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For Kindergarten to Second Grade

  1. Cave Club Introduction - Student will learn about prehistoric time through hands-on learning activities and other creative art projects.
  2. Classroom Etiquette - Raising your hand, asking "please", not calling out without be called on, listening and respecting other classmates ideas.
  3. Color Sorting - Sorting colors and shapes.
  4. Counting with Dr. Seuss - The student will use numbers and count.
  5. Decimal Values and Money - The students will use coins to arrive at the designated total marked on the envelope.
  6. Exceptional Children Class Lesson - Students will use their prior knowledge of The Grouchy Ladybug to help them create a mathematical story problem using the grouchy ladybug and the aphids that are to be eaten.
  7. How do I feel? - The overall subject would be "Sometimes I feel..."
  8. Independent Work Assistance - The student will use a visual approach such as a Visual Schedule to keep him/her on track during in the morning for independent work while the teacher is working with other children or groups.
  9. Introduction to Fractions - How can we use our knowledge of fractions to help us make something for real-life?
  10. Learning Your Times Tables - The goal is for the children to learn the times table from 0 to 12 with 80% accuracy. The outcome will be that the students will be able to repeat the table 4 out of 5 times when asked.
  11. Letter C - Students will be able to identify the letter C from a field of two and will identify sight words that start with the letter C.
  12. Money - Pennies and Dimes - I want my students to be able to identify pennies and dimes from a group of coins.
  13. Name the Animals - The student will be able to identify the animals from the book "Panda Bear, Panda Bear, What Do You See?".
  14. Phoneme Track - The student will develop phonemic awareness by encouraging lots of talking, listening and playing with sounds.
  15. Planting Seeds - The students will be able to go to the table and select the appropriate item for their task. The students will complete the tasks in proper sequence. The students will follow the directions on their necklace.
  16. Producing the "s" sound in words - Students will identify and formulate words that begin with the "s" sound.
  17. Over Stimulization - The topic for this lesson is learning about the stimuli in the classroom environment that most people do not notice but that distract and frustrate children with autism.
  18. Sequence of Events - I want all of my students to be able to recognize that a story is made up of different events.
  19. Soap and Rinsing Away Germs - Teach the steps of hand washing. T
  20. Stranger Awareness - The students will be able to identify someone whom they know and someone who is a stranger. The students will learn what to say to a stranger when he/she approaches them.
  21. The Four Seasons On Earth - The goal of this lesson is for language impaired students to increase vocabulary knowledge and usage related to the Four Seasons.
  22. Tolerance - The goal of this lesson is for students to appreciate the differences between them and others.
  23. Turkey Hunting - To improve categorization skills to learn the concept of "pair" to increase use of descriptive language.
  24. Using Phonics to Increase Reading Speed - The student will be able to recognize and produce the sound represented by the symbol when given a printed symbol.
  25. What Are Antonyms? - Students will produce a pair of antonyms and draw a picture representing them.
  26. What is the same - Recognition of two items that are the same and one item that is different.

For Third to Fifth Grade

  1. Acting Out a Message Using Toys - This activity helps develop auditory memory as well as meting sentence level step 6 from the Auditory Learning Guide.
  2. Addition and Subtraction Practice - Julie will be able to successfully add or subtract 20 math practice problems with 80% accuracy. She will look at the math sign to determine the action to be taken.
  3. Classroom Rules - Students should be able to explain how government and laws can protect natural rights.
  4. Compare and Contrast Essay - Students will be able to write an essay in which they compare the similarities and contrast the differences among one room schools from the past and schools today.
  5. Communication w/ Hearing Impaired - List 3 general considerations that will help officers better communicate with deaf citizens.
  6. Deaf Awareness Week/Nonverbal Communication - Students will analyze various contributions to society by Deaf/HoH individuals and apply this to their daily lives by a class reflection-small project.
  7. Dividing By Groups - Students will be able to use "reverse" grouping to determine the inverse relationship between multiplication and division.
  8. Dominic's Smart Start - Dominic has sensory integration dysfunction.
  9. Name Processing- Speech - Student will improve their ability to name items of a given category or under certain criteria.
  10. Place Value To Millions - Student will be able to take any number up to 1,000,000 and chart each digit's place value on a chart.
  11. Signing- Family, Fun and Feelings - To be able to sign while learning new English vocabulary.
  12. Talking About Feelings - Angry - Students with autistic spectrum disorders will develop their understanding of feelings and pragmatic skills.
  13. Teaching sh, ch, ck, and th - The learner will apply phonics and structural analysis to decode words.
  14. Writing About Cam Jansen - Students will focus on one writing skill at a time with direct instruction of mechanics.

