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271 resources with the keyterm esl activity

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Gender Opinions Using Adjectives

For Students 5th - 8th
Activate personal experience and opinions with this graphic organizer. Learners response to 8 questions about gender and then record responses from classmates. This activity could be set up as a give-one/get-one and class members could...
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ELD Poetry: When I Taste Salt

For Teachers 3rd - 9th
English language learners read "When I Taste Salt" and complete the questions that accompany the poem. After completing the basic reading comprehension questions, they make a personal connection to the story by writing about one of their...
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Habits Cloze Exercise

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
In this habits worksheet, young scholars complete a Cloze paragraph activity by reading the paragraph and inserting the vocabulary words.
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Describing People Easy Crossword Puzzle

For Students 1st - 3rd
Young learners discover adjectives to match each small description provided. While this crossword is labeled easy, I would recommend having upper elementary learners help youngsters, if possible. 
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Animal Mommies and Babies

For Students 2nd - 3rd
Looking for an ESL worksheet on animals? In this one, learners complete mazes helping the mommy animal find her babies. They write the names of the mommy animals and baby animals next to their pictures. A chart is included with the...
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Describing Occupations and Daily Tasks

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Explore English vocabulary by utilizing occupational vocabulary terms. ESL students identify several words regarding a job or daily tasks that a person takes care of. Students answer role-play questions in the English language.
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Dream Story-Lesson

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Young scholars explore English fluency by participating in a creative writing activity. In this dream story lesson, students practice with their new English vocabulary words to describe a dream they recently had. Young scholars view a...
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EFL/ESL Medical Terms and Grey's Anatomy

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore English vocabulary by viewing a television program in class. In this medical terms lesson plan, students view the show "Grey's Anatomy" on television and identify English medical terms that are used. Students reflect on...
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Test Your Speaking and Listening Skills: Information Gap 1: Looking for a Job

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this ESL looking for a job worksheet, learners work in pairs to ask questions that will elicit information that is missing from their page.  Each page contains ten gaps in job advertisments from a local paper.
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High Frequency Phrases: Second 100 Words

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Use this resource to reinforce language skills in an ESL classroom. Learners review high frequency phrases such as, I think so, it's your place, and read the book. While there is not a description of how this presentation could be used,...
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Discussion Starters

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
When working in an ESL classroom, this resource could be used to provide discussion starters. Phrases such as, "through the day" or "around here," could be used as a way to spur discussion.
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Common Phrases

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
While not a complete lesson, this activity could be used to launch a discussion of common English phrases. In this series of slides, phrases like "come back now" are shown. A teacher could augment this activity with more variety of phrases.
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Wrap a Gift

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
With wrapping a gift as the focus, this lesson has learners practice vocabulary and formulating descriptions. They wrap and unwrap a gift identifying the objects as they go. This activity could be enhanced to make it a richer experience.
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Reported Speech Soccer for ESL

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd
Students explore English by participating in a class trivia activity. In this group speech lesson, students collaborate in small groups and identify phrases and terms on flash cards which they keep track of. Students utilize their...
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People Who Make a Difference

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students read and discuss people who made a difference in the times in which they lived. In this ESL lesson, students define and use new vocabulary, read and listen for specific information, discover character traits of inventors, and...
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ESL Lesson for Japanese Students

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students explore English by completing language arts activities in class. In this ESL lesson, students practice translating their native Japanese vocabulary into English by participating in a flash card activity. Students complete an...
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ESL Activity: "Name Three, Four and Five Things"

For Students 3rd - 6th
For this ESL naming worksheet, students are given a list of features and list 3 things that fit the description given, then do the same for sets of 4 and 5 features/descriptions.
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Tarzan: Writing Exercise

For Students 7th - 8th
In this writing worksheet, students write a letter to the woman Tarzan fell in love with on his trip to England, writing in first person, as if they are Tarzan.
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The False Friends Exercise at Auto-English

For Students 5th - 7th
In this ESL "false friends" worksheet, students choose the correct word from a pair of words to complete each sentence.
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Test Your Speaking and Listening Skills: Class Survey 2--Free Time

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this ESL speaking and listening skills survey worksheet, students determine the free time activities of their classmates and complete a survey.
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Test Your Research Skills: Spotlight on Canada

For Students 1st - 3rd
In this ESL research on Canada worksheet, students search the Internet or a research library to find answers to questions about Canada.
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Context Clues II Pretest

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this ESL context clues instructional activity, students choose the answer that best defines a word that is given within the context of a sentence.
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Vocabulary Test--Proper Nouns

For Students 1st - 3rd
In this ESL proper nouns worksheet, learners write a proper noun beginning with each letter of the alphabet.
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Vocabulary Test--Verbs

For Students 1st - 3rd
In this ESL verb learning exercise, students write an infinitive verb starting with each letter of the alphabet.