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50 resources with the concept learning disabilities

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Using Expertise to Group Students

For Teachers K - 12th
If you've been looking to increase the level of differentiation in your teaching, this video is a great place to start. A selection of teachers from Lincoln Middle School explain how they use their individual expertise to support...
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I Do, We Do, You Do

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
One simple teaching strategy can have a powerful effect on student learning on a daily basis. Take a look at one teacher's approach to preparing class members for independent work with "I Do, We Do, You Do", and discover how this...
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Differentiated Planning Form

For Teachers K - 12th
Follow this simple template to plan for proper differentiation in your class and design lessons with all learners' unique abilities and learning styles in mind.
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RTI- Small Group Plans

For Teachers Pre-K - 6th
Keep track of group work and outcomes with this handy planner from RTI.
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RTI- Student Documentation

For Teachers Pre-K - 6th
Document a student's monthly progress by recording reading, writing, and math assessment scores on this RTI chart.
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RTI- Intervention Tracking

For Teachers Pre-K - 6th
Simplify record keeping on each of your charges with a chart that tracks the date, the intervention, the person or persons responsible, and the results of each intervention.
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RTI- All About Me

For Teachers Pre-K - 6th
This RTI form asks learners to identify their strengths, where they need help, and their fondest wishes. A great way to gain insight into these special learners.
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RTI- Student Snapshot

For Teachers Pre-K - 6th
Record a learner's strengths, as well as concerns and parent input, on this handy RTI form.
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English Grammar Help, How to Write Correct Sentences

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Here is a neat way to promote independence in your learners with dyslexia. Learners can access this resource for quick tips in writing complete, grammatically correct sentences. It's like a cheat sheet kids can use on their own. To...
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Vowel Lessons: To Help Improve Spelling

For Teachers K - 12th
There are a few things every good speller knows: spelling rules, vowel sounds, and word endings. Help your learner with dyslexia become a more efficient speller with a few tips from a dyslexia expert. Included in the lesson plan is a...
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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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What is Dyslexia?

For Students 9th - 12th
One in five people are affected by dyslexia, yet many do not understand what this identification actually means. Explore the varied ways in which dyslexia affects individuals, and learn about the widespread neurodiversity that exists in...
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Dyspraxia Presentation

For Teachers Higher Ed
Not really a resource for use in the classroom - this file is a PowerPoint presentation which gives information about Dyspraxia. It is a very interesting presentation because it shares many signs to look for in a person who may be...
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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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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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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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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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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 plan, students read the book A Girl Named Helen Keller and identify the diseases she was stricken with and the determination...
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Religion and Ethics: Living with Special Needs

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore human behavior by exploring mental and physical disabilities. In this learning disability lesson, students identify the different disabilities students have which prevent them from working at the same pace as the rest of...
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HEALTH & SOCIAL SCIENCE

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students create a three part poster entitled, "Learning Disabilities". The first two parts are two paragraph reports on any two of the learning disabilities featured in the discussion. The final part of the poster is a two paragraph essay.
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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 pupils 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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Story Map Book Report

For Teachers 1st - 7th
This is an example of what a story map book report can look like using mind wing teaching concepts. Consider this idea as a way to provide special needs or those with learning disabilities a way to communicate what they know or learned...
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Fighting Prejudice and Discrimination against People with Learning Disabilities

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Young scholars work to understand learning disabilities and discrimination. In this teaching tolerance lesson, students examine what learning disabilities are and how people are discriminated against.  There are different activities for...
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Helen Keller

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Students investigate human achievements by researching deaf and blind people. In this Helen Keller biography lesson, students view images and documents from Helen Keller's life and research the impact she had on the United States.