Overview - WHY ARE YOU CALLING ME LD? ENGLISH STUDENT WORKBOOK
This popular resource helps secondary students learn the meaning of the term
"learning disability." The student workbook includes ten short chapters, followed
by activities that help students understand themselves and their strengths.
By focusing on positive individual traits, the student workbook helps students
improve their self-concept. A teacher's binder with lesson plans, extension
activities, additional reproducible worksheets, and reproducible assessments
is sold separately.
FAMOUS PEOPLE WITH LEARNING DIFFERENCES
One feature of the student workbook is short, easy-to-read biographies and photos
of well-known people who achieved success by overcoming their learning differences.
Famous people from film, music, sports, science, politics, and more are featured,
including Tom Cruise, Cher, Whoopi Goldberg, Greg Louganis, Thomas Edison, Albert
Einstein, Woodrow Wilson, and Winston Churchill.
The consumable student workbook features short chapters that are written with
respect and understanding to individuals with learning differences. Each of
the chapters is followed by a self-exploration activity that encourages readers
to make personal connections with the text and express their feelings about
the subject. The Student Workbook is available in English and Spanish.
This 109-page binder has a lesson plan that corresponds with each chapter in
the Student Workbook to help teachers engage students in discussions on each
topic. Extension activities are included. Reproducible activity pages promote
reading comprehension, written expression, and problem-solving skills. Assessments
for each chapter include multiple-choice quizzes and culminating projects. The
Teacher’s Binder is available in English and Spanish.
APPROPRAITE FOR MANY AUDIENCES
Program can be used in inclusion, resource, and regular education classes. It
is also an excellent parent and teacher resource.