Special educational needs teaching resources: Gifted and talented

Resources and ideas for special educational needs, gifted and talented, written by teachers to support teaching and learning

SaleThinking Skills Think Outside of the Box Series ~ Surprising Shapes

Thinking Skills Think Outside of the Box Series ~ Surprising Shapes

Today’s students are the problem-solvers of the future. If they are taught factual knowledge only, they tend to respond with conventionally correct answers rather than exploring creative solutions. All students can learn to think critically and creatively.Students need to be able to judge, analyze and think critically in order to participate fully in a democratic and technological society. This can be achieved if the teacher recognizes the value of thinking skills and provides opportunities for the thinking processes to be modeled and developed.This ‘Think Outside of the Box’ series provides teachers with straightforward ideas and activities to help students develop these skills. In this pack you will find 70 pages of shapes. Students can: (turn the page in any direction)• have free choice to make any picture from the given shape or • be given directions to change the shape into something specific, for example – a car, a house, an imaginary friend, a dog etc.When to use:• independently during morning work• small group collaboration during circle time• in centers – laminate and provide a dry erase markerCONTENT• Cover• Teacher Notes• 70 x worksheets• TOU/CreditsPAGE COUNT: 74

By TeachersToolkit

SaleCut, Paste, & Color Set

Cut, Paste, & Color Set

5-Book SetBuild a foundation of skills with these imaginative cut, paste, and color activities! The fun, hands-on activities in these books are guaranteed to develop the critical thinking, word association, and reading comprehension skills of young learners.Skills include consonants, homophones, antonyms, compounds, similes, analogies, and more. Students will have a great time as they become actively involved in the learning process!Books- Logic- Classification- Language Development- Reading Comprehension- Reasoning

By RemediaPub

SaleReasoning: Cut, Paste, & Color

Reasoning: Cut, Paste, & Color

Identifying things that “belong together.” With each of the 20 lessons in this unit, students are challenged to cut out lively drawings to use as answers to basic reasoning questions. Example: “Which of these things do we see in the sky?”The fun puzzles here use word/image association, reading, and following directions to develop better critical thinking, vocabulary, and reading comprehension skills.

By RemediaPub

SaleClassification: Cut, Paste, & Color

Classification: Cut, Paste, & Color

Analysis and arrangement.The 24 illustrated lessons in this book ask students to read words and phrases, then cut and paste the pictures that belongs with them. Eight words are featured on each worksheet, spotlighting all sorts of creatures and objects from “fawn” and “February” to “Snow White” and “skeleton.”Example: “Judge,” “referee,” and “scientist” are among the words presented. Images of a microphone, a whistle, a gavel, a microscope, and paint brushes are featured. Which image goes with which word?Of course, creative coloring is all part of the fun.

By RemediaPub

SaleLogi: Cut, Paste, & Color

Logi: Cut, Paste, & Color

Identifying logical order. With each of the 24 lessons in this unit, students are challenged to cut out four lively drawings and paste them down in their logical sequences. Example: Read the clues about feeding time at the zoo. “The elephant is fed last. The zebras are fed after the hippo. The hippo is fed first.“ Color, cut, and paste the pictures in order.Word/image association, reading, and following directions are all utilized to better develop critical thinking, vocabulary, and reading comprehension skills.

By RemediaPub

SaleThinking Skills Think Outside of the Box Series ~ Surprising Shapes

Thinking Skills Think Outside of the Box Series ~ Surprising Shapes

Today’s students are the problem-solvers of the future. If they are taught factual knowledge only, they tend to respond with conventionally correct answers rather than exploring creative solutions. All students can learn to think critically and creatively.Students need to be able to judge, analyze and think critically in order to participate fully in a democratic and technological society. This can be achieved if the teacher recognizes the value of thinking skills and provides opportunities for the thinking processes to be modeled and developed.This ‘Think Outside of the Box’ series provides teachers with straightforward ideas and activities to help students develop these skills. In this pack you will find 70 pages of shapes. Students can: (turn the page in any direction)• have free choice to make any picture from the given shape • be given directions to change the shape into something specific, for example – a car, a house, an imaginary friend, a dog etc.When to use:• independently during morning work• small group collaboration during circle time• in centers – laminate and provide a dry erase markerCONTENT• Cover• Teacher Notes• 70 x worksheets• TOU/CreditsPAGE COUNT: 74

