This back to school packet is a great way to get to know your students as well as gauge their ability level. Regular education teachers always have fun first day of school packets, why shouldn't special education teachers too?!
It has a place for kiddos the say how they get to school, who their homeroom and special teachers are, their enrichment schedule, and much more! It also has fun stuff like dot-to-dots and color by numbers.
There are opportunities for students to show their knowledge as write a short essay about what they did over the summer (with picture cues and teacher support of course). You can assess students fine motor skills with multiple tracing practice opportunities.
You can also get to know your students interests with questions like "what is your favorite subject," and "what would you like to do when you grow up." All questions have answers with pictures as well as words to help them answer.
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