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Passion for making all aspects of English accessible and fun for special needs students of all levels. Lover of Colourful semantics as a teaching tool to teach writing composition at all levels. Follow me on instagram for additional ideas.

Passion for making all aspects of English accessible and fun for special needs students of all levels. Lover of Colourful semantics as a teaching tool to teach writing composition at all levels. Follow me on instagram for additional ideas.
Writing colourful sentences
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Writing colourful sentences

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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.
Transport writing BUNDLE - using colourful semantics
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Transport writing BUNDLE - using colourful semantics

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This bundle includes: Transport writing - using colourful semantics 3 levels of worksheets: 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? 11 simple and bright clipart picture to comment on. Full colour and white background worksheets and symbols. 1 and 2 picture per page worksheets Worksheets are accessible for writers and non-writers Describing transport - interactive books/task cards using colourful semantics These sheets are designed to be turned into interactive books or used as task cards. BONUS activities exclusive to bundle: Vocabulary building task cards. Includes: symbol to symbol matching picture to picture matching picture to symbol matching clip cards reading activity
TENSES: sentence building using colourful semantics
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TENSES: sentence building using colourful semantics

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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
Likes and Dislikes - writing using colourful semantics
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Likes and Dislikes - writing using colourful semantics

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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.
Describing objects using colourful semantics
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Describing objects using colourful semantics

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Use colourful semantics to describe everyday objects, using size, colour and object. Compose 3 key words sentences. 34 task cards and matching writing cards for objects of different size and colour. 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/taskcards are designed to give students support to develop writing and composition skills.
Shopping sentence buliding using colourful semantics
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Shopping sentence buliding using colourful semantics

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Develop writing and composition skills, by building sentences to say what people are buying. 2 levels of worksheets: Level 1: 3 key word sentence with ONE object to identify Level 2: 4 key word sentence with TWO objects to identify. 12 double object shopping cart pictures 24 single object shopping cart pictures Full colour and white background worksheets and symbols. Worksheets are accessible for writers and non-writers Includes information on how to use the Colourful Semantics system. *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/taskcards are designed to give students support to develop writing and composition skills.
Emotions sentence building - writing using colourful semantics
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Emotions sentence building - writing using colourful semantics

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Develop writing and composition skills, by building sentences to say what people are feeling. 3 levels of worksheets: Level 1: 1 key word sentence - What emotion? (e.g “sad”) Level 2: 2 Key word sentence .- who? + what emotion? (e.g "the boy is sad" Level 3: 3 Key work sentence - who? + what doing + what emotion? (e.g “The boy is feeling sad” 4 picture cards at each level 32 picture cards in total. Full colour and white background worksheets and symbols. Worksheets are accessible for writers and non-writers Includes information on how to use the Colourful Semantics system.
Prepositions interactive books - colourful semantics
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Prepositions interactive books - colourful semantics

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Learn prepositions and sentence construction at the same time. A range of fun pictures for students to comment on at three levels. Use as individual task cards or turn into books. Also includes 13 writing cards. 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
Choose your own adventure (SEN interactive book)
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Choose your own adventure (SEN interactive book)

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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.
Loop cards - speaking and listening
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Loop cards - speaking and listening

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“I have…who has…” loop cards of 6 categories. Fun and engaging speaking and listening activity. Great way of developing core vocabulary. 2 levels of cards WITH WRITTEN NAMES OF OBJECTS- students read the sentence and use the picture to say what they have and ask the next question. WITHOUT WRITTEN NAMES: Students develop vocabulary knowledge by having to fill in the end of the sentence using the picture cue. 5 categories Transport Sport Fruit Vegetables Clothes Animals 12 cards for each category. 144 cards in total
Interactive book: emotions - sentence writing using colourful semantics
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Interactive book: emotions - sentence writing using colourful semantics

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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.
Shopping interactive books
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Shopping interactive books

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Product Description Two interactive books about shopping “It’s Shopping Time” a story about what you do at the shop. Written in first person. With symbols to match and items to put in shopping carts and bags. “What’s the shop” and interactive book with photos of different shop. Complete the “I can buy…” sentences with the correct symbols.
Leisure time interactive books, task cards and writing using colourful semantics
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Leisure time interactive books, task cards and writing using colourful semantics

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- 15 different leisure time activity cards to comment on. Turn into an interactive book or use as individual task cards. Each card comes with the colourful semantics questions strip of “who?” “Is doing?” “What?” and symbols for each picture. - 15 writing cards with colourful semantics questions prompts to aid composition. 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.
Transport sentence buliding using colourful semantics
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Transport sentence buliding using colourful semantics

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Develop writing and composition skills, by building sentences to say describe modes of transport, their action and place. UK and US spelling of colour/color included on separate worksheets. 3 levels of worksheets: 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? 11 simple and bright clipart picture to comment on. Full colour and white background worksheets and symbols. 1 and 2 picture per page worksheets Worksheets are accessible for writers and non-writers Includes information on how to use the Colourful Semantics system. 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
Inferences, reading, comprehension - Travel using colourful semantics
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Inferences, reading, comprehension - Travel using colourful semantics

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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.
Vocabulary building task cards - TRANSPORT
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Vocabulary building task cards - TRANSPORT

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Develop reading and vocabulary skills with these topic based task cards. Great for independent table work tasks or topic specific work. 16 key words relating to TRANSPORT 112 task cards 3 levels of work + clip cards. Level 1 a) symbol to symbol matching Level 1 b) photo to photo matching Level 2) photo to symbol matching Level 3 a) symbol to word matching Level 3 b) photo to word matching. Clip cards: (clothes peg cards): -symbol + 3 word choices -photo + 3 word choices.
Prepositions at home IN AT ON
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Prepositions at home IN AT ON

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This product can be used as individual task cards or make into an interactive book. KEY VOCABULARY Learn key vocabulary for furniture and rooms in the house Learn prepositions: in, at, on 1ST PERSON WRITING: Neutral silhouette images of people to encourage students to compose sentences in 1st person. Option to sticks students pictures on the worksheets. 2 LEVELS OF SENTENCE BUILDING: Level 1: Who? is doing? Where? preposition word is embedded within the location. Level 2: Who? is doing? Where? What? preposition word is own exclusive part of the sentence. USING COLOURFUL SEMANTICS TO WRITE: 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.
BUNDLE: Leisure time photo/clipart colourful semantics task cards
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BUNDLE: Leisure time photo/clipart colourful semantics task cards

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15 different leisure time activity cards to comment on. Real photos and clip art bundle for students to comment on familiar situations and activities. Turn into an interactive book or use as individual task cards. Each card comes with the colorful semantics questions strip of “who?” “Is doing?” “What?” and symbols for each picture. 15 writing cards with colorful semantics question prompts to aid composition. 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 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
Prepositions: before and after task cards/visual timetable/ social stories
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Prepositions: before and after task cards/visual timetable/ social stories

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These task cards have been developed as multi use learning tools. They teach key preposition words of before and after. pictures/symbols depict everyday situations familiar to students. the task cards double as interactive visual timetables to explain order of events. task cards can also be used as simple social stories to explains that certain events have to happen before or after another. 2 SETS OF TASK CARDS Velcro, choose and stick options Clothes peg correct symbol 2 LEVELS OF TASK CARDS task cards come as both clipart and simple symbol options clipart easy to understand situations to help with reading simple symbol task cards encourage slightly higher reading and deduction skills.
Interactive book: Rooms in the house
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Interactive book: Rooms in the house

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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.