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Students explore English vocabulary by viewing a television program in class. In this medical terms lesson plan, students view the show "Grey's Anatomy" on television and identify English medical terms that are used. Students reflect on medical procedures that took place and complete a medical dictionary worksheet.
Students develop English vocabulary skills. In this second language lesson plan, students read the book Jambo Means Hello and discuss the book. Students construct their own ABC book by using their language and explaining the words in English. Students illustrate the pages of the book and the cover as well.
ESL young scholars explore English by participating in an ESL grammar activity. In this dictation lesson, students discuss the purpose of transcribing English into their native language by improving their reading comprehension. Young scholars read children's stories such as Harry Potter or Green Eggs and Ham and practice transcribing them.
Practice English vocabulary and dialogue. An ELD class completes a true/false worksheet about aging and wrinkles, then read an article entitled "Wrinkles Give Clues to Bone Condition" using context clues to determine vocabulary definitions. They participate in a variety of English language activities including matching phrases, filling in a clues activity, sharing opinions with a partner, and answering comprehension questions.
Beginning English learners practice describing the weather with help from eight picture clues. Questions are phrased like "How's the weather?" and "What's the weather like?" Tinker with the formatting to make it all fit on one page before you print. Scroll down for tips for ESL teachers.
Help to educate your ESL students about World Suicide Prevention Day with this series of activities. Matching key phrases, completing CLOZE paragraphs, and choosing appropriate words based on context clues are just a few of the many ways for students to practice their English skills and to learn more about preventing suicide in society.
Tiny pictures of buildings found around town can be matched with their names in this exercise for beginning English Learners. Indefinite articles are included with vocabulary; nice way to reinforce the "a/an" rule. Pictures are quite small; enlarging on a copier might make details easier to see.
Improve language skills by having your class read an article about Memorial Day. After reading, they respond to 6 matching questions, 29 fill-in-the-blank questions, 30 multiple-choice questions, 12 word-scramble questions, 30 short-answer questions, 1 graphic-organizer question, and 1 essay question regarding the content of the article.
Students utilize a new language to discuss dates and birthdays. In this foreign language instructional activity, students practice using vocabulary words from a target language to speak about birthdays and culture related to a specific student. Students create a fictional character and write a story about his or her fake birthday celebration.