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Look through the “barn door” and read and write nouns (person/thing), or answer WH questions on the farm! This reading and writing special education resource is perfect for learning nouns, answering “wh” questions, and fine motor skills writing practice!
A writing “WORD WINDOW” is a high-interest visual used to help keep students focused on practicing fine motor writing skills, building vocabulary knowledge, or life skill. Our students with special learning needs may have challenges with fine motor skills, need extra support for reading, remaining focused on an academic task, or completing tasks independently. Our “WORD WINDOWS” come in a variety of themes for all skills and ages! This is a highly engaging task to motivate students to write words!
· “LOOK THROUGH THE BARN DOOR” WORD WINDOWS (There are four on one page. Print as many as you need.
· There is one set of blank “LOOK THROUGH THE BARN DOOR” WORD WINDOWS. (48 point writing line)
· 40 Picture/Word Response Cards
· Suggested IEP Goals
* Task Box Label
· Very little time! Just print each page on white card stock paper.
· Next, using a box cutter or Exacto knife, an ADULT will trim the gray, dashed line rectangle on area on the inside of each “barn door” of the WRITING WINDOW cards.
· Laminate the Noun Vocabulary Cards if you wish to do so.
· Student will place one Noun Vocabulary Card “behind” the “barn door” and begin writing the word(s). Provide a thin dry erase marker and begin having fun writing!
· YES! However, I think you’ll be very surprised to see how much your students will enjoy this activity and their level of independence with this task will soar! Make sure to ask guided “WH” questions to expand this activity! (What is this? Who is this? What does this look like? What is this used for?)
Absolutely! Here are suggested IEP Goals that may be aligned with this activity:
1. Given a picture and word of a person or thing (noun) which is associated with a specific location (farm/barn), STUDENT will copy the word with 80% accuracy, in 4 out of 5 opportunities, by MONTH, YEAR.
2. Given a picture and word of a person or thing (noun) which is associated with a specific location (farm/barn) and a teacher/therapist guided “WH” question (who/what), STUDENT will say what the noun is by providing the labeled name, a two to three word description of the noun, and copy the word with 80% accuracy, in 4 out of 5 opportunities, by MONTH, YEAR.
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Yes! There are more than 100 sets available, which include, math, reading, fine motor, social skills, science, social studies and life skills!
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