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194 resources with the keyterm listening skills

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Lesson 6: Mittens, Socks, Mittens, Socks, Mittens!

For Teachers K - 8th
Mittens and socks, two of my favorite clothing items!  Young learners with special needs, explore clothing appropriate for cold weather. They identify both socks and mittens, discuss weather appropriate clothing, and listen to the story,...
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Consonance and Dissonance Activities

For Teachers K - 12th
Hone those musical ears to identify consonance and dissonance in music being played live or on a recording. Learners will work through four activities where they will listen to consonant and dissonant notes being played first by the...
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Teaching the Instruments of the Orchestra to Young Students using the San Francisco Symphony Kids’ Website

For Teachers 1st
Using the San Francisco Children's Orchestra web site, first graders build listening and instrument identification skills. Each child wears head phones, listens to ID, and finds various instruments on the included worksheet. 
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Carnival of the Animals and Aquarium and Magic Fish

For Teachers 1st
Engage little learners in this moderately developed three-instructional activity unit on the composer Camille Saint-Saens and his piece "The Carnival of Animals." Each instructional activity includes a listening, discussion, and an art...
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Strategies for Developing Listening Skills in the AP Italian Course

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Preparing your class for the Italian advanced placement exam? This article breaks down the different components of the test, paying particular attention to the listening portion. How are you going to build your class's listening...
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Knock Me Out at The Ball Game

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Grover demonstrates the danger of not listening in this baseball video. He is unable to get a customer's hotdog order correct and repeatedly prevents him from catching a foul ball, all because of his inability to listen. This would be a...
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English Lesson Plans for Grade 12

For Teachers 12th
HIgh schoolers respond to a persuasive article on using animal research. For this english lesson, writers listen to a conversation, and discuss the point of arguments. They write a critique on a certain film and share it with their...
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“I Can” Common Core! 3rd Grade Speaking & Listening

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Help third graders focus on improving their speaking and listening skills with this Common Core checklist. By phrasing each standard as an I can statement, learners can monitor their progress toward clear, attainable goals.
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Splitting Bears

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Explore sequencing with first and second graders. As a group, they listen to the story Berlioz the Bear by Jan Brett, and then generate important events from the story as the teacher writes them on the board. They also get to cut out a...
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Find Somebody Who...3 - Icebreaker Game

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
Get everyone speaking! Giving your youngsters a time limit, encourage them to walk around the room and ask their classmates if they have done any of the 30 items on the provided list. They write down the names of each person in the...
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Swing Your Partner!

For Teachers 5th - 8th
This was written for ESOL learners, but could work for any elementary class. Learners read about the American dance style known as Square Dancing. They explore its use in literature, write a friendly letter about it, and then use their...
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Indispensable Listening Skills

For Teachers 8th - 12th
It's true: listening skills have to be taught and developed. Read this story about a tiger to your high school class. Then, without giving them a copy of the story, divide them into teams and have them attempt to answer a series of...
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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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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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Peter and the Wolf: A Russian Fairy Tale

For Teachers K - 2nd
A wonderful presentation explains a musical fairy tale. Perfect for an independent work station or as a link to send home for homework, this slideshow comes equipped with full audio. Each character, theme, and instrument from the piece...
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Peter and the Wolf

For Teachers K - 4th
Peter and the Wolf is a wonderful piece that introduces learners to classical music, builds listening skills, and creates a bridge from song to imagination. Each slide shows a picture of one of the characters from the story and a group...
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Music: The Circus

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Introduce youngsters to the purposeful way in which they can use music. After listening to a circus song and view circus pictures, they hear sounds that introduce, create suspense, and set a tone. This is a good introduction for younger...
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Music Review Test

For Students 5th - 9th
Wow this is a really thorough music quiz. There are a total of seven tasks for the class to complete. They must, write the C major scale, identify notes on the staff, write four major keys based on the information provided, identify...
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Poems: Eating Treats

For Students K Standards
Which poem is best? Your kindergarten class follows along as you read three different poems. They decide which one they like best, then draw a picture to illustrate it. The class can also discuss why they chose the poems they did. A...
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Test Your Speaking & Listening Skills: Lucky Dip 3

For Students 6th - 8th
Group your English language learners for this fun trivia exercise. There are 20 questions for each group to discuss. They must name different animals that live in water, recall basic vocabulary terms, recall the capital of Russia, etc....
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Test Your Speaking & Listening Skills: Lucky Dip 2

For Students 6th - 8th
Sometimes your English language learners don't need structured speaking practice to build oral fluency. This fun trivia worksheet provides them several opportunities to talk. In groups, they must list three countries in Asia, three...
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Test Your Speaking & Listening Skills: Lucky Dip 1

For Students 6th - 8th
Get your English language learners talking with this fun trivia worksheet! They'll name three cities in Europe, complete basic math problems, recall the name of Britain's Prime Minister, etc. A fun way to get everyone talking!
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"Meet and Greet"

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners demonstrate communication skills in speaking and listening by introducing another student to the class. Working in pairs, classmates interview each other. During the 10-minute sessions, they listen, take notes on an index card,...
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Test Your Speaking & Listening Skills

For Students 3rd - 5th
Learners match 15 Derbyshire slang phrases with their meanings. When it comes to distinguishing the contexts for formal and informal English, any time you'd use this language, the context is definitely informal.