MENTAL RETARDATION LESSON PLAN UNDERSTANDING SCHOOL HEALTH WORKSHEETS HUMAN PRIMARY TEACHING LEARNING READING COMPREHENSION STUDENTS ELEMENTARY EDUCATION CURRICULUM KIDS THEME UNIT RESOURCES ACTIVITIES

 

 

 

Learn about disabilities.
 

DISABILITIES:
MENTAL RETARDATION

This lesson will provide students with a general overview of Mental Retardation and the four levels of Mental Retardation.  Includes printable teaching reading comprehension lesson worksheets.

 

Objectives:

Students will learn about the 4 levels of Mental Retardation:

  • Mild
  • Moderate
  • Severe
  • Profound

Suggested Grades:

4th Grade - 5th Grade - 6th Grade

 

  

 
 
 

 

MENTAL RETARDATION LESSON

 

Directions:

Print the Mental Retardation reading comprehension passage and questions (see below).

 

Students should read the passage silently, then answer the questions.  Teachers may also use the text as part of a classroom lesson plan.

 

Lesson Excerpt

Mental Retardation is defined by a low level of intellectual functioning combined with major difficulties in daily living skills.  There are four levels of Mental Retardation: Mild, Moderate, Severe, and Profound.  IQ level, also known as intelligence quotient, is a major dividing factor for the different levels of Mental Retardation.  IQ level is based on results from intelligence tests. 

Mild Mental Retardation

Mild Mental Retardation is applied to people who have an IQ level of 50-55 to about 70.  Approximately 85% of individuals with Mental Retardation fall into this category.  Those grouped in this category normally develop communication and social skills during ages 0-5.  It is often difficult to tell them apart from children who do not have Mental Retardation until they are older.

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LESSON PRINTABLES

Mental Retardation Lesson

Print this health science worksheet for this lesson.

 Includes reading passage, questions, and answer sheet.

 

 

 

 

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