Autumn PoemsAutumn Poems Fall is such a wonderful time of year! Leaves are turning vibrant colors. Harvests are being gathered. The weather is getting cooler, but it is still fun to play outdoors.In a HeartbeatThis ELT lesson plan is designed around a short film by Beth David and Esteban Bravo and the theme of love. Students learn and practice expressions using the word “heart”, watch a short film trailer, predict and write a story, watch and discuss a short film, and watch and discuss a video in which elderly people give their reactions to the short film. Step 1Colorblind Photographer Captures Outstanding Landscapes426Shares Share Tweet 28 years old landscape and cityscape photographer Kilian Schönberger is from Germany and he can’t distinguish green and red.
Spelling ListsEducator's Home > Resources: Spelling Lists Classroom Resources The list below includes all of the titles in Houghton Mifflin's Reading program. To access a spelling list for a specific title, click the linked title. Grade 1CBeebiesSummary Watch and listen as the CBeebies presenters tell a story. Often retelling traditional stories and fairytales, the presenters read aloud from a picture book. Children can sit back and listen as well as follow the pictures on screen.
The Best Poems for KidsAs a father of five children who loves to read to them at night, I’ve learned a thing or two about which poems play best for kids. In fact, I’d say there are three key types that appeal to kids the most: Short PoemsFunny PoemsRhyming Poems This post links to several kids poems of each type (in fact, the best!) and includes some commentary for why I think each poem type succeeds with children.
Watch Full Episodes Online of The Boy in the Dress on PBSUse one of the services below to sign in to PBS: You've just tried to add this video to your Watchlist so you can watch it later. But first, we need you to sign-in to PBS using one of the services below. You’ll be able to manage videos in your Watchlist, keep track of your favorite shows, watch PBS in high definition, and much more!High Frequency WordsA high-frequency word is one that children and adults will encounter regularly in reading; it is one of a small number of common words that make up the majority of any English text (like he, she, you, I, ask, is, but, the, have, and good). High-frequency word lists vary from source to source; however, they are fairly consistent about the first 300 words. One widely-known example of these lists was created in 1948 by Edward Dolch, who based his 220-word list on commonly used words in children's literature. The ability to read these high-frequency words swiftly and automatically is a crucial component of reading fluency.