Social Skills Activities for Secondary Students with Special Needs

Social Skills Activities for Secondary Students with Special

A flexible, ready-to-use activities program to help special students in grades 6-12 The updated new edition of this valuable resource offers an exciting collection of 200 ready-to-use worksheets to help adolescents build the social skills they need to interact effectively with others and learn how to apply these skills to various real-life settings, situations, and problems. The book provides 20 complete teaching units focusing on 20 basic social skills, such as being a good listener, "reading" other people, and using common sense.

  • Brand: Jossey-Bass
  • ASIN: 0470259361

Middle School, The Worst Years of My Life

Middle School, The Worst Years of My

Discover the #1 bestselling middle-grade comic that inspired a major motion picture: Children's Choice Award winner James Patterson has never been more hilarious and heartwarming.Rafe Khatchadorian has enough problems at home without throwing his first year of middle school into the mix. Luckily, he's got an ace plan for the best year ever: to break every rule in his school's oppressive Code of Conduct. Chewing gum in class: 5,000 points! Running in the hallway: 10,000 points! Pulling the fire alarm: 50,000 points! But when Rafe's game starts to catch up with him, he'll have to decide if winning is all that matters, or if he's finally ready to face the rules, bullies, and truths he's been avoiding.James Patterson's debut middle-grade novel addresses some of middle schoolers' biggest issues: bullies, first crushes, and finding out what makes each of us special, all with a hilarious main character and fantastic in-text illustrations that are sure to have young readers begging for more!

  • Brand: Little Brown and Company
  • ASIN: 0316101699
  • UPC: 000316101699

Girls in Real Life Situations, Grades 6-12: Group Counseling Activities for Enhancing Social and Emotional Development (Book and CD)

Girls in Real Life Situations, Grades 6-12: Group

Grades 6-12. This unique group counseling curriculum provides over 90 activities divided into twelve session themes: Who Am I? Body Image, Choices, Communication, Emotions, Friendships, Relationships, Self-Esteem, Stress, Reaching Out, Tough Times, and Who I Am! During group lessons, girls are encouraged to share feelings and struggles as they openly discuss important issues in a safe and supportive environment. They are given the opportunity to feel empowered, gain self-awareness, develop coping strategies, improve problem-solving skills, understand that they are not alone, and learn to make healthy decisions. Girls in Real Life Situations is designed for use by educators and mental health professionals in schools and other settings.

  • Brand: Brand: Research Press
  • ASIN: 0878225404

Real-World Math, Grades 5-8

Real-World Math, Grades

Guided practice and activity pages help students formulate complete answers to real-life problems involving logical reasoning, pre-algebra, decimals, percentages, basic geometry, graphs, and statistics.

  • Color: Multi
  • Brand: Teacher Created Resources
  • ASIN: 0743932676
  • UPC: 014467032672

Social Skills Activities for Special Children

Social Skills Activities for Special

A flexible, ready-to-use program to help special students in grades K-5 learn appropriate ways to behave among others The revised and updated second edition of this bestselling resource book provides ready-to-use lessons--complete with reproducible worksheets--to help children become aware of acceptable social behavior and develop proficiency in acquiring basic social skills. The book is organized around three core areas crucial to social development in the primary grades: Accepting Rules and Authority at School, Relating to Peers, and Developing Positive Social Skills. Each lesson places a specific skill within the context of real-life situations, giving teachers a means to guide students to think about why the social skill is important. The hands-on activity that accompanies each lesson helps students to work through, think about, discuss, and practice the skill in or outside of the classroom.

  • Brand: Jossey-Bass
  • ASIN: 0470259353

Math for Real Life: Teaching Practical Uses for Algebra, Geometry and Trigonometry

Math for Real Life: Teaching Practical Uses for

"Where are we ever going to use this?" Every high school math student has asked this question. Often teachers themselves aren't sure how to respond. One answer is that higher mathematics learned in high school will be essential to learning yet more at the college level. A more satisfactory answer calls for an awareness of how math is applied in many specific areas. Written primarily for teachers, this book presents hundreds of practical applications for mathematics--from baseball statistics to the theory of relativity--that can be understood by anyone with a knowledge of high school algebra, geometry and trigonometry.

