Systematic ELD Teacher Resources
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Writing: A Friendly Letter
Students practice writing career oriented letters and filling out job applications. As a class, they review the proper ways to make citations and identify the difference between the various types of letter formats. They use peer editing to check for spelling and punctuation errors.
7th - 8th 21st Century Skills
Write Where We Belong
First graders develop the skills needed to improve writing skills. They use different practice writing prompts to use different styles while looking at the characteristics needed. Students make connections to their lives while writing and then write reflectively.
1st English Language Arts
The Burning Question A Conservation of Matter Experiment
Students demonstrate the Law of Conservation of Matter. They analyze data that has been collected using laboratory equipment (balances). Students dispel common misconceptions about combustion reactions. They burn steel wool in both an open and closed environment to comprehend what happens to matter during a chemical reaction.
7th - 12th Science
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 English Language Arts
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 English Language Arts
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 Arts
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 Arts
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 Arts
This instructional 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 English Language Arts
Tag Questions: Has he? Hasn't he? Had he?
Your English learners can use an online, interactive learning exercise 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 English Language Arts
Famous People - A Quiz on Definite and Indefinite Articles
This online, interactive learning exercise 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 English Language Arts
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