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Does your student have an IEP Goal related to copying sentences? This set of writing and fine motor skills activity task cards uses real life pictures of feelings and emotions with THREE LEARNING LEVELS! For more complex learners or children who are working on tracing letters or words, Level 1 is the suggested starting point. Level 2 includes guided spacing for words and Level 3 is to copy the sentence within the given boundaries with correct letter formation.
This Copying Sentences task card set aligns with state academic standards for production and distribution of writing: With guidance and support from adults, use a writing template, tool or mentor text to develop writing skills.
WILL THIS TAKE A LOT OF PREP TIME?
Oh, no! Just print the pages (3 cards to a page for each Learning Level), laminate, trim. A thin dry erase marker to mark each response may be used, or clothespins to clip the correct number.
HOW WILL THIS HELP MY STUDENTS WITH WRITING AND FINE MOTOR SKILLS?
This “Task Box Filler” Task Card set provides students the opportunity to begin at the most supportive level of copying a sentence by tracing the complete sentence using bold dashed uppercase and lowercase letters with ending punctuation. Once he or she has mastered this level, the student will move on to the “read and copy” stage of copying a sentence with a clear visual model for word spacing boundaries. Level 3 is the stage of writing when the child has mastered both sets of copying a sentence and is now ready to copy and use appropriate word spacing and punctuation.
· 99 Task Cards for Copying Sentences (Level 1 =33 cards/Level 2 = 33 cards/Level 3 = 33 cards)
· Gray border for Level 1, Black border for Level 2, Light Blue border for Level 3
· Suggested IEP Goals for Special Education students
· Print this entire activity on white card stock paper and laminate for durability that will last many years.
THIS IS THE FEELINGS AND EMOTIONS WORD LIST FOR THIS TRACE, COPY, AND WRITE ACTIVITY:
· The boy is happy.
· He is surprised.
· The girl is sad.
· The girl is thinking.
· They are loved.
· The man is hot.
· We are calm.
· He is sick.
· Grandma is excited.
· Grandpa is proud.
· The boy is confused.
· She is hopeful.
· The child is bored.
· The little boy is shy.
· The boy is jealous.
· The woman is unhappy.
· The girl is silly.
· The girl is tired.
· She is embarrassed.
· She is lonely.
· The lady is annoyed.
· The girl is mean.
· They are mad.
* They are playful.
* The girl is mad.
* Her brother is scared.
* His sister is content.
* They are cozy.
* She is heartbroken.
*The boy is worried.'
* The boy is anxious.
* The boy is strong.
SUGGESTED IEP GOALS For Special Education Students:
LEVEL 1: Given a short sentence using a person (noun or pronoun) as the sentence starter (3 - 4 words), STUDENT will (independently/with verbal, visual, or hand-over-hand prompts) TRACE the sentence by following and remaining within the guided lines provided, with 80% accuracy, in 4 out of 5 opportunities, by MONTH, YEAR.
LEVEL 2: Given a short sentence using a person (noun or pronoun) to COPY (3 - 4 words), STUDENT will (independently/with verbal, visual, or hand-over-hand prompts) COPY the sentence by using the visual word guides for spelling and word spacing, while remaining within the guided lines, with 80% accuracy, in 4 out of 5 opportunities, by MONTH, YEAR.
LEVEL 3: Given a short sentence using a noun or pronoun as a sentence starter (3 - 4 words), STUDENT will (independently/with verbal prompts as needed), COPY/WRITE one sentence by remaining within the guided lines provided, using proper spacing and letter formation with 80% accuracy, in 4 out of 5 opportunities, by MONTH, YEAR.
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