Systematic ELD Teacher Resources
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New Review Winter Bear Warm-Up
Don't be left out in the cold, ensure young learners are prepared for the winter weather with this clothing activity. After introducing them to different clothing items using the provided picture cards, students sing a song before cutting out and dressing a paper teddy bear in winter apparel.
Pre-K - 1st English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
I Can Write a Poem
It is so important for English language learners to be able to write for a variety of purposes. Specifically written for an ELD class, this activity provides explicit instruction for teaching learners how to write a poem. First, they listen to a poem with a specific structure.
3rd - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Incredible Journey
Divide your school gym into breeding grounds and non-breeding grounds so that your zoologists can play a game simulating the seasonal migration of shorebirds. Players pick one of the included game cards and follow its directions, which simulate different occurrences in a migratory bird's life cycle.
4th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Living & Non-Living Interactions
What better way to learn about ecosystems than by getting outside and observing them first hand? Accompanying a field trip to a local park or outdoor space, this series of collaborative activities engages children in learning about the relationships between the living and non-living components of ecosystems.
2nd - 6th Science CCSS: Adaptable
ELD Lesson Plan
Explore consonants with this letter "b" instructional activity, the learner will complete various activities to reinforce the sound associated with the letter "b". He/she will work one on one with a teacher to identify words that begin with "b" and will be assessed upon completion of the instructional activity.
5th - Higher Ed English Language Arts
ELD Five Senses Lesson Plan
English learners ask and answer questions about the five senses. They participate in sight and sound signal reading, singing songs, and creating sense charts. They make cross curricular connections by reading books and by focusing on specific social studies areas.
3rd - 5th ESL & ELD
ELD Lesson Plan: Making Predictions
What will happen next? Your kindergarteners will be experts at making predictions in stories after this lesson plan. Using three books (My Balloon by K. Davis and W. Oldfield, The Berenstain Bears: Big Bear, Small Bear by J. and J. Berenstain, and Five Little Monkeys Sitting in a Tree by Eileen Christelow), guide your learners into literacy as they guess what will happen next.
K English Language Arts
ELD Lesson Plan: Thanksgiving
Celebrate Thanksgiving. Given a list of vocabulary words, pupils read "Albert's Thanksgiving" by Leslie Tryon. The lesson continues through direct teaching (copying down vocabulary from the story), guided practice (writing one sentence per vocabulary word, creating a summary of the story), and independent practice (illustrating the summary).
3rd English Language Arts
Simple Texts for Primary Pupils
Can literacy get any more fun than this? Learners not only have fun, but gain confidence as well when presented with familiar text in another language. Select books, songs, poems, even recipes written in another language, and using the many techniques, games, and exercises presented here, engage your pupils in literacy strategies that help them decode in any language.
K - 6th English Language Arts
World Teachers' Day
Practice reading comprehension by having your class read a factual passage about World Teachers' Day and mach phrases, fill in the blanks, identify correct grammar usage, unscramble vocabulary words, sequence sentences from the passage, sequence words to create complete sentences, create questions and interview other students, and write an essay.
3rd - 5th English Language Arts
Have your students practice their best happy face while presenting this PowerPoint about feelings. Large font, accompanied by drawings and photos of different emotions, including: happy, sad, angry, surprised, afraid, and worried are presented on separate slides.
Pre-K - 4th English Language Arts
Where Does it Come From?...Where Does it Go?
Students summarize and illustrate how a water treatment plant and wastewater treatment plant work. Students describe the source of water for their community and the adequacy of groundwater to meet the community's needs. Students also identify and explain where the wastewater goes after it has been treated.
6th - 9th Science
Words in the News: Stem Cell Research
A thorough resource for intermediate English learners addresses reading comprehension of informational texts, adjective forms, vocabulary acquisition, and writing in a journalistic style. Specifically, the class reads about stem cell research, studies related vocabulary, participates in discussion on the topic, and writes a news story related to the topic.
11th - Higher Ed English Language Arts
Let's Plan a Trip!
Technology brings to life the study of other countries and cultures! It also demonstrates to high schoolers how important information literacy is to individuals today. In this lesson small groups or individuals plan a trip to a country of their choice.
9th - 12th 21st Century Skills
Time for a story! Learners of all ages enjoy listening to stories, so read them some common fables and have them work cooperatively to create a fable. Differentiate for varying ability levels by providing sentence frames, graphic organizers, or strategic pairing of your learners.
7th - 8th English Language Arts
Triple blends 'scr'
This worksheet explores the triple blend, 'scr'. First, learners use the given word dial to create different words starting with 'scr'. Next, they copy and complete 8 different sentences. Lastly, the class copies 4 yes or no questions and underlines the 'scr' word.
2nd - 4th English Language Arts
Ordinal Numbers for English Learners
Help your beginning and intermediate English Learners develop academic vocabulary with this activity about ordinal numbers. Read and discuss the Eric Carle book Ten Little Rubber Ducks. Your ELs use ordinal number cards to practice stating where different duck cutouts are placed in a line.
K - 1st Math
English Expressions Quiz: Online
An online worksheet provides opportunities to assess comprehension of 10 common adages like "A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush" or "Variety is the spice of life." Learners complete a multiple choice quiz (and can check their answers with a single click) about the meaning of common expressions.
4th - 7th English Language Arts