Middle schoolers examine the role of media when dealing with the disabled. They participate in a community audit of different facilities and how they help the disabled.
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Reading Summarize - Putting the "Able" in Disabled
In this summarizing worksheet, learners read a passage about a disabled student then underline what they learned form the beginning, middle, and end of the passage. Students record this information in a graphic organizer then use this to...
4th - 7th English Language Arts
Diversity in Media: Looking Critically at What We See
This learning experience fosters awareness of representations we see, and don't see, in the media. Learners list TV programs, games, and films they enjoy, identify characters' ethnic, religious, (dis)ability, and sexual orientation...
8th - Higher Ed English Language Arts
Flipped: Problematic Situations
An activity based on the young adult novel Flipped, groups work to make the same difficult decision a character in the novel faces. Each group is given the same scenario about caring for a mentally disabled brother personally or putting...
7th - 10th English Language Arts
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...
K - 8th English Language Arts
Services for the Disabled At Wild Safari
Students discover and enter the website for Six Flags Amusement park. Individually, they identify and discuss the types of services available to the handicapped. After reading the website, they answer comprehension questions and write...
6th - 8th English Language Arts