About Barack Obama - Adapted Book

About Barack Obama - Adapted Book
About Barack Obama - Adapted Book
About Barack Obama - Adapted Book
About Barack Obama - Adapted Book
About Barack Obama - Adapted Book
About Barack Obama - Adapted Book
About Barack Obama - Adapted Book
About Barack Obama - Adapted Book
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Presentation (Powerpoint) File

(22 MB|26 pages)
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Looking for an interactive activity to teach your students about historical figures and heroes during Black History Month. This fun adapted book shares facts about important people throughout history while using real life pictures. Adapted books are perfect for your emergent readers, English Language Learners and are especially useful for student with autism and other special education needs.

Interactive adapted books are a great addition to your guided, shared, or independent reading activities, can be used in your literacy centers.

Students will enjoy looking at the colorful graphics throughout the book. Each page includes picture supported text with one interactive sentence frame. Students select a picture from the picture bank to complete the sentence frame on each page of the book. Additionally, students will be able to match text of vocabulary words.

Comprehension questions are based on the reading and visuals are provided for student’s response.

Please take a look at the preview to see the full product to ensure this meets your needs prior to purchasing this book.

Whats included: Adapted book, visuals and texts, comprehension questions and responses (2 levels), vocabulary word/definition match up activity

How to use?

•Adapted Book (or Social Stories) will help students learn using visual and text representations, while increasing independence. It includes class read aloud about historical figure, comprehension questions, vocabulary look up and more.

•You can laminate the adapted book to reuse and for students who are unable to participate in the cut and paste portion of the activity.

•To increase or decrease level of difficulty for students, increase or decrease number of visuals/text provided to students at a time.

•You can increase level of difficulty by having students write in their answers and not provide students with the visuals/text.

•You can scaffold by withholding visuals and have students match the vocabulary words first throughout the reading.

• To decrease level of difficulty, provide students with visuals only and have students focus on matching the visuals.

•Before making a copy you can complete the adapted book, and provide students with a copy of the visuals and text and make the adapted book a matching activity. Students can match picture to picture and text to text. Supports text recognition and increases independence.

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Analyze in detail a series of events described in a text; determine whether earlier events caused later ones or simply preceded them.
Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of how key events or ideas develop over the course of the text.
Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases by using context clues, analyzing meaningful word parts, and consulting general and specialized reference materials, as appropriate.
Apply knowledge of language to understand how language functions in different contexts, to make effective choices for meaning or style, and to comprehend more fully when reading or listening.
Present information, findings, and supporting evidence such that listeners can follow the line of reasoning and the organization, development, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
Total Pages
26 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
55 minutes
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