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Spanish-English Cognates in the ELL Classroom: Friends or Foes?Lesson Planet
6th - 12th
Define the meaning of a cognate and use the concept to help Spanish-speaking ELLs connect their first language to English. Middle schoolers explore Latin roots to find cognates in both languages. They relate the Spanish and English word...
A “New English” in Chinua Achebe’s “Things Fall Apart”: A Common Core ExemplarLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
To examine the “New English” Chinua Achebe uses in Things Fall Apart, readers complete a series of worksheets that ask them to examine similes, proverbs, and African folktales contained in the novel. Individuals explain the meaning...
Slang: Are You Sure We're All Speaking English?Lesson Planet
9th - 12th
Discuss and research slang expressions from the U.S., the United Kingdom, and Canada. They use the Web for their research and translate sentences from slang to standard English, while evaluating the effects of geography on English.
Breaking News: English Athlete's HairstylesLesson Planet
4th - 12th
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...
Analyzing the Internet for English LearnersLesson Planet
3rd - Higher Ed
English language learners explore the Internet! First, they discuss common Internet vocabulary such as homepage, results, images, etc. Then, they complete a scavenger hunt where they visit Google, Yahoo, and MSN webpages and explore...
Keeping Your English Up to Date: HoodieLesson Planet
7th - 12th
Language is fluid, especially the English language. See how it is currently changing and will continue to change. Using the example of the term "hoodie," learners work through a week's worth of vocabulary, spelling, and critical thinking...
Keep Your English Up to Date: Bog StandardLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Explore the tendency of the English language to change by reviewing the British idiom "bog standard." An audio talk is accessible via hyperlink and questions and worksheets are included for learners. The lesson is a good way to work on...
Charles Darwin Meets John Paul IILesson Planet
11th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
If you teach AP English language and composition and are looking for a way to address the differences between written and spoken arguments, consider this instructional activity. Over the course of three days, class members research...
Welcome to the Color Vowel ChartLesson Planet
4th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Focus English language learners' attention on word stress and phrase stress with a pronunciation chart that breaks the sounds into moving and non-moving vowel sounds. The chart tool uses colors and key words to indicate where to put the...
Words in the News: Stem Cell ResearchLesson Planet
11th - Higher Ed
A thorough resource for intermediate English learners addresses reading comprehension of informational texts, adjective forms, vocabulary acquisition, and writing in a journalistic style. Specifically, the class reads about stem cell...
'Me Fail English? That's Unpossible' : Studying Literature with "The Simpsons"Lesson Planet
8th - 12th
Does your class love The Simpsons? It might seem dated, but with reruns constantly popping up on television, this show still holds the attention of most of your learners. Play the opening sequence of an episode, and brainstorm any...
A Research Toolkit of 12 Reading Strategies for the Foreign Language ClassroomLesson Planet
1st - 12th
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...