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By ESL Resources You Won't Want to Miss
This graphic organizer contains colored images of the five main characters: Peak, his dad, Josh, Sun-jo, Zopa, and Holly in the novel, Peak, by Roland Smith. This g.o. can be projected on a whiteboard, SmartBoard, via Apple TV, or copied and
Subjects:
English Language Arts, EFL - ESL - ELD, Literature
Grades:
6th, 7th
Types:
Novel Study, Graphic Organizers, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
RL.6.6
$2.00
2 ratings
4.0
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By ESL Resources You Won't Want to Miss
This document was used with my newcomer English learners to help them when they needed to visit the school nurse and to acquaint them with the school staff who might be doing routine hearing/vision screenings with students in their grade/class.
Subjects:
Vocabulary, Spanish, EFL - ESL - ELD
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Flash Cards, Printables, School Nurse Documents
$3.00
2 ratings
3.8
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By ESL Resources You Won't Want to Miss
Target vocabulary was selected from the novel for students to define and understand the context of the words in the story to facilitate reading comprehension. Select ten-twelve words weekly.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Vocabulary, EFL - ESL - ELD
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Novel Study, Graphic Organizers
$3.00
1 rating
4.0
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By ESL Resources You Won't Want to Miss
My beginning English learners read many English only and bilingual (Spanish/English) folktales and legends. This lesson contains 15 multiple-choice questions about the story. This entertaining story is also great for character education and/or
Subjects:
Reading, EFL - ESL - ELD, Other (ELA)
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Thematic Unit Plans, Literacy Center Ideas, Cultural Activities
$3.00
3 ratings
3.9
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By ESL Resources You Won't Want to Miss
This is a cloze passage from www.bogglesworldesl.com that I selected 11 target vocabulary words for my secondary ESL newcomers before reading. There are pictures with both the English word for that picture and the Spanish equivalent provided by my
Subjects:
Reading, Vocabulary, EFL - ESL - ELD
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Printables
$3.00
3 ratings
4.0
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By ESL Resources You Won't Want to Miss
Websites were provided with definitions of idioms that pertain to love and relationships. Students were then asked to match 25 relationship idioms with the best definition for the statement. Several choices could have more than one answer so
Subjects:
EFL - ESL - ELD, Other (ELA)
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Internet Activities, Homework, Cooperative Learning
$1.00
1 rating
4.0
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By ESL Resources You Won't Want to Miss
After reading about the life of Jackie Robinson, my intermediate English learners were asked to identify 15 examples of racism in the movie, "42", and then discuss their findings. This lesson was part of a theme on racism following several novels
Subjects:
English Language Arts, EFL - ESL - ELD, Writing
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Handouts, Cooperative Learning, Movie Guides
$2.50
1 rating
4.0
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For ESL newcomers (no English). Would also be suitable for special education students learning basic vocabulary. 50 pictures of mixed gender clothing for all seasons with a picture provided, the English word & translated into Spanish (Note: my
Subjects:
Vocabulary, Spanish, EFL - ESL - ELD
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Flash Cards, Homework, Games
$6.00
3 ratings
3.9
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By ESL Resources You Won't Want to Miss
After viewing the movie poster online, students were asked to create a movie poster based on the criteria in this scoring rubric. It can be edited to meet the needs of your students, but will provide a framework.
Subjects:
Visual Arts, Music, EFL - ESL - ELD
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Multimedia, Movie Guides, Rubrics
$1.00
1 rating
4.0
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By ESL Resources You Won't Want to Miss
This was used with newcomer English learners as a vocabulary activity to practice listening/following oral directions. There are approximately 25 pictures with the English label for each word ready to be translated into the L1 of your
Subjects:
Vocabulary, Other (World Language), EFL - ESL - ELD
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Assessment, Flash Cards, Cooperative Learning
$3.00
1 rating
4.0
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By ESL Resources You Won't Want to Miss
This lesson was used with my newcomer English learners in their foods unit. There are fifty-one colored pictures with the English label for the picture waiting to be translated into the L1 of your students. These pictures can easily be adapted to
Subjects:
Vocabulary, EFL - ESL - ELD
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Fun Stuff, Assessment, Flash Cards
$5.00
2 ratings
3.9
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By ESL Resources You Won't Want to Miss
