Teaching Nonreaders SS/Science

Discussion in 'Special Education Archives' started by Daysy, Sep 12, 2004.

  1. Daysy

    Daysy Guest

    Sep 12, 2004

    I have 2 boys in my classroom, both in seventh grade, but with reading levels of a kindergartener/1st grader. How do I teach them Social Studies/Science without making them feel embarrased or like "little" kids? Any ideas would be greatly appreciated!
  3. dangerm0use

    dangerm0use Rookie

    Aug 10, 2004
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    Sep 12, 2004

    here are my ideas: (before hand let some students who are up to the appropriate reading levels that they are your "special helpers", while not in front of the general class)

    (1) general reading outloud by instructor (about 1 paragraph)

    (2) then 1 or 2 volunteers (or those you know how to read at their respective level)

    (3) finally, breaking the class up into groups where the students who are at a higher level can help those on lower levels (as they already know to help the students lacking)

    hope that helps.

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