Back To School Thematic Unit for Special Education - Engaging and Hands On

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Teach students the language and concepts they need at the beginning of the school year. Do you have students who need targeted instruction & repeated progress? This theme unit is designed to enhance & further your student's language development, vocabulary, reading, and math skills through hands-on and visually supported lessons and activities. 


  • Hands-on learners
  • Students who need repetition & varied practice in order to progress and generalize skills
  • Classrooms with students at multiple levels
  • Students with language-based disabilities such as autism


  • Differentiated to save you time
  • Detailed instructions for each activity for easy implementation
  • Language & vocabulary based 
  • Designed to immerse students in the vocabulary and concepts leading to better learning while targeting standards
  • 10 extension activities are included to help you use the materials in even more lessons


  • Vocabulary word wall cards

  • Vocabulary graphic organizers: 3 levels

  • Full-page & color easy reader
  • Half-page black-line easy readers: 2 levels

  • Write the room: 2 levels of recording sheets

  • Language & vocabulary concept activities: targets receptive understanding of feature, function, and class

  • Vocabulary sorting: 3 levels of sorting cards

  • Alphabet clip cards: matching upper and lower case letters

  • Counting clip cards: one-to-one correspondence

  • School bus themed tens frames center

  • Making sets 1 through 20

  • Sizing tasks

  • Addition Center and worksheets

  • Count the room: 2 levels of recording sheets

  • Addition clip cards

  • Graphing Center: 2 Levels

  • Yes or No Clip Cards

  • Reading Comprehension Activities

  • Leveled Texts: 3 books with 3 versions

  • I Spy: 2 levels

  • Scrambled Sentences: 3 levels

  • 10 Extension activities to keep the learning going

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Count to 100 by ones and by tens.
Write numbers from 0 to 20. Represent a number of objects with a written numeral 0-20 (with 0 representing a count of no objects).
Directly compare two objects with a measurable attribute in common, to see which object has “more of”/“less of” the attribute, and describe the difference. For example, directly compare the heights of two children and describe one child as taller/shorter.
Solve addition and subtraction word problems, and add and subtract within 10, e.g., by using objects or drawings to represent the problem.
Follow words from left to right, top to bottom, and page by page.


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