a shopping program. Within the shopping part which encourages literacy skills, students can choose what they will buy and then make their own shopping list by either writing it or sticking the associated visual onto their shopping list. There are also some integrated literacy skills to match the ingredients as well as a writing sheet. At my school, my students run a in-school cafe for staff and visitors and dips are also a favourite for our customers.
pearp
Choose your own adventure (SEN interactive book)

Choose your own adventure (SEN interactive book)

An exciting interactive story designed for the special needs classroom. Choose Your Own Adventure book encourages interaction and engagement in reading, by students making choices that influence their reading experience. Students choose their own superhero character that they take on the adventure through the story. 10 different stories in 1 book. PDF includes instructions on how to put the book together.
ASpecialKindOfEnglish
Zoo Animals Activities - Yes No Questions

Zoo Animals Activities - Yes No Questions

Yes No Questions Worksheets with real photos for Special Ed, Occupational Tharapy, Speech Therapy, ABA Therapy, TEACCH This is a great activity to target basic yes/no questions, good for students with autism and special needs. There are 14 pages to be printed on photo paper and laminated. Have the students answer the questions and circle the right answer. Use dry erase markers to write on the cards.
angiesiddd
Lemon Yoghurt Muffins: A visual one page recipe to make Lemon Yoghurt Muffins.

Lemon Yoghurt Muffins: A visual one page recipe to make Lemon Yoghurt Muffins.

A visual one page recipe to make Lemon Yoghurt Muffins. It has visual images to assist in easy reading of this recipe. It was created for students with special needs (SEN) but can be used as a valuable resource for early years literacy. This notebook is designed for the students to use it as a visual sequence when cooking. They have all the ingredients and utensils needed and then an easy to follow recipe. It has an inbuilt shopping activity so that the cooking can be integrated into a shopping program. Within the shopping part which encourages literacy skills, students can choose what they will buy and then make their own shopping list by either writing it or sticking the associated visual onto their shopping list. There are also some integrated literacy skills to match the ingredients as well as a writing sheet. There are two recipes one which using real lemons which need to be grated and squeezed and then an easy to make recipe where the cook uses bottled lemon juice.
pearp
Geography Deforestation, Rainforest and Weather Chart SEN, Early Years, Primary and Preschoolers

Geography Deforestation, Rainforest and Weather Chart SEN, Early Years, Primary and Preschoolers

Deforestation unit of work. No prep required. Worksheets: what is deforestation? (students match pictures to before, during and after). Why deforestation occurs (students cut and stick to show which are natural disasters and which are human causes of deforestation). Where is deforestation happening (map showing where forests were, and what is left- students label named areas). How it happens (students cut and stick to show areas of deforestation caused by slash and burn or clear cutting). Impact on different areas (students match terms and descriptions). Reducing deforestation (students select from a choice, and are encouraged to come up with their own examples). Revision/ Test- contains a question from each area to check understanding and to revise the topic. Choice of answers for some questions, while others need a bullet point or sentence to be written (lower abilities may need a scribe for this). Label the 4 different layers of the Rainforest. Match the description with the correct photo and label. Lower abilities- cut out labels and stick in correct places. Middle abilities- cut out photos and stick. Copy labels. Higher abilities- cut out photos and stick. Write own labels. Includes an extension worksheet for students to write their own descriptions of the 4 layers of the rainforest and a mapping exercise for students to find where rainforests are located around the world and colour in on the map (map be best if printed on A3). Weather Use the chart to record the weather for 6 weeks in your local area, or use the 2nd chart to compare 2 places or countries. Includes 2 question worksheets for higher abilities, 1 being a recap and summary worksheet of their findings comparing 2 places/countries. For lower ability levels- includes pictures of sunshine, clouds, snow, rain, storm, fog, frost, rainbow, and wind to help with understanding. Allows them to observe the days weather and think about what the weather will be like next week. For higher ability levels- space to write the weather they can see and allows them to predict what they think the weather will be next week. Children could also take their own photos of the weather and stick them on the chart. A clip from BBC weather showing the latest weather forecast could be shown during the lesson, and children could be encouraged to look at different areas of the UK or another country to compare the weather in different regions. Use the 2 worksheets to compare understanding before carrying out the observations and after to check learning and understanding.
smidgealot