Fall Lesson Plans and Resources for Any Special Ed Classroom

Fall is a refreshing time of year with those crunching leaves and breaths of fresh air. Not to mention, you’re likely settling into the school year with your new students.

So if you’re searching for Autumnn lesson plans and resources for your classroom, look no further!

Here are 10 of our favorite Fall resources:

Fall Literacy Lessons 

The Autumn Adapted Piece Book Set is a seasonal staple for storytime. These interactive pieces will help you transform eight of the most famous children’s books into an exciting reading experience. We’ve found that even students who don’t love reading enjoy these! This set includes pieces for titles such as Red Leaf Yellow, Leaf, Ten Orange Pumpkins, and Pumpkin Jack. 

Teach your students about the changing seasons with this Autumn Adapted Book and use it during small group instruction or morning meetings. This reader focuses on changing leaves, Fall holidays, and other seasonal vocabulary.

Have you read Fletcher and the Falling Leaves? This is an adorable Fall story about a fox named Fletcher who worries when the leaves start falling from his favorite tree. The Fletcher and the Falling Leaves Book Companion is filled with cross-curricular, no-prep lesson extensions. It’s a story unit made easy! 

Fall Life Skill Lesson Plans

Give students the chance to practice an important life skill, addressing envelopes! The Fall version of Addressing an Envelope will prepare an envelope with ‘to’ and ‘from’ labels, as well as a stamp. This center time activity comes in 2 levels, “errorless” and fill-in-the-blank. 

Get students in the swing of dressing for the season with the Dress Me for the Seasons File Folder game. Practice the same skill in a different format with these Seasonal Clothing Sorting Mats.

Fall Lesson Plan Bundles

 The All About Autumn Bundle is an all-encompassing unit that includes math, science, and ELA activities. It also has three Fall book companions! This bundle will help you fill your Fall planner with the click of a few buttons and very little prep. Similarly, this Autumn Thematic Unit will get your students excited about the season with vocabulary cards, readers, graphic organizers, graphing activities, science activities, and more!

The Seasons Adapted Work Binder is a great tool for morning work. This work binder is filled with functional and differentiated skill work that includes labeling seasonal pictures, sorting seasonal pictures, and identifying months within each season. 

More Fall Lesson Plans

Students can practice following step-by-step directives and visual-motor skills with these Autumn Directed Drawings. This set gives students the chance to draw ten different Fall designs, including scarecrows, acorns, sunflowers, leaves, and more. 

The Fall Memory Digital Activity is an excellent independent task that can be set out during center time or for early finishers. This paperless skill work has thirty different pages, all in the theme of Fall! If you love this one, you’ll want to check out the Autumn Digital Activity Bundle as well. 

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Debate time: When you teach this unit, do you call it Fall or Autumn? Let us know in the comments! 




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