Context Clues: Teach five types of context clues with this engaging activity! The five types include synonyms, antonyms, definition, inference, and examples.Your students will read 10 sentences and determine the type of context clue the author provided to help readers understand the meaning of the u
This includes 5 posters that teach various types of context clues. The five types of context clues included in this poster set are: synonyms, antonyms, definition, inference, and examples.Blackline versions of each poster are included. An interactive notebook entry is also part of this product.I en
Idiom ProjectThis is a fun and engaging project to help students understand the literal and figurative meanings of common English idioms.The handout provides a step-by-step guide to complete the illustrated idiom project, a URL link to find common English idioms, and a scoring rubric.This project is
Mother's Day Poetry Project with Poetry Templates, Original Poem Examples for each type of Poem, Word Bank, & Rubric: Create Poetry for Mother’s Day with this Mother’s Day Poetry Packet!
Student poetry templates for the following poems:
• Alliteration Poem
• 5 Ws Poem
• Acrostic Poem
• List P
This is the create-a-country project which requires students -- upper elementary, middle, or high school -- to demonstrate fundamental geography skills.
I mention it is a scalable assignment. Simply, there are different versions of this two-part assignment here: an upper elementary school assignm
This is a restaurant menu project for Spanish I. Students will design a restaurant menu that serves traditional Spanish dishes from a Spanish-speaking country of their choice. This project includes an introduction page with all the project requirements, 2 restaurant menu examples, a 2-page project p
In this research portfolio, students explore a career. They present their findings through a variety of creative written and artistic projects, including writing a resume. This process develops important research skills like evaluating sources, citing and paraphrasing evidence, and analyzing claims.
This map project is a fun, quirky way to allow students to demonstrate cartography and map reading skills. Let “Pirate Pete” guide your students through a culminating project about fundamental map skills: absolute location, the compass rose, the map key (or legend), and map symbols.
The twist, of
This is a bundle of 15 resources over the 21 Spanish-Speaking Countries, Capitals, and Nationalities. In this bundle you will receive a Spanish-speaking country profile project, 2 map labeling activities, a matching quiz activity, 2 internet scavenger hunt activities, a 2 page coloring activity and
This small group reader's theater is for 3 students. In the script Goldilocks is a delinquent who broke into the three bears home. The police have arrested her with mama bear's jewelry in her pocket and are trying to get her to confess. I use reader's theaters to encourage my students to practice fl
This resource has many things that you’ll find useful to conduct a research project unit of study on 10 celebrations and traditions from around the world. It includes 10 color front-to-back (2-page) graphic organizers, as well as 10 blackline masters of the same graphic organizers.
In addition t
This is a great Back to School activity. I use it as their first assignment of the year. It is a way for them to introduce themselves to the class in a non-threatening way. They choose 5 things that they want to share with people, place them in a bag and explain them to the class in a informal 2 min
This short research project about utopias helps students practice skills like summarizing, paraphrasing, embedding quotes, and citing sources. Each side of the Research Cube targets a different skill and presents a different facet of the topic. Students will love this alternative to a research paper
This is a worksheet I put together to teach my 3rd grade class about different habitats. To make it more fun, I had them first design their own animal (page 2) and tell me all about it. Then, using what they knew about their own animal, they had to create a habitat (page 3) that could sustain that a
This Poem is from the poetry center unit Once Upon a Time. It is an early primary unit that uses fairy tales to help teach the difference between fiction and non-fiction, rhyme, sight words, first sound fluency, and sentence structure. The fairy tales used are based on traditional tales and presente
ESL Food groups thematic unit builds ESL vocabulary and basic literacy skills while addressing early primary science standards. The activities and printables included develop the concept and vocabulary being taught in the unit. The children will be exposed to the food unit's vocabulary across the cu
ESL STUDENT BIOGRAPHIES
Activity and Bulletin Board Idea!
This small packet includes 4 documents/pages:
1. description and suggestions
2. draft copy of worksheet to be enlarged/photocopied
3. sample list of common verbs
4. unprotected/editable MS Word version of worksheet that can be overwritten fo
The Create Your Own Culture Project will give students hands-on practice working with concepts that are sometimes difficult to understand.
What is a culture? What are culture traits? These are questions that students may struggle to define. If they are given the opportunity to create their own cu
This is a mystery-themed file-folder board game for students to create. This product provides students with an opportunity to use their critical thinking skills while learning about probability, fair games, and procedural writing.
I created this product for my students to complement our unit on Pr
This project requires students to demonstrate in what ways Cole has transformed over the course of the novel, Touching Spirit Bear.
First students justify in what ways Cole has changed using evidence from the text. Then they must decide how to best SHOW his transformation by creating a visual post
In this ready-to-go biographical article, activity, and research project mini-unit bundle about world human rights leaders - Malala, Martin Luther King Jr., Nelson Mandela, and Gandhi - beginner to intermediate ESL students practice reading and responding to informational texts. These texts can be u
In this week-long project, Beginner to Intermediate ESL students write about and present their heroes. Their hero can be someone in their personal lives, like a family member, someone who is from their country, or someone who is well-known internationally. First, students read a text about Jesse Owe
This is a fun way to introduce "I Have… Who Has…?" games and reinforce sight words for Kindergarten and early First Grade. Sight words used include: I, have, who, & has. It helps to develop sequencing, retelling stories, as well as asking and answering questions. Children respond enthusiasticall
Students will identify the meaning of 8 kid friendly Latin root words through fun and engaging activities. Latin Roots included are: -ped,-ject, -rupt,-struct,-port, -scrib/script, -form, -dict.
What this unit includes:
~4 cute, colorful posters with meaning, picture and examples of each Latin ro