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155 resources with the keyterm listening

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Magazine Production

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Analyze magazines as a class, looking carefully for the target audience, advertisements, and topics presented. Small groups then work as a publication team and receive a magazine that they have to "sell." Each individual has a different...
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Guided Reading: Main Idea

For Teachers K - 4th
Readers are presented with a list of three questions and asked to actively listen to a story or article to answer them. They verbally answer the questions to learn the strategy. Next, read a story to them or have them silently read a...
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Language and Dialect

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Practice listening skills while studying oral story tellers from different parts of Louisiana. Consider the regional dialects and insider language of folk groups with your class. Identify language as part of folk life and recognize that...
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Language Arts Skills: Listening and Speaking Strategies

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Your class can practice communicating clearly. They practice listening and speaking through games such asTelephone and a social scavenger hunt. This is a solid lesson that helps apply good communication skills.
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Understanding Character

For Teachers K - 2nd
Use paper dolls to teach characterization. Kids create paper dolls for their main character, supporting character, and villain. After designing clothes for their dolls, writers pretend to be the characters and sit for a television...
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Once Upon a Time...

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Third through sixth graders complete a unit on the art of storytelling, folktales, and fairy tales. They explore various websites, create a story, and demonstrate storytelling techniques. Additionally, they listen to classmates retell...
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Listening and Speaking Strategies

For Teachers Pre-K - 5th Standards
Everyone needs help being a good listener! Play a round of "Have You Ever?" with your youngsters, letting them walk around the room and find others who have or haven't done things on your self-created sheet. This game can get really...
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Turn On, Tune In, and Write Down

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students locate, access and listen to a variety of radio and audio samples found on the Internet. They discuss the material in small groups and identify areas of interest for further discussion.
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Learning the Roles in Literature Circles

For Teachers 5th
I love literature circles! Get your pupils together and have them discuss the book they are reading. They determine and practice their role in the literature circle then discuss the book they are reading. This is a great introduction to...
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Are You Listening?

For Teachers K - 5th
To underscore the importance of practicing good listening skills class members engage in a series of activities that model poor listening skills. In pairs and then as a whole group, class members enact different, more positive techniques...
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I Can Do Anything

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Youngsters explore simple concepts concerning gender stereotypes by brainstorming the things that boys and girls can do as individuals and then reading a book that talks about the stereotypes of boys and girls. They illustrate things a...
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New York State Testing Program: English Language Arts Book 2

For Students 7th - 9th
Practice listening and writing skills with this resource. This is a test created by the New York State Testing Program. Learners listen to a passage called "Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa" twice and write responses to the selection. They...
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Oil Spill Letter

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders enhance listening skills during a read-a-loud, enhance verbal skills by participating in a group brainstor, and enhance writing skills by completing a letter web and a letter to a state senator.
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Library Orientation: Kindergarten

For Teachers K
The Library Lion, Michael Knudsen's picture book, provides an avenue for introducing kindergarteners to the library, fostering a sense of ownership, and understanding why it is important to follow rules. Children get to break the rules...
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Viewing Problems and Issues from Different Vantage Points

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Improve the listening, reading, writing, and grammar skills of your learners with a series of whole class and group activities. Pupils answer questions based on listening and reading passages, complete grammar exercises, and use affixes...
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Build Listening Skills With Asian Folktales

For Teachers K - 8th
Learners read five folktales. After each folktale is read students use a map to find the location of the country of the tale's origin. Next, learners answer comprehension questions related to each folktale.
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Writing in a Foreign Language

For Teachers 7th - 12th
It seems that this presentation was designed for future educators, particularly those teaching a foreign language. Basic reading, writing, and organizational skills are presented, encouraging a discussion of strategies amongst your...
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Guest Speaker Preparation: A Cooperative Lesson

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Are you planning to have a guest speaker talk to your class? Prepare in advance and help your class transform into an engaged and thoughtful audience. Before the visit, young writers work cooperatively to brainstorm what they want to...
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Drumming for Work and Play

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Students move, dance, and listen to the art of the drum. In this drum lesson plan, students appreciate the drum as a word of art and communication, and decorate their own line drawing of an African drum.
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A Guide to Getting Along: Listening

For Teachers K - 3rd
Here is an effective way to have your charges practice and model important listening skills. After a short review of effective active listening concepts, such as using body language, summarizing what the other person said, and asking...
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Fun Reading Swimmy with a Character Web and More

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Build reading comprehension skills with this lesson plan. Have your class listen, predict outcomes, retell the story, and produce a character web as you read the book Swimmy by Leo Lionni aloud. This lesson also asks learners to make...
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I Am a Storyteller

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st Standards
Keep your kindergartners moving in this engaging literature activity. Centered around the picture book Lily's Purple Plastic Purse, this lesson has scholars analyze events, characters, and themes of the story. Was Lily responsible at...
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Narrative Writing

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students create new sentences using adverb clauses identified from a book.  In this narrative writing lesson, students write new sentences from some of the dependent clauses used in a book read to them by the teacher.  Students put the...
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Interpersonal Communications: Customer Service

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers, who may soon be entering the workplace, read and discuss a case study in which a business service representative has an unpleasant confrontation with a customer that results in a lost sale. Groups review three questions...