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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...
11th - Higher Ed English Language Arts
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...
11th - 12th English Language Arts
Five Ways to Speak More Naturally
Help your English language learners move toward conversing like native speakers. This document includes five easy sentence structure changes that make a big difference when speaking in English. Examples and explanations are included for...
6th - 12th English Language Arts
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...
9th - 12th English Language Arts
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...
6th - Higher Ed English Language Arts
Fun Ways to Teach Word Family
Explore the English language by participating in a class game. In this word family instructional activity, students identify the most common word families and write them on Easter eggs. They utilize the Easter eggs to practice using...
1st - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
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...
12 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Dialect Awareness in Literature and Life
Scholars read and re-write, in Standard English, a short selection from Dovey Coe and note importance of use of dialect in novel. Then they examine their own use of dialect in everyday speech, and write a narrative using both casual...
8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Putting It All Together: From Awareness of Mood to Analysis of Tone
Stephen Vincent Benet’s, “By the Waters of Babylon,” offers learners a chance to examine the difference between mood and tone. After a close reading of an excerpt from the short story, the class lists the diction and imagery that builds...
6th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Understanding Shakespeare: "When Icicles Hang By the Wall"
“When icicles hang on the wall” speech from Love’ Labor Lost provides class members with an opportunity to analyze figurative language. Groups identify the sensory appeals in the speech, both positive and negative, and then infer the...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Research Project Embedded with Media Literacy
Here is a phenomenal language arts lesson on media literacy for your middle and high schoolers. In it, learners produce a research product in the form of a public service announcement (PSA). First, they view examples of these PSA's to...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Analyzing Grammar and Syntax in Ayn Rand's Anthem
“I am. I think. I will.” Seek the secrets of words. Ayn Rand’s Anthem provides the text for a series of exercises that ask readers to analyze how Rand uses antimetabole, epistrophe, parallelism, and repetition to create meaning. Using...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Annotation and Analysis of Author's Purpose
Model for readers how to identify an author’s purpose in a nonfiction text. Using a document camera, conduct a close reading and annotate a passage from N. Scott Momaday’s, “Riding is an Exercise of the Mind.” Groups then read and...
6th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Add Integers - English Learners 11.4
Yes, it does state that this is an English learners' activity, but the concepts addressed can be used in any math class that is learning how to add positive and negative integers. Four problems ask the learner to identify what sign is...
6th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Derbyshire Accent Project 1
Compare the Derbyshire accent to Standard English. There are eight common differences between the two languages for learners to discover. A great worksheet to start a discussion on the various forms and conventions of Standard English.
5th - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
English Lesson Plans for Grade 7
Discuss the correct use of certain phrases such as "managed" and "could" in this English lesson plan. Middle schoolers listen to interviews on work customs in different countries and compare them. They make inferences after reading given...
7th - 8th English Language Arts