In this lesson, students will have the opportunity to practice using language to describe the basic features of three dimensional shapes. Students will use key vocabulary to compare and discuss shapes.
from Kara Nichols
Kara is an experienced classroom teacher working in various grades ranging from K-6. Her work has primarily been with English Language Learners. She has a passion for helping to support ELLs in the general education classroom. Kara currently serves as the MTSS Lead/Academic Interventionist for a K-8 school in Chicago, IL.
In this lesson, students will have the opportunity to practice using both active and passive voices.
Students will practice working with adverb phrases to help provide description while speaking and writing.
This lesson is intended to reinforce and create an individualized calm down strategy for students.
Students will learn about cause and effect words and use them in their own writing.
Students will notice cognates that exist in English and Spanish. These are words that are both visibly and audibly similar, and have the same meaning.
Students will practice using key words to signal compare and contrast.
Students will practice using conjunctions to combine sentences.
In this lesson students will be able to determine the author’s purpose of a text.
This lesson is intended to reinforce what to do during daily routines to help students be successful and minimize disruptions in the classroom.
This lesson is intended to reinforce vocabulary and language used to describe fractions. It can be used as an ESL lesson or as a math lesson to reinforce the concept of fractions.
This lesson is intended to reinforce the language and vocabulary needed to discuss the genre of a text. Use this lesson as an informal assessment to determine the knowledge and features of genres.
This lesson provides students with the opportunity to practice using Greek and Latin roots to help figure out the meaning of words they’re not familiar with.
Students will learn and practice formal and informal phrases for greetings, making introductions, polite conversation and saying goodbye.
Students will explain a phenomenon by answering “how” or “why" questions.
Students will read an informational text and practice using declarative statements to provide objective, factual information.
Students will recognize and explain the meaning of common idioms.
Students will learn the basic parts of a graph in English and use simple sentences to explain its features. Students will use the information from the graph to draw conclusions.
Students design a comic brochure about a destination and notice language patterns used to describe a specific place.
Students will determine the main idea and at least two supporting details of a passage.
Students will practice expressing their ideas and inferences about a text.
This lesson reinforces the language associated with finding the percent of numbers when solving word problems.
Students will learn about and practice multiple-meaning words in comic book style.
Students will define and provide examples of nouns, identify various objects, use appropriate nouns while writing to bring clarity to the audience.
Students will identify key phrases in word problems to determine which operation should be used.
Students will explore the rules of making nouns plural. Students will practice using the correct spelling of plural nouns.
Students will create a comic to inform others how to figure out the meaning of a new word using prefixes.
Students will practice using action verbs to describe what is happening in the present tense.
This lesson is intended to allow students to practice asking for help in the general education setting while creating a future scenario.
Students will use correct sequence words to describe the order of events in a story when speaking and writing.
This lesson is intended to reinforce the idea of determining the meaning of words with suffixes. Students will create a comic to inform others how to figure out the meaning of a new word using suffixes.
Students will practice responding to opinion statements of others with their own personal preferences.
Students read a comic and have fun creating synonym and antonym cards.
Students will analyze a familiar narrative and explain positive and negative effects of events within the text.
Students will work on using present, past, and future tenses with appropriate time markers when speaking and writing.
Students will practice speaking and writing arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence.
Students will practice using context clues to determine the meaning of an unknown word.
Students will practice asking and answering "yes" or "no” questions with the verb “do”.