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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.
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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.
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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
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Football World Cup 2018 - with Widgit Symbols

Football World Cup 2018 - with Widgit Symbols

Football World Cup Russia 2018 This free pack contains a World Cup Chart to record the progress of the competition, World Cup Flags Display Cards, World Cup Flashcards and World Cup Trading Cards. The World Cup Chart allows you to cut and stick the relevant country flags to record the progress of the competition from group stages to the final. The World Cup Flags Display Cards can be used to display all the flags of the countries competing in this years World Cup. The World Cup Trading Cards can be used to learn facts about the competing countries as well as play a variety of memory games (instruction included). The pack also includes a set of World Cup related flashcards to help promote discussion about the beautiful game. It can also be used to learn the different flags of the countries playing in the competition. This resource was created with 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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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
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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.
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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.
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Deforestation for SEN, Primary, Early Years

Deforestation for SEN, Primary, Early Years

Deforestation suitable for SEN, Primary, Early Years, Reception and Preschoolers. 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).
smidgealot
Superheroes

Superheroes

A bundle of work loosely themed around superheroes. You can easily adapt the wording an images to suit the interests of your students. covers creative writing, persuasive writing and using speech.
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St George's Day - with Widgit Symbols

St George's Day - with Widgit Symbols

Celebrate St George’s Day with this resource which has a brief guide to what St George’s Day is and also a set of relevant flashcards and colouring in pages all supported with Widgit Symbols. This resource was made in InPrint 3.
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Numeration 1 - 20: Activities to develop understanding of numbers from 1 to 20

Numeration 1 - 20: Activities to develop understanding of numbers from 1 to 20

Numeration 1 - 20: Activities to develop understanding of numbers from 1 to 20 This is activity to develop an understanding of the numbers from 1 to 20. There are activities for matching the numerals and finding the numerals with varying levels of difficulty. There is an activity for counting groups of objects up to 20. There is a pre-writing activity for tracing the numerals. This has an associated worksheet. It was developed for special needs but would be a great activity for early years students.
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Numeration 0 -9: Activities to develop understanding of numbers from 0 to 9

Numeration 0 -9: Activities to develop understanding of numbers from 0 to 9

Numeration 0 -9: Activities to develop understanding of numbers from 0 to 9 This is activity to develop an understanding of the numbers from 0 to 9. There are activities for matching the numerals and finding the numerals with varying levels of difficulty. There is an activity for counting groups of objects upto 9. There is a pre-writing activity for tracing the numerals. This has an associated worksheet. It was developed for special needs but would be a great activity for early years students.
pearp
Behaviour for Independence Words and Opposites

Behaviour for Independence Words and Opposites

A list of words to describe the necessary behaviour for building independence. Words are accompanied by their opposites. The format is designed to be printed, cut out and laminated for future use. The words can be used to help build sentences with varied vocabulary when discussing independence in class. The can be used to represent two ends of a continuum for learners to self assess against the behaviours.
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Giving independence advice

Giving independence advice

This resource is designed to help learners explore barriers to becoming more independent. The resource consists of case studies and a page of visual prompts to be considered as possible ways to break down barriers to independence. E.g. role playing an activity before doing it for real or using google images to plan a route to an unfamiliar place. Both effective ways to reduce anxiety levels. Learners are required to consider up to four basic cases studies and offer advice from the options provided. Advice can be different forms depending on the level of the learner e.g. Learners can illustrate the advice, using sheet 2 as guidance, they can copy the label of the advice or they can form their own sentence(s) inspired by the options provided. The activity can be used with the key words for independence to embed literacy skills.
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Modes of transport sentence building using colourful semantics

Modes of transport sentence building using colourful semantics

Use colourful semantics to describe modes of transport and their movement style. 3 levels of sentence building. UK and US versions of colour/color included in folder 2 KEY WORD: WHAT? (noun/type of transport) WHERE? (place) 3 KEY WORD: WHAT? IS DOING? (Verb, how the transport moves) WHERE? 4 KEY WORD: COLOUR/COLOR?, WHAT? IS DOING? WHERE? BONUS: Writing sheets with multi level writing options. . Includes symbols with both full colour and white background with coloured borders. Information page is provided on how to use the colourful semantics system. *Colorful 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 Colorful semantics works particularly well in the special education classroom, helping students with difficulty in understanding language to compose sentences. These worksheets/taskcards are designed to give students support to develop writing and composition skills.
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Non standard measuring SEN, Early Years, and Primary

Non standard measuring SEN, Early Years, and Primary

15 worksheets for fun activities to measure everyday objects in the classroom using non standard measurements. Suitable for SEN, Early Years, Primary and Preschoolers. Non standard measurements used: counters, cubes, feet, hands and paperclips (it may be an idea to have blue tac on hand for measuring larger objects with counters and paperclips to make it easier for visual learners to see how many were needed to measure each object.
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Weighing standard and non standard SEN, Early Years and Primary

