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Studying English Abroad
Students explore what it might be like to study English in another country. In this ESL lesson, students complete several activities that represent what it might be like to experience learning the English language in another country, including reading an article, vocabulary and brainstorming.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History 5 Views 4 Downloads
Simple Texts for Primary Pupils
Can literacy get any more fun than this? Learners not only have fun, but gain confidence as well when presented with familiar text in another language. Select books, songs, poems, even recipes written in another language, and using the many techniques, games, and exercises presented here, engage your pupils in literacy strategies that help them decode in any language.
K - 6th Language Arts 18 Views 12 Downloads
What's for Breakfast?
Ninth graders build on prior knowledge of basic food vocabulary in Arabic to compare and contrast typical foods eaten for American and Arab breakfasts. Using the specific reading strategy of identifying how English words are represented phonetically using the Arabic alphabet.
9th Languages 3 Views 11 Downloads
Writing in a Foreign Language
It seems that this presentation was designed for future educators, particularly those teaching a foreign language. Basic reading, writing, and organizational skills are presented, encouraging a discussion of strategies amongst your viewers.
7th - 12th Language Arts 15 Views 28 Downloads
Do You Like School in Italy?
Ninth graders will review vocabulary related to school subjects in Italy. They will examine new subjects specific to Italian high schools and explore the Italian high school system and culture. Then they compare and contrast this system to a traditional American one.
9th Languages 4 Views 29 Downloads
My Family and I Are Like This
Fifth graders form questions to survey e-pals, phone pals, or pen pals about their families. They compile this information and make comparisons between their own families and those of their pals. The use of this communication makes the instructional activity more engaging.
5th Languages 5 Views 14 Downloads
Eighth graders identify the author's purpose after reading an article on sports. They discuss the main idea and supporting details. Then they compare and contrast the role of sports in their own culture and at school with the role of sports in the target culture and in schools of the target culture.
8th Languages 3 Views 31 Downloads
Crime in the Spanish Speaking World and in Our Country
Ninth graders analyze authentic news texts in Spanish dealing with the issue of crime in Spanish speaking countries. These texts include periodicals, Web sites and television news programs. Students report their findings to their peers in a panel discussion format.
9th Languages 37 Views 74 Downloads
In the Jungle, I Spy
First graders apply writing process strategies to compose simple sentences describing specific animals of the rainforest in the target language. This interdisciplinary lesson deepens the understanding of animal needs by encouraging children to view the rainforest through the lens of another culture.
1st Languages 3 Views 23 Downloads
Star for a Day Name Fun
Students practice introductions in a foreign language. In this foreign language instructional activity, students get a card with a star that they have to pretend to be. They walk around the room introducing themselves and asking other's names in a foreign language.
9th - 12th Languages 3 Views 6 Downloads
Beginning of the Year
Welcome back your foreign language speakers with this quick re-introduction to the target language. While originally designed for a Spanish classroom, this idea could easily be adapted for any foreign language class. Create your own key vocabulary words before you begin, and set your expectations clearly so this activity provides useful review.
7th - 8th Languages 8 Views 31 Downloads
Ninth graders review the vocabulary needed to discuss colors and directions and watch a teacher demonstration of a game called tic-tac-doh. They practice playing with partner while student observers describe the moves in target language, and practice playing while their opponent places pieces based on given verbal instructions.
9th Languages 3 Views 5 Downloads
Writing a News Story
Students practice using their target language by writing a news article. In this foreign language writing lesson, students create a fictional "hero" in their city which they write a fictional news article about in their new language. Students discover new vocabulary words which they use in their writing.
1st - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 40 Downloads