Listening 7-9 – WebEnglish.se Spread Inspiration via WebEnglish.se WebEnglish.se has opened a new link category for intermediate (yr 7-9) students. To start with, there are six links to amusing and inspiring talks that the site author has already successfully used in her classes this autumn. The idea is to watch, to discuss and write about the thoughts that… In "Teaching Matters" Travelling Old and New Style WebEnglish.se has compiled a Theme Page on Travelling for level 7-8. Salem Witch Hunt WebEnglish.se has added a reading chapter, activities and a relevant YouTube series about the Salem Witch Hunts in 1692 in Intermediate 7-9. Read book online: Literature books,novels,short stories,fiction,non-fiction, poems,essays,plays,Pulitzer prize, Nobel prize
www.randomhouse.com.au/content/teachers/tsk absolutely true diary.pdf Camden Scene 1 Stephen: Here we are in Camden Lock Market. It’s a great place to go shopping and we need to buy a birthday present for our Mum. What do you think we should get her, Ash? Ashlie: Well our Mum loves nice clothes and costume jewellery. Stephen: It's huge here, Ash. Ashlie: OK, I’ll see you back here in an hour, then. Stephen: Oh, Ash – can you lend me 50 quid? Ashlie: 50 quid, eh? Stephen: Don’t worry, you’ll get it back! Ashlie: That should do it. Stephen: Thank you. Ashlie: OK, I’ll see you back here later. Stephen: See you! Stephen: Wow, look at these! Shopkeeper: Five pound each. Ashlie: Excuse me. Stephen: Hiya – how’s it going? Shopkeeper: Hi, very well. Stephen: Good, thanks. Stephen: I like these, how much are they? Shopkeeper: Er, the leaf lights – they are £21.95. Stephen: Hmm, I’m not sure she’ll like them. Shopkeeper: What type of thing does she like? Stephen: Well, she’s quite stylish – modern, I suppose. Shopkeeper: Well, the yin yang’s really modern. Stephen: Hmm. Stephen: Oh.
short stories at east of the web A game of Scrabble has serious consequences. - Length: 4 pages - Age Rating: PG - Genre: Crime, Humor A semi-barbaric king devises a semi-barabaric (but entirely fair) method of criminal trial involving two doors, a beautiful lady and a very hungry tiger. - Length: 7 pages - Genre: Fiction, Humor ‘Bloody hell!’ - Genre: Humor Looking round he saw an old woman dragging a bucket across the floor and holding a mop. - Length: 3 pages Henry pours more coal onto the hearth as a gust of wind rattles through the cracked window frame. - Length: 14 pages - Genre: Horror ulissa Ye relished all the comfortable little routines and quietude defining her part-time job at The Bookery, downtown’s last small, locally-owned bookstore. - Length: 8 pages - Age Rating: U The forest looked ethereal in the light from the moon overhead. - Length: 15 pages - Age Rating: 18 Corporal Earnest Goodheart is crouched in a ditch on the edge of an orchard between Dunkirk and De Panne. - Genre: Fiction - Length: 20 pages
Eng 8A, 9C You have read a chapter of the book: " The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian. Today we are going to read the text together and help each other writing an emotional poem. This is how you do it: 1. Write a Sensory Emotion Poem Work in pairs. When you read the text - what did you think of? Choose one emotion that you think describes the text best. Title (Emotion) (Line 1) (Emotion) is (color) (Line 2) What does the emotion taste like? (Line 3) What does the emotion smell like? (Line 4) What does the emotion feel like? (Line 5) What does the emotion sound like? (Line 6) What does the emotion look like? (Line 7) (Emotion) is _____________(include a metaphor) If you don't remember what a methapor is you can find help here: Metaphor 2. Save your poem and send it to me: firstname.lastname@example.org A few years ago my pupils read The Hunger Games and then a girl wrote an emotional poem like this:
100 Ways to Improve Your English — Podcasts - The English Blog If you’re not familiar with podcasts, here’s a definition : "a podcast is a digital audio recording, usually part of a themed series, that can be downloaded from a website to a media player or computer". I spend a lot of time listening to podcasts on my iPod when I’m at home doing the dishes, on the bus or train, or just out walking. My favourite podcasts would probably not be suitable for most learners of English (except those at a very advanced level), but the good news is that there are dozens of podcasts available specifically for learning English — and they’re a wonderful way to improve your listening skills. TIPSubscribe to you favourite podcasts using iTunes or another service to make sure you don't miss any episodes.
A lesson on “To Kill A Mockingbird” Title – To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee By – Mat Campione Subject – Language Arts Grade Level – Grades 8/9 Introduction: This book creates a learning environment for the grade 9 level of reading. Included in this book are a lot of racial issues and sexual issues. To teach lessons throughout the book, the teacher must be prepared to deal with the thoughts of a society that is different than what we are used to right now. In order to begin the book: Make a list of 10 vocabulary words that will be used as a guide throughout the book. Here are some examples: The following words are used throughout the story and help the children understand the meaning of the book. Lesson 1: Create a Handout that can be used throughout the book. I do have answers to the preceding questions. Also in this lesson you can inform the students of the word PREJUDICE Write this word on the board. Read aloud the first chapter of the book. Lesson 3: Collect the assignment from the last class meeting. Lesson 4: 2.
For ESL English Language Learners What is most notable about this funny, touching, memorable novel is the resounding accuracy with which the author captures the voice of a boy on the brink of adulthood. Charlie is a freshman. And while's he's not the biggest geek in the school, he is by no means popular. He's a wallflower--shy and introspective, and intelligent. We learn about Charlie through the letters he writes. I walk around the school hallways and look at the people. Listening Comprehension – Toilet Training the Cat – Stuart McLean – The Cansw... Last year, Canada lost a national treasure – Stuart McLean. He began his radio program The Vinyl Cafe in 1994, and to date has recorded more than 400 stories on CBC radio (Canadian Broadcast Company). It got to be so popular that he traveled throughout small town Canada with musical acts and shared his stories about Dave, Morley, Sam and Stephanie on the Vinyl Cafe with that old radio voice that captivated so many. Now, thanks to the wonder of Spotfiy – The Vinyl Cafe, I get to sit in my kitchen every Sunday morning with my coffee and become entranced once more… now it is even more special because sometimes my 8 year old daughter sits with me too. The Vinyl Cafe is perfect for higher level listening comprehension exercises. So here you go – Toilet Training the Cat .