Languages Teacher Resources
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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Do your learners need to practice identifying figurative language? This lesson 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 English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Summarizing Complex Ideas: Comparing the Original UDHR and the "Plain Language" Version
The eighth lesson plan 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 English Language Arts 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 English Language Arts 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 English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Latin America Postcard Project
After researching a chosen Latin American country, your youngsters will design a postcard that will not only entice visitors, but also include major features of the country, such as tourist attractions, weather, and geography. The resource is also a worksheet that learners can use to guide their research and document their findings.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 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.
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 English Language Arts
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
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 English Language Arts
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
Writing a Narrative Movie Script with the Use of a Viewfinder
And...action! Turn your middle schoolers into filmmakers with this writing and visual arts lesson plan. After reading Monster by Walter Dean Myers, they create a viewfinder using an empty toilet paper roll to make a storyboard for their narrative movie script.
5th - 9th Visual & Performing Arts
Communication, Day 1: Non-Verbal Communication
Have your secondary special education class learn and practice effective communication skills. Both verbal and non-verbal communication is discussed and practiced. They communicate using body language, build listening skills, and discuss socially appropriate communication.
9th - 12th Special Education & Programs
How Languages Evolve
Do all languages have a common ancestor? Although no one yet knows the answer to that big question, the narrator of this short, animated video explains how linguists use migration patterns, geological features, and word clues to investigate the evolution of language families and dialects.
4 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History