This collection of activities is designed for beginning level English language learners. Reading, writing, speaking and listening skills are developed while learning about creatures in the ocean. There are a total of 5 lessons, each 30 minutes long. A teacher's guide with learning targets and an agenda for each day will make planning a breeze!
Creatures that live in the ocean: starfish, crab, jellyfish, turtle, dolphin and shark.
Grammar: this is, it has, it is
Content vocabulary: shaped, creatures, many, group, claws, tentacles, fins
Academic vocabulary: identify, describe
*Prior knowledge needed is basic shapes and colors.
Lessons At a Glance:
Lesson 1: Introduce vocabulary and read text
Lesson 2: Vocabulary and text analysis
Lesson 3: Vocabulary development
Lesson 4: Informational speaking
Lesson 5: Informational writing
- short, non-fiction story
- vocabulary picture cards
- discussion prompts
- sentence starters
- graphic organizer
- informational writing guide
- vocabulary crossword