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Things That Make Britain Great
Take a trip to Great Britain with this fun reading lesson! Young learners read an article about many famous attributes of Britain - 101 of them, to be exact - and finish several comprehension and grammar activities about what they have read.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 11 Views 19 Downloads
Rowan Atkinson: Famous People, ELL Assignment
This 13-page assignment was designed for English language learners. It includes a one-page reading on the comedic actor Rowan Atkinson and 10 activities/exercises that focus on listening and reading comprehension, speaking, vocabulary acquisition, spelling, and more.
6th - Higher Ed Language Arts 19 Views 291 Downloads
A Ticket to Philly—In 1769: Thinking about Cities, Then and Now
While cities had only a small fraction of the population in colonial America, they played a significant role in pre-revolutionary years, and this was certainly true for the largest city in the North American colonies: Philadelphia. Your learners will begin by considering how a city is like an organism, adding to T-charts that list what the main intakes, internal processes, and outputs of a city are and how they are performed.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History 115 Views 86 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
What's Is Soil Made Of?
It's time to roll up those sleeves and get a little dirty in the second lesson of this series on the science of food. Investigate where plants and animals get the minerals they need to live in this two-part exploration of soil. First, learners look carefully at soil samples, recording their observations and identifying the different materials they find.
K - 5th Science 99 Views 79 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Crusades: Voices and Perspectives
Invite your young historians to discover the distinct perspectives of Muslim, European, Jewish, and Byzantine groups during the Crusades. Class members are divided into groups and are given a packet of handouts, including background information, maps, artistic depictions of major figures, and more, to review for a particular historical group.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 66 Views 59 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Vocabulary Unit 3.3: Countries and Nationalities, Daily Routines
Match countries with their capitals and languages in a vocabulary worksheet. After using a word bank to fill in the blanks, English learners connect daily events with simple verbs in the present tense.
5th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Language Focus Unit 5.2: Can and Could, Comparative and Superlative Adjectives
When should you use can in a sentence, and when is it better to use could? Practice this distinction with a grammar worksheet that also includes activities on comparative and superlative adjectives. Kids finish several fill-in-the-blank sentences before completing a chart that lists adjectives in their comparative and superlative forms.
4th - 8th Language Arts 9 Views 5 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Language Focus and Vocabulary Unit 7.1: Present Continuous, Imperative Sentences
Express what will be happening with exercises on present continuous for future arrangements, or future progressive tense. Several fill-in-the-blank and matching activities challenge kids to use the correct form of the given verbs. The final two sections introduce vocabulary about sports.
4th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 1 Download CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Language Focus and Vocabulary Unit 3.1
Study present simple tense, nationalities, and daily routines in one worksheet. Kids choose the correct versions of verbs to fill in the blanks and decide which words represent countries and nationalities. They then work on describing their daily routines with vocabulary words in a word bank.
5th - 8th Language Arts 10 Views 11 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Geldof Announces "Live 8" Concerts
In this ELL/ESL worksheet, students work with a paragraph about the "Live 8" concerts of 2005. They complete activities in which they write lists of famous people, give opinions about "Live 8", complete true and false questions, and synonym matches using words from the paragraph.
Higher Ed English Language Development 3 Views 1 Download
Fossil Fuels (Part I), The Geology of Oil
Junior geologists work through three mini-lessons that familiarize them with the formation and location of fossil fuels. Part one involves reading about petroleum and where it comes from via a thorough set of handouts. A lab activity follows in part two, in which investigators experiment with the sedimentation of different sized particles.
8th - 12th Science 52 Views 127 Downloads
In this famous leaders worksheet, students read a passage about Queen Elizabeth and then complete a variety of in-class and homework activities to support comprehension, including partner interviews, spelling, cloze, synonym matches, and scrambled sentences.
4th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 45 Downloads
Time Problems in Context
In this time problems in context worksheet, middle schoolers solve 40 real life telling time problems. Students use timetables to calculate travel times and also use a pay scale to figure out weekly earnings in English pounds and pence. This page is intended for online use but may be completed on paper.
6th - 8th Math 9 Views 24 Downloads
Students read about European holidays and then design their own creative festival. In this cultural awareness lesson plan, students use primary and secondary resources in order to uncover facts and practices that occur during European festivals.
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads