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Additional Lessons 1 - 10 of 154 for Down Syndrome
  1.   Similarities Awareness Lesson Plan (Pre-K through 2)
...sabelle and Charlie?? Write the comments on the board in the similarities part of the Venn diagram: Similarities: same age play together every Friday like to draw and paint like to dance both cry when they forget to share or when their feelings are hurt eat cheerios and drink apple juice like to go down the slide like to slide down on their own 4) Ask the students: ?If you are a fast runner and your friend cannot run as fast as you can, how would you play together outside? What if your friend uses a wheelchair? What are some ways you could play with each other during recess?? Have the students share their ideas out loud...
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    Grade Level: K-2

  2.   Reboops
...eneral term for errors in chromosome division. For example, a pre-sperm cell with 46 chromosomes could divide into one sperm cell with 22 chromosomes and another with 24. If the sperm cell with 24 chromosomes fertilizes an egg with 23 chromosomes, the baby will now have 47 chromosomes. A child with Down Syndrome has an extra number 21 chromosome. The extra chromosome can come from either the father or the mother, depending on if the nondisjunction occurred during the production of either the sperm or egg cell. ? human chromosomes ? ? 6 Lab Activity: Teacher Guide Reebops During the Reebop activity, your students...
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    Grade Level: 6-8

  3.   Coping with CRYING / SHAKEN BABY SYNDROME
Coping with CRYING / SHAKEN BABY SYNDROME Time Frame: 1 class period that runs 90 minutes. Group Size: Large Groups Summary: This lesson will discuss information about reasons babies cry and ways to cope with the crying. It will also provided information about Shaken Baby Syndrome. Main Curriculum Tie: Child Development Standard 4 Objective 2 Describe the gr...
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    Grade Level: 9-12

  4.   Crazy Frog's Lily Pad Game
...nd gymnastic wedges (if available), crazy frog music (optional) Description of Idea Lead-up Activity: Crazy Frogs When the music starts students begin jumping like frogs in the open space. When the music stops each student must find a partner and stand back to back in the "frog" position (squatting down with their hands on the floor right in front of their feet). When the teacher calls out "Crazy Frogs" each student lifts their gluteus maximus in the air and looks at their partner between their legs (the peak-a-boo position). When the music begins again the frogs jump away until it's time to find a new partner. Lily Pad...
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    Grade Level: Pre-K-2

  5.   Buggy Rides
...nd Thank You. Children with motor impairments can spend more time riding in the buggy. This activity has worked well for autistic children, who benefit from activities that involve gross motor skills such as pushing and pulling. This activity has been observed to calm some very active children with Downs syndrome as they are pulled in the baskets. Assessment Ideas: Students should work together safely and politely. Riders should acknowledge their horse by communicating with them, i.e., "giddy-up." The horse should acknowledge the rider by waiting until the rider is ready.
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    Grade Level: Pre-K

  6.   Self Potrait with Favorite Things
..."In my portrait I used ________ for my _________ because________________." I mount the portrait with the explanation for an eye-catching exhibit. (It's cool to see what new trends the students are into.) Accommodations/Modifications/Addressing Individualized Needs Sally is a 5th grade student with Downs Syndrome and moderate mental retardation with a measured IQ if 45, Sally is able to read only a few functional words, recognizes numbers and can only write her name from memory. She likes to watch television but her mother is concerned that she likes to watch cartoons and Sesame Street. She would like her to develop an...
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    Grade Level: 3-12

  7.   Simulated Genetic Counseling Session
...nselor to come as guest speaker. II. Students (in teams of 4-5) complete a family history (pedigree) for a family with a genetic condition. Chose condition from list teacher provides, or from more well-known conditions, such as achondroplasia, cystic fibrosis, hemophilia, Huntington disease, Marfan syndrome, dwarfism, Down syndrome, Fragile-X syndrome, Tay-Sachs disease, sickle cell anemia, neurofibromatosis, etc. The session goal is to understand the genetic counseling process, not the diagnostic process and medical facts per se, although these are likely to emerge. A family history form, if available, from a genetic c...
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    Grade Level: 6-8

  8.   Explaining Genetics Disorders
...to create a flyer. Lesson Sequence Day 1 1. Introduce the project to the class by posing the question: Thousands of genetics disorders are passed from generation to generation. Almost everyone has a friend or relative who has a heredity condition such as sickle cell, cystic fibrosis, or Tourette's syndrome. Genetics counseling is a service for people seeking information about a possible genetics disorder or disease. Through genetics counseling people can find out how a disorder may affect them or their children and what types of treatments are available. What basic information about each disorder would a counselor need...
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    Grade Level: 9-12

  9.   No is No, Si is Yes
...2 Grade Copyright Year: 1998 Genre: Realistic Fiction Synopsis: Emma has a new brother, Isaac. At first, she didn't want him, but her and her dad thought of fun things that they could do together. She decided that having a brother wouldn't' be so bad. But one day, they received word that Isaac had Down syndrome. Emma was scared Isaac wouldn't be able to do all the fun things she had planned, but she was wrong! Theme: Down syndrome Activity 1 Source: Leanne Rakestraw Objective: The students will write about Emma's feelings. Activity: Have the students write about Emma's feelings throughout the book. How do they change d...
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    Grade Level: 3-5

  10.   Karyotype Puzzle
...on of gametes and zygotes, errors are made and individuals are born with additional or missing chromosomes. The word Trisomy in a disorders name indicates that there are three copies of a particular chromosome instead of two. Probability of Being Born With Specific Chromosomal Disorders Trisomy 21 (Down) Trisomy 18 (Edwards) Trisomy 13 (Patau) 47,XXY (Kleinfelters) 47,XYY 47,XXX 45,X 1 in 700 1 in 3000 1 in 5000 1 in 1000 males 1 in 1000 males 1 in 1000 females 1 in 5000 females The most common chromosomal disorder is Trisomy 21, more commonly known as Down Syndrome. Symptoms of Trisomy 21 include individuals with a bro...
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    Grade Level: 9-12


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