Arabic Vocabualry Teacher Resources

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English Vocabulary Skills: AWL Sublist 4 - Exercise 5c

For Students 9th - 12th
In this online interactive English vocabulary skills worksheet, students answer 10 matching questions which require them to fill in the blanks in 10 sentences. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Beginner's Guide to Arabic

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Introduce your language learners to Arabic. The most useful portion of this resource is the detailed information on the Arabic alphabet. Each letter is placed in a grid that shows the various ways to write it based on the situation...
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Arabic Translator - English Arabic Dictionary

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Translate, practice, look-up, and play games with Arabic vocabulary. If you are searching for just about any word in English or Arabic, you will most likely find it here, accompanied by a translation and an audio clip of the pronunciation.
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Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The average human body loses 40–100 strands of hair in one day. This is the first video in a series of 47 and introduces scholars to anatomy and physiology, the study of the human body, and how it works. The narrator shares the history...
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Learn Arabic - WordPower

For Students 7th - Higher Ed
Support your language learners with images, translations, sample sentences, and audio clips as they master thousands of new words. Pupils can follow the courses or study words by category as they work toward fluency and a strong vocabulary.
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Weather and Seasons

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Use pictures and manipulatives to develop vocabulary with your beginning language learners. This plan can be used with foreign language learners (although you'll have to provide the vocabulary), English language learners, or a young...
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Vocab Quiz: Grade One Vocabulary List One

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this vocabulary worksheet, students read 15 words in a list and draw lines to match them to the definitions in another column. Words are common sight words.
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Unit 13: Fashion Show - Day Four: Gallery Walk

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students practice the vocabulary associated with clothing that is worn to special events. In this clothing vocabulary instructional activity, students, who are ESL learners, practice using works that describe clothing items that are worn...
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Muslim Arab/Spanish Connection

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders watch the video, 'El Cid.' They participate in teacher-led discussion about the beliefs, customs, goals, and heroes of both Spaniards and Moors. They create and present an artifact to the class showing the results of their...
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The Clothes Line

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students practice using clothing related vocabulary in a class game.  In this descriptive words lesson, students utilize newly learned vocabulary words to describe what a classmate is wearing.  Students participate in a game where...
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Weather and Present Continuous Tense

For Students K - 4th Standards
What's the weather like right now? Is it raining or is it snowing? Using present continuous tense, learners practice describing the weather with weather vocabulary words.
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Unit 10: Going Shopping Day 1: Buying School Supplies

For Teachers 5th - 10th
Students, who are second language learners, develop a story about shopping. In this language development lesson, students brainstorm in their native language about the items they purchase at the beginning of the school year. They work...
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Foods and Beverages

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students practice ordering food in a new language.  In this food vocabulary lesson, students utilize the information from their previous lesson to create entire conversations about going to get food, as opposed to just the vocabulary...
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Forbidden Faces: Effects of Taliban Rule on Women in Afghanistan

For Teachers 9th Standards
The rule of the Taliban and America's war on terror are major issues in today's international affairs. Help acquaint your learners with the Taliban and its rise to power, dispel common misconceptions, and study the effects of their rule...
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Day Ten: The Dating Game

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students participate in a game show to practice language. In this language instructional activity, students create their own Dating Game. Based on their level of language acquisition, students create commercials, make questions, become...
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Famous Firsts Vocabulary

For Students 5th - 6th
In this vocabulary worksheet, students read the statements about famous firsts celebrated in Black history month. Students write the 10 names to complete the statements.
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Epigenetics: Why Inheritance Is Weirder Than We Thought

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Can learned traits be passed down to future generations? The video explains epigenetics, which is the change in organisms caused by a modification of genes and not the genetic code. Using the example of lab rats passing on a sensitivity...
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Day One: Dinner foods and beverages

For Teachers K - 12th
Young scholars learn English vocabulary for dinner foods and beverages. For this ELL lesson, students create a list of healthy foods and discuss good food habits. They discuss healthy activities and exercises. 
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Body Vocabulary in Arabic