  • ASIN: 1476667497

Middle School Matters: The 10 Key Skills Kids Need to Thrive in Middle School and Beyond--and How Parents Can Help

Middle School Matters: The 10 Key Skills Kids

A counselor and popular Washington Post contributor offers a new take on grades 6-8 as a distinct developmental phase--and the perfect time to set up kids to thrive.Middle school is its own important, distinct territory, and yet it's either written off as an uncomfortable rite of passage or lumped in with other developmental phases. Based on her many years working in schools, professional counselor Phyllis Fagell sees these years instead as a critical stage that parents can't afford to ignore (and though "middle school" includes different grades in various regions, Fagell maintains that the ages make more of a difference than the setting). Though the transition from childhood to adolescence can be tough for kids, this time of rapid physical, intellectual, moral, social, and emotional change is a unique opportunity to proactively build character and confidence. Fagell helps parents use the middle school years as a low-stakes training ground to teach kids the key skills they'll need to thrive now and in the future, including making good friend choices, negotiating conflict, regulating their own emotions, be their own advocates, and more. To answer parents' most common questions and struggles with middle school-aged children, Fagell combines her professional and personal expertise ...

  • ASIN: 0738235083

The Teen's Guide to World Domination: Advice on Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Awesomeness

The Teen's Guide to World Domination: Advice on

GIVE YOUR TEEN THE KNOWLEDGE, GUIDANCE AND SKILLS THEY NEED TO SUCCESSFULLY NAVIGATE THEIR WORLD. "This book is a must-read for ANY teen. Josh wisely addresses crucial topics in a way that's entertaining and grabs the attention of even the most skeptical teen immediately." --Ellen Rakieten, Executive Producer of OPRAH A "TEEN TESTED" & "PARENT APPROVED" BOOK WITH 500,000 COPIES SOLD. Teens are becoming more independent and their environment more unpredictable. Deep down, they want to do well... But they're struggling - and you're struggling - to figure out how to navigate the teenage years... To feel prepared for a future that might seem like a distant dream... What tools do you have to prepare them for tomorrow? To enable them to make good decisions... in demanding situations? Schools and relationships are not as simple as they were when you were a kid. Your teen has to respond to difficult situations almost everyday. Renowned Teen Mentor Josh Shipp (featured on CNN, Good Morning America & 20/20) is pulling together all of his sound advice for "world domination" into a must-have survival guide. Hilarious, inspirational, and sound, Josh offers teen tested/parent approved wisdom for everything that has teens freaking out. So, summon your inner hero and learn to dominate the s...

  • Brand: Griffin
  • ASIN: 0312641540

Everything You Need to Ace Science in One Big Fat Notebook: The Complete Middle School Study Guide (Big Fat Notebooks)

Everything You Need to Ace Science in One

It’s the revolutionary science study guide just for middle school students from the brains behind Brain Quest.     Everything You Need to Ace Science . . . takes readers from scientific investigation and the engineering design process to the Periodic Table; forces and motion; forms of energy; outer space and the solar system; to earth sciences, biology, body systems, ecology, and more. The BIG FAT NOTEBOOK™ series is built on a simple and irresistible conceit—borrowing the notes from the smartest kid in class. There are five books in all, and each is the only book you need for each main subject taught in middle school: Math, Science, American History, English Language Arts, and World History. Inside the reader will find every subject’s key concepts, easily digested and summarized: Critical ideas highlighted in neon colors. Definitions explained. Doodles that illuminate tricky concepts in marker. Mnemonics for memorable shortcuts. And quizzes to recap it all. The BIG FAT NOTEBOOKS meet Common Core State Standards, Next Generation Science Standards, and state history standards, and are vetted by National and State Teacher of the Year Award–winning teachers. They make learning fun, and are the perfect next step for every kid who grew up on Brain Quest.  

  • Brand: Workman Publishing Company
  • ASIN: 0761160957

Math Connections to the Real World, Grades 5 - 8

Math Connections to the Real World, Grades 5

Math Connections to the Real World for grades 5 to 8 increases students’ ability to effectively apply math skills in real-world scenarios. Aligned to current state standards, this supplement offers students the opportunity to combine math and language arts skills to successfully solve everyday problems and communicate answers.Mark Twain Media Publishing Company specializes in providing engaging supplemental books and decorative resources to complement middle- and upper-grade classrooms. Designed by leading educators, this product line covers a range of subjects including math, science, language arts, social studies, history, government, fine arts, and character.

  • Color: Multi
  • Brand: Carson-Dellosa
  • ASIN: 1622235975
  • UPC: 044222248123
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