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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 instructional activity 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 3 Views 39 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 7 Views 261 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 8 Views 220 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 20 Views 512 Downloads
Jay Chou: Famous People (ELL Assignment)
This 13-page assignment was designed for English language learners and includes a one-page reading on the Taiwanese entertainer, Jay Chou, and 10 activities/exercises that address listening and reading comprehension, speaking, vocabulary acquisition, spelling, and more.
7th - Higher Ed Language Arts 5 Views 177 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 10 Views 287 Downloads
Help English learners make predictions using appropriate language through a survey. Each learner will ask a series of questions to 5 different students and then create a short report on their findings. Modifications: Add your own series of questions for appropriate age/grade level.
5th - Higher Ed English Language Development 3 Views 26 Downloads
Interview with a Famous Athlete
Teach your learners how to conduct an interview. English learners will learn the language patterns behind asking questions and creating answers through sentence frames and pictures though the topic of famous athletes.
4th - Higher Ed English Language Development 3 Views 48 Downloads
The Incredible Journey
Divide your school gym into breeding grounds and non-breeding grounds so that your zoologists can play a game simulating the seasonal migration of shorebirds. Players pick one of the included game cards and follow its directions, which simulate different occurrences in a migratory bird's life cycle.
4th - 8th Science 3 Views 1 Download CCSS: Adaptable
Analyzing an Argument
How do you read non-fiction, informational text? How do you recognize the rhetorical devices a writer is using? How do you determine the tone of such a document? Lincoln’s First Inaugural Address provides a perfect vehicle for learners to develop and practice these necessary skills.
10th - 12th Language Arts 114 Views 94 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Baltimore – Caught in the Middle
Choosing sides is no easy matter, and this was certainly true for the citizens of Baltimore in the beginning stages of the Civil War. Using video, group analysis of several primary sources, and discussion, this detailed and thorough lesson plan will really get your class thinking about the divided loyalties that existed during the war, as well as some of the difficult choices that Abraham Lincoln was forced to make.
8th Social Studies & History 36 Views 32 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Pancakes, Pancakes (Elementary, Science)
Read Pancakes for Breakfast by Tomi De Paola then participate in different activities which practice skills such as English language development, using non-standard measurement, fine motor skills, dramatic play, and using our five senses.
K - 1st Language Arts 3 Views 94 Downloads
Advanced Spelling Challenge: British English
Challenge your ELLs to correctly spell 15 challenging vocabulary words in English. Incorrect spellings are given, followed by space to write in the correct spelling and to translate the word into their native language. British English norms guide this activity.
10th - Higher Ed English Language Development 3 Views 10 Downloads