By teacherstoolkitUK

SaleANALYZING & WRITING STORIES: BUNDLE

ANALYZING & WRITING STORIES: BUNDLE

This Story Bundle Includes:1. Photo Story2. Critical Appreciation of a Story3. Story Elements4. Story Analysis Guide5. Story Components6. Story Genres7. Story Guidelines8. Ghost Stories9. Comprehending Short Stories10. Literary Analysis of a Story11. Sharing Short Stories12. Crime Stories13. Humorous Stories14. Irony in a Story15. Story Telling16. Writing a Story

By john421969

SaleGraphing Linear Equations - Complete Unit  (PowerPoint Version)

Graphing Linear Equations - Complete Unit (PowerPoint Version)

Designed to suit classes of different abilities.PowerPoints and supporting worksheets provide between 8 and 12 lessons of focused study.Covers: The y-intercept, postive and negative slope, and their connection to the coefficient and constant of a linear equation.Activities include:Highly scaffolded activities to allow all abilities to practice core skills.Pattern finding activities to extend the learning for those who can race ahead. Review questions to probe and extend understanding.Journal writing opportunities that promote and challenge communication of understanding.Inquiry activities that use freely available virtual graphing applications, accessible using the browser of any smartphone, tablet, or pc.

By getreadyformaths

SaleMy Teeth

My Teeth

A PowerPoint all about how to look after out teeth. It includes a quiz to see how much the pupils can remember. All supported with Widgit Symbols

By MelHaagman90

SalePhonics: Initial Consonant Blend Pr -CCVC Words, Presentations, Lesson Plan, Activities, Worksheets

Phonics: Initial Consonant Blend Pr -CCVC Words, Presentations, Lesson Plan, Activities, Worksheets

This phonics pack focuses on initial consonant blend 'pr' CCVC words.Just print and you are ready to teach.As with the other consonant blends packs:- it is child-centred and child-friendly and Phase 4: Letters and Sounds Phonics.Aimed at: Foundation stage and Keystage 1, SEND and ESL/EFL students.It is an addition to my other resources on initial consonant blends.This pack contains:- Flexible Lesson Plan with learning objectives, lesson starter, main activities and plenary - You can choose which parts are relevant to your class. PowerPoint slides are referred to in the plan.Because the lesson plan is flexible you can choose a 15 min phonic input, 30 mins or an hour phonics input.- PowerPoint Presentation 1 (29 Slides)- includes explanation of initial blend, CCVC words and whole class activities to prepare children for their independent activities. It also explains meanings of words through pictures.- PowerPoint Phoneme Presentation (17 Slides)- Optional (Use as reference - some children may still be struggling with segmenting/blending) - I have listed all the CCVC words (13) and the units of sound above the fingers so that children can see and hear the separate phonemes (with pictures) - extension some children may be able to give you other meaning for the words in a sentence.I have illustrated through clipart words such as 'press' 'prep' 'prim', 'prop' and 'prom'. - Flashcards and words with and without sound buttons and lines. (Laminate for long use)- Set of pictures and words for matching activities (8) - Small group practical activities. (Laminate and cut apart for use)- Activity 1 - 2 Sets of cut/paste activities (1 set with handwriting lines, the other set without), (5 activity sheets in each set)Worksheet 1 - Completing initial missing blends and then writing out the words and drawing pictures for each word.Worksheet 2 - Unscrambling the words and writing them opposite each picture, Writing a sentence for each of the 4 words.Worksheet 3 - for the more able students - very short text called 'The Proof' to review 'pr'. Students read the text and answer 4 questions, circle 'pr' CCVC words and and write a sentence for each one - (2 different writing lines).You can combine the set of pictures and words with the other resources I have done on consonant blends - creating a set of pictures and words for future use. See newly created activity sheets in preview pane.File Type: Word and PDF FormatHope you enjoy this resource. All images royalty free for public use - Microsoft clipart, publicdomainpictures.net, www.clker.com and free images from pixabay and flickr.

By Ro_Milli0110

SaleBasic Coordinates for PowerPoint (2 of 2)

Basic Coordinates for PowerPoint (2 of 2)

Designed for devices running PowerPoint.The second of two presentations that introduce coordinates. A preview slide lists the skills to be introduced and practiced, and a review slide contains some comprehension questions to challenge the whole class to think more deeply. A separate activity scheet for individual practice is available that complements this presentation.

By getreadyformaths

SaleIntroduction to Graphing

Introduction to Graphing

We include both the PowerPoint and KeyNote versions of our two popular graphing units.The two units contain between 10 and 16 lessons of focused study. Students practice basic skills and are then encouraged to deepen their understandings. The units contain review questions, journal writing prompts, and interactive inquiry opportunities.

By getreadyformaths

SaleBasic Coordinates - Short Unit (PowerPoint Version)

Basic Coordinates - Short Unit (PowerPoint Version)

Designed to suit classes of different abilities.PowerPoints and supporting worksheets provide between 2 and 4 lessons of focused study.Covers: Starting with positive coordinates in quadrant 1, students practice finding points in all four quadrants.Activities include:Highly scaffolded activities to allow all abilities to practice core skills.Review questions to probe and extend understanding.Journal writing opportunities that promote and challenge communication of understanding.

By getreadyformaths

SaleGraphing Linear Equations - Complete Unit ( iPad/Mac KeyNote Version)

Graphing Linear Equations - Complete Unit ( iPad/Mac KeyNote Version)

Designed to suit classes of different abilities.KeyNote* presentations and supporting worksheets provide between 8 and 12 lessons of focused study.Covers: The y-intercept, postive and negative slope, and their connection to the coefficient and constant of a linear equation.Activities include:Highly scaffolded activities to allow all abilities to practice core skills.Pattern finding activities to extend the learning for those who can race ahead. Review questions to probe and extend understanding.Journal writing opportunities that promote and challenge communication of understanding.Inquiry activities that use freely available virtual graphing applications, accessible using the browser of any smartphone, tablet, or pc.*KeyNote files uploaded as ZIP files because TES doesn't support their file type. To preview their contents look at the PowerPoint versions.

By getreadyformaths

SaleBasic Coordinates - Short Unit ( iPad/Mac KeyNote Version)

Basic Coordinates - Short Unit ( iPad/Mac KeyNote Version)

Designed to suit classes of different abilities.KeyNote* presentations and supporting worksheets provide between 2 and 4 lessons of focused study.Covers: Starting with positive coordinates in quadrant 1, students practice finding points in all four quadrants.Activities include:Highly scaffolded activities to allow all abilities to practice core skills.Review questions to probe and extend understanding.Journal writing opportunities that promote and challenge communication of understanding.*KeyNote files uploaded as ZIP files because TES doesn't support their file type. To preview their contents look at the PowerPoint versions.

By getreadyformaths

SalePhonics - Initial Consonant Blends Pl-CCVC Words, Presentation, Lesson, Worksheets/Activities

Phonics - Initial Consonant Blends Pl-CCVC Words, Presentation, Lesson, Worksheets/Activities

This single phonics pack focuses on initial consonant blend 'pl' CCVC words.As with the other consonant blends packs:- it is child-centred - child-friendly and a step up from CVC and CCV to Phase 4: Letters and Sounds Phonics.Aimed at: Early Years and keystage 1, SEND and ESL/EFL students.It is an addition to my other resources on initial consonant blends.This pack contains:- Flexible Lesson Plan with learning objectives, lesson starter, main activities and plenary - You can choose which parts are relevant to your class. PowerPoint slides are referred to in the plan.- PowerPoint Presentation 1 (30 Slides)- includes explanation of initial blend, CCVC words and whole class activities to prepare children for their independent activities.- PowerPoint Phoneme Presentation - Optional (Use as reference - some children may still be struggling with segmenting/blending) - I have listed all the CCVC words and the units of sound above the fingers so that children can see and hear the separate phonemes (with pictures) - extension some children may be able to give you other meaning for the words in a sentence. I have highlighed that 'plot' and 'plain' have different meanings.Encourage children to make simple sentences with the words to understand its meaning and distinguish between nouns, verbs or adjectives.- Flashcards and words with and without sound buttons and lines.- Set of pictures and words for matching activities (7)- 4 Differentiated Activity Sheets - for cut/paste work, writing sentences, reading and matching words to pictures, missing word and vowel activity sheets.You can combine the set of pictures and words with the other resources I have done on consonant blends - creating a set of pictures and words for future use. See newly created activity sheets in preview pane.File Type: Word and PDF FormatHope you enjoy this resource and please leave comment if you download.All images royalty free for public use - Microsoft clipart, publicdomainpictures.net, www.clker.com and free images from pixabay and flickr.

By Ro_Milli0110

SaleAmazon Tribes

Amazon Tribes

A PowerPoint all about Amazon Tribes members for primary aged children. It includes an embedded video and links to other videos. Great for a topic on the Amazon Rainforest. All supported with Widgit Symbols.

By MelHaagman90

SaleReadiness Skills Series 2

Readiness Skills Series 2

These easy-to-use activity pages will help build a strong foundation in these basic but vital readiness skills. Fun, hands-on activities feature puzzles, mazes, coloring, cut and paste, tracing, and simple word writing that gets young learners familiar with shapes, colors, numbers, and counting. But the learning doesn't stop there - students will be practicing fine-motor skills, hand-eye coordination, visual perception, and following directions.

By RemediaPub

SaleBrazil and the Amazon Rainforest

Brazil and the Amazon Rainforest

A simple introductory PowerPoint into Brazil and the Amazon Rainforest. I have embedded a video. If it doesn't play I have uploaded it separately. All supported with Widgit Symbols.

By MelHaagman90

SaleVisual Discrimination: Readiness Skills

Visual Discrimination: Readiness Skills

Improve visual perception! Matching up images and letter-pairs that are “similar” and “different” is the primary activity of the 22 lessons in this unit. As students work these coloring and following direction activities, they will improve visual perception and fine motor skills.

By RemediaPub

SaleChinese New Year - Colin the Cockerel

Chinese New Year - Colin the Cockerel

Versatile outcomes with easy to gather tools and materialsBest for 10 years upwards, younger with 1to1 help.The instructions are designed for students to follow directly and independently from the PDF

By MakeItBetter

SaleSTEM Center Challenges - March STEAM St. Patrick's Day

STEM Center Challenges - March STEAM St. Patrick's Day

STEM Challenges is a fun way to incorporate science, technology and design into your classroom. This packet focuses on STEM challenges with a March, St. Patrick's Day, and Johnny Appleseed theme. Each activity in this book includes step by step instructions, large challenge card with instructions, six page STEM mini-journal and a one page quick STEM page. The STEM activities in this packet are centered around the month of March and the St. Patrick's Day season.The STEM, STEAM or Makerspace challenges are: Trap a Leprechaun ChallengeMake a Rainbow Hat ChallengeDuct Tape Quilt Challenge - for National Quilt DayJohnny Appleseed Wagon ChallengeThere are two different options for your students to use to journal their STEM challenges. The first is a mini-booklet that they can make which has a half of piece of paper to work on each section of the design process. This option gives the students more room to work on the design process.The second option is a quick STEM printable you can use which saves paper, while giving students to develop their project using design methodology.Each option has its own benefits and you can use which one suits your needs. You can also attach both options into a stem notebook if you have one available for each student. These were made to be versatile to work as stand alone stem centers that require minimal supervision or a whole class activity.More STEM Units: STEM BUNDLE - THE ENTIRE YEAR - 3 FREE MONTHS!STEM Center Challenges - Back to SchoolSTEM Center Challenges - October STEM Center Challenges - November STEM Center Challenges - December - ChristmasSTEM Center Challenges - January STEM Center Challenges - February - Valentine's Day and Presidents Day All artwork is original and create by myself. Thanks for looking at my products,Yvonne Crawford

By YvonneCrawford

SaleBasic Coordinates for PowerPoint (1 of 2)

Basic Coordinates for PowerPoint (1 of 2)

Designed for devices running PowerPoint.The first of two presentations that introduce coordinates. A preview slide lists the skills to be introduced and practiced, and a review slide contains some comprehension questions to challenge the whole class to think more deeply. A separate activity scheet for individual practice is available that complements this presentation.

By getreadyformaths