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Students are tasked with using Latin/Greek stem definitions to "translate" 20 Dinosaur Names great for biology or general science classes. Help students understand that most fancy science words define themselves if you have a little background knowledge of the Latin and Greek stems. Great way to t
7th - 10th
In this research project, students research the origin of their name and interview a family member for additional information on why they were given their name. Then students write an essay using the information they gathered about their name. Next, students create a presentation about their name
Students research the origins of the names of five American sports teams -- the Los Angeles Dodgers, the St. Louis Blues, the Seattle Sounders, the Boston Celtics, and the San Francisco 49ers.What is the city's relationship to the sports team's name? Is it a historical, cultural, or geographical con
Students will use this sheet to ask their classmates their names, where they are from (I assign then a Spanish-speaking country), and mood. I only allow my students to speak in Spanish and they record the information in this sheet. Could easily be adapted to include age or any other information y
This resource includes FULL LESSON MATERIALS for Spanish Personal ID vocabulary! Focusing on name, age, origin, and self-description.Teacher Slides:20 Vocabulary slides with pictures, animations & translations (Ready to present, no prep!)1 Filled-in Digital Notebook Vocabulary Slide4 Activity An
Materials/Product Overview: This is an interesting and empowering learning activity that allows children (as well as adults) to begin to explore their individuality. The activity was designed for 1st – 3rd grade children. It is necessary that students from all grades create dialogue with and rec
Students use the "Behind the Name" website and the student-friendly handout to research the origin, meaning, and history of their first and middle names. This is a TERRIFIC first week of school activity-- students can make name tags that display the information learned through the webquest. Studen
This is a reading with questions on how the French days of the week were named and why.
6th - 11th
This simple homework assignment is a great extension activity to accompany books like "The Name Jar" and "Chrysanthenum". It's also an awesome "Get to know you" activity for the beginning of the school year.Students are prompted to ask their parents about the origin and meaning of their name. They t
Materials/Product Overview: This is an interesting and empowering learning activity that allows children (as well as adults) to begin to explore their individuality. The activity was designed for 4th to 8th grade children but can also be used in a HS or college setting. I have personally used th
This book is intended as English Language Reading, Comprehension and Vocabulary through the eyes of history. This worksheet is part of a wider resource, made up of 49 chapters, that enables students to develop their English language skills through the lives of world explorers and traders.Vocabulary
3rd - 11th, Adult Education
This lesson combines 3 entertaining short videos that examine the origins and roots of many popular Hispanic names (first and last). If you teach Heritage Language students and are starting the year with Identity, or just looking for something fun to do with students or need a sub plan for a day, t
9th - 12th
An excellent communicative activity for beginning Spanish students. Students practice asking and answering: What is your name? Where are from? How old are you? Great practice for countries and capitals of the Spanish-speaking world. One of our favorite speaking activities for the first few weeks
6th - 9th
Use this worksheet to have your students find out interesting facts about their first names such as language of origin, meaning, popularity, and why their parents gave them that name. Web links are included to find the information
[[Autobiographical Series]] Autobiographical & Etymological Name Origin Tri-Fold Grades 3-12 Product Overview/Preface: Explore the origin of your students’ first name and surname. Names are the prelude to our identity and hold deep rooted semantic personal origins. Use these awesome Tri-Folds
Students receive a card with the following information: A Spanish name, age, and country of origin. They must then ask students the information for their card, as well as share out the information they received when asked by another student. After part 1, the teacher can ask the student to share o
6th - 12th
Use this activity with your Spanish 1 students early on to get them moving around and speaking 100% in the target language. Cut out the 32 cards (which include a name, number and country). I like to laminate these so I can use them year after year! Each student gets a card and they are responsible f
5th - 12th
This activity helps students learn about the history of the names of elements on the periodic table. The date of discovery, origin of the names and historic connections are provided. Many of the names have Greek or Latin roots. Others are named for historic figures. A key is included.
Have you ever wondered why the days of the week are called Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, etc.? Well it's simple. Every day (6 of them anyway) is named for a Norse God (that's right The Vikings!). Now you can share the knowledge with your students by giving them one of these handy dandy bookmarks. Pr
Print on cardstock and cut into cards. Includes 20 sets of twins. Practice asking and answering Cómo te llamas, De dónde eres, and Cuál es tu teléfono. Students mingle asking and answering questions until they find their twin.
5th - 10th
Back to School Activity! Use these introductory pages at the beginning of the year to unpack the origins and meanings of each others' names. Use the simple version as an open creative space or for younger students and use the complex one for a mini-research project. You can use this packet at open
Written as an activity for a Early Medieval World History unit, this activity has been popular with English and Spanish students, as well as a great End-of-the-year activity.
6th - 12th
This worksheet goes alone with the video ASAP science has on Youtube “how the elements got their names”. This is basically a transcription of the video with blanks for student to listen to and watch the video and fill in. its a great study guide for learning name origins.
10th - 12th
In this speaking activity students practice asking names, origin, and saying and understanding dates in Spanish. Students (Student A) pretend that they are responsible for organizing airport transfers for school groups who arrive from Central America to do exchange programs in local schools. Each g
5th - 12th, Higher Education

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