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students study the Arabic names for certain body parts and demonstrate their knowledge through pair work and a song.
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Vocabulary Quiz: Grade 6

For Students 5th - 6th
in this vocabulary worksheet, students match vocabulary words on the left with definitions on the right. Worksheet contains a link to additional activities.
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Birthday Celebrations

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Students utilize a new language to discuss dates and birthdays.  In this foreign language lesson, students practice using vocabulary words from a target language to speak about birthdays and culture related to a specific student....
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The Impact of Islamic Culture on the Arts of the Renaissance

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders examine the linguistic and cultural impact of the Arabic language and Islamic culture on the Spanish language. They analyze and label maps, listen to and differentiate between Spanish and Arabic music, and compare and...
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My Childhood Portrait

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students practice descriptive writing by viewing auto-portraits of young children.  In this art analysis lesson, students examine an auto-portrait of their teacher as a young child and ask him/her questions about their youth.  Students...
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Lesson: Michael Blum: National Identity at a Distance

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Immigration, refugees, and cultural change due to the movement of people around the globe is discussed. Learners examine the work of Michael Blum to gain an understanding of how national and cultural identities shift due to immigration....
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From "First Crossing"

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Young scholars look closely at four tales taken from the collection of short stories, First Crossing edited by Donald R. Galloby. While examining the life of four teenagers and the lives they lead as U.S. immigrants, your enthusiastic...
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Compact-Ness

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Creating a definition may be easier than it sounds! Give your classes experience creating their own definition. Scholars examine the meaning of the compact-ness of a scatter plot and create their own definitions based on measurements. 
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Qur'an: Sacred Scripture of Islam

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Young scholars study about Muslims, the Qur'an and the Hadith in Islamic life.  In this investigative activity students watch a video and answer vocabulary words, they break into groups and read through handouts and answer questions. 
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Climate and Vegetation of Africa

For Students 6th - 8th
Portray African climate and vegetation through this text-companion worksheet. Learners read about how climate and vegetation affect life in Africa, take notes, and answer 4 comprehension questions as they read the selection. A graphic...
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Bumpy-Ness

For Students 9th - 12th
Develop a new measure of the properties of an object. Scholars develop a definition and formula to measure the bumpy-ness of an object. They utilize their formulas to find the property for several spherical objects.
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Crossword Review

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Learners practice using their target language vocabulary by completing a crossword puzzle.  In this foreign language lesson, students complete several random tasks based on new vocabulary words in their target language dealing with...
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Day One: Talking about food items

For Teachers K - 12th
Students discover new English vocabulary words for food items. In this ELL lesson, students look at grocery store ads and menus to find new vocabulary words for food. They work with the teacher to create a story about a situation in...
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Daily Routines

For Teachers 2nd - 12th
Students describe the daily routine of a person using a different language.  In this foreign language vocabulary instructional activity, students discuss the different items people use to get ready every day and practice using those...
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Transportation Lesson

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students practice using transportation vocabulary in a foreign language.  In this language arts lesson, students utilize the vocabulary terms for locations in order to give directions and find a specific place.  Students answer a...
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Discovering Swahili

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Learners investigate the African language of Swahili by translating vocabulary words.  In this foreign language lesson, students write 26 English words that define Africa and utilize the Internet to translate them into Swahili.  Learners...
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Telling Time

For Students K - 8th Standards
It's grammar time! Class members practice telling time in English with a series of clock illustrations. They then use the prompts to discuss the time of day, including English colloquialisms, with partners or group members.
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Transformation I

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Rewriting expressions in different forms is an essential algebra skill. Support the development of this skill by using a task that asks scholars to begin with a linear, quadratic, and rational expression and then manipulate them into a...
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Galileo the Scientific Parrot

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Not all falling objects accelerate at the same rate ... unless you remove air resistance. A video lesson compares a feather falling in the air to one falling in a vacuum. Removing air resistance causes a feather and coin to fall at the...
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Betweenness II

