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Writing Skills for Students with Autism & Special Needs (Expressive Writing)

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K - 5th, Homeschool
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Common Core Aligned. Teach writing skills without worrying about handwriting. Over 70 pages. These printables may work great for students in grade 1, 2, 3, 4, or 5 whose special needs include developmental delays or it may work for younger students in primary grades learning to develop expressive writing skills. This packet includes writing related worksheets that require variations in response styles for many answers. (Ex. matching, cutting and pasting to produce written products.) Links to Common Core State Standards are provided for each printable activity. W.K.1, W.K.2., W.K.3, W.K.8, W.1.1, W.1.2., W.1.3, , W.2.1, W.2.2., W.2.3, W.2.8,W.3.2B, L.1.2.B)

Adapted Writing.

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Finishing a Sentence

Describe an Object


Describe the Picture

Describe the Picture 2


Pictures and Text Responses

Build a Sentence

Build a Sentence –School

What I like…

Why I think…

Finish the Sentence

Finish the Sentence Blank

Facts vs. Opinions

Opinions with Lining Words

Opinions with Supporting Evidence

Opinions with Supporting Evidence (Page 2)

Writing a Letter

Writing a Letter – Field Trip


Tell About the Picture

What Does This Mean

Tell the Story

Match The Sentence to the Story

Match the Sentence to the Picture

Match the Sentence to the Picture 2

Match the Sentence to the Image

Topic Sentences

Opinion Piece

Opinion Piece - Animals

Opinion Piece – Book Report

Writing Paragraphs

Writing Paragraphs 2

Match Linking Words

Brainstorming – Planning a Meal

Make a Story- Topic

Make a Story- Adjectives

Make a Story- Sentences

Make a Story-Closing

Make a Story- Paragraph

Tell About This

Describe & Color

What Did You Do This Weekend?

Tell About a Trip to the Zoo


Sequence This

What Order?

Copy the Order

Making a Grocery List

Graphic Organizer for Facts

Organize Facts

How to Make a Cake

Put in Order

Order of Events

How to Use a Tablet

Write a Paragraph-Main Idea and Details

Write a Paragraph- Blank



A “Travel Guide” Through My School


Home Journal

Matching Facts to Statements

Illustrations and Captions

Research Paper For Beginning Writers


Punctuation Match

Punctuation Match 2

What Did you Say?

Word Work- Period

Symbol Work- Question Mark

Symbol Work- Exclamation Point

Ending Punctuation

Punctuation Word Match

Punctuation Match Up

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Develop the topic with facts, definitions, and details.
Use end punctuation for sentences.
Write informative/explanatory texts in which they introduce a topic, use facts and definitions to develop points, and provide a concluding statement or section.
Write narratives in which they recount two or more appropriately sequenced events, include some details regarding what happened, use temporal words to signal event order, and provide some sense of closure.
Write informative/explanatory texts in which they name a topic, supply some facts about the topic, and provide some sense of closure.


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