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Say a Sentence Flashcards, Autism, Special Education, Speech

Say a Sentence 'Splash' Flashcards for students with autism and special needs to combine motor skills with speech.

Your students will take turns to 'Splash' a card (spray water with a plant bottle) and then 'Say a Sentence' using the sentence prompt on the flashcard.

Alternatively you can scatter these cards on the floor for your students to 'Splash' in a puddle (jump or stamp on the cards) and then say a sentence.

This set contains 60 flashcards:
30 with a noun phrase as prompt 
30 with a verb phrase as prompt
The noun & verb cards are color coded for easy classroom organization.

Preparation: just print, laminate & cut.

Please note: these cards do not contain any pictures. 
Some of our older students who have become used to working with flashcards & visuals can become 'picture dependent' when making sentences, only saying exactly what they see, rather than creating their own sentences.

All About Me - FREEBIE 2

This simple dry-erase board activity will help children to draw their family members, friends or even themselves. This is a great resource that allows children to create characters and share their feelings. 

The "LittleHands-BusyMinds" Shop

Little Hands, Busy Minds is a family-run business created by longtime early childhood educator Jacqueline Lopez. Jacqueline compiled her years of experience into the Little Hands, Busy Minds book series, which are aligned with NAEYC standards and Connecticut’s Early Learning and Development standards. Our books are used in centers all over the United States and to date, in India, Korea, Peru and Iceland. Our books are also available for download as weekly and monthly thematic units.

Curriculum Areas Covered: Math, Science, Creative Arts, Language and Literacy, Social Studies, Physical Health and Development.

Our curriculum guides/units feature hands-on activities using inexpensive, easy-to-find materials that emphasize learning by doing and independence. Perfect for center-based and family/group daycare programs for toddlers and preschoolers.

Rosh Hashanah Fun!

Rosh Hashanah

Looking for ideas for Rosh Hashanah? This product contains songs, games, crafts, baking ideas, and lessons for apples and honey, challah, and the shofar. A booklist is included for suggested reading. 

Apples and honey lesson
Apples and honey craft
Apples and honey song
Apples and honey game

Challah lesson
Challah baking
Challah song
Challah game

Shofar lesson
Shofar craft
Shofar song
Shofar game
Shofar cookie baking

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Story elements/ Los elementos de un cuento/ comprensión de lectura

Este documento contiene 16 tarjetas las cuales contienen las partes o los elementos de un cuento. También se incluyen las 5 preguntas más comunes para la comprensión de una historia.


 -Personajes: ¿Quién/ quiénes?

-Problema: ¿Qué pasó? ¿por qué?

-Tiempo: ¿cuándo?

-Escenario: ¿dónde?

-Solución: ¿cómo?








La manera en la que puedes trabajar este material es imprimiendo, laminando y pegando las tarjetas a palitos de madera. Hay 5 tarjetas que debes pegar por lado a lado. Por ejemplo: La tarjeta de personajes, atrás de ella debe de ir ¿quién/quienes? Y así sucesivamente hasta que completes todas las tarjetas que les corresponde una pregunta. 

Este es un producto ideal para los primeros lectores. las tarjetas son una estrategia de comprensión de lecura para que los estudiantes se vuelvan mas activos y atentos a la lectura. Al final de cada historia puedes hacer las preguntas mostrando las tarjetas para que el estudiante asocie la imagen a la pregunta.

Back to School Bass Clef Note Naming Worksheets

It includes:
~1. Line Notes. Can you name these line notes? Write the correct answer below the staff.
~2. Space Notes. Can you name these space notes? Write the correct answer below the staff.
~3. Identify the Pitch. Identify the pitch on each staff. Write your answer under each staff.
~4. Create the Pitch. Draw the pitch on the staff as indicated below.
~5. Pitch Names. Identify the pitches on the line below each “note”.
~6. Create the Pitches. Draw the pitch on the staff as indicated on the line below.
~7. Color the“Notes”. Color the “notes” on the staff using the color key. 
~8. Match it! Match the notes to the correct letters.
~9. Color by Bass Pitch. Color the picture using the color key. 
~10. Color by Bass Pitch. Make your own color key and color the picture.

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This product contains 1 rubric to evaluate an individual's performance in a Reader's Theater. Rubric is not editable. Answer key is not included and is not needed.

