This 13 page “Morning Group Calendar Binder” for Autism and Special education is a great interactive book for increased participation and engagement during morning meeting, morning group, calendar time, or circle time. Each student has their own binder and follows along with the teacher to choose the correct picture icon for a variety of calendar and life skills activities listed below.
Included in this binder:
-Name writing page
-Today is, yesterday was, tomorrow will be
-Interactive calendar (7 included for the different days the month starts on) with icons to fill in the sentence “Today is [day] [month] [numerical date] [year].” Students put a Velcro star on the correct calendar date.
-Seasons and seasonal clothing to wear
-Emotions (I feel)- Caucasian and African American option
- 11 choice icon pages for each topic
(kid-riendly website links are also provided for the calendar, to find the temperature online and for the clock)
Add sight words to your morning group binder with:
Sight Word Interactive Book (Spell, match, write, say) Trains-Pre-primer Edition
Do you have a smartboard or computer projector? Check out my “Morning Group Smartboard PowerPoint Lesson with Video Choice Boards.” The choice icons in the binder are on the Smartboard powerpoint. Teachers can circle or point to the correct icon while Students follow along with their morning group binder. The SmartBoard Lesson also includes motivating educational song video choice boards for topics such as: the days, months, weather, seasons, emotions, body parts, time, and money. Students will be working on taking turns, communication, and making choices. 4 songs per choice board are included for each topic.
Morning Work Calendar SmartBoard Lesson with Video Choices