General Ed. and ESL teachers will enjoy using this resource. “Family, Friends and Me” is a great thematic unit to build upon the prior knowledge your students have about themselves and the people in their lives. In this unit the children will deepen and extend their knowledge about family members, their friends, feelings, and their five senses. These are great topics you can use to develop their writing skills. Children learn to write best when they are composing stories about concepts they really understand.Vocabulary and concepts will be taught and explored with beautifully designed detailed resources. The unit is aligned to CCSS/WIDA and is a perfect fit for upper primary ELL Newcomers- as well as Early Primary. Poems are used to teach the concepts and vocabulary of this unit. Each poem has an activity with complementing illustrations. Here are some examples of what you will find in this wonderfully designed packet:
Goldilocks, Goldilocks Story Poem and Activity (To help teach the five senses)
Direct Instruction Vocabulary/Conversation Building Cards for Body Parts and Feelings
Baby Bear color words activity sheet
Various math worksheets with family theme
Five Senses Wordbook
Family word match
Unit Work Folder
Feelings Poem and activity
Family Poem and activity
Brother Poem and activity
Sister Poem and Activity
Friend Poem and Activity
Grandparent Poem and Activity
Five Senses Journal
Writing templates for family and friends
Portrait templates for family members and friends.
And much more!!!
Check out this vocabulary and language development kit!
ESL Newcomers Vocabulary Building Kit Set One
Here is a link to a top rated Newcomer Unit:
ESL Newcomers Beginner Level Work and Academic Assessment