[Autism and Special Education lesson plan, can also be used for students without autism]
In this activity, students use sentence stems to infer how different workers might feel on the job. For example, a teacher may show students a picture of a firefighter. Students would fill in the blank, “She feels ________ when she gets called to put out a fire”. More advanced students can explain their responses, “She feels ________ when she gets called to put out a fire because ________”.
• Expressive language
• Verbal syntax
• Occupation identification and vocabulary
Stages Learning Materials Occupation Picture Cards (http://www.stageslearning.com/collections/language-builder-complete-set/products/language-builder-occupation-cards)
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