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Read between the curves ... quadratic curves! Young scholars analyze the graphs of two quadratic functions by writing their own function whose outputs are between the two given. They then consider intersecting quadratic functions and...
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Area Upgrade

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Imagine a world built of triangles. A performance task asks scholars to consider just that. They use their knowledge of special segments of a triangle to make decisions about the area of triangular plots of land.
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Family Album

For Teachers K - 12th
Kids of all ages discover their family histories through pictures. First, flip through the PowerPoint provided (or consider making one of your own). It should show pictures of your family and have clear, easy to understand sentences that...
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What I need for School

For Teachers 2nd - 12th
You can use this lesson with English language learners, a young language arts class, or speakers of a foreign language. The phrases learned are I need and I don't need. The teacher collects several items around the room, and learners...
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Desert Fever: A Student-Centered Approach to Learning About the Middle East

For Teachers 4th
Explore the exciting and diverse geography, people, history, governments, and economies of the Middle East. Curious minds develop a basic vocabulary of Arabic terms and work with various materials to create an aesthetically pleasing,...
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Writing a News Story

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Young scholars practice using their target language by writing a news article.  In this foreign language writing lesson, students create a fictional "hero" in their city which they write a fictional news article about in their new...
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We've Got Ants in Our Plants!

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Some ants are so aggressive, they can repel an elephant. Viewers learn this fact and more in an engaging video that is part of a larger playlist on biology. It discusses the relationships between ants and plants. While plants provide...
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Where In The World?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers in a foreign language class examine the geography of a country that speaks the language. In groups, they use a template of a map to locate each geographical features. They also practice saying the new vocabulary in the...
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Do Plants Think?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Plants react to many different stimuli, but do they think? After many years, scientists now have a definite answer. A video shares the theories and facts as part of a larger biology playlist. From plants listening to music to plants...
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Day Three: Reading menus; writing letters

For Teachers K - 12th
Students practice English vocabulary in menus and food items. In this ELL lesson, students look at pictures of people eating and describe what they are doing.  They talk about the food that they like and dislike and describe why. 
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My Daily Routine

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Foreign language learners work in pairs to translate the daily routine of celebrities or everyday people, presented in daily planner format, into English. They then illustrate and record their own daily routines in storyboard (film...
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Classified Advertisements: Target Language Practice

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Foreign language learners decipher the meanings of classified ads in the target language. They investigate a large collage created by the teacher of foreign language advertisements and discuss the content with classmates.  Then they...
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Times of Day

For Teachers 1st - 11th
Students practice telling time using a foreign language.  In this time telling activity, students listen to a teacher tell them the time in their target language as they translate it while writing.  Students utilize their new time...
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Seven Daughters and Seven Sons: the Middle East Through

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders read "Seven Daughters and Seven Sons" and examine aspects of Middle East culture and geography. They define vocabulary from the book and map locations described in the book.
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Islamic Art; Exploring the Visual Arts of the Middle East

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students create a monogram, based of the idea of a Turkish Tughra. They examine the connection between writing for communication and writing as an art form. They explore the vocabulary related to the use of art media in the classroom.
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Breaking News English: Libya No-Fly Zone

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students discuss a current event. In this interactive current events lesson, students evaluate an article on Libya not having a no-fly zone. They listen to the article and are given the opportunity to express their opinion in multiple...
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Examining and Interrupting Hate

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars develop a vocabulary and understanding of potentially unfair and hateful attitudes towards Arab Americans after 9/11. They consider ways to stop this escalating problem.
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Day Two: Greeting and dialogues

For Teachers K - 12th
Students practice greetings and dialogues in English. For this ELL lesson, students watch a silent video with people greeting one another and make predictions about what they are saying. They write dialogues and share them with a neighbor. 
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Geography and Climate

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students investigate geographical locations and their own personal experiences with the environment.  For this environmental identification lesson, students participate in a match game using certain environmental and geographical terms...
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Languages of the World

