Learning Disabilities Teacher Resources
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Daily Lesson Plan for a Struggling Reader
Strategy-based programs that are executed with consistency are the best for achieving growth in any learner with a learning disability. Here is a seven-step lesson plan that is highly structured and is intended to help learners with significant struggles in reading.
K - 8th Language Arts 400 Views 337 Downloads
Simple Preparation Can Improve Reading Comprehension
Reading comprehension is key to success in nearly every subject in school, but how do you improve comprehension in a pupil with dyslexia? Here are several tips that define ways in which educators can provide strategies to improve overall comprehension.
K - 12th Language Arts 135 Views 81 Downloads
Walking in Their Shoes
Students explore the challenges of those who have "learning disabilities." They develop a storyboard and create a video which depicts learning disabled students coping with life. Special effects are added to the video scenes, as well as titles and closing credits.
5th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 23 Downloads
Literature and Art Through Our Eyes: African-American Artists
Examine the contributions of African-Americans in the worlds of art and literature. Over the course of a few days, young scholars will read and analyze a poem, a short story, and a piece of art. They complete a range of comprehension-building activities, including writing poetry based on their reflections, comparing different people groups through a graph, and creating a class mural.
3rd - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts 15 Views 279 Downloads
Using Poetry in Teaching Reading to Special Education Students
A series of well-written activities, these lessons prompt middle schoolers reading below grade level (at a second, third, or fourth grade level) to use poetry to practice basic reading skills. They rhyme, build words, make inferences, and practice phonics skills.
6th - 9th Special Education 62 Views 734 Downloads
Understanding Learning Differences
Young scholars discover different learning styles as they discuss how they go about a task or a problem. They read articles about learning styles and people and work with partners to complete activities. They explore learning disabilities.
6th - 9th Health 21 Views 104 Downloads
Using Multi-Sensory Techniques in Decoding and Encoding Words with /e/
Focused on providing tools for his learning disabled young scholars, this educator created a comprehensive learning plan. Pupils grades K-2 will view a video, use sand and letter tiles to write the letter e, and will work in groups to practice blending words.
K - 2nd Language Arts 3 Views 10 Downloads
Character Development Project
Read Dangerous Minds with your language learning disabled pupils to identify characteristics and connect to literature. This is a specific activity intended for use with the suggested book. The class uses a character map as a way to compose their own chapter or journal entry for the book they have read.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 10 Downloads
A Girl Named Helen Keller
Students explore human behavior by reading a biography about Helen Keller. For this learning disabilities lesson, students read the book A Girl Named Helen Keller and identify the diseases she was stricken with and the determination it took to achieve success.
1st - 3rd Language Arts 17 Views 71 Downloads
Chopin was a lovely composer who played the piano masterfully. Third graders are introduced to Chopin, his piano sounds, triple meter, music patterns, movement, and the waltz. They listen to his music while hearing the story Butterflies Fly, they then move in time to the music to show what triple meter looks like.
3rd Visual & Performing Arts 6 Views 23 Downloads
Fraction in Action
Students investigate number values by participating in a math game. In this fractions lesson, students identify how fractions are used in daily life, how they are expressed in music time signatures and how to express them in writing. Students participate in a flash card game in which fractions are put in correct orders based on their value.
4th - 5th Math 12 Views 41 Downloads
Phonics Help: The Phonic Alphabetic Code Chart
Phonics is a fundamental key to reading success. To help your learners with dyslexia or learning disabilities, try using the phonic alphabetic code chart. The chart and full instructions on how it can be used in the classroom are presented in audio, video, and written formats.
K - 12th Language Arts 68 Views 37 Downloads
Descriptive Writing Using the Book Rumpelstiltskin
Use the fairy tale Rumpelstiltskin to teach your third grade class about descriptive writing. Following a teacher read-aloud of the story, the class brainstorms a list of adjectives describing the main character. Students use this list as they work independently writing four descriptive sentences, each including a different adjective and supporting detail from the text.
2nd - 4th Language Arts 85 Views 66 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Listen to the Pin Drop
Students practice reading silently. The class discusses the benefits of reading silently and several methods for reading silently, including cross checking and chunking. Working in groups, they silently read a leveled text and discuss the main idea of the text.
2nd - 3rd Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
Multiplication and Music
Fourth graders make connections between mathematics and music. In this multiplication and music lesson, 4th graders work in pairs to compose a rap that helps the class learn the multiplication facts from 1-12. Students then perform the rap in front of the class.
4th Math 3 Views 17 Downloads
Music: Sounds on the Farm
Singing is a great way to build memory, music, and verbal communication skills. Little ones sing the song, "Old Mac Donald had a Farm." They make the sounds of each animal on the farm paying attention to signaling cues, singing high, and singing low.
Pre-K - 2nd Visual & Performing Arts 15 Views 119 Downloads