Communicating at work: Listening strategies and skills
Learners play a game of "Gossip" to explain the importance of active listening skills. They learn active listening skills through group discussion, lecture and small group exercises.
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Reading Strategies for the Social Studies Class
Word splashes, read-draw-talk-write activities, exhibits. Middle schoolers use the Storypath approach to a unit study of America's concerns during the Cold War and the Cuban Missile Crisis. Teams organize a 21st century world's fair,...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Social Skills Treatment Programme
Even though they may not be tested on standardized assessments, social skills are vital for students to develop during their years in school. Through a series of discussions, activities, and role-playing exercises, these lessons teach...
3rd - 12th Health CCSS: Adaptable
Reading Closely For Textual Details: "And, above all, we had to learn English."
Only a thorough understanding of history can save us from repeating it. Practice close reading skills with an eighth grade unit that focuses on 19th century America, including European immigration into Ellis Island and Frederick...
8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
New Review Reading Assignments: Crash Course Study Skills #2
What's the difference between recognition and recall? Which one will help you on the test? Learn more about reading strategies and retaining information from large sections of text with the second video in a playlist about study skills.
10 mins 7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Paying Attention and Listening to Others
It's always fun to talk about something you're interested in, but it's just as important to listen to what someone else has to say. Guide class members into becoming stronger listeners with an interactive brainstorming activity.
K - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Collaborative Discussion: Common Core Basics for Back-to-School
Listening may be the most important skill of all for Common Core collaborative speaking standards. Prepare yourself for a class experience that boosts listening and speaking skills, with a great article. Attached lessons, excellent...
K - 12th Social Studies & History
Language and Dialect
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...
4th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Listening Comprehension - Newspaper Articles
This resource, although based on out-dated content, could be useful in your language arts or ESL classroom as it outlines a listening and reading comprehension strategy. Using nonfiction sources, such as newspaper articles, struggling...
7th - 12th 21st Century Skills