These workbooks contain several activities to help develop reading, writing, spelling, comprehension and vocabulary building skills.
This Workbook is a companion to accompany The New Kid book and is available to purchase as a PDF file.
Included in the workbook:
SYMBOL SUPPORTED WORKSHEETS
Worksheets are divided into three levels corresponding to the levels in the books. Each level has 6 worksheets with a variety of activities to develop reading, writing, spelling, comprehension and vocabulary building.
A symbolised communication board that enables those reading the book to comment on the key words by making "I see..." sentences.
3 Levels of social stories to an issue or event from the book that the characters were faced, that will also be relevant to the young people reading the books.
Social stories and comic strip conversations can help people with autism develop greater social understanding and stay safe. By providing information about what might happen in a particular situation, and some guidelines for behaviour, it's possible to increase structure in a person's life and thereby reduce anxiety.
FULLY SYMBOLISED VERSION OF LEVEL 3 TEXT
To support young people reading at level 3, a fullly symbolised version of the Level 3 text is availab;e as part of the workbook. Symbol support is valuable for readers, as it canhelp with word understanding and support reading of tricky words.