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Ensure that your learners are well versed in grammar, culture, vocabulary, and everything necessary for speaking, writing, reading, and understanding a foreign language.
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“I Can” Common Core! 6th Grade Language
Help your sixth graders know exactly what is expected of them when it comes to Common Core language standards. Distribute the checklist, which is written in kid-friendly "I can" language, to each child. While most of these standards are ongoing throughout the year, be sure to point out which standards are being focused on during any given lesson.
6th Language Arts 28 Views 25 Downloads CCSS: Designed
"Lonesome for a Change": Close Reading an excerpt from Their Eyes Were Watching God
Whether or not Zora Neale Hurston's classic novel is a part of your course, this packet deserves a place in your curriculum library. Designed as a close reading exercise, the series of activities begins with the instructor modeling, with a chunk of text, how to highlight imagery and figurative language, and how to use in-text citations to answer guiding questions.
11th - 12th Language Arts 31 Views 22 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Hacia el futuro ??Esta??s listo?
Twelfth graders investigate various jobs for which having studied a foreign language might be beneficial. They research job interviews and participate in a mock interview for a job of their choice. The practice is practical in preparation for competing in the job market.
12th Languages 25 Views 57 Downloads
Speaking in Tongues
Students examine their own family history of languages and investigate local and regional resources available to immerse themselves in a foreign language and culture. They write applications seeking an imaginary grant to fund their endeavors.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 19 Views 29 Downloads
Problem Solving Skills Lesson Plan
EFL (English as a Foreign Language) students discuss problem solving related to business. In this business instructional activity, students discuss problems that may arise in a business and then brainstorm ways to solve such problems with a step by step technique.
12th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 32 Views 36 Downloads
Integrating Skills: Authentic Teaching Best Prepares Students for an Authentic Assessment
What's the best way to learn Spanish? The instruction needs to be authentic and provide more opportunities for real-life Spanish practice. Read this article for some ideas of how you can bring this practice into your classroom or school!
11th - 12th Languages 17 Views 63 Downloads
Learning Another Language is to Know Another Culture
Lure more students into your foreign language class with this informative PowerPoint. It outlines key factors in becoming successful with a second language, as well as why it can be beneficial for students' futures. Tip: Show this during an open house presentation, prior to signing up for classes.
7th - Higher Ed Languages 11 Views 40 Downloads
Foreign Language Award
Reward excellent foreign language skills with a certificate. The award is for general foreign language, so it could be presented in any language class. Since the document is editable, you can type in the pupil's name, a reason for or description of the award, the date, and a teacher name and title.
K - 12th Social Studies & History 8 Views 2 Downloads
“I Can” Common Core! 5th Grade Language
There are many Common Core standards for fifth graders to master, and this checklist breaks down the language standards quite effectively. Each standard is represented on the page and written in modified language that is more accessible to fifth graders.
5th Language Arts 18 Views 16 Downloads CCSS: Designed
On the Hunt: Understanding Figurative Language
Introduce your class to figurative language and then ask them to hunt for examples in their reading. The hunt requires pupils to write down their sources, a quoted example for each type of figurative language, and what they think the examples means.
4th - 8th Language Arts 67 Views 50 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Play a figurative language game! Starting with a review of terms, this presentation quickly launches into a quiz game with hyper-linked answers. Simply click an answer to find out if it's wrong or right. The option to try again is always there.
7th - 9th Language Arts 40 Views 36 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
How to Identify Figurative Language
Reinforce understanding of five terms with a single-slide flow chart. Starting with the question, "Is it a comparison between two things?", the flow chart helps users figure out if what they are looking at is an example of simile, metaphor, hyperbole, understatement, or personification.
7th - 9th Language Arts 35 Views 24 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Lesson 1: Figurative Language
The story Once in a Blue Moon by Nicola Morgan is full of figurative language. Second graders choose one idiom from the story and create an illustration of its meaning. Handouts and structured vocabulary practice is included with the lesson.
2nd Language Arts 47 Views 59 Downloads CCSS: Designed
When is a staple remover a fanged monster? In your ELA classroom when you're teaching this fun figurative language lesson, of course! Get your young writers using figurative language by making a game of it. Give groups a paper bag full of commonplace objects,, and have them describe them using figurative language.
6th - 10th Language Arts 152 Views 317 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Bon Voyage! Buon Viaggio! Buen Viaje!
They always say a good writer, writes what they know. Before writing and acting out a script about life in one of three countries, learners fully research and examine culture, language, and stereotypes. In groups they choose to reasearch and write about either France, Italy, or Spain.
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 9 Views 7 Downloads
Focus on Figurative Language
Using the poems "First Snow" by Ted Kooser and "Eating Alone" by Yi-Young Lee (or other suggested poems by Robert Frost or Sara Teasdale), middle schoolers search for examples of figurative language. Guide your learners by discussing what poetry is.
7th Language Arts 28 Views 232 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
European Day of Languages
Young adult or adult English learners complete activities that test reading comprehension, vocabulary and grammar skills, listening and speaking, as well as writing skills. After reading a document on the European Day of Languages, they complete 11 activities, some in small groups.
11th - Higher Ed Language Arts 18 Views 64 Downloads