English Language Development Teacher Resources
Encourage confidence in English language skills with materials designed for language learners.
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I Can Write a Poem
It is so important for English language learners to be able to write for a variety of purposes. Specifically written for an ELD class, this activity provides explicit instruction for teaching learners how to write a poem. First, they listen to a poem with a specific structure.
3rd - 8th English Language Development 62 Views 52 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
ELD Five Senses Lesson Plan
English learners ask and answer questions about the five senses. They participate in sight and sound signal reading, singing songs, and creating sense charts. They make cross curricular connections by reading books and by focusing on specific social studies areas.
3rd - 5th English Language Development 5 Views 61 Downloads
ELD Lesson Plan
Explore consonants with this letter "b" lesson, the learner will complete various activities to reinforce the sound associated with the letter "b". He/she will work one on one with a teacher to identify words that begin with "b" and will be assessed upon completion of the lesson.
5th - Higher Ed Language Arts 8 Views 27 Downloads
ELD Lesson Plan: Making Predictions
What will happen next? Your kindergarteners will be experts at making predictions in stories after this lesson. Using three books (My Balloon by K. Davis and W. Oldfield, The Berenstain Bears: Big Bear, Small Bear by J. and J. Berenstain, and Five Little Monkeys Sitting in a Tree by Eileen Christelow), guide your learners into literacy as they guess what will happen next.
K English Language Development 6 Views 37 Downloads
ELD Lesson Plan: Phonics
Be the best with this basic "B" review lesson. Early Intermediate learners can practice their knowledge of words that start with "B" in various activities, including a Memory card game with different words and images that begin with "B." The lesson is designed for one-on-one instruction, but can be used in small groups as well.
7th English Language Development 3 Views 3 Downloads
ELD Lesson Plan: Thanksgiving
Celebrate Thanksgiving. Given a list of vocabulary words, pupils read "Albert's Thanksgiving" by Leslie Tryon. The lesson continues through direct teaching (copying down vocabulary from the story), guided practice (writing one sentence per vocabulary word, creating a summary of the story), and independent practice (illustrating the summary).
3rd English Language Development 3 Views 15 Downloads
Simple Texts for Primary Pupils
Can literacy get any more fun than this? Learners not only have fun, but gain confidence as well when presented with familiar text in another language. Select books, songs, poems, even recipes written in another language, and using the many techniques, games, and exercises presented here, engage your pupils in literacy strategies that help them decode in any language.
K - 6th Language Arts 35 Views 24 Downloads
World Teachers' Day
Practice reading comprehension by having your class read a factual passage about World Teachers' Day and mach phrases, fill in the blanks, identify correct grammar usage, unscramble vocabulary words, sequence sentences from the passage, sequence words to create complete sentences, create questions and interview other students, and write an essay.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 5 Views 62 Downloads
Have your students practice their best happy face while presenting this PowerPoint about feelings. Large font, accompanied by drawings and photos of different emotions, including: happy, sad, angry, surprised, afraid, and worried are presented on separate slides.
Pre-K - 4th English Language Development 7 Views 82 Downloads
Where Does it Come From?...Where Does it Go?
Students summarize and illustrate how a water treatment plant and wastewater treatment plant work. Students describe the source of water for their community and the adequacy of groundwater to meet the community's needs. Students also identify and explain where the wastewater goes after it has been treated.
6th - 9th Science 5 Views 23 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
Let's Plan a Trip!
Technology brings to life the study of other countries and cultures! It also demonstrates to high schoolers how important information literacy is to individuals today. In this lesson small groups or individuals plan a trip to a country of their choice.
9th - 12th 21st Century Skills 12 Views 96 Downloads
Time for a story! Learners of all ages enjoy listening to stories, so read them some common fables and have them work cooperatively to create a fable. Differentiate for varying ability levels by providing sentence frames, graphic organizers, or strategic pairing of your learners.
7th - 8th English Language Development 7 Views 38 Downloads
Triple blends 'scr'
This learning exercise explores the triple blend, 'scr'. First, learners use the given word dial to create different words starting with 'scr'. Next, they copy and complete 8 different sentences. Lastly, the class copies 4 yes or no questions and underlines the 'scr' word.
2nd - 4th English Language Development 3 Views 49 Downloads
Ordinal Numbers for English Learners
Help your beginning and intermediate English Learners develop academic vocabulary with this activity about ordinal numbers. Read and discuss the Eric Carle book Ten Little Rubber Ducks. Your ELs use ordinal number cards to practice stating where different duck cutouts are placed in a line.
K - 1st Math 12 Views 175 Downloads
English Expressions Quiz: Online
An online worksheet provides opportunities to assess comprehension of 10 common adages like "A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush" or "Variety is the spice of life." Learners complete a multiple choice quiz (and can check their answers with a single click) about the meaning of common expressions.
4th - 7th Language Arts 5 Views 40 Downloads
Britney Spears: Famous People, ELL Assignment
If you teach English learners and want a thorough assignment that addresses reading and listening comprehension, speaking skills, vocabulary acquisition, and more, a high-interest content instructional activity on Britney Spears may be useful.
7th - Higher Ed Language Arts 10 Views 264 Downloads
Cristina Kirchner: Famous People (ELL Assignment)
This lengthy assignment for English language learners includes a one-page reading on the Argentinian president, Cristina Kirchner, and numerous activities/exercises that address listening and reading comprehension, speaking, vocabulary acquisition, spelling, and more.
6th - Higher Ed Language Arts 10 Views 222 Downloads
Jay-Z: Famous People, ELL Assignment
This lengthy assignment was designed for English language learners. It includes a 1-page reading on the rapper, Jay-Z, and 10 activities/exercises that focus on listening and reading comprehension, speaking, vocabulary acquisition, spelling, and more.
7th - Higher Ed Language Arts 23 Views 515 Downloads