Mr. Popper's Penguins Novel Study for Special Education

Mr. Popper's Penguins Novel Study for Special Education
Mr. Popper's Penguins Novel Study for Special Education
Mr. Popper's Penguins Novel Study for Special Education
Mr. Popper's Penguins Novel Study for Special Education
Mr. Popper's Penguins Novel Study for Special Education
Mr. Popper's Penguins Novel Study for Special Education
Mr. Popper's Penguins Novel Study for Special Education
Mr. Popper's Penguins Novel Study for Special Education
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Mr. Popper's Penguins by Richard and Florence Atwater is the focus of this novel unit for students with autism and special learning needs. Have you ever wanted to read a novel to your special education students but thought, there is no way they will sit and listen? Persevere, it is worth it!! This 85 page unit on the novel Mr. Popper's Penguins is designed for students who have significant disabilities and special learning needs. I was always reading a novel to my students, regardless of their learning level. The lesson of learning to sit while someone is talking is an invaluable skill that is worthwhile teaching.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS NOVEL UNIT IS FOR STUDENTS WITH SIGNIFICANT DISABILITIES AND ARE EITHER EMERGING OR NON-READERS

This unit has various activities to accompany the Atwater's book, Mr. Popper's Penguins. The materials were designed to allow students with multiple levels of learning to access and engage in lessons learned through listening to this novel. There are many opportunities for students to engage in repeated information on the crazy adventures of Mr. Popper and his performing penguins. This repetition encourages deeper engagement of the book. Finally, many of activities include more than one version, suggestions for differentiation and options for presentation. There is an activity (27 different activities!!) to go with each chapter as your students stay engaged while you read this novel aloud.

Starting with this unit, I have started adding an option to use when you want students to have to choose between correct and incorrect answers in some of the activities. I am still including an errorless version as well. Hopefully, this will address even more learning levels in your class!


See preview for the table of contents and a detailed look at what is included,

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Mr. Popper's Penguins Unit Includes:
• 85 pages of activities to accompany Mr. Popper's Penguins
• Table of Contents
• Suggestions for Use and Suggestions for Differentiation for activities
• 27 activities (1 or more for each chapter plus some bonus activities)

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There are so many benefits to reading out loud to your students. You will teach them an invaluable skill of learning to sit still while someone else is talking. Your parents will also LOVE you for not only teaching them this skill of sitting, but also for exposing them to age appropriate material. Plus, you never know which students you will touch with each story you read.

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.

★★★ If you like using novels in your classroom, check out my many other novel studies.

I also have a blog post on reading novels to a low incidence class that includes some FREE SAMPLES:

Reading Novels to a Low Incidence Class
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