Created for elementary special needs students who could use additional instruction in writing, this collection of 135 lessons will help students progress from simple to more complex writing abilities. With both creative and practical writing opportunities, students will enjoy learning to focus on writing words, sentences, paragraphs, and other writing tasks. Choose the activities that your students need to focus on; lessons include directions to both the teacher and the student with answers and a follow-up activity, in addition to the actual worksheets. 135 lessons and 269 illustrated activity sheets, softcover, reproducible pages. Please note that while the back of the book states that a spiral-bound format is available, this book is now only printed in the traditional, bound format.
Now available in lay flat, paperback edition, here's the book you need to help elementary students with special needs develop basic writing skills, relate writing to real-life tasks, and explore writing as a creative, enjoyable event! The book includes 135 step-by-step lessons and 269 illustrated activity sheets. It moves from copying words and completing sentences to processing the writing reports and stories, from filling out necessary forms to taking class notes, writing a letter, and addressing an envelope. For quick access and easy use, the lessons and activities are organized into four sections:
- Writing Words
- Writing Sentences
- Writing Paragraphs
- Other Types of Writing Activities
DARLENE MANNIX, B.S. Taylor University, M.A. Indiana University, has taught emotionally handicapped and mentally disabled, language disordered, and learning disabled children of all ages. She is an active member of the Council for Exceptional children, and Ms. Mannix is also the author of six other practical resources for special educators.