PowerPoint with ideas based on those in the Igniting Writing series by Pie Corbett, Sue Palmer and Ann Webley
Looks at different elements of a story and gives examples of different ideas that can be used within the classroom. Many ideas are visual and would support reluctant writers or pupils with SEN
These 10 worksheets all have short stories (c.100 words each) with the full stops missing. Designed for repeated practice to help children who find it hard to accurately add full stops to their writing, whatever age or key stage whilst also improving reading comprehension skills and the ability to check their work for errors.
Stories contain full colour images and are designed to be interesting to children and spark discussion regarding where a full stop goes and how the end of a sentence is identified.
Extension would be to check, peer assess and add capital letters or to continue the story with accurate sentence boundary demarcation. All images sourced from openclipart.com
A range of sheets which develop and assess childrens understanding of what they read by following a simple sentence. Children will however need a concept of colour to use effectively. Ideal for use in a workstation or structured activity for children with ASD.
Some simple booklets I put together for a mixed KS3/4 class of SLD/MLD/ASD students to practice cursive writing and printing. There are 3 similar booklets, one cursive with guide lines, one non-cursive with an underline and one non-cursive with guidelines.
The booklets are symbol/ picture supported and linked to letters and sounds/ phonics. I hope these are of use to someone :) The contents are:
See my other booklets: Book 1 https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/cursive-and-non-cursive-handwriting-booklet-6390251
Book 3 https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/cursive-and-non-cursive-handwriting-booklet-3-6424271
Edit: due to popular demand I have uploaded an editable version.
For the word document to display properly you will need to ask your search engine for the following fonts:
Non-cursive: Dnealian manuscript, Dnealian manuscript lined, the dotty non-cursive was primer apples.
For the cursive fonts, I used this handy Microsoft word 'add on' from here. http://www.cursivewriting.org/joined-up-handwriting.html
This installs its own fonts called Xccw lined, joined, dotty etc with options for where the letters join such as top or bottom. It's not free though.
Starter sheets (Year 4 / 5 SEN or lower ability) for practising multiplying a decimal number to 2dp by 10 or 100, mult or divide decimal to 1dp by 10 and dividing a number by 10 or 100 so the answer is a decimal. Easy to adapt and make harder. Have tried to make sheets very user friendly for my ASD group. Have included column headings.
Individual Educational Plan to specifically support SEND students. Use the strategies in your lessons to differentiate for SEND students. These plans were drawn up to support in Humanities lessons but would transfer to other subjects.
Local Authority, Ofsted have said that is is exemplary SEND practice.
I have written codes for the below areas of need. On your lesson plan write the code and the strategy number next to the initials of the child. Keep the IEPs in your teaching file with the students name on.
Practical strategies that support the new SEND code of practice.
Various strategies to use in lessons depending on the need of the child.
Area of SEND need covered includes:
General Literacy difficulties
ADHD Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder
BESD Behavioural, Emotional and Social difficulties including
ODD Oppositional Defiant Disorder