Weighing standard and non standard SEN, Early Years and Primary

Weighing using standard and non standard measurements. 24 activity worksheets. Identifying which object is heaviest and lightest from a choice of 2 after weighing them using cubes, counters (non standard) or grams (standard). Suitable for SEN, Early Years, Primary, Preschoolers. 24 worksheets in total (18 suitable for lower abilities, 12 for middle and 18 suitable for higher abilities). As an extension higher ability pupils should be challenged to make their own worksheet - what objects will they choose and can they estimate which will be heaviest and lightest, then weigh the objects and check if their estimate was correct? 18 worksheets for lower abilities- 6 for identifying which is heavier and lighter (using balancing scales place one of the objects one side and the other object at the opposite side of the scales, then see which side moves down showing the heaviest object). 12 worksheets for lower and middle abilities to use balancing scales to compare 2 everyday items, then use photos to cut out, stick and glue, or if able to write they can write their answer in the correct column (non standard). 6 worksheets for higher abilities to use scales to weigh and record the weight of objects in grams, then to identify which one was heaviest and which was lightest (standard). They can also use the 12 worksheets using counters and cubes to weigh the objects. To make it harder get them to estimate the number first, before checking how close they were.
smidgealot
Interactive book: Rooms in the house

Interactive book: Rooms in the house

Match, lift and reveal books develop book handling and reading skills. The interactive books actively engage students in the reading process by allowing them to match or choose pictures and then reveal sentences. CORE VOCAB: Learn the names for rooms in the house 2 LEVELS: Level 1: Decorated rooms: match picture to picture. Level 2: Empty rooms: add pictures to the empty books USE AS BOOKS OR TASK CARDS: Turn into an interactive books OR use as task cards where students are given options of different furniture and have to choose the correct furniture for each room.
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TENSES: sentence building using colourful semantics

TENSES: sentence building using colourful semantics

Use colourful semantics to compose sentences in past present and future tense. Colourful semantics questions and colour coding helps students to understand verb conjugations in different tenses. 2 TYPES OF WORKSHEETS: All 3 tenses per page OR single tense per page. worksheets come in full colour symbols and white background symbols. CLIPART: With and without time indicators Clipart of people doing various activities. Clipart can be used with time indicators to help students understand which tense they are using. Higher level with no time indicators TASK CARDS: Verb task cards: choose a clipart picture and have students correct order the verbs into past, present and future. 2 levels of task cards: with colour coding to prompt and without. INCLUDES information page on how to use colourful semantics
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Inferences, reading, comprehension - Travel using colourful semantics

Inferences, reading, comprehension - Travel using colourful semantics

A fun individual or group activity based on looking at items in a suitcase to decide where people are travelling to. Reading skills available with and without symbols. Colourful semantics approach for composing and building sentences. 3 levels of reading skills. Level 1 - 2 key word sentences + symbols x 12 sentence strips. Level 2 - 3 key word sentences + symbols x 48 sentence strips. Level - 3 key word sentences, text only x 48 sentence strips. 2 levels of sentence building skills using colourful semantics Level 1: individual key words + symbols Level 2: individual key words, text only. Make inferences based on suitcase items, or decide what items need to go in the suitcase based on the holiday destination.
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Macbeth BUNDLE (ADAPTED) Acts 1-5 and Activities

Macbeth BUNDLE (ADAPTED) Acts 1-5 and Activities

The complete bundle of an adapted version of Macbeth which although it’s mainly for Spec ed students, it can be used for any student of Macbeth to help them understand the play better. This is a substantial resource and each act comes with an illustrated presentation as well as activities relating to each act. Please read each individual description for more details of content.
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Macbeth (Adapted) Act 5 and activities

Macbeth (Adapted) Act 5 and activities

Macbeth - A specially adapted version of Macbeth - Act 5 and activities for Spec ed, GCSE, adult literacy and ESOL students. I wanted to adapt Macbeth so that Special Ed students could study - and enjoy the play. I have kept the original plot, character motivation, scenes etc, but it’s in simplified language. Because of this, the resource is also ideal for ANY student studying the play as it simplifies the plot so they can understand what’s happening and compare it with the difficult to read original. It will be easier for them to grasp what happens in each scene as the language is always difficult for anyone reading the play. It’s therefore also suitable for GCSE students, adult literacy classes and ESOL classes. This is a complete unit of study of Act 5. This resource includes - 30 power point slides (illustrated) with the adapted text of Macbeth. A short answer reading comprehension quiz, covering the scenes of act 5 (multiple choice, true/false, missing word). Answer sheet. Activity sheet - Write a diary entry Activity sheet - write a letter X2 word search activities. Activity sheet - Write a newspaper front page activity. Handout - PDF of presentation slides/text to print off. Role play activity. Discussion sheet - Macbeth’s demise
flissthecat
Macbeth Acts 1-5 PRESENTATIONS (Adapted)

Macbeth Acts 1-5 PRESENTATIONS (Adapted)

Macbeth Acts 1-5 illustrated PRESENTATIONS of adapted text. As it is in simplified language, this resource is suitable for any student of Macbeth, not just special ed students. See my other listings for more Macbeth resources.
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Macbeth Act 5 (ADAPTED) presentation

Macbeth Act 5 (ADAPTED) presentation

A 30 slide illustrated presentation of an adapted version of Macbeth covering ACT 5. This resource is suitable for any student of Macbeth as well as spec ed students as it is in simplified language. See my other listings for more Macbeth resources.
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Macbeth Act 4 (ADAPTED) Presentation

Macbeth Act 4 (ADAPTED) Presentation

A 28 slide illustrated presentation of an adapted version of Macbeth covering ACT 4. This resource is suitable for any student of Macbeth as well as spec ed students as it is in simplified language. See my other listings for more Macbeth resources.
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