Being a Good Citizen Social Stories, Activity and Power Cards

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Being a Good Citizen Social Story contains material specifically designed for students with special learning needs, especially autism. This social story on being a good citizen addresses what being a good citizen means and looks like in a simplified but rigorous way for students with diverse learning needs to make meaningful and authentic connections to the material. There are 2 copies of this story to reach more learning levels in your class. There is one copy that uses real photos and one that uses black and white symbols. The circle map creates another visual example for students of what a good citizen looks like and the power cards make awesome portable reminders.

★★★This unit has been expanded and updated August 2016 thanks to some helpful feedback to include an additional story and activity.

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Being a Good Citizen Social Story Includes:
• 14 page story using photos
• 13 page BW student booklet
• Circle map graphic organizer using photos and symbols
• Power cards on being a good citizen
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Teaching students appropriate behavior and response/reactions to various situations is a challenge we face as special education teachers. This is why I feel it is so critical to teach these skills in a safe, non-stressful situation, NOT while the behavior is occurring. If you target and protect instructional time to teach these social skills, you are more likely to see them transfer to naturally occurring settings. I know there never seems to be enough time to teach what you need to in a school day, but you will not be sorry if you put time aside every day to work on building better social skills in a thoughtful and structured manner. My hope is that these social stories and related activities will make that task a little easier for you.

As always please take a moment to leave feedback or post any questions you may have. Remember, you will gain credit toward future purchase on tpt as you leave more and more feedback!!

I am currently developing more units, and any feedback I get helps me make improvements in the future.

★★★I have many other social stories available (too many to list here). Just click on the social studies tab to the left in my store.

Please check out my blog page on social stories:

My Thoughts on Social Stories for more ideas on how to use this resource and one of my biggest "aha" moments as a teacher.

I also have some FREE video resources you may find helpful when using social stories:

Social Stories: A Powerful Behavior Management Tool

Writing Your Own Social Stories
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Being a Good Citizen Social Stories, Activity and Power Cards
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Being a Good Citizen Social Stories, Activity and Power Cards
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