This comprehensive curriculum includes two books. Getting Real Program and Getting Real with Reading focus on teaching academic skills to students with intellectual disability, seventh grade to adult.
Getting Real Program emphasizes functional math and language arts. Math concepts include counting, paying bills, telling time, following a calendar and using a calculator. Language Arts activities cover writing, functional words and telephone skills. The pretest, instruction and post-test sequence is ideal for IEPs.
Getting Real with Reading features lessons for 36 weeks. This structured system stresses repetitive practice, group reading and survival word instruction.
By Debbie Semple and Shelia Lechler. Includes two spiralbound books, 2006, with downloadable PDFs and Classroom License for printouts.
Also available separately is Getting Real Manipulatives.