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ESL: Practice Using Present Progressive Tense
Small, cartoonish pictures of people expressing emotions and actions (blowing his nose, holding her head and frowning, dancing, smiling) provide the basis for writers to describe the feelings and experiences taking place. Help your ESL writers practice using the present progressive tense.
4th - 7th English Language Development 3 Views 180 Downloads
Introduce Dance Vocabulary to ELs
Intended to supplement a math lesson about dividing with mixed numbers (the rest of the lesson is not attached), this self-contained, EL-oriented worksheet elucidates 5 dance and performing arts vocabulary terms with definitions followed by short answer questions.
5th Math 3 Views 26 Downloads
ESL: Present Perfect and Present Simple Tense
Your English learners, or young native speakers, can practice converting affirmative sentences into negative ones using various verb forms. Forty-five opportunities are provided. Page contains links to additional resources and audio version.
3rd - 4th Language Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads
Political Cartoons from the War of 1812
Long before the advent of Facebook and television, political cartoons were a primary mechanism for influencing public opinion. Support your learners through a thorough analysis process and explore how these cartoons had a profound effect on the American public during the War of 1812.
8th Social Studies & History 42 Views 42 Downloads CCSS: Designed
A Research Toolkit of 12 Reading Strategies for the Foreign Language Classroom
Learning to read is not a simple task, but there are methods for assisting pupils as they develop literacy skills. The first four pages of this resource include information about language development and reading development, as well as various strategies with a focus on English language learners.
7 mins 1st - 12th Language Arts 178 Views 98 Downloads
New Review Greenhouse Gas Game
You will need to gather a number of tokens, bags, and other various game components in order to incorporate this activity into your curriculum. Different tokens represent carbon dioxide, methane, and nitrous oxide. Printable 8.5"x11" pages are the spaces for the playing board.
4th - 12th Science 3 Views 2 Downloads
New Review The Unexplained
Are you afraid of what goes bump in the night? Talk about the supernatural with your English language learners to find out their beliefs while practicing speaking skills. Learners read three different viewpoints on the paranormal and then discuss ten provided questions.
6th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
Picturing Hemingway: A Writer in His Time
Designed to support a visit to the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery exhibition “Picturing Hemingway: A Writer in His Time,” which ran from June 18, 1999 through January 2, 2000, the approach detailed and the activities included in the packet can be easily adapted to any classroom with Internet access.
11th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
Hemispheres: People and Place
Here is an astounding series of lessons, designed for high schoolers, on environmental policy. By studying water conservation in rural India, the role of the government, and the reaction of the people, learners begin to formulate opinions on environmental policy making.
9th - 12th Science 11 Views 24 Downloads
Itaipu Dam and Power Plant (Brazil and Paraguay)
Learners study South America's Itaipu Dam and Power Plant in order to gain an understanding that hydroelectric power is a major means of generating electricity throughout the world. They also look into the environmental impacts that these types of power plants have on the environment and the animals who live there.
6th - 8th Science 3 Views 23 Downloads
Geothermal Energy in Latin America
Here is a wonderful series of lessons designed to introduce learners to the variety of renewable, clean energy sources used by people all over the world. Geothermal energy is the resource focused on. This particular sources of energy happens to be readily-available in many developing countries.
6th - 8th Science 24 Views 37 Downloads
The Republic of Sakha (Yukutia)
Young geographers learn about the extreme temperatures found in the Rebublic of Sakha, and study the hardships caused by these temperatures. They look at why people choose to live in such a remote and rugged area. This incredible, 22-page lesson plan is packed with photographs, worksheets, engaging activites and assignments, and is well-woth implementing in your classroom.
6th - 8th Science 3 Views 9 Downloads
The Zabbaleen, Cairo's Garbage Workers
Here is a fascinating human geography study of the Zabbaleen. They are a sub-class of people who work as garbage collectors in Cairo, Egypt. I can't say enough good things about this resource in my limited space here. It is fabulous! If you are a secondary teacher looking to challenge and engage your learners in a study of human geography, this lesson is for you!
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 22 Downloads
Why Does Evolution Matter Now?
Students examine how natural selection creates antibiotic-resistant bacteria, recognize applications of evolutionary principles for medicine, agriculture, and conservation, and discuss how science contributes to decisions in context of society.
9th - 12th Science 12 Views 88 Downloads
Building Up, Breaking Down
Students investigate how rocks are modified into construction materials. In this building up and breaking down lesson plan, students explore what happens to building materials over time and how people modify natural materials. Students explore the building materials on their school campus and take a trip to a cemetery to observe weathering of rocks.
3rd - 8th Science 18 Views 56 Downloads
The Power of Words in Charlotte's Web
"How can a few good words save a pig's life?" Posed with this question, your ELD students explore E.B. White's Charlotte's Web in a meaningful, valuable way. By analyzing specific word choice from the book, especially the excerpts describing Charlotte's silken praise for Wilber, young readers can extend their vocabulary and context clue skills.
3rd - 8th English Language Development 32 Views 228 Downloads
The Union is Perpetual: Lincoln is Elected
Students view primary documents about the race for President in the time of Abraham Lincoln. In this election lesson plan, students prepare arguments for and against Lincoln using an analysis sheet. Students create a poster or cartoon to reinforce their point of view.
6th - 8th Language Arts 5 Views 32 Downloads