Do you have a student with autism or other challenges that is so bound by rules that it interferes with his play and/or relationships with peers? I created this teaching story and activities for students with a rigid adherance to rules. It incluldes a teaching story (color and black and white) and 7 extension activities. You can show the story on a smart board, laptop or Ipad. You can also print off hard copies. Here's what is included:
An 11 page color teaching story about Robert and how his rule-bound behaviors interfere with peer relationships and peer play. Ideas for how he can be more flexible with his peers are discussed. The same story is also included in black and white so you can send it home with students too.
Also included are these extension activities that cover some common IEP goals with elementary and middle school students and help with further understanding of the story:
1. Robert and Rylan: how were they feeling? Help students use emotion vocabulary to describe how the characters in the story were feeling.
2. Flexible and rigid skeleton flip-flaps: 2 synonyms/antonyms,
3. "Flexible" 5 synonyms and 5 antonyms for the word "flexible" and sentence construction with this word.
4. Idioms about rules! Connect the idiom with it's actual meaning (answer key included),
5. Idioms about rules: construct sentences using the idioms.
6. Comprehension questions worksheet (explain idiom and T/F) Answer key included.
7. Critical thinking worksheet (idiom, main idea and personal connection).
Also included: a thermometer graphic for students to use to self-rate their flexibility.
This packet can be used individually with students but it's wonderful for groups too because the extension activities cover important language goals too!
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Copyright: 2016 Donna Miazga