Systematic ELD Teacher Resources
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Students view primary documents about the race for President in the time of Abraham Lincoln. In this election lesson, students prepare arguments for and against Lincoln using an analysis sheet. Students create a poster or cartoon to reinforce their point of view. Students write a letter answering unfavorable views as though they were Lincoln.
Use this online interactive worksheet in an ELD class or for younger native speakers. They practice using simple past tense verbs in the passive voice. Many of the constructions are not straightforward, nor often used by early speakers, so it might be best to go through this exercise as a class. Fill in the blanks in 20 sentences using the verb form indicated. Click done to get instant feedback.
In this chemistry unit activity, students study the energy involved in chemical reactions. They solve 7 exercise sections on chemical equations.
Practice English vocabulary and dialogue. An ELD class completes a true/false worksheet about aging and wrinkles, then read an article entitled "Wrinkles Give Clues to Bone Condition" using context clues to determine vocabulary definitions. They participate in a variety of English language activities including matching phrases, filling in a clues activity, sharing opinions with a partner, and answering comprehension questions.
Young scholars examine classroom objects and determine which has magnetic fields. In this physical science lesson, students explain how the magnetic field created by aurora's affect navigational compasses. They discuss investigation results in class.
If you are considering reading Esperanza Rising with your class, this fine packet of worksheets may be what you're looking for. Students read the book in groups, utilize the packet to keep on track with their reading, and respond to what they've read with meaningful activities. Activities include prediction, character analysis, and vocabulary.
Practice comprehension skills using the story, The Man Who Went to the Far Side of the Moon by Bea Uusma Schyffert. Learners answer questions, fill out graphic organizers, and engage in extension activities involving writing and research. They will identify the main idea and make inferences about the story.
Discuss the work of Matthew Henson, an African American who traveled to the North Pole with Robert Peary. After reading the story "Matthew Henson" by Maryann N. Weidt, learners answer questions by drawing inferences and conclusions, paraphrasing, and identifying figurative language such as similes. This is an excellent activity.
Use this resource, which focuses on the story The Dragon Prince by Laurence Yep, to inspire your class. There are a series of comprehension questions, graphic organizers, and ideas for extensions, such as an activity involving a talk show interview.
Have your class explore the life of Roberto Clemente using this lesson. After reading the story Roberto Clemente by Jonah Winter, learners answer cause and effect questions, classify ideas, make comparisons, and write a news article.
Everyone loves the tales involving King Arthur and his knights. After reading Knights of the Round Table by Gwen Gross, learners draw inferences and conclusions, analyze story elements, and discuss figurative language, including hyperbole and metaphor.
Elmo interviews Jack Black. He asks him about his favorite snack, pet, and book. This could be a nice way to show youngsters how to start a friendly conversation. It is also appropriate for ELD.
Elmo sings the song, “Twinkle, Twinkle Litter Star” with Jenny McCarthy. Elmo asks Jenny about her favorite instrument and what makes her happy. This video could be helpful when introducing friendly questions to young ELD students.
Use the magic of music to engage the senses and bring new life to your writing curriculum.
Listening and reading comprehension skills are the focus of this language arts ELD lesson. Learners practice determining the main characters, plot, and setting of a story. They write their own story after a class discussion. Very nice lesson!
Examine the written similarities in the words used to describe the water cycle. The focus is on suffixes and prefixes as a way to gain understanding of the new vocabulary terms. Some of the words included are evaporation, transpiration, precipitation, accumulation, and condensation.
Young scholars examine Native American dolls. They discover the connections between the dolls and the Native American culture and customs. They also use maps to locate the position of different tribes.
Young scholars explore the rhythms of poetry. They analyze the ballad stanza and blues stanza, reading and discussing examples of each, and listening to musical ballads and blues from the Smithsonian Recordings catalog.
Students explore astronomy through the Starry Night Constellation Adventure software. They print star charts and identify constellations. They sketch the Big Dipper and describe the Milky Way. They list the five most visible planets and sketch the moon
Students plan and design improvements to their own neighborhood using primary and secondary sources. In small groups, they develop neighborhood improvement goals, construct an improved model of the neighborhood, and present the models to the community.