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Curricular Adaptations

by Kathy Davidson

Shorten assignments

Read lessons aloud

Tape lessons or text

Cursive words in print

Block off sections of work

Cut worksheets into sections to complete

Substitute projects for written assignments

Enlarge copies of print

Highlight information in book

Write answers

Lower level work

Provide page numbers for locations of answers on worksheets

Cooperative learning

Peer support such as peer buddies, class wide peer tutoring, etc

Read directions orally and have students repeat

Color code, underline, enlarge or highlight key words

Student answers orally

Re-teach, repetition

Teach test taking strategies

Change class objectives to be mastered by a student

Take turns writing

Reduce stimuli

List assignments

Assignment sheets

Cueing students

Study guides, flashcards, graphic organizers

Check every 3 or 4 problems to slow down a rushing student

Provide fidget items



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