Effective for Early Intervention, Special Education Programs, and Speech-Language Therapists as well as all preschool and kindergarten classrooms, Cut, Color & Paste Categories is fun for all young learners. Its hands-on activities improve language, vocabulary, thinking, describing, and organization skills. With this helpful workbook, children will cut, color, and paste their way to school preparedness.
Encourage a love of learning in students in grades PK–1 with Early Learning Thematic Lesson Plans! This 160-page resource engages young learners with 32 weekly themes and more than 600 developmentally appropriate activities. All of the research, planning, and scheduling has already been done. Just open the book, choose a theme, and start teaching! The book includes morning circle activities, a guide to children's literature, and integrated activities. This book supports NCTE, NCTM, NCSS, and NAEYC standards.
Instill a love of language in English Language Learners in grades 1–2 using Reading Sight Words in Context. This 160-page book uses engaging poems and short stories to help students recognize certain critical words instantly and become successful readers. This resource includes reproducible activities, games, and follow-up ideas that focus on common sight words that form the building blocks on which sentences are created. The book supports NCTE standards.
A must-have resource for all teachers who have handwriting classes, this fabulous book includes lessons for teaching the correct handwriting style to both right- and left-handed students! Left-handed children will learn how to maintain good posture, align their paper, properly grasp a pencil, write at a natural slant, and position their arm, wrist, and hand correctly. It includes effective teaching tips and techniques, assessment and handwriting skills, sensory integration activities, specific strategies for left-handed students, and handwriting suggestions for struggling students as well as special learners.
Facilitate literacy in special-education learners in grades PK–K using Early Literacy Intervention Activities. This 160-page book provides teachers with activities that boost 11 proven literacy skills and intervention strategies. In addition, the book discusses four important interventions, covering early and special-education literacy in great detail.
Graphic Organizers That Helps Struggling Students includes 51 reproducible graphic organizers designed to improve skills in time management, scheduling, classroom routines, reading, and so much more! Since children who have special needs often require more than one type of instruction for retaining and recalling information, the graphic organizers feature spatial and visual modifications such as darker, heavier cutting lines, multiple steps that are easy to cut apart, and flexible directions that allow children to either draw or write.
Build a solid foundation of forming letters with special-education students in grades PK–1 using The “First” Learning to Print Book. This 160-page book benefits special learners and students who are learning to print. Letters are introduced in order of tall and long straight lines, tall slanted lines, small slanted lines, circles, left-ear curves, right-ear curves, left- and right-ear curves, smiling curves, and frowning curves. Introductions, examples, practice, and review have students learning to print in no time at all! This book supports NCTE and NAYEC standards.
An effective bridge to emergent literacy, storytelling builds vocabulary, promotes phonological awareness, increases fluency in oral language, strengthens sequencing abilities, and so much more! It includes 15 of the most popular fairy tales—such as Rapunzel, Goldilocks and the Three Bears, Jack and the Beanstalk, The Gingerbread Man, The Emperor’s New Clothes, and Little Red Riding Hood—to promote the development of early literacy, listening, and language skills. A comprehensive teacher's guide for each fairy tale and hundreds of reproducible patterns and story illustrations are also included.
Demonstrate how wonderful words can be for special-education students and/or English Language Learners in grades K–3 using The Best Sight Word Book Ever! This 384-page resource includes reproducible word-wall cards and a reproducible 6-page activity booklet for each of 170 sight words. The lessons help students build strong sight-word identification skills and improve comprehension and fluency with rainbow writing, tracing and printing, word building, word pyramids, word blending, missing letters, and a variety of word and letter puzzles. The book supports NCTE and NAEYC standards.
Facilitate literacy in students in grades PK–1 using Participation Stories. This 64-page book reaches auditory, kinesthetic, and visual learners with storytelling. This resource includes everything teachers need to present the stories in three different ways (traditional, participation, and prop). Stories include traditional tales, folk tales, original tales, tales from other countries, and tales in rhyme. Sidebars on each page connect stories to basic language concepts. The book supports NCTE and NAEYC standards.