What's in a Name?
Students read an imagined profile about themselves written by a new teacher. They find definitions for words they do not explain and then explain to partners what is or isn't correct about their profiles.
3rd - 12th ESL & ELD 3 Views 45 Downloads
Prefixes, Suffixes, and Root Words/Base Words
Get your class on track with their affixes by covering prefixes, suffixes, and root words in depth. This short three-lesson unit includes vocabulary lists to study, detailed plan procedures, and some accompanying worksheets.
2nd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Smart Solutions: English Language Development Lessons (Theme 6)
Smart Solutions is the theme of a unit created to meet the needs of English language earners. Through a series of lessons, scholars follow a routine—move, speak, and listen— to cover topics including stores, shops, celebrations, pets,...
3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Big Grammar Book
With this comprehensive language arts resource in your arsenal, you'll never have to look for another grammar worksheet! Whether you're teaching kindergartners how to write the upper- and lower-case letters of the alphabet, or helping...
K - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Design Team Challenge: A Pair Activity to Practice Prepositions of Place
Test your pupils' skills with indoor decorating while finding out how well they understand prepositions of place. After practicing living room vocabulary, pairs furnish a room by drawing in items. They then present their room to the...
2nd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Readers at any level who are practicing phonics will benefit from a highly customizable set of features designed for instruction and practice. The extensive library of phonemes and exemplar words covers sounds from the a in cat to the zh...
Pre-K - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Power of Words in Charlotte's Web
"How can a few good words save a pig's life?" Posed with this question, your ELD young scholars explore E.B. White's Charlotte's Web in a meaningful, valuable way. By analyzing specific word choice from the book, especially the excerpts...
3rd - 8th English Language Arts
Shades of Meaning
Examine and distinguish between words that have similar definitions but different connotations. Middle schoolers define connotation and denotation and participate in a "shades of meaning" contest in small groups. Groups use the Visual...
4th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Breaking News: English Athlete's Hairstyles
Practice vocabulary and speaking skills in this ESL reading comprehension instructional activity. Middle and high schoolers participate in a number of before, during, and after reading activities based on an article entitled "Footballer...
4th - 12th English Language Arts