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
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
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 6 Views 120 Downloads
ELD Lesson Planner: New Frontiers
Take a trip to the stars with this lesson, 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
Breaking News: English Athlete's Hairstyles
Practice vocabulary and speaking skills in this ESL reading comprehension lesson. 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
New Review Lesson 5: In the Courtroom: Understanding the Players and the Action
Young lawyers put Goldilocks on trial as they develop an understanding of the legal system in the final lesson of this five-part series. After learning about key terms relating to litigation, students are assigned roles and reading through the included mock trial script as they try to determine if Goldilocks is guilty of showing bad manners.
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History 22 Views 12 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Words In The News
A complete resource from BBC World Service provides informational text for English or ESL classes to teach vocabulary, grammar, and reading skills. Learners participate in small group work, whole class discussions, and role-plays to explore the universal topics presented in a current news article.
9th - 12th English Language Development 54 Views 333 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
‘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
Inspiration Persuasive Speeches and Essays: From Organization to Presentation
Assist your class with persuasive writing and public speaking. Learners develop writing and speaking skills through organization and the educational software program, Inspiration. Class members use the software to organize their work and prepare for speaking and writing.
6th - 12th Language Arts 18 Views 52 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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
What do you think? Second, third, and fourth graders use public speaking skills to share evaluations and critiques of literature. They evaluate books they are reading by creating charts to assess the book and its qualities. They read books and present a critique to the class weekly, building and reinforcing speaking skills!
2nd - 4th Language Arts 3 Views 47 Downloads
After-School Book and Art Club with Bilingual Support
Hold a book club for your learners! Youngsters join in a book club to enhance their reading and speaking skills. Young readers participate in a book club where they read specially selected books and write or draw a response to those books. They may have roles as the book club advances.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 3 Views 7 Downloads
ELD Lesson Plan: All Together Now
Differentiated into Beginning, Intermediate, and Advanced levels, this ELD plan accesses many different literary skills. Three stories from Houghton-Mifflin ("I Am Six," "Ten Dogs in the Window," and "Charles Tiger") give learners a way to practice their listening and speaking skills, as well as their basic reading and writing standards.
1st English Language Development 14 Views 45 Downloads
A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words
This exercise on the Constitution requires small groups to design a visual metaphor that expresses the concept behind one of seven principles: popular sovereignty, federalism, republicanism, separation of powers, checks and balances, limited government, and individual rights.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 33 Views 59 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
Odyssey of the Mind Curriculum Activity: My Robot and Me
Robots and their interactions with their human counterparts are the catalyst for a fun writing instructional activity. First, the class brainstorms what they'd like to have their personal robot do or be capable of. Then, they each write a humorous story about life with their robot.
6th - 8th Language Arts 9 Views 7 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Irish Immigration in 1800s “Was the Treatment of Irish Immigrants as Second-Class Citizens Justified?”
Here are a few words you don't hear fifth and sixth graders saying every day; nativism, xenophobia, subversive, and chauvinistic nationalism. As they gather around for a rousing discussion about the treatment of Irish immigrants, they'll use these big words to define their understanding of the topic.
5th - 6th Social Studies & History 41 Views 42 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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
Practice Makes Perfect
And the consensus says...Teach your class to use peer feedback to refine public speaking skills. They cut out a magazine picture and develop an oral story about it to present to the class. They share several meaningful objects with the class and then comment on each other's speech.
1st - 2nd Language Arts 3 Views 14 Downloads