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Behind the Scenes of an ESL Classroom Part Three

For Teachers Higher Ed
Learning ways to teach in a different country when the rules of the game are not the same.
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To Whom It May Concern

For Teachers Higher Ed
An overview of when to use who or whom in spoken and written English.
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Behind the Scenes of an ESL Classroom Part Two

For Teachers Higher Ed
How to implement discipline in your classroom when you have nobody else to lean on.
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The Sky is the Limit!

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Go above and beyond the basic requirements to get your ESL learners excited about English.
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Teaching ESL: A Cultural Exchange

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Let your ESL learners educate you about their culture while you teach them English.
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Lesson Plan
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Effective Back-to-School Nights

For Teachers K - 6th
Here is an engaging and creative project to do with your ESL learners in preparation for back to school night. A digital camera is used to photograph each pupil, and everyone completes a short writing assignment that goes along with...
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PPT
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Feelings PowerPoint

For Teachers Pre-K - 4th
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...
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PPT
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Asking Questions

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Review the basics of forming questions with this resource. ESL learners can practice forming questions, answering yes and no inquiries, and asking how long something takes. This resource provides a comprehensive exploration of the topic.
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World Teachers' Day

For Students 3rd - 5th
Practice reading comprehension by having your class read a factual passage about World Teachers' Day and mach phrases, fill in the blanks, identify correct grammar usage, unscramble vocabulary words, sequence sentences from the passage,...
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I Can Write a Poem

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
It is so important for English language learners to be able to write for a variety of purposes. Specifically written for an ELD class, this activity provides explicit instruction for teaching learners how to write a poem. First, they...
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Developing Presentation Skills by Using Authentic Literature

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Advanced level ESL students engage in an increasing verbal communication skills through children's literature. The focus of these activities is for children to develope presentation skills. Each activity would compliment any class room.
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Communicative Group Activity: What's Your Opinion?

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students participate in a topic discussion in English. They choose a topic from a group of cards and then give their opinion on what was read. The other students have to offer their opinions as well in English.
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PPT
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English as Second Language Intermediate Level

For Teachers 3rd - Higher Ed
Here is an excellent PowerPoint designed for teachers of English as a Second Language. This presentation could be used by instructors from mid-elementary level all of the way to adult education; depending upon the language skill level of...
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Vocabulary Formation Worksheet 12

For Students 5th
In this forming new words worksheet, 5th graders read, interpret and fill in the blanks in each sentence with a new word formed from the base word at the end of each sentence.
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Vocabulary Formation Worksheet 21

For Students 5th
In this vocabulary formation worksheet, 5th graders fill in the blanks in eight sentences by forming new words from the word roots at the end of each sentence.
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Vocabulary Formation Worksheet 20

For Students 5th
In this vocabulary enrichment worksheet, 5th graders fill in the blanks in eight sentences by forming a new word from the root word at the end of each sentence.
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Vocabulary Formation Worksheet 4

For Students 5th
In this vocabulary formation worksheet, 5th graders fill in the blank in eight sentences as they form new words from the root words at the end of each sentence.
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Vocabulary Formation Worksheet 5

For Students 5th
In this vocabulary enrichment worksheet, 5th graders fill in the blanks in eight sentences as they form a new word from the root word at the end of each sentence.
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Worksheet
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The Learning Network: Alligators Everywhere Fill-In

For Students 4th - 10th
Meant to be used with the article, "In Florida, the Natives Are Restless" (included here), this is a great source of high-interest, nonfiction reading. A fill in the blank vocabulary activity and an activity focusing on reading...
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Interactive
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English Expressions Quiz: Online

For Students 4th - 7th
An online worksheet provides opportunities to assess comprehension of 10 common adages like "A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush" or "Variety is the spice of life." Learners complete a multiple choice quiz (and can check their...
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Organizer
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Rowan Atkinson: Famous People, ELL Assignment

For Students 6th - Higher Ed
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...
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Organizer
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Jay Chou: Famous People (ELL Assignment)

For Students 7th - Higher Ed
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...
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Worksheet
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Modals and Their Meaning in Context

For Students 5th - Higher Ed
By focusing on an oil-related theme, learners answer questions using context clues. They assign meaning to each highlighted modal in an example sentence from a word bank of choices. (Examples of meaning choices include impossibility...
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Picture This - Stars Over Hoke

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
The classroom becomes a safe and inclusive place for your ELLs as they create documents about their lives. Learners create, read, and present story books based on their own personal experiences. They use digital cameras to take...