This item includes a social story focused on What to do When There is a Tornado Drill. The highlights of what it teaches are: descriptions of the steps to follow during a tornado drill which includes leaving the classroom and relocating to a different location within the building.
This document also contains two associated smaller visual supports that can be used by the student during the tornado drill and/or to be sent home for parents to review with student. They are a shortened version of the social story broken down into 5 steps.
This is geared more towards students in Pre-K through 5th grade, however depending on the cognitive level of the student, it may be appropriate for older ages. While this was originally designed for students with special needs, I have had many teachers request a copy to use - especially for Pre-K, Kindergarten, and 1st grades - as they have found it to be extremely helpful for teaching this to all the children in their class.
While the total pages of this entire document is 4, the social story itself is only 1 page with an additional page that contains both of the smaller shortened accompanying visuals.
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