This vocabulary workbook builds basic everyday vocabulary for beginning English language learners. Activities are designed so that "newcomers" are able to complete 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.
During independent work time in reading or writing workshop, beginning ELLs need meaningful activities that they are able to do independently. 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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*** Additional Units Available OR Coming Soon ***
Unit 1: Colors, Shapes, Days, Months, Seasons: Fall and Winter, Spring and Summer
Unit 2: School, Verbs, Family, All About Me, Weather, Numbers
Unit 3: Body and Face, Food, Clothes, Emotions, Physical Feelings, Adjectives
Unit 5: Animals/Pets, Zoo, Farm, Prepositions, Money, Time
Unit 6: Desert, Forest, Mountains, Summer Sports, Winter Sports
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