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Using Technology to Teach ELD: Supporting Lessons and Resources

For Teachers Pre-K - Higher Ed
Just what you need to get started using technology to teach ELD  in the classroom—a collection of lesson plans, apps, videos, and activities, curated by a team of teachers and organized by grade level.
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Building ELD Confidence Through Games

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Fun ways to get your English Learner's involved in the classroom.
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ELD Lesson Plan: Nature's Fury

For Teachers 4th - 6th
What happens during a natural disaster? Science and language arts come together in this resource, which works from three Houghton-Mifflin stories ("Earthquake Terror,"  "Eye of the Storm: Chasing Storms with Warren Faidley," and...
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ELD Lesson Plan: Around Town

For Teachers 2nd
Tour the town with this ELD lesson plan, which involves three Houghton-Mifflin stories ("Chinatown," "A Trip to the Firehouse," "Big Bushy Mustache," and "Jamaica Louise James"). Learners practice their future tense and prepositions, as...
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ELD Lesson Planner: Growing Up

For Teachers 6th
Three coming-of-age Houghton-Mifflin stories (an excerpt from Where the Red Fern Grows, as well as "Last Summer with Maizon," and "The Challenge") show your ELD pupils the trials and tribulations of growing up. Differentiated sentence...
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How to Keep ELD Rewarding

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
The true success of English Learners won't always shine through in the form of perfect test scores.
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ELD with Dr. Seuss Will Turn Their Creativity Loose!

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Use the timeless story of Green Eggs and Ham to excite learners of all ages and proficiency levels.
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Idioms for the ELD Learner

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Idiomatic expressions can be one of the trickiest parts of the English language. English learners use a variety of technological devices to create SmartBoard pages about idioms. Each person creates a portrayal of an idiom for the...
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ELD: Surprise

For Teachers 1st
Using conjunctions and noting details are part of this 5-day Surprise plan. Beginning level students will sequence events by using the present progressive asking questions and formulating answers. For the final activity they will...
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Structuring English Language Development in the School Day

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Making simple changes in the classroom will allow for effective, sheltered instruction for English Language Learners.
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ELD Lesson Plan: Gold Rush

For Teachers 4th
Eureka! Discover gold in this ELD history lesson, which provides both instruction and a number of activities. Teachers first engage the class in a "call and response" activity about people who came to California during the Gold Rush, and...
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English & Spanish School Word Cards for ELL

For Teachers K - 8th Standards
Transition young English language learners back to school with this set of vocabulary cards. Addressing common classroom vocabulary like teacher, backpack, and crayons, this set of cards is perfect for developing the language children...
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Modals

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Modal verbs (can/could, may/might, will/would) are the focus of an ESL/ELD grammar packet that provides language learners with many opportunities to practice using auxiliary verbs.
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School Picture-Word Cards

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Review school terms with a set of picture-word cards. Featuring terms such as globe, chalkboard, and crayons, the cards are a great way to welcome learners back into the classroom.
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World Teachers' Day

For Students 3rd - 5th
Practice reading comprehension by having your class read a factual passage about World Teachers' Day and mach phrases, fill in the blanks, identify correct grammar usage, unscramble vocabulary words, sequence sentences from the passage,...
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Harness Music to Enhance Writing

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Use the magic of music to engage the senses and bring new life to your writing curriculum.
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Designing and Creating Earth Science Lessons with Google Earth

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Everything from adding an overlay to uploading images to navigating the software, teachers become apt at using Google Earth™ in the classroom to create Earth Science lessons.
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The Ring Fling Machine

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Class members build a machine to demonstrate Lenz's law and help this scientific principle come to life. After building a ring fling machine, instructions for properly operating the machine and a few thought-provoking questions lead to...
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Prepositions

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Prepositions are an important part of descriptive writing. Fourth graders fill in the blanks with prepositions from a word bank, then write ten sentences with the remaining words. 
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Vocabulary Worksheets: Nouns and Modifiers

For Students 1st - 4th
Using these activities, learners are able to practice a variety of skills including identifying adjectives and nouns, developing vocabulary, and honing reading comprehension. This 111-question resource could be used with students in...
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To Market We Will Go

For Teachers 2nd - 9th
Introduce your class to the world of economics in this ELD lesson plan, which takes them through a market simulation. They work in teams to create businesses and produce products or services. Each team must buy materials as well as pay...
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Animal Adventures: English Language Development Lessons (Theme 6)

For Teachers 1st
Provide extra support for language learners as they progress through the Houghton Mifflin Harcourt thematic units on animal adventures. This 30-page packet includes scripted lessons designed for beginning, emergent, intermediate, and...
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Transport & Travel

For Teachers 3rd - 9th
Foot, bus, bicycle, boat. Transport and travel words are targeted in this plan designed for ESL/ELD classes. The packet is packed with practice exercises and performance prompts.
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What Did You Do?

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
English learners practice using the past tense by participating in a time description activity. They identify the differences between verbs when they are used to describe current events or past events. Learners answer questions using...

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