Sub Plans-★★★★These substitute plans are an easy lesson to have tucked in a cupboard in case of an emergency/unplanned sub day!!
This my #1 best selling of all my sub plans! And it just got better! See below for new materials added. It's so fun, you may not want to leave this one with a sub!
This unit includes everything you need to teach your students how to write a friendly letter.
~mini-anchor charts outlining the basics of friendly letters and the parts of friendly letters.
~two friendly letter samples
~planning and organization sheets
~a friendly letter template
Great personal finance/ financial literacy unit for 5th graders! Within this personal finance literacy interactive notebook for 5th graders, students will create a detailed budget, learn to differentiate between sales tax, income tax, and federal taxes. Students will also learn abou
I hope you enjoy this fun 10 slide freebie. It is an auditory processing, sequencing, and memory activity where students act as customers, servers, cooks, and supervisors in a pizza shop. The customer orders from a menu and the server must recall the order and express it to the cook. The cook mus
Included in this pack are activities to work on social skills and conversation with students who may have weaknesses with perspective taking, conversation, and tone of voice.
What are they Thinking Perspective taking activity?
Pages 3 & 5- Visual posters. Print on cardstock and laminate. Writ
Personal Finance, Financial Literacy Interactive Notebook Great personal finance/ financial literacy unit for 4th graders in which they learn about expenses, budgets savings options and much more. Within this personal finance literacy interactive notebook for 4th graders, students
Drawing is a vital skill for becoming visual communicators at home, at school, and at work! This is not about having natural talent or artistic ability.… anyone can learn to draw! Drawing is all about looking carefully at things and seeing the relationships between lines and shapes, and gradations o
Simon's Hook is an awesome book about how to not get "hooked into" other students' teasing and put-downs.
This unit includes activities to go along with the book. Teasing and put downs will happen at school. However, knowing how to react to them empowers students to make good choice
It's the first day of school and you need a lesson to get your class off to a good start. My 12 page First Day of School SmartBoard Lesson will engage your students while covering a variety of concepts. The file includes a lesson plan and covers the following topics.
1. Getting to Know You (video
This classroom guidance lesson introduces the concept of growth mindset by comparing two students: Fixed Freddie and Growth Gretchen. Students create growth mindset statements to contradict fixed mindset statements. This product includes:
A Lesson On Following Directions is a great way to remind your students how important it is to carefully read directions before beginning a task. This lesson is perfect to implement at the beginning of the school year or any time your class needs a reminder of how important this skill is.
This activity focuses on social problem solving in four every day locations: home, school, the grocery store, and a restaurant. The activity is geared toward middle school and high school students and is presented in an age appropriate format. There are 12 social problem solving scenario that occur
Complete "Respect" Unit for upper elementary students. Respect is a character trait that needs to be revisited throughout the school year, this is a complete "Respect Unit" with fun, engaging activities, lessons, and projects on teaching respect and making choices. From quotes to re
This is a 91 page packet that covers a wide range of CV and CVCV words and Pre-k concepts. We have included a wide variety of activities, worksheets and games. The pictures are kid friendly, colorful and super fun! We hope it becomes your "go to" packet for helping to improve the production of C
This pack contains everything you need to teach the social skill of Social Filtering to your class.
Included in this pack;
1) Social story - Billy the Blabbermouth
2) Discussion questions about the story
3) 3 posters explaining the skill of Social Filtering
4) THINK before you speak poster
Learning to Self-Advocate
As students enter higher grades, it becomes increasingly important that they are able to effectively self-advocate. Their learning, social development, and independence are highly influ
What do you get when you combine role playing, art making, imagination, team collaboration, and the book, Your Fantastic Elastic Brain? A Quiz Show...based on JoAnn Deak's Your Fantastic Elastic Brain!
This FuN!, LOW-PREP, EDITABLE, interactive lesson & game is the perfect teaching supplemen
After visiting my class on an especially hot day, my administrator asked me to create a hygiene presentation. Our building does not have air-conditioning and I was surprised to learn that many students were not aware of a basic hygiene routine. Besides the basics, this presentation covers informat
What do you get when you combine role playing, art making, imagination, team collaboration, and conversations about stress management? An interactive Game Show...about Coping Skills!
This FuN!, LOW-PREP, EDITABLE, interactive lesson & game can be used as a stand-alone classroom lesson about
Healthy Relationships-★★★★BEST SELLER!! Help your students learn how to have healthy relationships for life!
My students really like this art project and it really helped them to understand the traits involved in successful relationships.
Many students learn language first through the repetition of life routines. This categorizing life skills activity can be used with students who need to identify items by location, by function, or by association.
• 5 rooms are provided: living room, dining room, bathroom, bedroom, kitchen.
• A w
Sometimes a teacher just needs a tangible way to show the harmful effects of bullying...this is mine. I call it "The Apple Activity". The premise is simple enough but the message behind the lesson is the most powerful message in anti-bullying I have used in my own classroom to date.
Words hurt. A
Baseball is the ultimate Spring/Summer past time for many families and friends. There are so MANY social skill rules to follow when going to a baseball game, so it is DIFFICULT for our friends with social communication deficits to “know” what to do or say at these types of functions.
-Using the phone is an increasingly important skill to be taught in the classroom as technology becomes more available to students.
