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Here are three assignments relating to decision-making and impulse control. Children with ADHD or behavioral issues discuss the need for making good decisions and for controlling their impulses. They make a timeline of ten decisions and their consequences from their own lives. Then complete a Personal Impulse Control Plan, and write a reflection piece that describes and explains the three things that they feel are the most important to self-control.
Attempt to progress toward positive classroom behaviors. Structure your class through a series of activities intended to help young scholars acknowledge cooperative behavior and proper classroom interpersonal skills. They match ten adjectives to their behavior improvement and track how the classroom environment has changed. Great for kids with ADHD or other behavioral issues.
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. The lesson content is first modeled and then practiced as a group and individually.
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. Practical and well supported, this support plan could be a life saver.
Young scholars 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. They discuss how they will improve their behavior after thinking about what went well during their teamwork activity.
Students access prior knowledge of cooperative behaviors in the classroom. For this goal setting lesson, students, describe their feelings about being part of the class by the X they place in a circle. Students describe behaviors that make them feel included in the class. Students are encouraged to show supportive behaviors by helping others.
Being able to give positive reinforcers to a child starts with knowing what the child likes. Intended for children with blindness, this lesson gives you a way to determine the types of music your learners like best. You are given a set of physical cues to watch out for as you play a series of different music types. Note: The lesson is for use with learners with severe handicaps and works toward building concept development.
The agricultural industry, just like any industry, can have issues. Kids discuss hot topics like mad cow disease to grasp the types of political issues common to industrial agriculture. The instructional activity is broken into three parts. Each part describes that day's objectives regarding the main topic. By the end of instructional activity three, learners will have researched and created a presentation on an agricultural issue.
Bring this lesson into your unit about creative writing and precise language. First, middle schoolers create a piece of writing with the help of their classmates. In the second part of this workshop, they edit their own piece of writing. This exercise allows them to use their knowledge of grammar and word choice in their writing.
Who doesn't love a good snack? Provide practice with basic snack preparation skill for your special education class. They follow each step-by-step procedure to make and serve a hot drink and a sandwich. These skills are taught using delay time trials, positive reinforcement, and the prompt hierarchy.
Intended for adults with special needs, but appropriate for upper graders as well, this activity encourages appropriate interpersonal communication. They practice responding to various situations in a role play setting. The lesson mentions a specific script for each situation, but it is not included.