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This vocabulary kit is an essential resource for early primary and ESL classrooms. It is an integral part of any language development program for both ELL and General Education learners. The vocabulary/conversation activity cards were designed to develop growth in vocabulary that is essential for functioning in everyday social and academic situations. On the back of each card is a direct instruction script. The scripts follow a repetitive pattern to allow the children to internalize the vocabulary. Extension questions and dialogue to foster conversation skills and teach facts about the words’ subject is provided. A teacher, paraprofessional, or a peer tutor can use the vocabulary cards. There are 242 cards in this kit. The topics of this kit were carefully selected. These cards are not just simply run of the mill picture cards. It is a set that was designed particularly for the development of language skills of the early primary child or the ELL newcomer student. These cards are a lifesaver for a teacher of any grade that has an ELL newcomer enter their room as a late arrival. This set can be considered survival vocabulary for a new student to this country. It is a must have resource for any ESL teacher. The cards are designed for easy handling and storage. Photocopy the scripts onto the back and laminate. You will use these cards for your entire teaching career. A great investment at a low cost.
The topics of the cards are:
Letters and Sounds
Shapes and Numbers
Parts of the Body
**This Kit is also sold to ESL teachers as "ESL Newcomer Vocabulary and Conversation Kit". ***
There is also an edition two which includes:
Insects and Bugs, Descriptive Words, Sea and Pond Life, Plants and Garden, Ordinal Numbers, Pets and Farm Animals, Plural Nouns, Possessive Nouns, Prepositions, and Wild Animals. There are 234 cards in this kit. This is a great resource at a low coast. You will use these cards for your entire career.