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Using Poetry in Teaching Reading to Special Education Students

For Teachers 6th - 9th
A series of well-written activities, these lessons prompt middle schoolers reading below grade level (at a second, third, or fourth grade level) to use poetry to practice basic reading skills. They rhyme, build words, make inferences,...
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Learning Disabilities 101

For Teachers 1st - 5th
A quick overview of defining learning disabilities, where they stem from, and how they affect learning.
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Simple Preparation Can Improve Reading Comprehension

For Teachers K - 12th
Reading comprehension is key to success in nearly every subject in school, but how do you improve comprehension in a pupil with dyslexia? Here are several tips that define ways in which educators can provide strategies to improve overall...
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Raise Awareness for National Learning Disabilities Month

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Raise awareness of learning disabilities through reading, writing, research, and collaboration.
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Stellaluna Lesson: Increase Oral Language Development and Story Comprehension

For Teachers 1st - 6th
To be used with the BRAIDY system, this lesson works to increase oral language and reading comprehension. Special needs pupils review parts of a story, sequence of events, and create a Venn diagram showing the differences between birds...
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Second-Grade Comprehension-Based Intervention

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Help your youngsters find meaning in the text they read with this series of five intervention lessons. Offering explicit, step-by-step instructions for walking children through shared readings of leveled books, these...
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Art and Artists: Diversity of Learners Adaptation

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Young scholars determine the style of place cards as well as how to display phots of artwork. They organize and design an art museum for parents and other students to enjoy. Young scholars create place cards to explain the artwork,...
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Multiplication Using the Vaughn Cube

For Teachers 3rd
Learning basic math skills is a must, but it may not be that easy for pupils with learning disabilities. This multiplication lesson uses the Vaughn Cube to help 3rd graders solve single-digit multiplication problems through pictorial...
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Understanding What Reading Is All About: Teaching Materials for Adult Basic Education Learners

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Adult special education learners focus on literacy across 13 detailed lessons. They utilize real-life text interactions to learn about components of reading, word analysis, sight words, fluency, vocabulary, and spelling. There is also a...
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First-Grade Intervention

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Learning how to read is a big challenge for young learners, but this series of lessons provides them with the extra support they need to succeed. With each lesson following the a clearly outlined format, children are introduced to new...
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Second and Third Grade Explicit Phonics Intervention

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd Standards
Support all young learners on their journey to literacy with this five-lesson reading intervention unit. Following a clearly outlined format, each lesson first engages children in practicing their phonemic awareness and phonics skills...
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Chapter 11 Teacher Guide and Student Log

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
As part of their study of the subject of child labor and child abuse introduced by Francesco D’Adamo’s novel, Iqbal, class members examine two extended reading passages about individuals who champion the rights of kids.
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Special Education Poetry Idea

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Use this simple activity to introduce poetry to your junior high or high school special education class. Learners take turns writing lines that rhyme with a word you assigned. After all the sentences are written, they arrange them to...
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A Girl Named Helen Keller

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students explore human behavior by reading a biography about Helen Keller. In this learning disabilities lesson, students read the book A Girl Named Helen Keller and identify the diseases she was stricken with and the determination it...
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Daily Lesson Plan for a Struggling Reader

For Teachers K - 8th
Strategy-based programs that are executed with consistency are the best for achieving growth in any learner with a learning disability. Here is a seven-step lesson plan that is highly structured and is intended to help learners with...
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Chapter 12 Teacher Guide and Student Log

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Chapter 12 of Francesco D'Adamo's Iqbal is the focus of a packet of intervention materials designed to improve the reading comprehension of learners with special needs. The lesson follows the routines and procedures established in the...
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Math in English Skills III Exercise Book: Understanding Fractions

For Students 1st - 6th
Fractions can be tricky, and there is no better way to tackle tricky topics than with a visual representation. Intended for learners in grades two and three, this set of printable worksheets provides a variety of fractions represented in...
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Butterflies Fly!

For Teachers 3rd
Chopin was a lovely composer who played the piano masterfully. Third graders are introduced to Chopin, his piano sounds, triple meter, music patterns, movement, and the waltz. They listen to his music while hearing the story Butterflies...
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Data Binders

For Students 2nd - 6th Standards
Here is a great resource to support students you have identified early on as needing behavioral or general learning support, particularly if you are practicing a Response to Intervention (RTI) approach. This data binder printable allows...
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Ender's Game: Ender's Shadow Projects

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Most likely intended for a secondary remedial class. This lesson engages students in literary analysis through a creative project. They choose one project focused on taking the protagonist through a hero's journey. This link provides a...
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Fourth-Grade Text-Based Intervention

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
Provide young readers with the extra support they need using this series of 10 literacy lessons. Following a repeated sequence of learning activities, these lessons engage children in expanding their vocabulary and developing their...
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Second-Grade Explicit Intervention

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Unfortunately, not all students learn to read at the same pace, but with the help of this resource, you can ensure that they all receive the support they need to reach this important goal. Comprised of short literacy activities, these...
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Chapter 8 Teacher Guide and Student Log

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Designed to improve the reading comprehension of learners with special needs, this packet of intervention materials is intended to be used with the eighth chapter of Iqbal, Francesco D’Adamo’s novel about child labor.
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Chapter 6 Teacher Guide and Student Log

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Is work that is safe for adults also safe for children? That is the question class members consider as they continue their reading of Francesco D’Adamo’s, Iqbal, a novel about child labor. Following the routines established in previous...

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