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Understanding Reduced Forms of Words
Whattyaya say? A unique and practical ESL instructional activity, this idea could really benefit your pupils in the real world! It outlines a instructional activity about reduced forms of language and contractions. In other words, this resource is designed to help ELLs understand the kind of fast and informal language that native speakers commonly use in everyday speech.
7th - 12th English Language Development 3 Views 21 Downloads
A simple plan where English Language Learners practice asking and responding to conditional statements. First, the teacher gives a short introduction explaining the pattern behind forming conditional statements in English. After this direct instruction, pupils complete several practice activities in which they read, write, say and listen to conditional phrases.
7th - 12th English Language Development 3 Views 15 Downloads
Have your students practice their best happy face while presenting this PowerPoint about feelings. Large font, accompanied by drawings and photos of different emotions, including: happy, sad, angry, surprised, afraid, and worried are presented on separate slides.
Pre-K - 4th English Language Development 7 Views 82 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
Rowan Atkinson: Famous People, ELL Assignment
This 13-page assignment was designed for English language learners. It includes a one-page reading on the comedic actor Rowan Atkinson and 10 activities/exercises that focus on listening and reading comprehension, speaking, vocabulary acquisition, spelling, and more.
6th - Higher Ed Language Arts 20 Views 292 Downloads
A list of nine verbs is provided for students to add different suffixes; a bank of five suffixes is also given. Only some of the suffixes actually work with verbs, though, so this is a good opportunity for discovery. Learners reflect on their investigations, and later think of other words that fit the patterns they find.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 3 Views 217 Downloads
Triple blends 'scr'
This worksheet explores the triple blend, 'scr'. First, learners use the given word dial to create different words starting with 'scr'. Next, they copy and complete 8 different sentences. Lastly, the class copies 4 yes or no questions and underlines the 'scr' word.
2nd - 4th English Language Development 3 Views 49 Downloads
Cristina Kirchner: Famous People (ELL Assignment)
This lengthy assignment for English language learners includes a one-page reading on the Argentinian president, Cristina Kirchner, and numerous activities/exercises that address listening and reading comprehension, speaking, vocabulary acquisition, spelling, and more.
6th - Higher Ed Language Arts 10 Views 222 Downloads
Jay-Z: Famous People, ELL Assignment
This lengthy assignment was designed for English language learners. It includes a 1-page reading on the rapper, Jay-Z, and 10 activities/exercises that focus on listening and reading comprehension, speaking, vocabulary acquisition, spelling, and more.
7th - Higher Ed Language Arts 23 Views 516 Downloads
Jay Chou: Famous People (ELL Assignment)
This 13-page assignment was designed for English language learners and includes a one-page reading on the Taiwanese entertainer, Jay Chou, and 10 activities/exercises that address listening and reading comprehension, speaking, vocabulary acquisition, spelling, and more.
7th - Higher Ed Language Arts 6 Views 178 Downloads
Wrinkles ESL Lesson
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.
4th - 8th English Language Development 20 Views 263 Downloads
Encourage verbal skills in social settings. Kids of all ages practice common greetings with a partner and welcome a guest speaker. They write a thank you note to the speaker after observing their presentation. This lesson is intended for English language learners.
2nd - 8th Language Arts 18 Views 190 Downloads
An adult ESL class brainstorm what they believe to be the major problems in Namibia. In groups, they use the list of problems and put them into the order of the most critical and the reasons why. They research possible solutions and evaluate everyone's performance in the group to end the lesson.
Higher Ed English Language Development 3 Views 14 Downloads
Breaking News: English Athlete's Hairstyles
Practice vocabulary and speaking skills in this ESL reading comprehension lesson. 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.
4th - 12th Language Arts 26 Views 282 Downloads
New Review Five Ways to Speak More Naturally
Help your English language learners move toward conversing like native speakers. This document includes five easy sentence structure changes that make a big difference when speaking in English. Examples and explanations are included for all five tips.
6th - 12th Language Arts 5 Views 3 Downloads
This worksheet provides two differentiated versions of 3 tasks that challenges students to identify phonemes in spelling and reading. Task 1 asks students to split a given list of words into their appropriate phonemes; task 2 instructs students to sort the same list between words with 'oo' and words with 'ay'; lastly, in task 3, students must explain which letter patterns allow for the 'oo' and 'ay' phonemes.
3rd - 6th English Language Development 3 Views 116 Downloads
Writing Skills: Fables
Use fables as a fun way for English Language Learners to gain confidence and fluency in their reading and speaking skills. After reading a fable in class, they retell their story to a group of their peers. When this jigsaw activity is complete and everyone has heard each fable at least once, small groups work together to match up each fable to its moral.
7th - 12th English Language Development 13 Views 73 Downloads
ELD: Talent Show
"Talent Show" is an ELD lesson planner that has beginning English language learners focus on expressing the author's viewpoint by using pronouns and noting details using adjectives. Additionally, 2nd graders will be asked to express problems and solutions a they write a script for a talent show.
2nd English Language Development 11 Views 45 Downloads
Time Words/Tenses Review
This activity is composed of 42 sentences containing mistakes with the verb tense or time word. Emerging grammarians are asked to correct the mistake in each sentence. This learning exercise will give your English language learners a significant amount of practice with time words and verb tense.
4th - 6th Language Arts 15 Views 74 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Creating found poetry from picture books
Poetry is everywhere even when it is found in the words of picture books designed for young children. Your young poets continue their development in using and identifying literary devices, and the basic elements of story as they read and explore the words in storytelling.
7th Language Arts 31 Views 46 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable