Cardiovascular teaching tools for fourth grade show students how the cardiovascular system works and give them a clearer picture of how the process looks. Tools that can be used for your lessons include visual, enrichment and technological aids.
There have been many studies demonstrating that teaching signing to autistic children does, in fact, help them communicate more effectively. Teachers can introduce words in sign language during direct teaching instruction. In addition, they can practice using these words throughout the day.
This is a great story for students to make a timeline, write essays on the book’s themes and complete activities that summarize the story, a Newbury Medal winner.
With this great book, students will go online and explore WebQuests on the book, work together in cooperative learning reading groups and work in centers to explore the story further. Themes in the story include good against evil and not fitting in.
Many teachers use “The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe” lesson plans to introduce upper elementary students to imaginative tales and get them interested in reading literature. Read on to discover some great activities to add to your lessons on this C.S. Lewis classic.
“Ramona Quimby, Age 8” is a delightful story that chronicles the maturation of an eight year old girl as she experiences difficulties at home and at school. Elementary students can relate to the character and learn from her as she transitions in the story.
“Are You My Mother?” by Philip D. Eastman is a delightful story that follows a mixed-up baby bird who attempts to find his mother who he has never seen before. He asks various animals and inanimate objects if they are his mother until he reunites with her at the end of the book.
“Bunnicula” by Deborah and James Howe is about a pet rabbit who sleeps all day and is up at night, has two sharp fangs, sucks the juice out of vegetables and appears to have similarities to Dracula. Concepts introduced include family, mystery, friendship, sibling rivalry, secrets and fantasy
Laura Numeroff”s book titled, ‘If You Give a Mouse a Cookie” introduces students to economical theories such as goods and services. Activities include reading, art, math and cooking.
This children’s book by Janell Canon tells the story of a cute, baby fruit bat named Stellaluna who gets separated from her mother and ends up being adopted by a family of birds. Extend your reading of the book with these fun activities.
Teaching strategies for students with dyslexia involve using multisensory techniques, whole language approaches and phonic drills that are systematic and in depth. Individual tutoring sessions and speech therapy can be utilized to improve reading and language in dyslexic students.
In recent years, there are more children being given the dual diagnosis of Down Syndrome and Autism Spectrum Disorder. Research shows that these children have differences in their brain activity. The medical community is currently working on the proper guidelines for diagnosis and treatment.
Children with disabilities may not know how to set boundaries with others. The methods for teaching stranger danger to children with disabilities involves using visual aids to demonstrate the concept while explaining it to them. Teaching stranger danger to learning disabled students keeps them safe.
Managing stress is not as tough as it often seems to be. Special education teachers must analyze their present situation and try their best to minimize the stress level. Find some quick tips for effective stress management in and out of the classroom.