Listening Comprehension Teacher Resources
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Strategies for Developing Listening Skills in the AP Italian Course
Preparing your class for the Italian advanced placement exam? This article breaks down the different components of the test, paying particular attention to the listening portion. How are you going to build your class's listening comprehension before the exam?
11th - 12th Languages 3 Views 22 Downloads
A Pleasant Evening: Listening Comprehension Lesson Plan
Dating in America is the subject of a focused listening exercised that could be used with language learners as well as native English speakers. The richly detailed packet includes a writing assignment, supplemental exercises, vocabulary and contractions lists, discussion questions, and worksheets.
6th - 9th Language Arts 83 Views 131 Downloads
Two Greedy Bears
Improving listening comprehension skills is the goal of this language arts lesson. Young readers listen to the story Two Greedy Bears, stopping to have discussions with a partner. They predict outcomes and make inferences based on teacher prompts.
K - 2nd Language Arts 53 Views 181 Downloads
In this listening comprehension worksheet, students listen to the teacher read the poem entitled, "Annabel." As the teacher is reading the poem, the students are called upon to answer the 41 comprehension questions included on the worksheet page.
8th - 12th Language Arts 53 Views 149 Downloads
Chrysanthemum Day 1
Chrysanthemum is a story about a little mouse and her name. Kindergartners listen to the story, make predictions, then connect to the text by finding and writing their own name. This is a cute instructional activity which would be very appropriate to use at the start of the school year.
K Language Arts 28 Views 50 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Structure and Meaning Cues
First graders use cues to identify unknown words. They will learn strategies to assist them in decoding while reading. Then they discuss how to listen to themselves read in order to decide whether or not the word makes sense in the sentence.
1st Language Arts 18 Views 31 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
Oral traditions: Facilitating education through verbal traditions
Bring oral traditions into the classroom to engage learning and facilitate best practices. From story telling to listening skills, this article provides reasons and rational behind oral traditions as a tool for education.
2nd - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 11 Downloads
Reading Comprehension: Voice of Nature
Understanding a text can be a very interesting task. Fourth graders read a passage describing the origin of an Aboriginal myth. They answer 11 comprehension questions that require them to pull key details, use context, and think critically.
4th Language Arts 62 Views 318 Downloads CCSS: Designed
End of Unit 2 Assessment: Working with Two Texts - Reading, Listening, Summarizing, and Synthesizing
As a summative assessment for this unit on colonial trade, fourth graders listen to and read informational texts in order to demonstrate their ability to take notes, write summaries, and draw connections. Young scholars first listen as the teacher reads aloud a text about a New York merchant, taking categorized notes on the information they hear.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 320 Views 227 Downloads CCSS: Designed
English Lesson Plans for Grade 12
HIgh schoolers respond to a persuasive article on using animal research. For this english lesson, writers listen to a conversation, and discuss the point of arguments. They write a critique on a certain film and share it with their classmates.
12th Language Arts 22 Views 113 Downloads
Listening Comprehension: Answering High Level Questions
Kndergarteners work to build strong listening and reading comprehension skills by answering higher level questions. After a teacher demonstration of the task, learners listen to the story The Three Little Pigs, the teacher asks them questions, and they answer them by using evidence from the story.
K Language Arts 10 Views 36 Downloads
Listening Comprehension: Retell Main Events of a Story
Story retell is a very important skill. Little learners use a story map and a previously heard story to walk through the retell and story sequencing process. They complete this activity as a whole class and then on their own.
K Language Arts 54 Views 95 Downloads
Indispensable Listening Skills
It's true: listening skills have to be taught and developed. Read this story about a tiger to your high school class. Then, without giving them a copy of the story, divide them into teams and have them attempt to answer a series of questions.
8th - 12th Language Arts 40 Views 92 Downloads
Use this podcast lesson plan to familiarize scholars with the characteristics, history, and cultural implications of idioms. As part of the Walking Classroom curriculum, kids listen to a 12-minute podcast as they walk around campus. If you don't have the mobile resources, this can still be useful for the classroom: have kids do exercises as they listen so the rest of the lesson plan is relevant.
4th - 6th Language Arts 58 Views 472 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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Listening to stories is not only enjoyable, it also helps children develop vocabulary and background knowledge, understand how to use intonation and emphasis, and strengthen their reading fluency. Play your students a selection of thousands of available audio books in different genres to improve their moods and their minds.
Pre-K - 5th Language Arts 29 Views 15 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Introduce: Comprehension Monitoring using About Trees
As scholars begin reading more difficult text, they need to acquire an arsenal of comprehension strategies. Here are few helpful ones to guide new readers through the informational text About Trees, which is linked here for printing. This text is an excellent resource to investigate text features, and you conduct a think-aloud as you read through particularly confusing parts.
K - 3rd Language Arts 52 Views 210 Downloads
Teacher's Guide: The Pinballs
Dive your class into the novel The Pinballs by Betsy Byars with the support of this reading guide. Including short answer questions, a multiple choice comprehension quiz, and extension activities, a variety of materials are provided for building a literature unit around this book.
4th - 6th Language Arts 17 Views 7 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable