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RAISE: Reading Accommodations and Interventions for Students with Emergent Literacy
 
Reading, Writing, Math, and Science for Students with Significant Disabilities
 
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Various Parent, Teacher and Educator Resources
 

Early Literacy Skills Builder:

Browder, D. M., Gibbs, S. L., Ahlgrim-Delzell, L., Courtade, G., & Lee, A. (2007). Early Literacy Skills Builder. Madison, WI: Attainment Company.

Description:
A curriculum to teach foundational skills needed to learn to read that provides opportunities to respond either verbally, nonverbally or with AAC. Appropriate for young elementary students with cognitive disabilities. Click Moe to order your copy. 

Teaching to Standards: Math

Trela, K., Jimenez, B. A., & Browder, D. M. (2008). Teaching to the standards in mathematics: A literacy-based approach for students with moderate and severe disabilities. Verona, WI: Attainment Company.

Description: Teaching to Standards: Math is a systematic, year-long math curriculum for middle and high school students with moderate-to-severe developmental disabilities, including autism.

This curriculum:

         Is effective with students with significant developmental disabilities

         Accommodates students who communicate nonverbally

         Is appropriate for ages 12–21

         Is full-year curriculum

         Contains scripted lessons

         Has 5 levels of teacher support

         Aligns to NCTM standards

         Covers Geometry, Algebra, Data Analysis, and Measurement

Teaching to Standards: Science

http://coedpages.uncc.edu/access/images/MCj03979950000%5b1%5d1.jpg
Courtade, G. R., Jimenez, B. A., Trela, K., & Browder, D. M. (2008). Teaching to science standards: An inquiry based approach for middle and high school students with moderate and severe disabilities. Madison, WI: Attainment Company.

 

Description: Teaching to Standards: Science is a year-long inquiry-based science curriculum for middle and high school students with moderate-to-severe developmental disabilities, including autism.

This curriculum:

         Is effective with students with significant developmental disabilities

         Accommodates students who communicate nonverbally

         Is appropriate for ages 12–21

         Is full-year curriculum

         Contains scripted lessons and hands-on experiments

         Aligns to NSES standards

         Covers Earth’s Waters, Earth’s History, Microbiology, and Chemistry

Click to order your copy

Various Adapted Text Materials:

   An adapted lesson plan from a CMS Liaison

   Assorted Adapted Books

   Directions for Opening Our Adapted Books

         http://schools.nyc.gov/Offices/District75/Departments/Literacy/AdaptedBooks/default.htm

Instructional Resources:

   General Education Lesson Plans in ELA, Math, and Science

  Data based decisions datasheets

  Work It Across Blank

Work it across example- Kindergarten- ELA predictions

Work it across example- 6th grade ELA- Characters/setting

   KWHL Chart

  Systematic Instruction Plan

Other Resources:

  Parent brochure- 10 questions about alternate assessment

Put Reading First a resource from the National Institute for Literacy.
Click on the link to read a copy or view the website. You may also order free a copy.

Learning Opportunities for Your Child Through Alternate Assessments (Alternate Assessments Based on Alternate Academic Achievement Standards)
Click on the link to read a copy or view the website. You may also order free a copy.

Giving the Gift of Reading (Charleston County School District Newsletter: March 2009)

Research-Based Practices for Creating Access to the General Curriculum in Science for Students with Significant Intellectual Disabilities

http://www.ksde.org/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=oSNMPjmFS7M%3D&tabid=2384&mid=9027

 

Research-Based Practices for Creating Access to the General Curriculum in Mathematics for Students with Significant Intellectual Disabilities

http://www.ksde.org/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=oUV9LtYHYdo%3D&tabid=2384&mid=9027

Elementary Story Based Lessons Task Analysis

         PDFlinks/Elementary Story Based jazzy TA.pdf

Middle School Story Based Lessons Task Analysis

          MS Story Based jazzy TA.pdf

Middle School Math Story Based Lesson Task Analysis

           PDFlinks/Middle Math Story Based jazzy TA.pdf

Middle School Inquiry Lessons Task Analysis (Science)

          PDFlinks/MS Inquiry Jazzy TA.pdf

Outside Resources:

"A Teacher's Guide to Water Related Lesson Plans and Materials"

    http://www.thewaterpage.com/ultimate-water-cycle.htm

   http://www.smartkidssoftware.com

   http://web.riverdeep.net/portal/page?_pageid=820,1387700&_dad=portal&_schema=PORTAL

http://www.attainmentcompany.com

http://www.nctm.org/

http://www.nap.edu/readingroom/books/nses

http://lessonbuilder.cast.org/

http://www.naacpartners.org/upcomingEvents/090122Summitt

http://iris.peabody.vanderbilt.edu/

http://www.ric.edu/sherlockcenter/wwslist.html

 

                                      Power Point Presentations

Teaching Comprehension to Students with Significant Intellectual Disabilities- CEC 2010

Project MASTERY CEC 2010

Literacy for students with disabilities: Using individualized responses, systematic instruction, and assistive technology

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