That’s Amazing!: English Language Development Lessons (Theme 3)

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That's Amazing! is the theme of an English language development unit created by Houghton Mifflin. Following a speak, look, move, and listen routine, scholars delve into topics; seasons, weather, animals, landforms, telling time, dictionary skills, food, colors, and the Midwest, all while enhancing skills covering compound words, action verbs, synonyms, audience, suffixes, verbs, tenses, syllables, paraphrasing, and sequence of events.  

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Conduct specific lessons based on the skills your population is in need of extra support
  • Gather a collection of books that share information about the unit's topics
  • Group pupils based on language proficiency level, work in small groups for a more targeted practice 
Classroom Considerations

  • References curriculum-specific materials, but with some modifications, most lessons can still be conducted 
  • The unit is the second of three resources in a series created to meet the needs of all learners
Pros

  • Detailed lesson directions with script and guiding answers 
  • Multi-level responses support leaners of all language proficiencies 
Cons

  • None