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Elementary and middle schoolers explore the world of secret writing, otherwise known as cryptography. After an interesting introduction to the activity, learners utilize a decoder badge which uses the St. Cyr cipher - which is a cipher named after a French military academy where it was taught in the 1800s. Everyone learns how to construct his very own secret message using the decoder badge. The innovative lesson has everything you need to successfully implement it with your class.
Primary learners will make posters, trace letters, and eat letter cereal, all to learn about the alphabet. They will also go on a scavenger hunt around the room looking for letters. This resources has lots of ideas for bringing about letter recognition. The audience is geared more towards preschoolers, but could be easily adapted for older students.
Prepare yourself for a top-notch presentation on colonialism in Africa! Discussed are the reasons for African multilingualism. Maps and a country-by-country look at various colonists that made their mark on the African continent are explored. A case study and look at the effects of colonialism are covered in sociolinguistic terms. Remember that language houses culture and the shifts seen therein.
Students create a class alphabet book. For this letter recognition lesson, students use line and color to draw an object whose name begins with a specific letter. Students use adjectives to create a sentence describing the object or animal. Students may use the resource, Plant and Animal Alphabet Coloring Book for inspiration.
Explore rhyming in this phonemic awareness and French lesson. Listen to the poem "J'Adore la Pizza" by Karen Kransky and identify rhyming words. Compare grapheme spelling patterns with like phonemes, and sort word cards according to rhyming patterns. Finally, complete a related worksheet.
It's much easier to learn a new alphabet when you can repeatedly listen to each letter pronounced by a native speaker. Pupils will enjoy tapping away to hear French letters aloud, and later, to identify each of these letters when spoken.
Painting, printmaking, collage, calligraphy, and markmaking all in one work? Welcome to the world of Margot Voorhies Thompson. After viewing a PBS video about Thompson, emergent artists are encouraged to keep journals and sketchbooks, bits of artwork and doodling that they could later collage. The richly detailed plan includes activities, materials lists, resource links, assessments, extensions, and adaptations.
High schoolers are introduced to the French language. Individually, they are given an index card in which they fill out their information and then introduce themselves to their classmates using key phrases. They also identify their family members and what types of housing they reside in. In groups, they review the numbers and the alphabet.
Students discuss American Sign Language. They work in pairs to review the fingerspelling alphabet and to spell a few common words. In addition. they work with a partner to practice signs for 10 different words related to a selected topic and perform a piece that uses those 10 signs.
Students identify rhyming words in the French language. In this French rhyming words lesson, students participate in a shared reading of the poem "J'adore la pizza" by Karen Kransky. Students complete a cloze activity on the poem, break the rhyming words into syllables, and write an expansion of the poem.
First graders explore Chinese folktales. In this Chinese folktale lesson ,students read Chinese folktales, locate China on a map, and color the Chinese flag. Students are given sentence strips to hold and must arrange themselves in the correct order. Students also put words into alphabetical order.