For Students 6th - 8th
This teacher-generated word search lists 29 world languages to locate in the puzzle. There is little educational merit to this worksheet; however, it may improve spelling of some less common languages.
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Jeopardy Game

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Students practice discovering a target language by playing a game of Jeopardy.  For this foreign language lesson, students utilize their target language vocabulary to answer Jeopardy style questions they prepared the day before....
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A Look at Geography

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Learners discover geographical places and terms in another language.  In this geographical identification lesson, students utilize their geographical vocabulary to describe to other classmates where they would like to go or where they...
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Buying Clothes

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students create a story about friends going shopping with new vocabulary. In this creating a story lesson plan, students use new language and number words in their story.
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Let's Read the Newspaper

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Young scholars investigate the format of a typical newspaper.  In this journalism lesson, students read a newspaper from a target language and discover the vocabulary associated with the news.  Young scholars work together as a newspaper...
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Countries of the World

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students in a ESL classroom examine a world map and study the various countries' names. The study the cultures of selected countries and create a vocabulary list. Finally they label an empty map with the countries' names and a short...
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Discussing One's Health

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students explore common health issues.  In this health and literacy lesson, students match simple health statements with appropriate visual representations.  Students prepare and perform dialogues in which health issues are the main topic.
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Saddam to Sue Over Underwear Photos

For Students Higher Ed
In this ESL worksheet, students read the given article and its presented vocabulary throughout.  Students respond to 51 short answer, matching, true/false, and fill in the blank questions.    
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Breaking the Muslim Monolith: Exploring Stereotypes

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Bringing to light our own tendencies to stereotype is a key step toward becoming open-minded and informed members of a world community. Use this rich resource to discuss the harmful effects of stereotyping, as well as to consider the...
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First Crossing

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What a great way to discuss the immigrant experience in America! Learners read First Crossing, a book of short stories by Pam Muñoz Ryan, Lensey Namioka, Elsa Marston, and Minfong Ho. After reading, they engage in activities to identify...
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Let's Discuss Current Events

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Investigate articles from the daily news and share opinions with classmates. Using current events, learners view a news program without sound and predict what news is being discussed by analyzing the visuals. Then they read news articles...
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Days of the Week

For Students K - 8th Standards
What do you usually do on Saturdays? What will you do on Thursday? Class members practice the simple future tense and the days of the week with a series of activities and questions. They then share their answers with a partner.
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Negotiation Skills

For Teachers 7th Standards
What's the most effective way to get what you want? Middle schoolers practice negotiating without arguing in a lesson focused on clear communication.
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Bridge Building

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Bridge the gaps in your knowledge of bridges. Individuals learn about bridge types by building models. The activity introduces beam bridges, arch bridges, truss bridges, and suspension bridges.
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Square-Ness

For Students 9th - 11th Standards
Are there some rectangles that are more square than others? A thought-provoking task asks individuals to create a formula that objectifies the square-ness of a set of rectangles. They then use their formulas to rank a set of rectangles.
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Time Capsule: Oral Presentation

For Teachers 1st - 12th
A great way to gain proficiency when learning a new language is to prepare an oral presentation.  In this foreign language lesson, pairs collaborate to develop a Time Capsule which they present to their class using their target language.  
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Unit 2: My Friends and I Day Three: Comparing Our Preferences

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students compare and contrast their characteristics. In this comparison lesson, ESL students compare and contrast personal characteristics while working in pairs. They use a Venn diagram and write in short phrases while making the...
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International Literacy Day

For Students 5th - 10th
In this International Literacy Day worksheet, students complete activities such as reading a passage, matching phrases, fill in the blanks, correct word choosing, multiple choice, sequencing, unscramble the sentences, write questions,...
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Conversations about childhood

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Encourage your class to discuss their childhood with other classmates using the six questions listed here. After sharing their answers, learners write a paragraph detailing general information about their childhood. This plan is designed...
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Speed Dating

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students describe their personalities and characteristics to a partner using short sentences or short oral paragraphs. In this short sentences lesson plan, students use a speed dating format.
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Food Preferences and Healthful Eating

