Alignment Tools provide alignment between the monthly lessons and specific standards; demonstrate the
comprehensive alignment between your state’s standards and daily instruction using Unique Learning System;
detail general education access and support IEP development.
Course contains a prescribed number of modules to provide detailed instruction to support mastery of a larger
Differentiated Levels: (applies to both Unique Learning System and News-2-You)
Level 1: Students typically require maximum support within instructional tasks. For these students, increasing
the level of participation is the main objective. (Participatory)
Level 2: Students require picture support and other direct support in learning and the demonstration of skills.
Level 3: Students typically are reading or have potential to learn to read text and independently demonstrate
comprehension of learned information within modified content. (Independent)
Dynamic Math an interactive page that generates a new math problem for the targeted skill each time the
green dynamic math button is selected.
Grade Bands contain age-respectful, engaging materials for students with significant disabilities and provides
access to the general education curriculum; all materials align to general education and extended standards for
core subjects in all 6 grade bands; Preschool (students ages 3-5), Elementary (Grades K-2), Intermediate
(Grades 3-5), Middle School (Grades 6-8), High School (Grades 9-12), Transition (Students ages 18+)
Interactive Document (iDoc) the online format that supports Unique Learning System®, News-2-You® and
SymbolStix PRIME®; accessible on many platforms; customizable and supports a variety of skill levels and
accessibility needs for students with disabilities
Instructional Targets connects
a state’s extended standards with relevant curriculum content for students
with significant disabilities
Lesson Activity revisiting and reinforcing the skills of the lesson by completing different activities.
Lesson at a Glance Page provides a scope of the Lesson and breaks down the activities, provides a quick
reference that lists activity materials, tools and additional materials
Lesson Plans provided within each lesson and include Instructional Targets aligned with your state’s extended
standards; outline a defined instructional routine to support instruction and incorporate three levels of
differentiated task expectations to meet the needs of each student