Wizard of Oz Novel Study for Special Education

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Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum is the focus for this literacy unit for students with autism and special learning needs. Have you ever wanted to read a novel to your special education students but thought, there is no way they will sit and listen? Persevere, it is worth it!! This 111 page unit on the novel Wizard of Oz is designed for students who have disabilities and special learning needs. I was always reading a novel to my students, regardless of their learning level. The lesson of learning to sit while someone is talking is an invaluable skill that is worthwhile teaching.

This unit has various activities to accompany Frank Baum’s book, Wizard of Oz. The materials were designed to allow students with multiple levels of learning to access and engage in lessons learned through listening to this novel. There are many opportunities for students to engage in repeated information on what happens to Dorothy and her friends. This repetition encourages deeper engagement of the book. Finally, many of the Wizard of Oz activities include more than one version, suggestions for differentiation and options for presentation. There is an activity to go with each chapter as your students stay engaged while you read this novel aloud.

See preview for the table of contents and a detailed look at what is included,

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Unit Includes:
• 111 pages of activities to accompany Wizard of Oz
• Table of Contents
• Suggestions for Use and Suggestions for Differentiation for activities
• 33 activities (1-2 for each chapter)

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There are so many benefits to reading out loud to your students. You will teach them an invaluable skill of learning to sit still while someone else is talking. Your parents will also LOVE you for not only teaching them this skill of sitting, but also for exposing them to age appropriate material. Plus, you never know which students you will touch with each story you read.

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

★★★ If you like using novels in your classroom, check out these other novel studies:

Charlotte’s Web

Because of Winn-Dixie

The Mouse and the Motorcycle

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Shiloh

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

Hatchet


I also have a blog post on reading novels to a low incidence class:

Reading Novels to a Low Incidence Class
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Wizard of Oz Novel Study for Special Education
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Wizard of Oz Novel Study for Special Education
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