English Teacher Resources
Build your pupils' mastery of the English language from the ground up with resources to help you teach the alphabet, reading skills, grammar, and everything in between.
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Food and Dialect
The dialect words for types of food from across the British Isles get pupils thinking about native dialects and how they differ from Standard English. Class members create a dialect dictionary and discuss the difference between accent and dialect.
5th - 8th Language Arts 7 Views 18 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Transport and Dialect
Cultivating an interest in native dialects and how they differ from Standard English is an excellent introduction to the study of language. This resource looks at the dialectic words of the British Isles that are used for methods of transport.
5th - 7th Language Arts 3 Views 6 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Mini Beasts and Dialect
Discover the differences in dialect. Inquisitive minds read poems and discuss how words or phrases are different in standard English and other dialects. Using a dictionary, class members locate the definition of each word, find alternatives, and discuss dialect examples.
5th - 6th Language Arts 6 Views 40 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Reading a Dialect
Reading a dialect can be difficult; show readers that it can also reveal fascinating details! They read two extracts from Jane Gardam's The Hollow Land, which is written in a British dialect. Readers answer comprehension questions, comparing the dialect to American English, explaining difficulties they faced while reading, and defining unfamiliar words and phrases.
4th - 6th Language Arts 23 Views 154 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Major Regional Dialects
What does your dialect sound like? Examine variation in English as it relates to geographic regions with your class. They recognize some of the major differences between regional dialects and determine that everyone speaks a dialect. They trace historical events that have shaped the current major regional dialects.
5th - 12th Language Arts 36 Views 180 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Story of English
Explore the history and scope of the English language with this presentation. With discussion points on the roots of English, its various forms around the world, and its status as a global language, this slide show would be a good resource for your linguistics class or any lecture that studies the foundations of the English language.
12th - Higher Ed Language Arts 13 Views 17 Downloads
English Cognates in Various Indo-European Languages
Studying the history, influences, and cognates of the English language, this presentation provides students in linguistics and language classes with several charts of information on cognates from languages around the world. The slideshow compares many common words in English as well as comparing English names with names in other languages.
12th - Higher Ed Languages 4 Views 16 Downloads
Use various modules with your middle and high school classes. Each module has an icon that shows what the group will be working on. They work through speaking, grammar, writing, and literature exercises that require them to consider how to respectfully agree and disagree with others.
6th - 12th Language Arts 5 Views 147 Downloads
English Literature - PowerPoint PPT Presentation
Everything you wanted to know about the history of English literature and language but were afraid to ask. From Beowulf to Canterbury Tales, the Knights of the Round Table to Robin Hood, Addison, Fielding, Shakespeare, Swift, and many more are all featured in an overview appropriate for a high school or college level survey of English literature.
Pre-K - 12th Language Arts 46 Views 113 Downloads
Business English at Work
This presentation appears to be created for an English language acquisition classroom geared towards adults. The focus is on using adjectives in a work setting, although the description and examples are applicable to everyday life. The last slide highlights the difference between the words fewer and less.
12th - Higher Ed English Language Development 8 Views 16 Downloads
Creating an Environment where Writing is the Bridge to English Mastery
This language learning lesson plan presents several different reading and writing techniques to expand your learner's English knowledge. Young writers complete mini writing lessons while developing comfort in a writing environment. Included are links to great resources designed especially for English Language Learners.
Pre-K - 1st Language Arts 19 Views 109 Downloads
FEG Practice Final Examination (Fundamentals of English Grammar)
If you are using Betty Schrampfer Azar's Fundamentals of English Grammar to teach grammar to your class, then this practice final exam might be for you! Learners answer 40 multiple choice questions about word usage and error correction.
4th - 6th Language Arts 43 Views 276 Downloads
AP English Language Research Project Assignment
What better way to learn the logic of a test than to examine models and then create your own? AP English language students research previously used synthesis questions, select a topic, and then create their own Synthesis Question Prompt Page.
11th - 12th Language Arts 10 Views 5 Downloads
From George to Martha: Writing a Sonnet Using Primary Sources
What was the relationship like between George and Martha Washington? To protect their privacy, Martha Washington destroyed all her husband’s letters after his death so historians have little evidence of their lives together. Two letters were later found in an old desk.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 4 Downloads
Words in the News: Stem Cell Research
A thorough resource for intermediate English learners addresses reading comprehension of informational texts, adjective forms, vocabulary acquisition, and writing in a journalistic style. Specifically, the class reads about stem cell research, studies related vocabulary, participates in discussion on the topic, and writes a news story related to the topic.
11th - Higher Ed English Language Development 6 Views 111 Downloads
Fun Ways to Teach Word Family
Explore the English language by participating in a class game. In this word family lesson, students identify the most common word families and write them on Easter eggs. They utilize the Easter eggs to practice using their vocabulary and match words with the same family.
1st - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 65 Views 338 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
The Quakers, the Dutch, and the Ladies
Listen as this famed speaker argues why "the real story of history is about regular people trying to take care of their families" and "small-scale dramas," particularly in the case of colonial America. Topics covered include the shift from New Amsterdam to New York after the English takeover, implications for economic freedom for women, the establishment of Pennsylvania as a haven for Quakers, consequences of Bacon's rebellion, and general colonial American economics and demographics.
12 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
To stand up can have many different meanings. Examine the different usages in English and relate one of these meanings to a short film about homophobic bullying. Class members view and discuss the film as well as a short reading passage written by a proponent of the program that sponsored the video.
9th - 12th Language Arts 7 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable