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.
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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. The Second Most Spoken Languages Around the World 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.
40 Viewing Comprehension Strategies 40 Viewing Comprehension Strategies: Watching Videos Like You Read A Book by Terry Heick You can’t watch a video like you read a book; the modalities couldn’t be much more different. On the surface level a video uses light, color, sound, and moving images, with the potential for adding text and shape and color and light filters as overlays to communicate ideas, while the most basic text structures use alphanumeric symbols, paragraph and sentence structure, and an assortment of text features (e.g., white space, headings and subheadings, fonts, etc.) to convey their message.
Mission MapQuest: Create your own Google Maps Online Scavenger Hunt! I coded the Mission MapQuest Generator to allow students and teachers to to create their own online ‘treasure hunt’ challenges! You simply create as many questions (clues) and answers (locations) as you like, and students are challenged to collect the ‘coins’ hidden in each of these secret locations in the time available. These coins can be placed at whatever altitude you like – so the location could be as broad as an entire country, or as narrow as a single street! Any games created can be saved and shared – there’s even a leaderboard for each game created!
The 8 Steps of A Great Digital Storytelling Process March , 2014 Integrating digital storytelling requires more than just knowledge of the web tools to use for creating and sharing digital stories, the process if much more important. Helping kids and students learn through the use of digital storytelling entails the implementation of a well-paced plan that clearly outlines both the objectives and expectations behind this integration. Samantha Morra (Google certified teacher) has this wonderful visual on the process of digital storytelling. This process comprises 8 steps :
Benjamin Franklin's Phonetic Alphabet Benjamin Franklin took great interest in the promotion of spelling reform. While living in London in 1768 he wrote A Scheme for a new Alphabet and a Reformed Mode of Spelling in which he proposed a fairly accurate phonetic system for spelling English. The alphabet was published in 1779 in Franklin's Political, Miscellaneous, and Philosophical Pieces. His new phonetic alphabet consisted all the lowercase letters of the Latin alphabet, minus c, j, q, w, x, and y, which he thought redundant, plus six new letters for sounds which he thought lacked unambiguous orthographic representation. The other letters all adhered to the principle of one symbol (or unique digraph) per one sound. Franklin commissioned a type foundry to prepare a suitable type including for the 6 new letters, but soon lost interest in his alphabet.
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