SLPs, are you looking for a novel way to target your students' language goals, while tying in social studies curriculum and valuable world knowledge? This set of comprehensive activities will provide you with language materials your 4th - 8th grade students for multiple sessions (from one to three months, depending upon the age of your students and length of your sessions). It's great for mixed language groups, as there are a variety of skills that can be targeted in each session, depending on the needs of each student.
What is included?
- World Fact Book:
This 23 page PDF file is the basis for all of the other activities. It has a page for each of 14 countries around the world, including: Mexico, Canada, Peru, Argentina, Brazil, England, Ireland, France, Italy, South Africa, Egypt, China, Thailand, and Australia. The country pages feature maps, flags, real pictures of landmarks, and interesting information about each country. There are also two pages with important definitions, directions on how to read maps, and other relevant information that students need to know for the unit. This is best printed in color.
- Around the World Activities:
This PDF file includes 45 different companion activities, targeting a variety of language skills. Language goals targeted include: describing, opinions, comparing/contrasting, sequencing, grammar, and conjunctions. This file is best printed in black and white.
This two page PDF provides guidance and tips on how to best utilize the unit.
Looking for other materials for your middle school language students? Check out my Middle School Bundle
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