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Spice Up Your Poetry with Figurative Language
Pupils are introduced to the poetic works of Kechia Williams and the different elements of poetry. They explore figurative language and rhythm. Next, learners read poems from various poets and share with the class one of their favorite poems.
5th - 7th Language Arts 72 Views 735 Downloads
Dealing with Grief: A Comparison of Point of View and Tone
Good grief? Elizabeth Barrett Browning's "Grief" and Emily Dickinson's "After great pain, a formal feeling comes" are the focus of a series of close reading activities that ask groups to compare the point of view and tone of these two poems on the same subject.
11th - 12th Language Arts 22 Views 15 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are
Can changing your postures significantly alter the evolution of your life? Give your learners a valuable tool to face their next stressful evaluative situation, whether it be the lunchroom table or an important job interview. Social psychologist Amy Cuddy explores how non-verbals profoundly influence our own thoughts, feelings, and physiology; encouraging her audience to take powerful positions and to "fake it till you become it.
21 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 25 Views 19 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Formal versus Informal Language
Engage in an activity that focuses on the concepts of formal and informal language use. Middle and high schoolers compare and contrast each style by using a Venn diagram that includes some examples. They read and hear a passage of lyrics from a rap star and identify the type of language that is being used.
7th - 12th Language Arts 58 Views 223 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Do your learners need to practice identifying figurative language? This activity outlines a method for working on that tricky skill. After teacher modeling and think-aloud, fourth and fifth graders identify examples of figurative language in several listed poems and fill in a chart with the examples.
4th - 5th Language Arts 144 Views 299 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Summarizing Complex Ideas: Comparing the Original UDHR and the "Plain Language" Version
The eighth lesson in this series continues the focus on vocabulary and increasing young readers' awareness of academic language. Pairs of learners participate in a short vocabulary review activity called Interactive Words in which they explore the relationships between words from the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) text.
5th - 8th Language Arts 66 Views 136 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Have your class doing everything from reading literature, analyzing literary devices, identifying independent and dependent clauses, discussing, and writing creatively with the rich resource found here. After a mini lesson on independent and dependent clauses, your class will read, annotate, and answers questions on two different short stories by O.
6th - 8th Language Arts 149 Views 193 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Whole Language Reading: Pumpkin Pie Baking Activity
Fill your classroom with the delicious aroma of freshly baked pumpkin pie using this fun language arts lesson. Beginning with a class reading of the book Big Pumpkin by Erica Silverman, learners practice identifying rhyming words, making predictions, and answering questions to demonstrate their comprehension of the story.
K - 2nd Math 290 Views 162 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Parts of Speech Review
Practice all of the parts of speech with a pair of review exercises. The first exercise focuses on identification and asks pupils to note down the part of speech of all the underlined words. The second exercise is similar to a Mad Lib™ and includes many spaces to fill in.
6th - 10th Language Arts 131 Views 103 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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 13 Views 32 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 24 Views 31 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 19 Views 33 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 10 Views 42 Downloads
Time Capsule: Oral Presentation
A great way to gain proficiency when learning a new language is to prepare an oral presentation. In this foreign language lesson, pairs collaborate to develop a Time Capsule which they present to their class using their target language.
1st - 12th Languages 9 Views 55 Downloads
My Daily Routine
Foreign language learners work in pairs to translate the daily routine of celebrities or everyday people, presented in daily planner format, into English. They then illustrate and record their own daily routines in storyboard (film strip) format and share with the class.
1st - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 13 Views 88 Downloads
What is Language?
Intended to be used along with the first chapter of An Introduction to Language textbook, this PowerPoint is full of linguistic terminology that is not necessarily explained. This tool can be used to complement a lecture or a text, but definitely does not stand alone.
Higher Ed Language Arts 17 Views 24 Downloads