Plants & Garden Thematic Unit For Special Education (Autism Resource)

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PreK - 6th, Homeschool
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This theme unit will help students learn plants and garden-related vocabulary and practice reading & math skills in a hands-on way. It is packed with visuals to help support your students while working towards mastery.

This is the perfect unit for special education classrooms that cater to autism, language-based disabilities, learning disabilities, and multiply disabled students.

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The activities include multiple levels to save you time and help you differentiate within your programs and groupings.

Please see the preview for a closer look at what is included.


  • Students who need direct instruction
  • Classrooms that need visual supports
  • Students who need a high level of repetition and practice in order to learn and retain skills


  • Differentiated to save you time
  • Detailed instructions for each activity for easy implementation
  • Language & vocabulary based 
  • Designed to immerse students in the vocabulary and concepts leading to better learning
  • 10 extension activities are included to help you use the materials in even more lessons
  • Incorporates reading and math standards


Vocabulary Word Wall Cards (full color)

Vocabulary Graphic Organizers: 3 levels

Full Page & Color Easy Reader

Half Page Blackline Easy Readers: 2 levels

Write The Room: 2 levels of recording sheets

Language & Vocabulary Concept Activities: targets receptive

understanding of feature, function, and class

Counting Sets Clip Cards: 1 through 20

Number Words Matching Center

Garden Tens Frames Center

Sizing Tasks Center

Count The Room: 2 levels of recording sheets

Telling Time Clip Cards

Addition Clip Cards: sums to 10

Subtraction Clip Cards: differences within 10

Yes or No Clip Cards- 2 levels

Graphing Worksheets

Read and Do Reading Comprehension Activities

Leveled Texts With Yes/No Picture Sorts: 3 books that each come in 3 versions (Pre-A, level A and level B)

Sensory Table Cards: numbers 0 to 30, upper & lowercase letters, and plant life cycle sequencing

Extension Activities Ideas

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Understand the relationship between numbers and quantities; connect counting to cardinality.
Understand that the last number name said tells the number of objects counted. The number of objects is the same regardless of their arrangement or the order in which they were counted.
Count to answer “how many?” questions about as many as 20 things arranged in a line, a rectangular array, or a circle, or as many as 10 things in a scattered configuration; given a number from 1-20, count out that many objects.
Directly compare two objects with a measurable attribute in common, to see which object has “more of”/“less of” the attribute, and describe the difference. For example, directly compare the heights of two children and describe one child as taller/shorter.
Fluently add and subtract within 5.


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