This vocabulary workbook builds basic everyday vocabulary for beginning English language learners. Activities are designed so that newcomers, or students with limited English vocabulary, are able to work on them independently.
This unit contains six topics. Each topic has a reference poster and several practice pages. Students use the reference poster to independently complete the practice pages.
Days of the Week
Months of the Year
Seasons: Fall and Winter
Seasons: Spring and Summer
During independent work time in reading or writing workshop, beginning ELLs need meaningful activities that they are able to complete with minimal teacher support. This resource provides them with exposure to, and practice with, basic vocabulary. Incorporate the activities into small group instruction with your beginning ELLs for additional support in building their English language skills.
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Unit 2: School, Verbs, Family, All About Me, Weather, Numbers
Unit 3: Body and Face, Food, Clothes, Emotions, Physical Feelings, Adjectives
Unit 4: Home, Indoor Chores, Outdoor Chores, Community, Grocery Store, Transportation
Unit 5: Animals, Zoo, Farm, Prepositions, Money, Time
Unit 6: Desert, Forest, Mountains, Summer Sports, Winter Sports
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