For Middle School

  1. Attributes - Color - Attribute blocks and shapes in the colors given.
  2. Create a Play - At the end of this lesson students will be able to read a text and rewrite the text in play form, making changes and adding elements to make it work on stage.
  3. Language Arts Inclusion - An example lesson.
  4. Plan for the Future - The goal of this lesson is to get the students to think about what they think that they might like to do with their lives as an adult.
  5. Observing Patterns - To read for understanding and spiral reading levels.
  6. Reading and Using Word Study Strategies - The student will demonstrate understanding of appropriate communication skills.
  7. Student's Original Children's Book - Students will learn the elements of writing a short story.
  8. The Pearl - Facilitate understanding of the importance of rules in society Relate decision-making skills to each students own personal experiences.
  9. Using The Parts of Speech Properly - Given fifteen words, ten of which are verbs, the student will identify the verbs with 80% accuracy

For High School

  1. Behavioral Goals - This student has had problems staying on task and has interrupted class at times through behaving incorrectly.
  2. Braille Work Area - Given a student that will use a Braille writer and use Braille, the teacher will create an organization system for the student.
  3. Chair Check 101 - This is to help student develop appropriate Social Skills for a variety of public settings in the school day to include assemblies, cafeteria and field trips.
  4. Culinary Skills - To improve quality of nutrition and health in the community service .
  5. Creating a Safe Classroom Climate - Teacher and students will negotiate the guidelines for creating and maintaining a classroom climate.
  6. Help Wanted Ads - The learner will exhibit job-seeking skills necessary to secure employment in chosen career pathway.
  7. HEY, STOP BEING PUSHY!! - The student will demonstrate a firm but nice way of telling people "no" when someone has become annoying, demanding, or pushy.
  8. Inclusion and Motivation - Inclusion and how parents and peers affect students' motivation.
  9. Intellectual Disabilities - Students will also learn some successful practices for teaching students with those disabilities.
  10. Learning Letters for Severe Students - Each student will be able to recognize their own name.
  11. My Country - Students will apply theories of government and economics and sociology to create their own country.
  12. Our Right to Know - Students will recognize the role of the press as "the public watchdog." Scandals and wrongdoing have been brought to public light by the press.
  13. Resource Room - Describe preconditions to improve motivation and affect within the regular education classroom.
  14. The Necklace - Plot Elements - Students will read "The Necklace" and identify parts of the plot.
  15. What Can I Afford? - The student will begin the process of sorting out jobs they do and do not like.
  16. Why Should You Wash Your Hands? - To understand the importance of handwashing To demonstrate the seven steps for good handwashing technique.

Special Education Lesson Plans From Other Web Sites

  1. American Revolution- The objective for this lesson is to engage the students in a role-playing experience in which they will be debating various points of views from the people of the American Revolution.
  2. Art for All- The teacher found that the photogram was an excellent medium of expression for his students because the photogram (or shadowgram) lends itself to an almost endless array of creative Arrangements while not requiring the fine motor control of regular photography.
  3. Bits of Braille - Lesson plan for fourth through sixth grades utilizing the Braille alphabet and information on Helen Keller.
  4. Community Involvement for the Handicapped- "Sharilynn Russo, a speech pathologist, uses photographs of foods from restaurant menus, grocery items, and other objects from the community environment of her severely mentally and/or physically handicapped students to help them learn to communicate their needs and behave appropriately in public places."
  5. Developing a Community Skills Slide Show Library for Trainable Mentally Retarded Students- "James Engle and the 10 developmentally disabled young adults participating in this project have produced the core of slides designed to help handicapped youngsters and adults. They will, more easily, move about and participate in their community."
  6. Erasing Handicapism: A Slide Show for Developing Positive Attitudes Toward Disabled Pupils- "The major strength is the impact that the slides have on us. It seems as if they are all things we've seen, but never really understood all the implications."
  7. Fort Morgan, Colorado: 100 Years of Progress and Promise- "The group of 10 eighth and ninth graders who completed this project spent one to three hours a day in the school's Resource Room program for students with learning disabilities or significant identifiable emotional or behavior disorders."
  8. Functional, Community-Based Reading with Photos- "Jean Resor used photographs of words as they actually appear in the community to help her 11 mentally handicapped students (below 55 IQ) improve their reading skills to function more independently in community and school environments."
  9. Hole Punch Names- Each student will be able to recognize their own name.
  10. IEP: Individualized Education Program- An overview of the IEP process.
  11. KODAK: Education: Special Education- A series of photography lessons.
  12. The Letter "C"- Students will be able to identify the letter C from a field of two and will identify sight words that start with the letter C.
  13. National Center to Improve Practice in Special Education Through Technology, Media and Materials- Ideas and resources for improving your Special Education classroom.
  14. Photo Books for Parent Home Training- "The teachers photographed each child to demonstrate the child's current positioning, exercise, and communication objectives and also the direction and handling skills needed by parents to help the children attain these objectives."
  15. Photography for Language Use and Awareness- "In the process, the students gained self-confidence and pride in their accomplishments; increased their communications skills; came to better understand connections between visual, written, and spoken components of language; and developed more positive attitudes toward academic assignments as a result of their successes."
  16. Photography in the Language Development of Deaf Children- "Language and reading lessons were intended to become more exciting and relevant as photos of the students in action were used to introduce new vocabulary words and to serve as inspiration for creating simple descriptive sentences."
  17. Teaching Math to Visually Impaired Students- A full resource for teaching math to the visually impaired.
  18. Visualarticulation- Teacher and students then used the sets of photos-of both model and children -- to study how the tongue, teeth, lips, jaw, and facial features (articulators) looked as the different sounds were made correctly and incorrectly.

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