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Students will identify the main topic using high-interest pictures and picture or word/phrase responses.
MAIN TOPIC Task Cards - TASK BOX FILLER - Special Education and Autism Resource
WHAT IS THE TARGET SKILL?
Identifying the main topic is frequently a skill that our special needs kids have difficulty recognizing or expressing. By using pictures to keep them engaged and TWO LEARNING LEVELS, your students can work one-on-one, or independently to complete this “Task Box Filler” task card set! The pictures encourage both verbal and non-verbal interaction.
WHAT'S INCLUDED WITH THIS SET?
There are 64 task cards in this Identify the Main Topic “Task Box Filler” set! There are 32 task cards with word/phrase responses and 32 with picture choices.
IS THIS TASK CARD SET EASY TO SET UP?
Yes, it sure is! Just print on white card stock paper for durability and laminate. NO velcro needed!
HOW CAN MY STUDENTS THAT HAVE FINE MOTOR CHALLENGES USE THIS?
This MAIN TOPIC “Task Box Filler” set helps students gain fine motor skills by picking up each card and marking the correct object with a thin dry erase marker, pointing to the answer, OR saying the response.
HOW DO I STORE THIS TASK CARD SET?
Oh, SO easy! I use a clear shoe box bin for storage and for my kids to use at Independent Task Centers. The bins store easily in your classroom cubbies, shelves, or even stack on top of a table or shelf. Each set contains an interchangeable bin label.
DOES THE TASK CARD SET COME WITH SUGGESTED IEP GOALS?
Yes! This set comes with suggested IEP goals. Please adapt prompt level to meet your students’ needs:
(1.) Given a picture depicting an event, place, action, or time, STUDENT will determine which is the most likely main topic out of a choice of two picture responses, with 80% accuracy, in 4 out of 5 opportunities, by MONTH, YEAR. (Student may mark, point, or read the correct response.)
(2.) Given a picture and a choice of four written responses with only one being correct, STUDENT will look at the picture in order to determine what the main topic is, with 80% accuracy, in 4 out of 5 opportunities, by MONTH, YEAR.
(3.) Given a picture depicting an event, place, action, person, or time, STUDENT will describe what is occurring or what is observed in the picture using up to _____(3 details/ one complete sentence/ one complete sentence when provided with a sentence starter, such as, “I see _____), with 80% accuracy, in 4 out of 5 opportunities, by MONTH, YEAR.
DO YOU HAVE A SELECTION OF “Task Box Fillers” THAT I CAN CHOOSE FROM?
Yes! There are over 100 sets available, which include, math, reading, fine motor, social skills, science, social studies, communication, and life skills! Look for TASK BOX FILLERS in the search bar.
CAN I SHARE THIS TASK CARD SET WITH OTHER TEACHERS?
None of our activities can be shared with other staff members due to copyright laws and licensing rules. You CAN suggest that they purchase their very own set, or you may purchase an additional license for them.
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