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Students guess the meanings of many unfamiliar French words because of their similarity to English words. They read an article from Le Figaro or another French-language newspaper with cognates underlined to guess the meanings.
Fourth graders examine the use of possessives when describing family members. In this ESL family description lesson, 4th graders examine the role of family in their native language before looking at pictures of families assigning names to the members. They work with a partner to read a selection about an extended family before drawing pictures with captions based on the reading. They complete independent practice.
Students create a story about friends going shopping with new vocabulary. In this creating a story lesson plan, students use new language and number words in their story.
Students describe photographs. In this travel photos lesson plan, students view a slide-show of travel photos in order to assist them with developing photo captions. Students describe details, events, and persons from the photos in the native and target language.
Young scholars practice using transportation vocabulary in a foreign language. In this language arts activity, students utilize the vocabulary terms for locations in order to give directions and find a specific place. Young scholars answer a question about their community by writing a paragraph response.
Pupils use expressions of frequency in the English language. In this ELL lesson, student survey their classmates and turn the information into a class bar graph.
Students read a short story in the target language and identify all of the verbs that refer to past tense. They fill out a worksheet divided into past tense categories.
Students define and discuss critical analysis. They are introduced to the vocabulary. Students are told that the artist was born in Berlin, Germany, but he spent most of his life in Italy. They discuss the climate, location, and language of Italy.
Students in a foreign language class examine the geography of a country that speaks the language. In groups, they use a template of a map to locate each geographical features. They also practice saying the new vocabulary in the foreign language.
Students create masks from the Italian Renaisance theatre and use them in one-act plays they write. they analyze the role and development of theatre in world cultures.
In this Friends tv series worksheet, learners match up the characters described with twenty-two statements from the show. Although this is a worksheet about a tv show, there is some language skill-building present in the worksheet.
Pupils participate in a global art project in which students from around the world share their art. They explore different cultures and languages as they view different types of art.
Students review activities from the "My Home" unit. In this review lesson, students view a PowerPoint about a community then play a game to answer a variety of questions about the community. PowerPoint may be in English or changed to the target language for students as appropriate.
Middle schoolers learn about the artist Canaletto, play a vocabulary game, and create a landscape using collage technique. Background information on the artist is provided along with instructions for the game and vocabulary words to focus on.
In this language of math instructional activity, students solve and complete 6 different types of problems. First, they translate the math notation from Italian to English. Then, students write a sentence explaining the notation or show the equivalent symbols in the two languages.
Students identify prefixes, roots, and suffixes. In this grammar rules lesson, students analyze word parts to determine the meaning of unfamiliar words.
A mad scientist and his paranormal friends are on a mission to help you master phrasal verbs. Watch their videos, examine their examples, and exercise your skills so that, when the time comes, you'll be able to tell that zombie to put you down, rather than put you on.
The Bard, Mikki Giovanni, Mos Def? “Sonnet 18,” Ego Tripping,” and “Black on Both Sides”? Sure! It’s the poetics. Class members compare the lyrics, rhythm, and rhyme in classic poetry to hip-hop in a richly detailed resource that includes audio and video features. To conclude the instructional activity, participants craft and perform their own poems. Be sure to preview all materials to ensure the appropriateness for your classroom and community.
Not really just a lesson plan, but a series of activities, reading handouts, and teacher's guidelines for conducting a class mini unit on the battery. Physical scientists focus on the history of the cell battery, experiment with battery-powered circuits, and examine the benefits of using rechargeable versions such as the nickel-cadmium cell. This is a comprehensive package that you will appreciate having available for your upper-elementary and middle school science classes.
Examine the systems of the human body with a bold, charming, and kid-friendly application. This noteworthy tool is certain to get kids interested what goes on inside of them! The eye feature uses the tablet camera to view images and show the flipped image on the retina. The ear feature uses the tablet microphone to capture noises made and show the sound waves moving through the ear canal. Many more interactives are just waiting to be explored!