Special Education Teacher Resources
From the special education classroom to accomodations for students with varying levels of disability, explore teaching strategies and lesson plans to make learning come alive across disciplines!
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Resources & Review, Day 2: Summary Session
Review all the concepts covered in your special education class related to sexual health and safety. High schoolers answer what they learned, what they liked, and what they'd like to learn in the future regarding health and safety. They...
9th - 12th Special Education & Programs
Karlen Communications Disability Awareness Training Guide
For able bodied people, it's easy to take for granted the ease with which everyday routines and activities are performed. Whether it's going grocery shopping, taking a taxi, or simply navigating your own home, this document describes a...
5th - 12th 21st Century Skills CCSS: Adaptable
Energy and Biomass Pyramids
Young scientists play tag as they act out the food pyramid in the ocean ecosystem. Energy circles pass from the smaller prey to the predators and at the end of the activity, a data chart and analysis questions allow pupils to apply their...
6th - 10th Science CCSS: Adaptable
iWriteWords (Handwriting Game)
Give me a W! Give me an O! Give me a W! What does it spell? Wow! Teach youngsters how to write letters and numbers with colorful tracing activities that include encouraging audio and make writing enjoyable. Soon, they will be writing...
Pre-K - 1st English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Skill Building with the Newspaper
New ReviewExtra, extra, read all about it! Use a newspaper as the primary resource in a special education classroom to teach reading, writing, and math skills. The activities help class members build their reading skills as well as their knowledge...
5th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Lesson Plans for Teaching Self-Determination
How do we prepare kids, especially those with disabilities, for life after school, for the workplace, for independent living? This 96-page packet is loaded with self-assessment surveys, with skill builders, with information about rules,...
9th - 12th 21st Century Skills
Religion and Ethics: Living with Special Needs
Students explore human behavior by exploring mental and physical disabilities. In this learning disability lesson, students identify the different disabilities students have which prevent them from working at the same pace as the rest of...
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Creating an Ideal World
New ReviewTo conclude a study of social justice and tolerance designed to prepare classes for a visit to the Museum of Tolerance, class members brainstorm a safe and peaceful world. They then write about their own vision of this world.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Give learners the tools to communicate through physical actions and hand gestures, as well as verbally, by using this comprehensive set of picture cards that describe everyday activities. Some of these activities include eating,...
Pre-K - 2nd Special Education & Programs CCSS: Adaptable
What Objects Sink and What Objects Float: Special Ed
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...
Pre-K - 3rd Special Education & Programs
Mastering a Student's Personal Information in a Special Education Classroom
Your special education students can memorize their personal information. In order to master their personal information, they create a photo book to help them remember names, birthdays, addresses, phone numbers, then take pictures to...
2nd - 5th Special Education & Programs
Mystery Vocabulary Application
Clue, evidence, red herring, witness. Ah, the mystery of mystery vocabulary. Kids investigate the meaning of a list of terms and then find examples of this specialized vocabulary in two short stories. The seventh in a 10-lesson series.
4th - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Vocabulary/Reading Lesson for Students with Severe Intellectual Disabilities
Here is a great little reading and vocabulary development lesson created just for learners with special needs. The lesson is constructed with both core content and necessary adaptations in mind. The group will use PECS, pointing/gesture,...
4th - 6th Special Education & Programs CCSS: Adaptable
Speech/Language Scavenger Hunt
A good idea. To build both speech and social skills special ed students go on a scavenger hunt. They locate people around the school and say a series of words, when they say the words correctly they receive a prize. They also ask for...
3rd - 6th Special Education & Programs