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Foreign Language: At the Dinner Table
Students demonstrate basic foreign language vocabulary by naming various dinner table utensils. Using construction paper as placemats, they glue plastic utensils to it as the teacher calls out the items in the foreign language.
K - 5th Languages 26 Views 22 Downloads
Fifth graders identify and categorize figurative language in poetry.They read a poem and find an example of figurative language, then read the included hand-out on figurative language, and describe each type of figurative language. They continue to find examples of figurative language in other poems and write them down on index cards.
5th Language Arts 92 Views 190 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Descriptive Prompt: Precise Language
Incorporate sensory details into a piece of descriptive writing. First, elementary and middle schoolers improve a piece of writing by using precise, vivid language, as well as appropriate word choice. They then listen to a variety of read aloud books which focus on the senses.
3rd - 8th Language Arts 58 Views 481 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
English as a National Foreign Language in India
This reading comprehension worksheet includes a passage on the two national languages of India, followed by 6 multiple choice questions. Just click at the bottom of the form for the score!
9th - Higher Ed English Language Development 20 Views 38 Downloads
New Review My Ántonia: Figurative Language
The rich, vivid imagery in Willa Cather's novel, My Ántonia, is both engrossing to read and important to understand in the context of the plot. Young learners work in groups to identify key images, similes, and metaphors in Book One, and present what they have discovered to the class.
9th - 12th Language Arts 7 Views 3 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Weather and Seasons
Use pictures and manipulatives to develop vocabulary with your beginning language learners. This plan can be used with foreign language learners (although you'll have to provide the vocabulary), English language learners, or a young language arts class.
4th - 12th Languages 28 Views 349 Downloads
What I need for School
You can use this lesson with English language learners, a young language arts class, or speakers of a foreign language. The phrases learned are I need and I don't need. The teacher collects several items around the room, and learners practice using their new target language.
2nd - 12th Languages 15 Views 90 Downloads
The Rooms in a Home
Enhance your foreign language students' skills to describe a house. After reading a description of rooms in a house in their target language, they work to answer corresponding questions correctly. Additionally, they view a PowerPoint presentation showcasing a home with the different rooms and details.
1st - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 20 Views 39 Downloads
Journalism: Foreign Language Summer Program for Teens
Students research the new Foreign Language Academy and other free summer programs at colleges for teens. They write features stories about the opportunities and interview deans and university officials. Students also interview school guidance counselors about ways to maximize the experience.
10th - 12th Language Arts 12 Views 3 Downloads
Body Language in Presentations and Gerunds
What makes someone a good presenter? Designed for English language learners, this plan has learners read articles and discuss common body language while giving presentations. Consider also showing your class video presentations.
5th - 12th Language Arts 14 Views 65 Downloads
The Common Core Literacy Standards - Grade 3 Posters
Brighten your third grade classroom with this series of colorful Common Core displays. Including all of the English Language Arts standards and substandards, each with supporting illustrations and examples, this resource provides clear learning objectives for children to work towards.
3rd Language Arts 113 Views 64 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Kill two birds with one stone with a fun language arts activity on idioms. Not only will students learn about this interesting form of figurative language by listening to a Walking Classroom podcast, they will also get some exercise by actually going for a class walk.
4th - 6th Language Arts 140 Views 98 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Contrasting Two Settings (Chapter 6: "Lost Melones/Cantalouples")
Continue working through Esperanza Rising, by Pam Munoz Ryan, by looking into language choices and discussing text-dependent questions. Pupils converse in small groups and as a class about plot, setting, and figurative language. Using sticky notes, called evidence flags in the plan, class members mark evidence that corresponds with a series of questions.
5th Language Arts 54 Views 117 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Reading Poetry in the Middle Grades
While this first appears to be a description of 20 poetry activities, it is actually the introduction, rationale, and explanation of the activities and one sample lesson for "Nothing Gold Can Stay" by Robert Frost. After a copy of the poem, you will find a nice instructional sequence that focuses on sound, figurative language, and theme.
6th - 8th Language Arts 399 Views 300 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Weaving Picture Books into Narrative Writing
Children's picture books are a great resource for identifying and modeling components of narrative writing. Your class uses descriptive language to illuminate and analyze characters. Similarly, they compare and contrast texts, plots, settings, themes and characters.
3rd - 6th Language Arts 123 Views 719 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Lesson Plan: Communicating With Body Language
The Olmec were an ancient people native to Mexico who lived from 1000-500 BC. Young artists examine the Olmec piece Seated Figure to analyze the use of body language to communicate a tone or feeling. They then use clay or play-dough to create their own expressive sculpture.
K - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 51 Views 91 Downloads
Classified Advertisements: Target Language Practice
Foreign language learners decipher the meanings of classified ads in the target language. They investigate a large collage created by the teacher of foreign language advertisements and discuss the content with classmates. Then they create their own classified page by writing in their target language.
1st - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 14 Views 93 Downloads
The Joy Luck Club: Figurative Language
Amy Tan uses vivid figurative language to deepen and enrich her writing. Use the fifth of ten lessons on The Joy Luck Club to demonstrate the impact of figurative language, particularly similes and metaphors, on plot and character.
9th - 12th Language Arts 13 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Their Eyes Were Watching God: Figurative Language
Zora Neale Hurston's beautiful language in Their Eyes Were Watching God is not only a pleasure to read, it helps to further the plot and character development. Once your class has finished Chapter 6 of the novel, have them discuss examples of simile, metaphor, personification, and symbolism that they have found.
9th - 12th Language Arts 7 Views 3 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable