Interruption Combustion: 46 pages of activities designed to reduce interrupting behaviors in readers from K-6th grade. If you liked my product, "Conversation chaos" for improving conversational reciprocity, you will like these activities too! Use them with your students with autism, ADHD, aspergers, or your students who struggle with self-monitoring and improving their interrupting behaviors. You will receive the following pages and activities:
Teaching Story: reviews when it's appropriate and not appropriate to interrupt others and how to politely do so, 9 pages, color.
Same Teaching Story: 9 pages, black and white.
Social Script; "Interruption Combustion," 2 pages, color
Worksheet for interruption combustion, 1 page, black &white
Emergency vs. non-emergency topic sort, 5 pages. 12 cards and 1 page of blanks to individualize,
Social Script: Conversation Kudos, 2 pages, color,
Worksheet for conversation kudos, 1 page, black and white.
Answer keys for worksheets, 1 page, black and white
Rubric for measuring interrupting behaviors, 1 page, black and white,
Sample IEP goals for interrupting, 1 page, black and white,
Role play social scenarios involving interrupting, 5 pages,
Visuals: polite ways to interrupt; 2 pages,
Talking tickets, to give out during practice conversations to increase awareness of other conversational behaviors, 1 page, color.
These activities are designed to improve awareness of the impact of interrupting behaviors on listeners, both in small groups and in the classroom, to practice being the recipient of an interrupter and to practice and problem-solve how and when it's appropriate to interrupt. I hope you find these helpful with your students. This product is also part of a bundle in my store where you will get 20% off the price of three products,
Pragmatics Bundle for Conversational Skills
Looking for materials on interrupting for your older students? Check out:
No Interrupting: Teaching Story, Middle and High School
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Copyright: 2014 Donna MIazga Revised 10/15