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Students develop English vocabulary skills. In this second language activity, students read the book Jambo Means Hello and discuss the book. Students construct their own ABC book by using their language and explaining the words in English. Students illustrate the pages of the book and the cover as well.
Practice vocabulary and speaking skills in this ESL reading comprehension lesson plan. Middle and high schoolers participate in a number of before, during, and after reading activities based on an article entitled "Footballer Sent Off for Dangerous Haircut." They discuss and match word meanings with new vocabulary words, complete a worksheet, express opinions about haircuts, and practice dialogue with several partners. Use this activity with either fiction or nonfiction works.
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.