These Community Helpers Sorting Mats w/ Real Photos include 10 unique sorting mats that focus on identifying community helpers and objects associated with them. At an independent workstation, center or language group, students complete the following sorting mats by identifying the community helper and the things associated with him or her. For example the police officer mat includes handcuffs, a police car, a flashlight, a police hat, a police vest, etc.
Direct Instruction Work Centers: a peek into how we organize and run direct instruction centers in our self-contained special education classroom. These ideas are perfect for students with autism, multiply disabled students, and other students in special education.
Mrs. P's Specialties!: Direct Instruction Work Centers