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ESL Vocabulary Powerpoint Presentations English language vocabulary PowerPoints (PPTs) for teachers to teach kids new words about: weather, clothes, body parts, domestic animals, sports, jobs (professions), school, household items, bathroom, vegetables, fruit, birds, farm animals and more. All are free, download and practice. Body Parts PPT Practice vocabulary about body parts with this free ESL powerpoint slide. Aquatic Animals Practice vocabulary about aquatic animals with this free ESL powerpoint slide. Astronomy and Solar System Practice vocabulary about astronomy and solar system with this free ESL powerpoint slide. Infrastructure PPTs Practice vocabulary about infrastructure with this free ESL powerpoint slide. Clothing and Accessories Practice vocabulary about clothing and accessories with this free ESL powerpoint slide. Country capitals Practice vocabulary about country capitals with this free ESL powerpoint slide. Flags of Countries Practice vocabulary about flags of countries with this free ESL powerpoint slide. Domestic Animals

Grammar Bytes! Grammar Instruction with Attitude Grammar Instruction with Attitude Home • Terms • Exercises • MOOC • Handouts • Presentations • Videos • Rules • About • Shop • Feedback ©1997 - 2019 by Robin L. valid html English Grammar | Welcome to the Don Potter.net Wide Interest Web Site | Don Potter Purpose Statement Over the years I have come to appreciate the contribution that a thorough knowledge of English grammar can make to my intellectual life. I am disturbed at the lack of instruction in grammar in many of today's classrooms. I emphasize the parts of speech and their function in creating effective sentences. Reference Section Alonzo Reed and Brainerd Kellogg Higher Lessons in English, A Work on English Grammar and Composition, in which the Science of Language is Made Tributary to the Art of Expression by Alonzo Reed and Brainerd Kellogg (1913). Introductory Langauge Work: A Simple, Varied, and Pleasing, But Methodical, Series of Exercises in English to Precede the Study of Technical Grammar. (1898) by Alonzo Reed. A Key Containing Diagrams of the Reed Kellogg Higher Lessons in Grammar. Elementary English Grammar (1894). The English Language: A Brief History of Its Grammatical Changes and Its Vocabulary (1893) by Reed & Kellogg. S. Sheldon's Primary Language Lessons (1895).

Multilingual Preschoolers It’s amazing how young children learn to converse with others. They have to not only internalize grammar and vocabulary, but also develop an understanding of culture: how to take turns in a conversation, who to talk to, and how to narrate a story. For dual language learners (DLLs) — children under the age of 5 with a home language other than English — that process can be complex. These young children must constantly navigate between two languages and cultures, while learning the rules of both. As linguistic diversity skyrockets worldwide, early childhood educators need to be prepared to help DLL students meet and overcome these unique challenges. The Diversity of Languages in Early Education “Early education settings need to be places where DLLs and their families know that they have the ‘right to speak,’ that they will be heard and responded to with interest and respect,” says Uccelli, who is a professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

METRO MAP CREATOR If you have the code for a map please paste it into the box below, then click "LOAD"LOAD CODE Alternatively you can chose a sample route.DefaultPoo Land Here is the code for your map. Copy this code to a text file on your computer if you want to carry on with your map at a latter date. SAVE AS IMAGE (low res)Quickly save the map at a low resolutionQUICK SAVEWhen the image appears, right click it and chose save SAVE AS IMAGE (high res)To save at a high resolution follow these steps...Firstly before doing anything else, copy the code above into the clipboard.Once you have done this THEN click here Free Spelling Lists Are you looking for free spelling lists? We are assembling and posting useful lists of spelling words, so there's a good chance you'll find the one you're looking for here! As you probably realize, there's more to teaching spelling than just handing students a spelling list and expecting them to memorize it. For most kids, that's not enough. They need to learn important spelling concepts in order to be successful spellers. And that's exactly what we do here at All About Spelling! Our best tips have been assembled in a special report, "The Top 20 Tips for Teaching Spelling." You will also receive weekly spelling tips in our Teaching Tips newsletter. Spelling Lists The Ayres Spelling Scale was originally published in 1915 by Leonard Porter Ayres. The Dolch Word List contains the 220 most frequently used words. Here are spelling lists of words taught at each grade level: Grade 1 Spelling List Grade 2 Spelling List Grade 3 Spelling List Grade 4 Spelling List Grade 5 Spelling List

English Go to: Copywork, Grammar, Handwriting, Phonics, Senior Students, Writing The King Will Make a Way — (from Just Us) lessons, workbook pages, lapbook pieces, notebooking pages for many language arts topics including: personification, anthropomorphism, metaphor, simile, lie vs. lay, descriptive writing, etc. 1st-6th Language Arts texts/teacher guides Language Arts Course Writing, Grammar, Speaking, Analyzing Literature, Florida State’s materials (download, but you can see it first, it’s like a workbook) You can request to download the teacher’s guide. I told them I didn’t live in Florida, but they sent me the link to the teacher’s materials right away. Games, Quizzes, Videos, Worksheets Alphabetical Order L Online Game, Three difficulty levels Introducing Alphabetical Order worksheet Alphabetical Order Online activity (beginner I think) Alphabetical Order Worksheet, put the number words in alphabetical order Alphabetizing Worksheets various levels Language Analogies Worksheets Antonyms Online Game M+

