Systematic ELD Teacher Resources
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Students experience and participate in a journey through a "Voyage" exhibition of the Solar System and the frontier it covers. They build a dynamic model of the Earth and Sun. Descriptions are given on the relative sizes of the Sun and selected planets and how they are positioned from the Sun.
In this geography learning exercise, students read an excerpt on what directions tell someone. They respond to 6 short answer questions related to the neighborhood illustration found on the second page of the learning exercise.
In this geography worksheet, students identify how to manipulate data on a range of endangered species. They create a bar graph of endangered animals from Africa, Asia, Australia, North America, or South America. Students use a spreadsheet on the computer to do this activity.
For this function and logarithms worksheet, students find the domain and range of functions, use the properties of logs to solve equations. This one-page worksheet contains nine multi-step problems.
In this history of Ireland worksheet, students match eleven words from a word bank with their definitions. They finish a chart comparing their diet with that of a poor person from Ireland in 1845. Students write answers to 5 essay questions. They find 18 words in a wordsearch. Students complete 16 fill in the blank problems. They fill in a chart by identifying the character that said each of 14 quotes. Students color a color sheet.
Using these activities, learners are able to practice a variety of skills including identifying adjectives and nouns, developing vocabulary, and honing reading comprehension. This 111-question resource could be used with students in upper elementary or in ELD classes, possibly as a "start the day" worksheet. It will appeal to visual learners. Answers are included.
For younger grammar learners, or as part of an ELD lesson for older kids, a word scramble activity provides a fun way to practice food-related vocabulary and spelling. Learners unscramble letters to form 11 food-related words. The definitions are found next to the words; first and last letters are correct.
Learners complete 10 multiple choice items in which they choose the correct word to complete a sentence. Most items relate to subject-verb agreement and correct use of prepositions. For those reasons, I'd use this with ELD classes as well as elementary native speakers of English.
Students examine several Native American dolls. In this Native American studies lesson plan, students discover the tradition materials and skills that created several types of Native American dolls. Students learn how the dolls represent life as it was lived in the past as they learn about the present day Indian communities.
Discover seven of the most historic aircraft and spacecraft in the collections of the National Air and Space Museum. By research into the major milestones of aviation history your students will recognize features that enable flight, identify major technological advances in aviation and spaceflight, and describe how advances have affected the lives of people.
Take poetry off the page and put it into terms of movement, physical space and, finally, music with this series of three lessons from the Smithsonian Institution. This resource introduces students to two poetic forms that originated as forms of song, Ballad and Blues, as well as several poetic devices such as iamb, measure, and rhythm. Your class will read several examples of both forms of poetry and learn about the history behind their origin. Great extension activities are included as well.
Students use the egg to model osmosis in the cell. In this osmosis lesson, students use vinegar to dissolve the shell off of an egg, leaving a semi-permeable membrane to use in modeling osmosis. They submerge the egg in several solutions and record both the initial and final mass of the egg.
Make requests and improve interpersonal communication skills by writing a business letter. The class implements correct order and format required for a block or modified block letter. Then, they choose a topic of interest so that they can compose business letters that make requests. Could be modified for ELD.
Investigate articles from the daily news and share opinions with classmates. Using current events, learners view a news program without sound and predict what news is being discussed by analyzing the visuals. Then they read news articles and discuss the Five W's in groups. Groups present to the class what they learned from their article. Great for social studies, language arts, intermediate or advanced ELD, or any foreign language course.
Students create a family tree in this culminating activity to their family unit. In this family tree lesson, students extend their learning about the family unit by working in small groups to develop a three generation family tree. They include a country of origin, a map, and show traditional foods and clothing of the family according to their historical time period.
Students determine how President Lincoln promoted emancipation. For this slavery lesson, students examine primary documents, including the U.S. Constitution, to reconstruct Lincoln's attempts to end slavery and deliver the Emancipation Proclamation. Students respond to the provided discussion questions based on the documents.
Introduce your class to the world of economics in this ELD lesson plan, which takes them through a market simulation. They work in teams to create businesses and produce products or services. Each team must buy materials as well as pay off loans and make hourly wages. This is supposed to last for two weeks, with the tasks of each day carefully detailed in the plan. It states that the lesson plan is for 2nd and 4th grade, but it might be more successful in a junior high or high school class.
Have your ESL learners practice their written and oral English grammar skills, with this highly engaging ESL Lesson. Budding grammarians mingle across the room discovering what they each know about the Royal Wedding between Kate and William. They conduct a role-play radio broadcast, write an email, and take a quiz. This is a great way to build conversational English skills and can be modified to fit an ELD activity as well.
Students explore English by reading a fiction book in class. In this alphabet lesson, students read a book about a character named Jack who explores the alphabet by relating to each specific letter. Students memorize and pronounce each letter before they practice writing them to form simple words.
Sixth graders read and discuss the domestication of animals in history. In this Aurochs reading instructional activity, 6th graders define vocabulary and list similarities and differences between wild and domesticated animals. Students complete an outline worksheet of the article and a timeline of events.