Formal and Informal Language - ESL - ELL Curriculum - ESL Vocabulary

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Are you looking for an engaging and interactive way to teach the difference between formal and informal language to your ESL elementary students? This 23-page English formal and informal language resource will save you time and contains everything you need to teach your students, especially ELs to differentiate between formal academic language and informal language. Use this great academic language package for 1st through 5th graders. Perfect for second language learners!

Is your curriculum missing the practice students need to identify and practice formal and informal language? This easy to follow resources will take you through the stages of teaching this tricky subject.

  1. Students need to be able to identify that there are two kinds of language, formal and informal.
  2. Students must be able to determine the oral language used in each situation.
  3. Students should be able to produce the academic formal language required by writing.

This product addresses all 3!

See what teachers just like you are saying:

5 ⭐️ I loved this resource. It was very interactive putting it on the bulletin board. I truly think it helped my students understand the difference between formal and informal language.

5 ⭐️ Perfect for teaching and assessing this standard.

5⭐️ I like the way kids can sort out the information using scenarios.

5⭐️ Loved the word wall cards, thank you!!

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Common Core Language Standards

Knowledge of Language

Compare formal and informal uses of English. Recognize and observe differences between the conventions of spoken and written standard English. Differentiate between contexts that call for formal English. Compare and contrast the varieties of English.





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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Compare formal and informal uses of English.
Choose words and phrases for effect.
Choose words and phrases to convey ideas precisely.


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