Thanksgiving Indigenous Foods and People ESL/ELD Lesson Google Slides

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In this Google Slides lesson, your multilingual, or English Learner, middle or high school ESL students will practice in the four language domains while exploring the indigenous foods and people of Thanksgiving. It also includes:

-Teaching tips

-Annotated language objectives

-Two different levels/lessons

-Nonfiction text about indigenous people and food of Thanksgiving (two leveled texts)


-Audio for listening activity

-Grammar focus (past perfect for expanding/bridging and pronouns for emerging)

-Speaking activities


-Writing and speaking with sentence frames

-Exit ticket and self-assessment

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Total Pages
62 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
1 Week
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
Write informative/explanatory texts to examine and convey complex ideas, concepts, and information clearly and accurately through the effective selection, organization, and analysis of content.
Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.
Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases by using context clues, analyzing meaningful word parts, and consulting general and specialized reference materials, as appropriate.


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