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 about
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 must
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. Write
Social Stories are a great way to promote positive behaviors in the classroom. Blurting Out is a FREE social story to help students learn to listen to others while they are speaking and why it is important to follow the classroom rules.
Social Stories are a visual guide to describe interactions, si
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
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/
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 of
When people travel the world, they need a passport to travel to other countries. When entering the United States from another country, citizen from other countries need a visa. Why would someone need a visa? Watch our clarifier and learn why.
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 choices
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:
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
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 CV
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
Teaching Money is such a hard skill for students with special needs. This packet is an awesome resource that is completely PRINTABLE! Seriously! Just Print and go!
The Unit Includes over 30 pages of Touch Money worksheets and visuals!
Pre and Post Test
-Cover page to make personalized packets
This career exploration packet helps children and teenagers consider some of the many options that are out there.
This resource includes a checklist of over 200 possible job choices (and a bonus checklist of 75 of the jobs with picture cues). "What do you want to be when you grow up?"
Great for ca
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 rea
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 informati
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 wide variety of furniture and accessories are also provided.
• There is a game w
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 w
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 seeing
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.
Included in t
This resource has been completely revamped in celebration of Back To School 2014!
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
Healthy Relationships - ★BEST SELLER!! Help your students learn how to have healthy relationships for life!
My students really liked this art project and iit really helped them to understand the traits involved in successful relationships.
-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 ca
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
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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 influe
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 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 deadline
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 to
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 skills
Use of core vocabulary words has been shown to provide AAC users with the vocabulary they need to serve most of their communication needs. The researchers who’ve developed the Developmental Learning Maps (DLM ) have identified a basic core of 40 words that are a beginning word set to meet the needs
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 Langu
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 uni
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 pos
Try this helpful resource for students to learn the meanings of signs they see in the community and on the street.
* There now are 34 safety/traffic/community signs, each with two symbols to choose from to represent the correct action or meaning. (revised 4-2016)
* There is also a game board with
This activity complements the book "Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day" by Judith Viorst. Through these character building activities, your students will learn all about the circle of control and will be able to identify things that are within their control vs. the things tha
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 C
This pack contains resources to teach your students about Water Safety. The pages can be bound together to make up a book or used as posters.
Included in this pack;
1) What is Water Safety?
2) Why is Water Safety Important?
3) How can I be safe? + poster for each strategy
4) Mythbusting - Floaties
Included in this pack are a variety of activities to target perspective taking and tone of voice. I do push-in lessons for my SDC classrooms and these are some of the social skills I teach. You can also do this in small group setting.
HOHOHO Santa & Rudolph Perspective Taking Activity
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 l
Calendar Activities for Language March
You'll love using these calendar activities to target so many areas of language including executive functioning, sequencing, concepts, following directions, answering questions, and auditory processing.
March Fun Facts
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.
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.
Worksheet on why we pay taxes. This worksheet gives examples of income taxes and state taxes. Sales tax is based on California taxes. I also only use a minimum of income taxes considering most of my students will never work.
This complete unit is designed to teach students with autism, and other social communication deficits, strategies for showing interest in others. These students often fail to express interest in others, not because they aren't interested in forming social relationships with them, but more often becau
This Social Skills pack contains everything you need to teach the students about Making Friends.
Included in this pack;
1) Interactive Text (students respond to questions asked)
2) Poster – What Makes a Great Friend? (based on the 7 rules)
3) What Makes a Great Friend? Labelling Task (students crea
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 situati