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Emotion Card Games

For Teachers K - 8th
Emotions come in all shapes and sizes, and can be difficult for young learners or students with special needs to identify. Support them in gaining the valuable social skill of recognizing emotions and understanding empathy with this...
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Special Protections-Session Six

For Teachers 1st - Higher Ed
Parents and children work together in a community circle to discuss caring for people with special needs. In separate groups, the children sing and listen to a story. They discuss ways people are alike, and ways they are different....
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Religion and Ethics: Living with Special Needs

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners explore human behavior by exploring mental and physical disabilities. In this learning disability lesson, students identify the different disabilities learners have which prevent them from working at the same pace as the rest of...
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Adapted Physical Education

For Teachers Pre-K - 12th
Looking for information about how to adapt physical education for learners with special needs? Check out this packet that provides information about general adaptations, as well as appropriate approaches and activities for children with...
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Cars Puzzles (Basic Code Sentences)

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Vroom vroom into reading skills! Bring a set of reading puzzles based on Disney's Cars to your special education or mainstream class. Each strip features a code sentence with the same vowel sound, and when kids put the strips together,...
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Better Attitudes and Skills in Children

For Teachers K - 3rd
Little kids often have very big feelings, and need help expressing them. A set of social emotional lessons provide tangible ways for young elementary learners to visualize their emotions, focus on clear communication, and channel their...
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Three Little Pigs: Verbs

For Students K - 6th
The story of the Three Little Pigs is a classic. Prep your special education class for a telling of this tale by previewing verbs commonly found in the story. Each page of this printable resource include the verb and an image showing the...
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Creating Children's Books

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students collaborate to create a children's book. In this visual arts lesson, student study the components and procedures that go into making a children's book including the shape, size. layout, biographical information about the author,...
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Promoting Disability Awareness and Acceptance in Childhood

For Teachers K - 12th
Create a safe and respectful school environment with the help of this special education teaching guide. Offering dozens of instructional ideas and activities for raising awareness and acceptance of children with disabilities, this is a...
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Chapter 10 Teacher Guide and Student Log

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Intended to be used with the 10th chapter of Francesco D’Adamo’s novel, Iqbal, a novel about child labor. The 42-page packet of intervention materials is designed to improve the reading comprehension of learners with special needs. As...
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I Am Special and You Are Special Too #4

For Teachers K
The students listen to a book about being different and investigate that everyone is different, but special in their own unique way. The students draw a picture of themselves using multi-cultural markers. Along with the drawing, the...
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Waiting

For Teachers Pre-K - 12th
Waiting can be hard for everyone, but for individuals with autism or other special needs, it can be confusing and frustrating. Lead a discussion in which students brainstorm times in their lives when they would need to wait, and help...
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Jan Brett Author Study

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
Expose young children to the wonderful works of author and illustrator Jan Brett using a few of her stories such as Armadillo Rodeo, The Mitten, or Daisy Comes Home through a unit study. 
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Falling into Shapes

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Children with special needs participate in several activities to reinforce shape and color recognition. They sign the word leaf, sing a song about leaves, and bounce leaves around on a parachute. They then help the instructor name...
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Japanese Festivals and Holidays

For Teachers 3rd - 11th
Bring the excitement and beauty of Japanese festivals into your classroom. Kids with special needs create calendars that reflect special festivals and holidays common to Japanese culture. They start the project by creating a list of...
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Substitute Teacher Guide

For Teachers K - 12th
So you've signed up to work as a substitute teacher, While you're waiting for that call, download or bookmark a substitute teacher guide that has everything you need to prepare you for any classroom, for any grade, for any subject....
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PSE Character Education: Respect

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Every healthy classroom community is built on a foundation of respect. Through whole group discussions, shared readings, and collaborative activities this lesson teaches children how to be respectful of one another, making for a much...
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My Foot and the Standard Foot

For Students K - 2nd Standards
Young mathematicians put one foot in front of the other as they learn how to measure length in an elementary math lesson. Using paper cutouts of their own feet, children measure classroom objects as they discover the importance of...
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I Can Write 2

For Students K - 3rd Standards
Learning how to use prepositions has never been so much fun! With this interactive grammar resource children create illustrated scenes and write sentences that describe where different objects are located in the pictures.
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Capitalization

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
Teach your class the rules of capitalization with this fun, engaging lesson. Children participate in a learning activity, collaborate with peers, and practice their writing as they learn three specific rules: to always capitalize the...
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Healthy Bodies for Boys

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Create an inclusive space for scholars to gain milestone information about their growing bodies with a unit designed to meet the needs of learners with disabilities. Topics include the onset of puberty, hormones, hygiene, and more!   
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Tales2Go

For Students Pre-K - 5th Standards
Listening to stories is not only enjoyable, it also helps children develop vocabulary and background knowledge, understand how to use intonation and emphasis, and strengthen their reading fluency. Play your students a selection of...
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Life Journey Through Autism: An Educator’s Guide

For Teachers K - 8th
A clear, straightforward guide to autism is a great introduction to educational strategies and resources for educators and parents. With background information about autism, an explanation to educational approaches, resources for...
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Historical Figure Picture Book

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Here is a really fun way to teach historical fiction and research at the same time.  The class researches the life of Annie Sullivan and then uses facts from her life to create a historical fiction where they are time travelers going...

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