The Greedy Python Unit for Special Education

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The Greedy Python by Eric Carle is the focus of this literacy 60+page unit developed for students with autism and other special learning needs. This unit has various activities to accompany Eric Carle’s book, The Greedy Python. The materials are designed to allow students with multiple levels of learning to access and engage in lessons learned through reading The Greedy Python. There are many opportunities for students to engage in repeated information on the travels of this greedy python as he east his way through the jungle. This repetition encourages deeper engagement of the book. Finally, many of the The Greedy Python activities include more than one version, suggestions for differentiation and options for presentation. There is also a 19 page social story and activity addressing the concept and importance of generosity which goes perfectly with this story and is great for students with autism and special learning needs.

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The Greedy Python Unit Includes:

• 20 symbol story board to accompany the book, The Greedy Python*
• Circle maps reviewing main elements from The Greedy Python*
• Jungle/Arctic Animal sorting activity *
• What do I Eat? matching activity *
• Python sequencing craft that is differentiated *
• The Greedy Python Comprehension activity *
• Social story on Being Generous and sorting activity

* : color and BW versions provided
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Much of what I have learned about curriculum development is incorporated in these units. For example, do not be afraid of repetition. It is critical that students with significant disabilities get to experience material over several days to be able to fully assimilate what is being taught. Also, adding visual supports to your printables and class activities helps students be able to pay more attention to the content you are presenting rather than the mechanics of what is expected. Finally, ask questions. Good questions!! Regardless of the material, we can ask students questions that will push them to think more deeply than before.

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I am currently developing more units, and any feedback I get helps me make improvements in the future.

★★★Please consider checking out my other Eric Carle Literacy units:

The Grouchy Ladybug

The Very Quiet Cricket

The Tiny Seed

The Very Busy Spider

Mister Seahorse

The Very Lonely Firefly
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The Greedy Python Unit for Special Education
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