More by Sherrill B. Flora
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.
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.
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.
Every script can become an entire class production by using the “group readings” or the scripts can be used successfully with small groups. Reading levels are provided for every story character and the group readings, allowing the teacher to assign roles according to individual reading abilities. Includes prop and costume suggestions, activities, resource guide, and sound effects audio CD. Supports NCTE standards.
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.
Combine reading and fine-motor skills with special-education students in grades K–2 using Cut, Color, Trace, and Paste Rebus Stories. This 64-page resource is filled with fun reproducible activities that allow students to practice 50 essential sight words by making 38 storybooks! Students love the multisensory approach to building and strengthening their reading and fine-motor skills. The activities also increase reading confidence.
Based on current research, Teaching Tips for Kids with Dyslexia provides teachers and parents with practical multisensory methods that will help children acquire the necessary phonological skills to become successful readers. Included are the early signs and symptoms of dyslexia; language intervention strategies; the importance of developing pre-phonemic and phonemic awareness; multisensory methods for identifying letters, reading sight words, and spelling; as well as suggestions for classroom and material modifications; improving handwriting; building confidence; and new instructional concepts. This resource is a must for all elementary classroom teachers!
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.
Foster fine-motor development with special-education students in grades PK–1 using Fine-Motor Projects. This 96-page, interactive resource contains 60 art recipes, 50 art activities, and 48 reproducible student art pages that improve fine-motor skills in young students. It also includes special tips and ideas for teaching motor skills, material lists, and projects, such as molding play dough, stamping and printing, stringing, manipulating puppets, gluing and making collages, cutting with scissors, painting, and drawing with chalk and crayons.
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.