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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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Sound Changes

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Looking for an auditory approach to phoneme manipulation? You'll find everything you need here for an independent practice activity to get youngsters changing initial, medial, and final phonemes to create new words. They begin with a...
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Onomatopoeia Adventures

For Teachers K - 2nd
Explore onomatopoeia by listening for sounds as learners walk around the school building, sharing their observations. In this figurative language lesson, they will describe what they heard as the teacher records observations on chart...
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For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Tell students to listen up and watch this video to help them practice being an effective listener in the classroom. Colorful animations provide students with key tips to start practicing.
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English Lesson Plans for Grade 7

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Discuss the correct use of certain phrases such as "managed" and "could" in this English lesson. Middle schoolers listen to interviews on work customs in different countries and compare them. They make inferences after reading given...
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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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Team Assignment - A Parking Dilemma

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Class groups are challenged to solve the school’s parking problem. Each team must establish ground rules for their discussion, determine criteria that must be met, and brainstorm possible solutions. Next, they agree on one solution and...
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Different Perspectives

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Explore conflicting information from differing perspectives with this lesson. Young readers describe an event that has occurred from two different perspectives, demonstrating different points of view for the same occurrence. They could...
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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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Sentence Segementation

For Teachers K - 2nd
How many words do you hear? As you introduce the way sentences are made up of words, this listening game offers an excellent independent practice opportunity. Kids take turns with a partner as they listen to a sentence twice, counting...
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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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The Foundations of Reading

For Students 2nd - 5th
Explore word sounds with emerging readers. Start by grouping a bunch of pictures into two categories: words that make /i/ sound and words that make /u/ sounds. Then decide which sound (/a/, /e/, /i/, /o/, /u/) is employed for each of the...
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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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A Listening Doll: Create Traditional Native American Storyteller Dolls

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
In this wonderful cross-curricular lesson, your youngsters will learn about Pueblo Indian storyteller dolls by creating their own! They discuss the tradition of story telling, especially in reference to Native Americans. Consider ending...
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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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Sexual Exploitation, Day 1: Communication

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Learn about the two main components of good communication - being assertive and active listening - as well as passive, aggressive, and manipulative communication. There are skits to read out loud as well as scenarios to practice with a...
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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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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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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.