Down's Syndrome Teacher Resources
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ESL Holiday Lessonsï»¿: World Down Syndrome Day
In this language skills worksheet, students read an article about World Down Syndrome Day. Students respond to 6 matching questions, 29 fill in the blank questions, 30 multiple choice questions, 12 word scramble questions, 30 short answer questions, 1 graphic organizer question, and 1 essay question regarding the content of the article.
6th - 10th Language Arts 3 Views 17 Downloads
Understanding and Supporting Our Peers with Cognitive Challenges
Students explore different federal laws promoting the education for the handicapped. In this literacy lesson plan, students brainstorm how they can help individual with Down syndrome. They read a fiction book related to the topic and discuss their thoughts about it.
3rd - 6th Language Arts 8 Views 49 Downloads
Hereditary Defects: Down Syndrome and Sickle Cell Anemia
Students solve problems like the following examples: 1. If you have 10,000 women, age 30, who have babies and one in 900 of these births will result in a Down syndrome baby, how many will have this disease? 2. 5,000 babies are born; 2,000 to women age 20, 3,000 to women age 40.
5th - 8th Science 5 Views 11 Downloads
Human Heredity II
Using deductive skills and reasoning based on the data provided about a family's blood genotype, blood phenotype, chromosomes, and genetic conditions, 9th graders answer the questions below. The conditions discussed are Down Syndrome and color blindness, giving students the opportunity to explore the genetic reasoning behind each disorder.
9th Science 3 Views 29 Downloads
Down Syndrome: Lesson Plan
You don't usually find lessons written just for learners with Down syndrome, so this is a true jewel. Kindergartners will explore farm animal sounds and identification as they sing the song, "Down on Grandpa's Farm." They sing the song, match animal pictures, make animals sounds, and finish off with a rousing game of farm animal bingo.
K Special Education 4 Views 4 Downloads
Yes We Can! Students with Autism & Down-Syndrome on the Drums!
Students participate in live music activities to learn about various topics and improve their social skills. In this music skills instructional activity, students play along with music on drums and other sound objects. Teachers take digital pictures of the students participation and use them to make bulletin boards and AV shows for specific teaching units.
1st - 5th Language Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
High School Students Experience Feelings of Being Handicapped
Your genetics juniors will benefit from this instructional activity. They read an article about a Special Olympics winner and then discuss how life might be for someone who suffers from Down Syndrome.
9th - 10th Science 3 Views 6 Downloads
Errors of Meiosis: Chromosomal Abnormalities
After viewing these concise summaries of the common chromosome abnormalities that cause disorders, students' understanding of genetic errors will be much better. This presentation has clear diagrams to accompany the explanations. The slides have information about the genetic problems, but not many details about the disorders themselves.
7th - 8th Science 3 Views 19 Downloads
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This app was specially designed for educators, families, or other professionals who work with children or adults with special needs. It provides a vital service for those who are non-verbal due to autism, Down Syndrome, intellectual or physical disabilities, apraxia, or any other non-verbal condition.
1st - 12th Language Arts 9 Views 3 Downloads
Mitosis, Meiosis, and Fertilization
An explanatory introduction to genes opens the worksheet for young geneticists. Then, through diagrams and reading passages, mitosis is explained. This is just a general explanation, as the phases of mitosis are not mentioned. Pupils answer a few fill-in-the-blank questions and then use large objects and their arms to model mitosis.
7th - 12th Science 88 Views 216 Downloads
On Down - Down Syndrome
Begin this lesson with a video about the genetics behind Down syndrome. It shows how researchers get the genes in stem cells to turn on or off. They are finding that it isn't only the presence of an extra 21st chromosome that causes the physical and mental development problems, but that other chromosomes have differences as well.
9 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science 3 Views 5 Downloads
Including the Disabled Student
Students read and discuss the history of special education in public schools related to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. Students work in groups to design ways to modify classroom activities based on the needs of a student with a specific disability.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 12 Views 52 Downloads
Students discuss the difference between a gene, DNA, chromatid, and chromosome. They predict how changes in chromosome number or structure affect development. Students discuss what causes genetic disorders. They view a PowerPoint that covers Downs Syndrome, Turner's Syndrome, and Cri-du-Chat Syndrome.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 6 Downloads
Human Genetics Disorders
In this human genetics disorders worksheet, students define genetic disorder and identify the two causes of genetic disorder. Students complete a table on genetic disorders. Students answer several questions about pedigrees and how to manage genetic disorders.
8th - 9th Science 18 Views 144 Downloads
Disability Awareness Activity Packet
When you have an inclusive classroom it is important to help your general education students understand their peers with disabilities. This packet provides information and activities to assist elementary-aged children in building a better grasp of what life is like for children with disabilities.
Pre-K - Higher Ed Special Education 97 Views 76 Downloads
New Review Book Report: Children Return to Their Roots
Based on the book Victoria Goes to Brazil (Children Return to their Roots) by Maria de Fatima Campos, this lesson plan will teach learners about family, geography, sports, music, and transportation. Learners read, summarize, and use the book as a jumping-off point for learning Portuguese vocabulary and information about Brazil.
6th - 12th Languages 3 Views 0 Downloads