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Students research psychology by examining real life situations. In this human relationships lesson, students discuss the importance of respect among two people in a romantic relationship. Students examine images of people in relationships and answer theoretical relationship questions.
Third graders physically construct a balloon replica of the world globe by coloring, correctly labeling, and cutting out the seven continent shapes from the worksheet, gluing them onto their correct locations on an inflated blue balloon. They use a permanent marker to label the four oceans in their correct locations on the balloon.
Learners with mild to moderate disabilities discuss human reproduction and the importance of preventing pregnancy. They review reproductive anatomy, sexual decision making, and what birth control is. The lesson concludes with a vocabulary game to help solidify concept understanding. A note to the care provider, game pieces, and handouts are included.
Explore communication techniques by using the latest video technology. In this special education lesson, young scholars create a video discussing their own social goals for the future. Students utilize Flip Video cameras to document their behavior (autistic, and social anxiety disorders) and analyze ways to work through their disadvantages.
Have your secondary special education class learn and practice effective communication skills. Both verbal and non-verbal communication is discussed and practiced. They communicate using body language, build listening skills, and discuss socially appropriate communication. This lesson may not be appropriate for completely non verbal or autistic students, it does involve strong eye contact and physical touch. Still, a great lesson.
Fifth graders complete a worksheet. In this word roots lesson plan, 5th graders review that Latin roots are the basis of many English words and learn various Latin roots. Students write the roots on the board and explain their meaning. Students complete a worksheet on Latin word parts.
Learners examine how name-calling is a part of their lives and how it affects others. They write reflections of times in their lives when name calling and slurs have been involved. Also, they read articles that discuss the use of slurs in history. Finally, they reflect on how they can discourage the use of name calling and slurs in their own lives.
Students examine individual rights. In this case law activity, students discuss the from and function of the Bill of Rights prior to investigating several cases that deal with Constitutional rights. Students discuss the outcome of the cases and the case analysis sheets they completed. Students create Amendment posters as a culminating activity.
Students explore educational offerings for people with disabilities. In this social studies instructional activity, students research early schools for people with disabilities and discuss the advertisements that were used at the time. Students create an original advertisements.