5 ways to win over parents to the importance of play in international EYFS | Tes "I’m not sending my child to school for them play all day. They should be learning properly!" Have you ever overheard comments like this? Or read something similar on social media? Perhaps your teaching methods are questioned during parent-teacher conferences? Learning through play: What are the benefits? Digital storytelling: 4 steps to create digital stories for language learning Early years foundation stage: Everything you need to know The idea that children learn best through play is not new, with the likes of Vygotsky, Piaget, Montessori, Reggio Emilia and even the UK’s Department for Education promoting the value of play in early years education. You can be forgiven for finding this frustrating and maybe even a little insulting, given the time and consideration that has gone into setting up your classroom environment and the learning experiences that are available. I can certainly admit to having experienced these feelings. 1. 2. 3. 4. Communicate, communicate, communicate. 5. 1. 2.

Numbers: Facts, Figures & Fiction Click on cover for larger image Numbers: Facts, Figures & Fiction by Richard Phillips. Published by Badsey Publications. See sample pages: 24, 82, 103. Order in the UK and Europe from Badsey Publications. Order in Australia and NZ from AAMT. Order in the US and Canada from Parkwest. Have you ever wondered how Room 101 got its name, or what you measure in oktas? This new edition has been updated with dozens of new articles, illustrations and photographs. Some press comments – "This entertaining and accessible book is even more attractive in its second edition..." – Jennie Golding in The Mathematical Gazette "...tangential flights into maths, myth and mystery..." – Vivienne Greig in New Scientist ... and on the first edition – “Beautifully and devotedly made, this large thin book is a cheerful and eccentric guide to the integers...” –- Philip and Phylis Morrison in Scientific American “This delightful A4 book is a must for every school library. Contents – Details of the old hardback edition.

Online Spelling Course Hello and Welcome to Appropriate for grade 6 to 8 level Note: It is best to take a look at the course outline and the spelling rules pages prior to beginning the lessons. The Course Outline, Spelling Rules, Lessons, Exercises, Dictation Exercises, and answer keys can be accessed from the Left-hand Navigation Bar. This free, thirty lesson spelling course has been made available courtesy of Marie Rackham, author and producer of The Basic Cozy Grammar Course, The Basic Cozy Punctuation Course, The Basic Cozy Essay Course, The Intermediate Cozy Grammar Course Level 1, The Intermediate Cozy Grammar Course Level 2, and The Cozy Classroom CD. Born and raised in North Vancouver, Marie earned degrees in English and Geography from the University of British Columbia. The curriculum for the course provided here was personally used by Marie in the public school system at the grade 7, 8, and 9 levels. "Spelling, like grammar and punctuation, is a technique of English. Marie Rackham

Activities Guide: Enhancing & Practicing Executive Function Skills Executive function and self-regulation (EF/SR) skills provide critical supports for learning and development, and while we aren’t born with these skills, we are born with the potential to develop them through interactions and practice. This 16-page guide (available for download, below), describes a variety of activities and games that represent age-appropriate ways for adults to support and strengthen various components of EF/SR in children. Each chapter of this guide contains activities suitable for a different age group, from infants to teenagers. The guide may be read in its entirety (which includes the introduction and references) or in discrete sections geared to specific age groups. Suggested citation: Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University (2014). Enhancing and Practicing Executive Function Skills with Children from Infancy to Adolescence.

The Second Most Spoken Languages Around the World | Olivet Nazarene University The most spoken language in any country is often obvious; usually, it’s the official language of the country. However, you can learn a lot about a country by analyzing its second most spoken language. More than 60 million Americans speak a language at home other than English, of the majority of these Americans reported to the U.S. Census Bureau that they spoke English “very well.” Throughout the United States, Spanish is the most common second language; however, in states like Louisiana, Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont, French is the most commonly spoken second language, a reflection of their individual state histories. To accommodate students who speak a language other than English at home, English as a second language (or ESL) programs have become more prevalent as essential school programs. Share this Image On Your SitePlease include attribution to graduate.olivet.edu with this graphic

OWL Coming Soon: A new look for our same great content! We're working hard this summer on a redesign of the Purdue OWL. Worry not! Our navigation menu and content will remain largely the same. If you are having trouble locating a specific resource, please visit the search page or the Site Map. The Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University houses writing resources and instructional material, and we provide these as a free service of the Writing Lab at Purdue. For more information about services for the Purdue University community, including one-to-one consultations, ESL conversation groups and workshops, please visit the Writing Lab site. Mission The Purdue University Writing Lab and Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL) assist clients in their development as writers—no matter what their skill level—with on-campus consultations, online participation, and community engagement.

How to teach children English using illustrated storybooks What makes illustrated storybooks such a good resource for teaching young learners of English? The British Council’s Gail Ellis, co-author of a storytelling handbook for primary English language teachers, explains. Listen to an interview with Gail in our podcast and register for her webinar taking place on Thursday, 2 October. Illustrated storybooks provide an ideal resource for helping children learn English. This is because children love listening to stories. Storybooks present language in familiar and memorable contexts, and high quality illustrations help children understand as they match what they hear to what they see. Why use storybooks in the classroom? Teachers can use storybooks to complement an English language course or as the main teaching resource. Storybooks can meet a variety of learner needs Selecting the right storybook The key to successful storytelling is having the right story for the linguistic and cognitive ability of the children. Discovering new storybooks

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