Medical Terminology Skeletal System Quiz with Key

This product includes a 2.5-page quiz and a 1-page answer key, which contain medical terminology relating to the skeletal system. The original, 20-question quiz is written primarily for grades 9-12 and college and does not contain pictures, charts, or diagrams. This worksheet may be used for assessment.

Quiz Contents (20 questions)
A. Match the medical term to the correct definition. (10 terms)
B. Write the medical term for the following spinal column condition. (5 terms)
C. Give the meanings of the following abbreviations. (5 abbreviations)

Sight Word HAVE (Emergent Reader)

Sight Word HAVE (Emergent Reader)

This resource is now available in an Emergent Reader Sight Word BUNDLE saving 18% off of the individual readers.

This emergent reader for the sight word "have" is connected to several CCGPS listed below. This 13 page book includes a title page with bubble letters spelling the focused sight word for students to color, and then 10 pages include a black and white picture at the top of each page with a sentence using the focused sight word. There are two more pages asking students to draw a picture on their own and write a sentence on their own using the sight word, and then the final page asks students to trace the sight word three times and then write it three times on their own on the blank line. After this, there are 13 additional pages with the exact pictures and words as the first 13 pages. The only difference is that on the second copy of the book, the sight word being focused on is dotted on each page for students to trace. 

Title page: have (bubble letters to color)
Page 1: I have a cat.
Page 2: I have a dog.
Page 3: I have a fish.
Page 4: I have a rabbit.
Page 5: I have a turtle.
Page 6: I have a horse.
Page 7: I have a snake.
Page 8: I have a pig.
Page 9: I have an iguana.
Page 10: I do not have a lion!
Page 11: creative sentence writing
Page 12: tracing and writing sight word

The PREVIEW shows all pages included.

All graphics in this reader include animals that could be a pet except for the last page with a lion to read with expression.

The pages of the book are not numbered giving the teacher flexibility of removing pages not desired when using in small guided reading groups for differentiation or to shorten the length of the book according to your guided reading group levels. 

This 13 page book is designed so that you can copy the book, cut in half, staple, and then it is ready for use. 

Students can benefit from this reader by tracking print, identifying spaces between words, identifying particular letters of the alphabet, recognizing sounds (beginning, middle, and ending) in each word, and reading sight words and grade level text. For extension activities, students could add another sentence to each page giving details about each picture shown. The black and white pictures allow students the opportunity to color the pictures. This reader is great for guided reading groups, homework, or literacy center activities. 

***This is the 24th of 100 emergent readers for popular sight words (high frequency words) in the works. The readers will build on the words focused on in the previous readers as much as possible. 

ELACCKRF1a. Follow words from left to right, top to bottom, and page-by-page.
ELACCKRF1d. Recognize and name all upper and lowercase letters of the alphabet.
ELACCKRF1b. Recognize that spoken words are represented in written language by specific sequences of letters.
ELACCKRF1c. Understand that words are separated by spaces in print. ELACCKRF3a. Demonstrate basic knowledge of one-to-one letter-sound correspondences by producing the primary or many of more frequent sounds for each consonant. 
ELACCKRF3c. Read common high-frequency words by sight. 
ELACCKRF4. Read emergent-reader texts with purpose and understanding. 

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This resource covers the integral, surface and deep features of prose comprehension and story analysis. It contains full-on activities and assessments to cover the skills of literacy in an easy, structured, cover-your-bases system. It includes everything you need to get going with a prose lesson in your classroom for a week (5 days). 

This Resource Includes:
1. Story: Harry
2. Lesson Plans & Rubrics on:
* Story Analysis
* Comprehension
* Character Description
* Commenting on Text
* Alternate Ending Story
3. Guides & Formats:
* Story Analysis Guide
* Critical Appreciation Format
* Story Writing Guide
* Character Description Guide
* PEE Guide
4. Support Material:
* Sample Character Description
* PEE Tips
* Sample Story
5. Lesson Notes:
* Questions & Answers
* Summary
6. Word Bank:
* Active Verbs
* Adjective Types
* Adverb Types
* Connectives
7. Worksheets
* Character Description Exercises (2)
* Story Writing Exercises (5)
* Commenting on Text Exercises (5)

Teachers can use this to enhance the comprehension skills of the learners, especially the technique required to analyze a ghost story and make a critical appreciation of the same.

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