Systematic ELD Teacher Resources
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Pancakes, Pancakes (Elementary, Science)
Read Pancakes for Breakfast by Tomi De Paola then participate in different activities which practice skills such as English language development, using non-standard measurement, fine motor skills, dramatic play, and using our five senses.
K - 1st Language Arts 4 Views 94 Downloads
Advanced Spelling Challenge: British English
Challenge your ELLs to correctly spell 15 challenging vocabulary words in English. Incorrect spellings are given, followed by space to write in the correct spelling and to translate the word into their native language. British English norms guide this activity.
10th - Higher Ed English Language Development 3 Views 11 Downloads
ESL: Around Town Matching
Tiny pictures of buildings found around town can be matched with their names in this exercise for beginning English Learners. Indefinite articles are included with vocabulary; nice way to reinforce the "a/an" rule. Pictures are quite small; enlarging on a copier might make details easier to see.
3rd - 9th English Language Development 7 Views 228 Downloads
ESL: What's the Weather Like?
Beginning English learners practice describing the weather with help from eight picture clues. Questions are phrased like "How's the weather?" and "What's the weather like?" Tinker with the formatting to make it all fit on one page before you print.
3rd - 9th English Language Development 30 Views 256 Downloads
This activity reviews types of pronouns, provides a list of possessive pronouns, as well as prompts for writing original sentences using 14 different possessive pronouns. Plus, participants put possessive pronouns in their proper places in a paragraph.
8th - Higher Ed Language Arts 10 Views 129 Downloads
Jobs for busy teachers
Help your class compare and contrast teachers of today and yesterday. They will draw a picture of their teacher at work today and a teacher at work 100 years ago. Then they draw each picture and write a sentence about each one.
2nd - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 4 Downloads
Tag Questions: Has he? Hasn't he? Had he?
Your English learners can use an online, interactive activity to choose the correct question tag to transform 10 declarative sentences that use the verb to be into interrogatives. They must know to switch the value of the verb from a positive to a negative form (or the other way around) to make the tag, e.
3rd - 6th Language Arts 3 Views 9 Downloads
Famous People - A Quiz on Definite and Indefinite Articles
This online, interactive worksheet helps English language learners practice identifying the correct article among four options. Feedback is immediate by clicking on the answer button following each questions. It includes 15 questions that focus on famous historical figures.
7th - Higher Ed Language Arts 6 Views 34 Downloads
Use this Columbus day worksheet with your EL class. They will read or listen to a passage about Christopher Columbus, then match phrases, fill in the blanks, choose the correct words, unscramble words and sentences, put sentences in order, write discussion questions and conduct a survey.
7th - 8th Social Studies & History 21 Views 77 Downloads
Famous People: Past Simple Tense, ELL Exercise
This worksheet provides practice for English learners on writing in the past simple tense. It includes caricatures of 10 famous people and requires matching them to brief descriptive statements that need to be changed to the past simple tense.
9th - Higher Ed English Language Development 4 Views 44 Downloads
ESL: Compare Economic Systems
Intermediate English learners read short descriptions of how capitalist and communist systems function and answer the question: "What countries follow this economic system?" Frontload economics vocabulary; some relevant words are highlighted in the text.
8th - 12th English Language Development 4 Views 178 Downloads
Dangerous Road: A Letter of Complaint
Engage your English learners with this resource. To begin, learners describe a map to a partner. After a vocabulary exercise and a jumbled letter activity, pupils are asked to write their own letter. The letter reading and writing activities encourage the use of phrases that express attitude and emotion.
7th - 11th English Language Development 9 Views 139 Downloads
How to Use Commas in English Writing
Four examples written on a whiteboard are reviewed in reference to comma use. Commas to link independent clauses, serial lists, two adjectives, and a dependent clause before an independent clause are all shown. The presenter walks away and four more examples show up on the board dealing with quotations, transitions, adjective clauses, and getting someone's attention.
7 mins 1st - 5th Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
Water Cycle Word Study
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.
4th - 6th Language Arts 24 Views 347 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Year's Lesson Plan
Students write paragraphs about their New Year's resolutions following a format given. In this ESL New Year's instructional activity, students write short paragraphs about the New Year's customs in their countries and discuss their feelings about New Year's in general.
3rd - 6th English Language Development 3 Views 55 Downloads