40 maps that explain the world Maps can be a remarkably powerful tool for understanding the world and how it works, but they show only what you ask them to. So when we saw a post sweeping the Web titled "40 maps they didn't teach you in school," one of which happens to be a WorldViews original, I thought we might be able to contribute our own collection. Some of these are pretty nerdy, but I think they're no less fascinating and easily understandable. Biography Book Report Newspaper: templates, printable worksheets, and grading rubric Biography Book Report Project TemplatesNewspaper Writing Teaching Resources Set Click on the Add to Cart button above to purchase this set of teaching resources. You will be emailed a download link for this book report project so you can download and use it today! A very DETAILED description about this Biography Book Report Project is provided below.
Learn English free with USA Learns! Learn English, anytime day or night. A site for adults to improve English speaking, pronunciation, listening, reading, spelling, writing and grammar. Start Now <a href="signup.cfm" id="bttnStartNow"><span>Start Now</span></a> Printable Flashcards for ESL kids Flashcards make learning fun. They are a great tool for presenting, practising and revising new vocabulary. Also, you can use them to play different word games such as memory, matching or guessing games.Below you will find a list of all the flashcards in the alphabetical order. All of the worksheets on this site are in pdf format. To download them, you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader, which is available free of charge from www.adobe.com. tips and ideas
Reading Comprehension - True or False Activity Walt Disney has brought joy to many of us as both children and adults. But how much do you know about the parks that exist all over the world? Read through the article below and see if you can answer the true or false questions afterwards. Are schools squandering their teachers' talent? Great teachers have many virtues and assets. They have skill, knowledge, empathy and dedication in abundance. They also have talent. English as a Second Language (ESL) Provide fun activities to help students study English vocabulary, writing and spelling. Improve pronunciation and comprehension. Improve students' academic English as well as their social English.
Children's Book Week Activities In Celebration of Book Week and School Library Media Month, Education World presents dozens of book-themed activities, lessons, and projects, from our archive! Included: How to write better book reports, stage a "Literature Day," compose Harry Potter haiku, plus additional classroom activities for teaching about fairy tales, folk tales, biographies, and more! Important DatesNational Library Week, April 10-16, 2011School Library Media Month, April 2011Children's Book Week 2011, May 2-8, 2011National Library Week 2011, April 10-16, 2011 Lesson Plans for Book WeekGreat Book Week ProjectsAdditional Book Week Resources Book Buffet Patti Stephenson, who teaches at Tri-City Christian School in Independence Missouri, submitted this idea that she uses to peak student interest in reading books from a variety of genres. (Grades 3-12)
10 Types of Transitions By Mark Nichol Writing is simply a matter of expressing ideas, but as we all know, it’s not so simple after all. One challenge is to coherently connect those ideas. This post lists ten categories of words and phrases one can employ to signal a transition, with several examples for each type. Graded English language dictations free online 1 Students 2 Introductions 3 Numbers 4 Whose? 5 Names and Numbers 6 A Timetable 7 A Form 8 A Friend 1 9 A Friend 2 10 A Friend 3 1 My Cat Trotsky 2 Strange Food (Anonymous) 3 Tears and Laughs (Samuel Beckett) 4 More Beckett 5 Numbers 6 That man 7 Charlie & the Chocolate Factory (Roald Dahl) 8 East of Eden (John Steinbeck) 9 The Unicorn (James Thurber) 10 A Tale of Two Cities (Charles Dickens) 11 Describing Self 1 12 Describing Self 2 13 Describing Self 3 14 The Cemetery 15 My Two Friends 16 Routine
Centers It's a challenge to explain how I manage my centers. It's one of those things where you really have to be there to completely understand how it works. However, I'm not going to let that hold me back from sharing what I can with all of you! Here it goes..... This is my center board. Students go to the board to see what they need to work on each day. Precis writing, how to write a good precise,Points to write an effective precise. In common language precise writing is known as summarizing. A précis is the gist or main theme of a passage expressed in few words. But in spite of its brevity it should be lucid and full so that the reader may be able to grasp the main points and general aspect of the passage summarized. A précis is meant to express only the main theme, shorn of all unimportant details and explanations. Although no specific rules can be laid down for the length of a precis owing to different styles of writers but in general a précis should not contain more than a third of the number of words in the original passage. Writing précis is not an easy task, it means an intensive brain work.
Turklish TEFL » ESL Lesson Plans Here are a collection of lesson plans that have been created with adult Turkish learners in mind although most lessons could easily be used in any country. Each lesson aims to address the unique environment of the Turkish classroom and to help with obstacles faced by many teachers here. I will try to provide lessons that will highlight features of the Turkish classroom and perhaps set a template for creating future lessons along the same lines. A lot of these lesson plans will be linked to discussions on my main blog.