Language of the Season
Students develop a better understanding of other languages, their origins, and the people who speak them. They ask questions about other languages and cultures and discover tools and a desire to seek answers.
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American Voices and Their Audiences
Those new to teaching an AP level language and composition prep course and seasoned veterans will find much to treasure in a unit that is designed to help young language scholars develop the skills they need to analyze the language...
11th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
As part of a discussion of seasonal words, this activity about autumn would be a great way to review vocabulary. In the first part, learners identify words relating to autumn and then identify the language used to describe what happens...
3rd - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
The Learning Network: Alligators Everywhere Fill-In
Meant to be used with the article, "In Florida, the Natives Are Restless" (included here), this is a great source of high-interest, nonfiction reading. A fill in the blank vocabulary activity and an activity focusing on reading...
4th - 10th English Language Arts
Language Arts: Student-Created Typhoon
Learners role-play as weather reporters and create fictional stories about typhoons. They describe the storm, define its characteristics, track its development, and estimate the potential damage it causes. They identify the typhoon...
9th - 12th English Language Arts
ELD Poetry: When I Taste Salt
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...
3rd - 9th English Language Arts