Speaking with Expression Teacher Resources
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Emerging orators distinguish between effective and ineffective public speaking strategies. They read a text that fits in with a Native Americans unit and speak about the text with both ineffective and effective volume, tone, phrasing, eye contact, and gestures.
3rd Language Arts 7 Views 25 Downloads
Reading with expression excites listeners of any age. They will discuss different ways to change their reading expression as they listen to the teacher read Froggy Goes to the Doctor. Then in small groups, they'll practice reading with expression.
K - 2nd Language Arts 7 Views 69 Downloads
Blending Vowels and Sounds
Youngsters participate in a phonetics game that helps them focus on blending, vowel sounds, and segmenting. They perform a word matching game as a group. Then they discover phonemic strategies to enhance their reading and speaking skills. Resources to support this activity are available for downloading.
K - 2nd Language Arts 7 Views 121 Downloads
Language Arts Skills: Listening and Speaking Strategies
Your class can practice communicating clearly. They practice listening and speaking through games such asTelephone and a social scavenger hunt. This is a solid lesson that helps apply good communication skills.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 41 Views 248 Downloads
Practice public speaking in this oral presentation instructional activity. Middle schoolers list the characteristics of a powerful speaker. They watch a video of two speakers, compare them and discuss the qualities of a good speech. Afterwards, they prepare and present a 10 minute speech about volunteering for a philanthropic organization.
6th - 8th Language Arts 42 Views 181 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Collaborative Discussion: Common Core Basics for Back-to-School
Listening may be the most important skill of all for Common Core collaborative speaking standards. Prepare yourself for a class experience that boosts listening and speaking skills, with a great article. Attached lessons, excellent organization, and practical teaching suggestions make a this a great resource.
K - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 82 Downloads
I Am Special Too #4
A fun lesson for young learners new to school, this plan helps youngsters explore themselves as they participate in language arts, movement, speech and visual arts activities. Activities provided in this plan include creating a personal flag and then participating in a flag march, making a cookie self-portrait, and a show and tell about a personal experience.
K Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 16 Downloads
Reading Strategies: Main Idea
Identify the main idea and the supporting details of a story in a literacy resource from Discovery Education. Complete with procedures, vocabulary, and assessment activities, this is a great way for pupils to practice their outlining skills.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 98 Views 1021 Downloads
‘Pay it Forward’ Lesson Plan
Students develop their speaking skills. In this oral communication lesson, students read "One Hen" by Katie Smith Milway and work in groups to discover how making a small loan to the main character in the story had positive effects. Students present their findings to the class.
3rd - 4th Language Arts 11 Views 29 Downloads
Living History Museum
Students research someone who has made a difference in the world. In this research lesson, students use computers and books to gather information about their chosen person. Students prepare costumes at home that reflect the peson they chose.
1st - 2nd Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
Explore your Culture through Storytelling
Explore the cultural heritage through of your class through reading, writing, and speaking exercises. They create illustrated mini-books that express their unique cultural and personal experiences. They share their stores with the class by reading and explaining their accordion books.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 14 Views 118 Downloads
Listening and Speaking Strategies
Everyone needs help being a good listener! Play a round of "Have You Ever?" with your youngsters, letting them walk around the room and find others who have or haven't done things on your self-created sheet. This game can get really exciting though, so make sure everyone is still being a good listener instead of racing around the room trying to finish their sheets.
Pre-K - 5th Language Arts 20 Views 250 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
ELD Lesson Planner: New Frontiers
Take a trip to the stars with this instructional activity, which is based on four stories about space exploration ("The Adventures of Sojourner: The Mission to Mars that Thrilled the World," "Franklin R. Chang-Diaz," "Beneath Blue Winters," and "Out There").
6th English Language Development 3 Views 23 Downloads
The Three R's: Read, Research, Report
Third graders choose a book, read, and report what they read. Using the three R's, they will watch a video of an author giving a book talk. Then, they discuss the video as a class. Next, they organize information from their chosen book to give their own book talk based on the model they observed.
3rd Language Arts 8 Views 180 Downloads
Use various modules with your middle and high school classes. Each module has an icon that shows what the group will be working on. They work through speaking, grammar, writing, and literature exercises that require them to consider how to respectfully agree and disagree with others.
6th - 12th Language Arts 5 Views 147 Downloads
The Art of Language in the Classroom
Students express themselves through targeted speech and language goals. In this language expression lesson plan, students read a story and complete an art activity related to the story as a part of a physical disability activity.
4th - 5th Language Arts 18 Views 23 Downloads
Breaking News: English Athlete's Hairstyles
Practice vocabulary and speaking skills in this ESL reading comprehension instructional activity. Middle and high schoolers participate in a number of before, during, and after reading activities based on an article entitled "Footballer Sent Off for Dangerous Haircut.
4th - 12th Language Arts 24 Views 280 Downloads
Pay it Forward
Students explore the basic concept of micro-financing. In this economics/literacy instructional activity, students listen to One Hen by Katie Smith, in which a small loan changes the life of the main character. Students employ comprehension strategies such as note-taking and summarizing to prepare an oral presentation based on this theme.
3rd - 4th Social Studies & History 4 Views 46 Downloads
Classroom Capers: Creating a Magazine
Fourth graders build language skills in the context of creating a classroom magzine. They participate in activities which help students communitcate ideas and information for a variety of purposes and for specific audiences using the conventions of written language; read materials for different purposes; express, respond to, and communicate ideas, topics, and opinions in oral and visual formats.
4th Language Arts 16 Views 125 Downloads