It’s all turkey and mashed potatoes this week in therapy! I’m using some real pictures and activities I made for my life skills class. I thought you might be able to use them too so I posted them on TPT today! Find the Life Skills Thanksgiving Mini Unit here.
This unit if perfect for speech therapy, life skills classes, or season review with younger students. This 22 page packet includes real life photos and simple language to discuss the topic of Thanksgiving dinner. Thanksgiving Book: Use this book to talk about Thanksgiving. Read the book through with your students. Talk about the vocabulary words and actions in the story. Highlight the sequence of preparing and cooking dinner, then eating and cleaning up. Talk with your students about their experiences. Read the book a second time and leave out words to have your students fill in the blank. Non verbal students can point to pictures in the book. AAC users can use their voice output device. Ask WH questions relating to the book. Pages 3-13. Social Expectations: Use these two pages (14-15) to determine the appropriate behavior during Thanksgiving dinner.
Planning the Meal: Use pages 16-19 to help your students determine which foods are main dishes and which are side dishes. Make up your own menu for Thanksgiving!
Setting the Table: Help your students set the table for Thanksgiving. Complete example and pieces are included for practice. Use real pieces if you have them available! Pages 20-21. Sequencing Thanksgiving: Use the included pieces to sequence 4 major parts of Thanksgiving Dinner! Pages 23-24. Please look at the complete preview to see what you’re purchasing! If you have any questions, email before you purchase! Purchase on Teachers Pay Teachers to grab the instant download. How are you working on holiday activities with the severe classrooms?
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