Autism & PDD Picture Stories & Language Activities Social Skills 5-Program Set

$265.95

This best-selling five-book program contains fun, interactive lessons that target skills in sequencing, predicting, question-answering, and processing verbal information.

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Autism & PDD Picture Stories & Language Activities Social Skills 5-Program Set

By Patricia Snair Koski 

Ages: Ages 3-8

Grades: PreK-3 

Loveable Matt and Molly stories make social skills “stick” with familiar characters, predictable routines, and concrete behaviors. Students learn the right and wrong ways to act at school, at home, with relatives, with other children, and in the community. This best-selling, five-book program teaches social behaviors and social language with a structured lesson format that reduces student anxiety and promotes learning. Fun, interactive lessons target skills in sequencing, predicting, question-answering, and processing verbal information. 

There are five programs in the set: Community, Family, Friends, Home, and School. 

Each program includes:  

  • 28-page lesson plan book
  • 32 – 8½” x 11″ story cards
  • 10 perforated sheets with large print sentences
  • question flash cards and wrong/right cards
  • progress monitoring chart
  • vinyl folder 

Each lesson follows the same two-day routine and can be used with one student, a small group, or an entire class. Matt and Molly are the main characters of every story, so students begin to consider them good friends as they progress through each lesson. 

Day one routine is: 

  • sing the Matt and Molly theme song
  • introduce the story
  • describe the picture cards and introduce the vocabulary/concepts
  • predicting activity
  • story review activity
  • differentiate right and wrong behavior
  • what’s missing activity
  • match printed sentences to the corresponding picture
  • yes/no questions activity
  • wh- and how questions activity
  • preparing to act out the story activity

Day two routine is: 

  • sing the Matt and Molly theme song
  • story review activity
  • act out the story
  • anticipate the next story activity
  • homework sheet with pocket-size version of the story 

The 5-program set consists of: 

1.    Social Skills in the Community – Learn appropriate behaviors for the doctor’s office, barber, mall, grocery store, bank, movies, dentist, and a restaurant.

2.    Social Skills with Family – Use appropriate manners in situations like accepting gifts, eating unfamiliar foods, hugs from relatives, playing games

3.    Social Skills with Friends – Learn how to make socially acceptable greetings and responses and maintain friendships.

4.    Social Skills at Home – Improve social language and social behavior at home in the areas of hand-washing, bedtime routine, grooming, watching TV, playing with a pet

5.    Social Skills at School – Learn the right and wrong ways to act in school situations such as riding the bus, art activities, lining up, lunchroom routine, bathroom routine, and more. Download a free unit, Molly Goes to the Bathroom