Back to School Bundle for Thematic Groups, Reading, and Communication Skills

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Miss Allison's SpEd Spot
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  1. Are you looking for thematic activities to supplement your academic instruction or help students better access grade-level curriculum? Do you love teaching literacy using picture books but have students who are nonreaders or reading significantly below grade level? This bundle of thematic unit activ
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Are you looking for thematic activities to supplement your academic instruction or help student better access grade-level curriculum? Do you love teaching literacy using picture books but have students who are nonreaders or reading significantly below grade level? This bundle of thematic unit activities and picture book supports is the perfect classroom addition to meet the diverse needs of your students!

Who is it for?

  • Preschool or Elementary special education classrooms
  • Students with communication and comprehension IEP goals
  • Non-readers
  • Students using alternate academic standards
  • Students needing accessible academic materials to accommodate grade-level curriculum

Features:

  • teacher-friendly: all activities include a color and black & white version, answer key, set-up tips, ways to implement during group, 1:1, and independent work times, and differentiation tips for accommodating or extending learning for every activity (see preview for details).
  • engaging: hands-on activities encourage interaction and communication
  • picture-supported: using PCS from Mayer Johnson (used with permission)
  • predictable: due to similar formatting across book units
  • ready-to-use: most activities simply need printed but can be laminated or made into velcro boards for increased durability and interaction
  • tested: I have developed and used these activities over many years of teaching in a special education classroom
  • Easel Activities: available to assign electronically

What’s Included (see preview for details):

  • Back to School unit activities include (see preview for details):
    • Vocabulary Word and Picture Cards
    • Visual Recipes (2)
    • Weekend Report for home communication (2)
    • Reading Communication Board for popular picture books (2)
    • Social Studies Activity
    • Math Activity
    • Games (2)
    • Writing Activity
    • Set-Up Instructions
    • Implementation Tips for Whole/Small Group, 1:1, and independent work times for each activity
    • Differentiation Tips for Accommodating and Extending each activity to meet student needs

  • Picture Book Communication & Comprehension Supports for No, David! and David Goes to School by David Shannon. *Books not included*
    • Vocabulary Cards: to teach and assess targeted vocabulary (can also be used to create interactive games!)
    • Vocabulary Progress Monitoring Sheet: for receptive and expressive identification of story vocabulary and generalization
    • Communication Board: to generate sentences about the story verbally or through velcro manipulatives
    • GoTalk 9+ AAC Board: formatted for use with GoTalk 9+
    • Sentence Building Progress Monitoring Sheet: for assessing sentence generation
    • Communication IEP Goal Ideas: for vocabulary and sentence building goals
    • Differentiated Wh-Question Assessments: 3 leveled assessments (multiple choice pictures, multiple choice words/phrases, fill-in) for answering who, what, where, when, and why questions about the story. *Easel activity*
    • Fill-in-the-Blank Sentences Worksheet: Cut-and-paste cloze sentences with picture choice options *Easel activity*
    • Sequencing Worksheet: Picture-based cut-and-paste sequencing of story events
    • Comprehension Goal Ideas: for wh-questions, writing, sequencing, and higher-order thinking
    • Higher-Order Thinking Progress Monitoring: for recalling story elements (characters, setting, and events) and answering inferential and evaluative questions about the story
    • Unit Report Card: Convenient data collection sheet for all unit activities to be used for grading and sharing with families
    • Implementation Tips for Whole/Small Group, 1:1, and independent work times for each activity
    • Differentiation Tips for Accommodating and Extending each activity to meet student needs

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Standards

to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
With prompting and support, ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
With prompting and support, retell familiar stories, including key details.
With prompting and support, identify characters, settings, and major events in a story.
With prompting and support, describe the relationship between illustrations and the story in which they appear (e.g., what moment in a story an illustration depicts).
Actively engage in group reading activities with purpose and understanding.

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