Teaching Resources VocabularySpellingCity’s Teaching Resources pages provide free lesson plan ideas and supplemental materials for teachers in all subject areas and grade levels. K-12 teachers can access background information on grade level topics to assist in creating extensive lesson plans for English Language Arts concepts like grammar or figurative language. The Educational Topics section offers teachers information on research-based best practices, such as how to effectively implement literacy centers. To further enhance lesson plans, teachers will find free K-12 literacy teaching resources and K-12 content specific vocabulary lists. Lists and resources support the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). Pages provide a review of CCSS and specifications on how resources and materials align to grade level standards.
Top 10 Favorite Spelling Activities of 2012 My oldest son's natural ability to remember things means spelling comes easy to him. As a result, each week, the teacher gives him (and some other students) "the challenge list." The words are just as the title implies - challenging. Practice Irregular Verbs in the Past Simple, ESL Interactive Hangman Practice Irregular Verbs in the Past Simple in this ESL Interactive Hangman Spelling Game Online. ESL Learners and Teachers can use it to review English vocabulary and grammar or simply practice these words. This spelling activity will help practice vocabulary, grammar and reinforce spelling.
Learn English English Lessons Information about English English belongs to the Indo-European family, Germanic group, West Germanic subgroup and is the official language of over 1.7 billion people. Home speakers are over 330 million. As regards the evolution of the English language, three main phases can be distinguished. From the 6th and 5th centuries B.C., the Celtics are believed to have lived in the place where we now call Britain. 21 Ideas for Teaching Vocabulary in the Classroom 21 Ideas for Teaching Vocabulary in the Classroom I’m sharing 21 ideas for teaching vocabulary. You may not be able to use all of them, but I hope you can find some ideas that will work well for you! I’ve shared books about vocabulary instruction, as well as the theory and techniques. This post is a lot more practical. We’re all about ideas today!
Top 20 Funny Idioms in English You Might Not Know! - ESL Forums Funny Idioms! An idiom is an everyday figure of speech or metaphorical expression whose meaning cannot be taken literary. In this lesson, you will learn a list of Funny idioms in English you can use in your daily life.
Word Skills Board Game Words Skills is a fun game that is easy to play and can be used to review word skills such as indicating the beginning sound of a word, the ending sound of a word, middle sound of a word, rhymes, synonyms, and antonyms. It can be used as a stand alone board game or as a supplement for reviewing the 7 core phonics units at Lanternfish ESL (or any other similar phonics program). Why Word Skills? Word skills are a valuable tool for students as they set out on the road to becoming independent learners. Being able to talk about words is an essential skill language learners will need as they interact with their teachers to figure out spelling, pronunciation, and meaning of new words they encounter.
20 Common Grammar Mistakes I’ve edited a monthly magazine for more than six years, and it’s a job that’s come with more frustration than reward. If there’s one thing I am grateful for — and it sure isn’t the pay — it’s that my work has allowed endless time to hone my craft to Louis Skolnick levels of grammar geekery. As someone who slings red ink for a living, let me tell you: grammar is an ultra-micro component in the larger picture; it lies somewhere in the final steps of the editing trail; and as such it’s an overrated quasi-irrelevancy in the creative process, perpetuated into importance primarily by bitter nerds who accumulate tweed jackets and crippling inferiority complexes. But experience has also taught me that readers, for better or worse, will approach your work with a jaundiced eye and an itch to judge. While your grammar shouldn’t be a reflection of your creative powers or writing abilities, let’s face it — it usually is.
About the Visual A dictionary with a new point of view that catches the eye and enriches the mind. 20,000 terms with contextual definitions,developed by terminology experts; 6,000 full-color images of a wide variety of objects from all aspects of life; One essential reference. Make your own word search puzzle You can use this page to create your own word search puzzle with your own list of words. These puzzles are popular with different groups of people, especially teachers and students. Please enter a set of words. When you are done, hit the "Make Puzzle" button to generate a word search puzzle. Once the puzzle is displayed, you can use the "Printable HTML" or "Printable PDF" buttons to get a clean page suitable for printing with your web browser. The puzzle that is generated will remain on this server for about two months.