-This packet is designed for late elementary/middle/high school special education students to practice problem solving, role-playing and reasoning about making phone c
Personal finance enrichment project for 4th and 5th graders! Students become financial planners for a famous person! They will use the templates provided to create budgets, investment plans and even a replica paycheck with deductions for their client. In a step-by-step guide, they
This SMART Goals document includes student worksheets to help students create their own SMART goals for academic, behavioral, or social success. SMART goals are written so that students can specifically target what areas they need to change, identify HOW they can make improvements, and set a deadlin
If you are implementing Core Word teaching for your AAC users, here are activities to teach AAC users to use core vocabulary effectively. The words used are from the PrAACticalAAC blog's Year of Core Words.
• There is some background discussion of core vocabulary, prompting methods, and Aided Lang
Learning about your IEP This product is targeted for grades 5-12th.
Thank you for your interest in this product. I believe that self-awareness is a key to change and as our students get older, it is important for them to understand themselves as learners and begin to advocate for their needs.
Energy drinks are becoming more and more popular with teens, but at what cost? This resource has everything you need to teach students about the dangers of consuming these products.
SAVE BY PURCHASING THIS RESOURCE IN A BUNDLE.
Update reflects the new CDC statistic of 1 in every 68 children now are thought to have Autism.
This product includes a reader and lesson plans ideas to talk about Autism in your classroom.
This is a topic that is very near and dear to my heart. I hate seein
What kid do you know who doesn't love a good old fashioned fortune teller? This paper craft game will not only have your students begging to play more, but will also help them build on their growth mindset skills as they assemble their game, problem-solve while reading directions, and verbalize thei
This pack contains resources to set up a Calm Down Corner in your room.
1) Steps to Calm Down Poster
2) How Are You Feeling Chart?
3) Calm Down Cards - suggestions for things that students can do to calm down. Now includes TWO versions; text and text with visuals (includes blank cards to
Special Education worksheet to learn the difference between a real 911 emergency and when it is not an emergency. There is also calling practice at the bottom. It's great to do roll playing when you are finished.
This worksheet available in a 16 page life skills packet
This bundle includes everything you need to teach a lesson on coping skills and self-regulation to students. It is the perfect lesson for a school counselor on the go to teach students about regulating emotions and coping with life's uncomfortable situations.
This hands-on lesson allows students t
A complete character education responsibility unit for upper elementary students! Engaging, fun lessons, activities and projects for upper elementary students that reinforce the importance of being responsible at school and at home! From quotes to real life student examples, this un
We teach more than content. We teach people.
We guide them through life, help them learn from mistakes, encourage them to form new habits and reach their potential.
Middle and high school are an ideal time for students to set goals. Personal goals can be set at any time, but the
The Starfish Story is the perfect great lesson plan for a 20-30 minute block of time.
The Starfish Story helps students understand how they can help to make a difference in the world. I
Try this helpful resource for students to learn the meanings of signs they see in the community and on the street. Not only do students need to recognize the signs; they need to comprehend what each sign means and what it means they should do/not do.
* There are 34 safety/traffic/community signs, e
Study Skills and Life Skills
The Importance of Being Organized
Organization is a necessity for success. There are many studies showing a strong correlation between organizational skill
This classroom guidance lesson encourages students to be aware of calming/stress management strategies they can use in the future when tough situations arise. Introduce 6 calming strategies with a short story about The Tranquil Turtle and then complete a 2-page craftivity for students to identify th
This Internet pack will provide you with resources to teach students about the Internet and Cyber Safety.
1) Word wall cards - key vocab about Internet safety
2) What is the Internet?
3) What is the Internet used for?
4) What are the benefits and negatives of the Internet?
5) When it's po
This lesson plan provides comprehensive coverage of personal hygiene. It covers basically everything your students need to know about washing hands, daily washing and using deodorant, acne, and proper hair care. A complete PowerPoint presentation and interactive student notes are included along wit
This elementary school counseling classroom guidance lesson gives students the opportunity to examine healthy vs. unhealthy choices. In a movement-based activity, students evaluate 45 choices to determine if they are healthy or unhealthy. Students then independently sort scenarios for additional pra
This elementary school counseling classroom guidance lesson reviews expected behaviors for early elementary school students. Students participate in movement-based activity to discuss and sort behaviors into "awesome action" or "bummer behavior" categories (also includes good choice/sad choice verbi
This Social Skills pack contains everything you need to teach the difference between Tattling and Reporting.
Included in this pack;
1) Social story - Tattling Tina
2) Discussion questions about the story
3) Report It! Poster - 5 things that need to be reported
4) Reporting Is... & Tattling Is
This classroom guidance lesson teaches students 4 methods for coping with tough experiences using a rain/umbrella analogy. Students create an umbrella craft to remind them of strategies they can use when they experience tough times.
In this resource you'll get:
-a scripted lesson p
Social skills need to be directly taught! Are your students struggling with table manners? Making a mess on the floor or their face? Do they need a little help in the social skill area of developing good table manners? This product includes a story to teach students about table manners, an optional
Honesty and Integrity, Kindness, Trustworthiness, Respect, Responsibility, Caring, and Peer Pressure character education units for every month of the school year! Engaging lessons, activities and projects that reinforce the importance of having good character in everyday life situat