This is the answer key to the sixty-word vocabulary template for the novel, Maniac Magee, which I used with my sixth grade English learners for a novel study in their classroom. These definitions are for the contexts of the sixty words selected for
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Vocabulary, EFL - ESL - ELD
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Assessment, Novel Study, Graphic Organizers
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By ESL Resources You Won't Want to Miss
After reading a collection of articles about people who have attempted to climb Mt. Everest, this template was taken from Inspiration Maps and used to have students respond to the following prompt: "Should the governments of Nepal or China have
Subjects:
English Language Arts, EFL - ESL - ELD, Writing
Grades:
6th, 7th
Types:
Research, Novel Study
CCSS:
W.6.1
$1.00
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Clothing Word Search from www.bogglesworldes.com with 30 clothing adjectives in picture and English word. A sample page of using adjectives in sentences is also provided. This lesson was used with newcomer English learners in my class. You
Subjects:
Grammar, EFL - ESL - ELD
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Flash Cards, Homework, Games
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This was used with my newcomer English learners; students selected the English term for the correct body part from the word bank provided, completed sentences, and matched pictures with words. This quiz accompanies the Body Parts vocabulary document
Subjects:
Vocabulary, EFL - ESL - ELD
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Assessment, Homework, Cooperative Learning
$3.00
1 rating
4.0
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By ESL Resources You Won't Want to Miss
This novel unit consists of 17 items including a vocabulary template, a character acrostic example, a graphic organizer about the characters used for writing prompts, I am poem, chapter 1-36 questions with answer keys, project/assignments using the
Subjects:
EFL - ESL - ELD, Literature, Writing
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Projects, Novel Study, Cultural Activities
$30.00
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I used this with my secondary ESL newcomers to familiarize them with our American Thanksgiving celebrations. There is a reading passage from www.bogglesworldesl.com in which I selected target vocabulary to help with understanding the paragraphs.
Subjects:
Reading, Vocabulary, EFL - ESL - ELD
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Flash Cards, Printables, Cooperative Learning
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By ESL Resources You Won't Want to Miss
There are 143 defined vocabulary words taken from http://www.thefreedictionary.com/ Some of the words relevant to climbing have accompanying pictures but most of the words simply have the definitions. This can be used as a glossary for students
Subjects:
Vocabulary, EFL - ESL - ELD, Literature
Grades:
6th, 7th
Types:
Handouts, Novel Study, Interactive Whiteboard
CCSS:
RL.6.4
$6.50
1 rating
3.8
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By ESL Resources You Won't Want to Miss
This ten-page vocabulary template has 143 words taken from the novel, Peak, to be used for vocabulary/word study by middle level students reading this book. It is blank for students to look up the vocabulary words selected by their teacher.
Subjects:
Vocabulary, EFL - ESL - ELD, Writing
Grades:
6th, 7th
Types:
Novel Study, Interactive Whiteboard, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
RL.6.4
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This item provides dictionary definitions of target vocabulary words for the novel, Stolen, by Lucy Christopher. The vocabulary word is identified, page numbers where that word can be found in context are provided, and a dictionary definition is
Subjects:
Reading, Vocabulary, Other (ELA)
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Novel Study, Literature Circles
$3.00
2 ratings
4.0
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I'm a veteran educator with thirty years experience in an array of teaching assignments. My background is speech/language pathology but for the past twenty years, I've been involved in various capacities with teaching English learners K-12 and in teacher education of English language learners. I have created most of my own classroom teaching materials and/or adapted materials I've found elsewhere to meet the needs of my students who have been newcomers, beginning, intermediate, and advanced English learners. My teaching materials are suitable for most upper elementary and secondary students due to the high interest in topics and adaptable to meet your students' needs.

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High expectations my students will succeed by my attempts to engage students through choices, understanding of their learning styles and multiple intelligences, and academic rigor.

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Outstanding Young Educator (many years ago--HA!) Point of Light for outstanding employee

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B.S. in Communication Disorders M.S. in Speech/Language Pathology ESL Certification additional graduate hours in educational administration (did not complete my PhD).

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