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Special Education Teacher Resources
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It is important for special needs high schoolers to know the differences between acquaintances and strangers. They define the world helper, acquaintance, and stranger then discuss a scenario based case study.They talk about touch and no touch, then act out a role play. A very important topic for a very vulnerable population.
Intended for moderate to severely disabled students, this lesson focuses on building an understanding of human anatomy. A secondary special education class reviews, identifies, and labels parts of the body. Including the internal and external reproductive system. Note: The included handouts are of anatomically correct male and female bodies and may not be appropriate for everybody. Consent may be required prior to engaging in this lesson.
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. There are three activities total and an extensive rational/context commentary. The instructional activity is appropriate for older grades as well.
Explore the world of amazing mammals with your kids with special needs. Each child identifies one mammal from a previous lesson and writes a short paragraph on that mammal. This lesson states that it is intended for all levels, but not all of your kids might have the ability to write an essay or conduct Internet research. Modifications may need to be employed.
A special education classroom examines a variety of literature from Latin American authors. In groups, they read excerpts from many autobiographies and compare them with their own life. After writing their own autobiographies, they role-play the life of one of the autobiographies they read during the lesson.
Intended for use with children having severe and profound special educational needs, this resource brings practical science to life. In order to understand what objects float and what object sink, learners will predict and test their guesses through hands-on experiment. All you need is an open aquarium, water, and some small objects. Have fun!