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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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English as a Global Language
A discussion of English as a global language is presented in these slides, along with a history of the English language's influence on other cultures throughout the 20th century. The presentation also provides reasons why English makes a good global language, allowing your students to engage in a debate about the influence of Western culture as a whole.
12th - Higher Ed Language Arts 3 Views 12 Downloads
Slang: Are You Sure We're All Speaking English?
Discuss and research slang expressions from the U.S., the United Kingdom, and Canada. They use the Web for their research and translate sentences from slang to standard English, while evaluating the effects of geography on English.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 31 Downloads
Writing Exercises: English Settlements in North America
A great writing exercise should have it all. This one requires learners to think critically about cause and effect, compare and contrast, and summarizing. They compose responses to five short answer questions regarding Spanish and English Settlements, the Treaty of Tordesillas, mercantilism, and King Philip's war.
9th - 11th Language Arts 17 Views 49 Downloads
The English Roses
Students explore psychology by reading a children's book in class. In this bullying lesson, students read the story The English Roses and discuss the main characters, story and setting. Students identify the moments when the main character is being bullied and complete a worksheet demonstrating proper student behavior.
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 16 Views 34 Downloads
English 101 Primer
Students experience their first college level English grammar and usage lesson. In this college level English lesson, students experience the college classroom atmosphere for the first time. They complete a worksheet that shows their command of the English language grammar and usage.
Higher Ed Language Arts 7 Views 22 Downloads
Study Guide for Second Semester English Exam
Thorough and all-encompassing, this study guide summarizes an entire semester, or possibly a year, of language arts vocabulary words. Vocabulary from The Diary of Anne Frank, Night, Romeo and Juliet, and various short stories is listed for review, as well as the elements of drama, stories, and literature.
8th - 10th Language Arts 46 Views 532 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Understanding Idioms Is a Piece of Cake
Interpreting idioms is a piece of cake! In groups, learners discuss the meaning of some common English idioms and choose 10 to use in sentences. Then, they illustrate the silly, literal meanings of those idioms and can engage in a fun online idiom activity (linked).
3rd - 12th Language Arts 27 Views 608 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Dharma and Duty
Trying to comprehend the values and beliefs of different cultures can be a challenge, especially when there are no words that adequately translate a concept into English. Dharam is such a word and such a concept. To gain insight into one aspect of Dharam, the Hindu concept of duty, learners read excepts from The Bhagava Gita and examine images of Krishna, Arjuna, and Krishna driving Arjuna's chariot.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 11 Views 6 Downloads CCSS: Designed
New Review Inseparable
Built around a moving short film about second chances and tough choices, this lesson mixes grammar, prediction, and narrative writing. Pupils practice with adjectives and prefixes before moving on to the film. The resource directs you to pause the film at specific points to ask the provided questions.
9th - 12th Language Arts 9 Views 8 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Mixtape
A short film about music is the inspiration for a well-sequenced lesson that includes discussion, group work, and writing. After the whole class converses about music, small groups write narratives about a still from the film. Pupils share their work, watch the film, discuss the film and the title of the film, and come up with their own mixtape track lists complete with explanations for each song included.
9th - 12th Language Arts 16 Views 16 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review The Man Who Planted Trees
Grow an understanding of short story with a well-sequenced plan built around an Academy Award-winning short film. Class members explore the elements of an effective short story, and practice writing their own. They also watch the short film (about 30 minutes long) and read the accompanying transcript.
9th - 12th Language Arts 39 Views 22 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Keep Your English Up to Date: Wannabe
Language is a fluid and ever-changing entity! Take a week to cover the changing English expressions and slang as related to the word "wannabe." Go through vocabulary, spelling, worksheets, and quizzes on the topics with your class.
9th - 12th Language Arts 10 Views 23 Downloads
Arabic - English Glossary
Designed to accompany Focus on Contemporary Arabic by Shukri Abed, this document provides 41 pages of Arabic terms with English translations. The words are organized alphabetically in Arabic and include notations that indicate colloquial terms, foreign words, common expressions, and more.
9th - 12th Languages 5 Views 5 Downloads