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Creating Community in the Classroom: Part 2 (Cooperative Planning)
Create a supportive environment. Get your students to work together cooperatively by making and keeping goals. The goal of this lesson is to build a classroom community through goal-setting, decision-making, and positive reinforcement.
K - 8th Social Studies & History 36 Views 175 Downloads
Sample Behavior Strategy: Hallway Transitions
Written as a sample behavior strategy, this resource provides a case-study-style context to assist an Autistic child with transition issues. The primary behavior is laying in the hallway during transitions. The behavior strategy is positive reinforcement through a token economy system.
K - 6th Special Education 44 Views 144 Downloads
Distinguishing the Author’s Purpose
A big step in the development of children's reading comprehension skills is the ability to differentiate between the topic of a piece of writing and its purpose. The third lesson in this series presents learners with collections of short passages on a single subject, teaching them to make this distinction through a series of whole group and independent practice activities.
2nd - 4th Language Arts 45 Views 30 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Lesson 3: Distinguishing the Author's Purpose
It is true that the more you practice something, the better you'll get at doing it. Lesson three in a three part series on author's purpose has kids venture out to determine the author's purpose in three different passages. They'll read each passage, determine the purpose of each, and use examples from the text to support the identified purpose.
3rd Language Arts 11 Views 171 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Token Economy: Template
The concept of token economy isn't new. Here is one of the oldest behavior management tools in the teacher box, and its all ready to go! It includes strip boxes, paper coins, and instructions on how to use them. I have used this type of economy with ADHD, behaviorally challenged, Autistic, and special education learners of various functioning levels.
K - 6th Health 16 Views 98 Downloads
Line Up Balls
At times special needs or Autistic children have a difficult time disengaging from a lesson to line up at the door. This brief strategy overview employs mini-porcupine balls and a pocket. It was developed to help pupils transition to line-up time using positive reinforcement.
K - 6th Special Education 12 Views 46 Downloads
5-Day Reward Charts
Sticker or reward charts are invaluable classroom tools. Help your learners with behavioral struggles by giving them an opportunity to earn rewards based on their good behavior. There are two charts here, one where the child earns stars and one where he earns smiley faces.
Pre-K - 3rd Classroom Support 6 Views 3 Downloads
Creating Community In the Classroom: Part 4 (Rewarding Improvement)
Attempt to progress toward positive classroom behaviors. Structure your class through a series of activities intended to help students acknowledge cooperative behavior and proper classroom interpersonal skills. They match ten adjectives to their behavior improvement and track how the classroom environment has changed.
K - 8th Social Studies & History 9 Views 35 Downloads
ABC Data Sheet Version 2
I have filled out quite a few of these in my day! This ABC (antecedent, behavior, consequence) sheet is intended to collect comprehensible data to help determine the function of a particular behavior. This is a vital tool for assessing and addressing potential behavior management techniques.
K - 8th Health 7 Views 50 Downloads
Picture Sticker Reward Charts - 5
Sticker reward charts have been used with small or struggling children and children with special behavioral needs for years. Here are eight different sticker charts with animal themes. When children reach their target, they place a sticker on the animal's spots, when they have five stickers they get a reward.
Pre-K - 3rd Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
Reinforcement: Point/Sticker Cards
I love these! Print, cut, and laminate any of these sticker cards to help you manage classroom behavior in a positive way. Tape the blank chart on your learner's desk,or reward him by giving a point or sticker in each of the squares. When the card is full, the child can turn it in for a larger reward.
K - 7th Special Education 10 Views 84 Downloads
Classroom Behavior Evaluation Individual
Improve an individual's behavior by tracking and evaluating a specific set of tasks each day. The template includes space for seven class periods and lists 10 criteria for a pupil to meet. You can type directly into the form or print it out and write scores and comments by hand.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 14 Views 8 Downloads
Stop, Think, Go!
Show this presentation to your students at the beginning of the school year and they'll know just what to do when they are having a hard time making good decisions. This resource asks students to remember to use their own personal 'traffic light' before they do or say something they may regret.
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 7 Downloads
Having a Birthday Party: A Social Story
Birthdays can be a stressful time for children with Autism. Get your special needs or Autistic pupil ready to party with this social story. Each page contains party images and text explaining what to expect during a birthday party. Share this with the child and talk about the types of noises, colors, items, and people who will be there.
K - 6th Health 10 Views 31 Downloads
Daily Helper Schedule: Template
I wish I had thought of this! This schedule provides a place to put an image of a different person for each day of the week and frame for the person the child will be working with that day. Initially intended to assist an Autistic pupil who is transitioning to school, this is also useful in other contexts and for children with various types of disabilities.
K - 6th Special Education 8 Views 47 Downloads
Curriculum for Excellence Pupil Target Sheets
Help your class become self-regulated learners by having them track their behavior during the day. There are four different traits successful, confident, contributor, and responsible featured in the packet. You will set the target behavior and the kids will color in fun animal shapes when they've reached their goals.
Pre-K - 3rd Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
Creating Community In the Classroom: Part 2
Students examine the process for setting goals. In this setting goals lesson, students review Part 1 of this lesson to determine their understanding of setting goals. They participate in a cooperative activity in which they practice teamwork.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History 6 Views 17 Downloads