The lessons I have created and planned for the first week of school are intended as a basis for establishing rules and routines in the classroom. These are social skills lessons for teaching appropriate school behavior for students with
This lesson plan includes:
- Making Good Choices Activity Worksheet
- Weekly Reflection Sheet
1. Students will understand the concept of making good choices.
2. Students will participate in listing examples of good choices and
Children with autism often have difficulty recognizing or identifying emotions and feelings. This resource can be used as a daily check in for students with autism or other communication delays to identify and express how they feel each day.
The purpose of this lesson is to help students know what to expect and create a safe predictable environment. It is important to understand the importance of rules and routines for individuals with disabilities and apply them in various settings and
It is important to establish a work time and choice time routine. Students with autism and other disabilities may have rigid patterns of thinking. Their tendency to follow rules and routines can cause challenges for adaptive functioning, including
It is important for students to learn about responsibility early on for school success and increased independence. By teaching about responsibilities as well as establishing routines, children will learn organizational skills and accountability,
The weekly reflection sheet is a tool that allows students to fill out how they believe they have been doing throughout the week based on generic classroom rules. At the end of the week I like to distribute the sheet and have students complete them,
The purpose of this lesson is to help students identify positive classroom behavior and communication skills that will be important in ensuring that all students are treated respectfully when participating in lesson activities. In addition, this
Complimenting is a tool of establishing friendship that creates ties of commonality in social conversations. It also is an important social strategy in that it functions as an opener for a conversation and allows meaningful social interaction to
The ability to express feelings is an important factor in a child's emotional development. Helping children learn to express, accept, and control their feelings will benefit them in all their relationships. Teaching children to express and control