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students discuss healthy eating habits. In this food preferences lesson plan, students read a scenario about teenagers visiting a restaurant.   Students role play the story and complete a graphic organizer.  
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Silent Movie

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students examine the impact of movies and television. In this communication lesson, students share filmstrips that lack sound and determine the genre of the segments. Students discuss popular movies and television shows from different...
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Time Capsule

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students create a rough draft for a time capsule project. In this time capsule lesson plan, students bring in items to put into a time capsule and write a rough draft to submit to their teacher.
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Communicating with My World

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students create a time capsule. In this oral presentation and history preservation lesson, students provide feedback for their time capsule project, work with a partner to write an oral presentation, and present their time capsule to the...
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WWJD: What Would Jimmy Do?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students interpret historical evidence presented in primary and secondary resources. In this 1973 oil crisis lesson plan, students research details regarding President Carter's policies regarding the oil crisis that produced a scarcity...
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WWJD: What Would Jimmy Do - How President Carter dealt with the 1973 Oil Crisis

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students investigate the causes and effects of the oil crisis of 1973. In this energy crisis lesson, students take part in a simulation that allows them to experience the scarcity of resources. Students identify the impact of the Carter...
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European Christians in Africa

For Students 7th - 12th
In this European colonialism worksheet, students read 5 quotes regarding the role of missionaries in Africa. Students then respond to 5 short answer questions.
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Unit 7: Family Celebrations - Day Three: Describing Pets

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
English language learners examine advertisements for pets and pet shelters. Students read advertisements about pets who are living in shelters. They answer comprehension questions based on the reading before writing an original...
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The Rooms in a Home

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Enhance your foreign language students' skills to describe a house. After reading a description of rooms in a house in their target language, they work to answer corresponding questions correctly. Additionally, they view a PowerPoint...
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Rehearsing the Fashion Show

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students edit written work about a fashion show.  In this fashion show lesson plan, students write a presentation piece and works in groups of 4,6, or 8 to edit what they have written.  Students rehearse by pair sharing and give their...
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The History of Mathematics

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Research the interrelationship between math and science. Search the Internet to discover the history of several branches of mathematics and make text-to-world connections between the concepts covered in each branch with related...
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Gathering Goods for the Marketplace

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young silk road merchants select goods to be sold in a classroom marketplace. They begin their journey by exploring items in the Asian Art Museum where they select a treasure to advertise for sale in a one-minute commercial. Links to the...
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Papermaking

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Imagine recycling food scraps and using them to make paper. The directions are all here in a seven-page packet that details several paper-making strategies.
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Home Tour

For Teachers 4th - 6th
In this exchange student lesson, students create a story about an exchange student. Students draw a map to show the location of community buildings and practice providing directions from location to location.
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Gateway

For Teachers 2nd - 12th
Learners practice listening to math problems in a foreign language.  For this number sentence lesson, students listen to the teacher ask them a question in a foreign language that has some type of number combination for an answer....
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Researching and Writing Travel Brochures

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Pupils design a travel brochure. In this travel brochure lesson, students review travel brochures and discuss a travel adventure they would like to go on.  Pupils prepare an outline of their own brochure with itinerary.  
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Juliette Hampton Morgan: Becoming an Ally

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Student examine human rights issues. In this social justice instructional activity, students consider the story of Juliette Hampton Morgan who stood as ally to African Americans during the Civil Rights Movement. Students discuss methods...
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Who Were the Ottomans?

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students explore the Ottoman Empire. In this Ottoman Empire lesson, students analyze images of the empire as they take a gallery walk. Students compare and contrast the Ottoman Empire to the other empires in the region of modern-day Turkey.
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Journalism: Foreign Language Summer Program for Teens

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students research the new Foreign Language Academy and other free summer programs at colleges for teens. They write features stories about the opportunities and interview deans and university officials. Students also interview school...
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Day Five: Classroom Presentation

For Teachers K - 12th
Students participate in classroom presentations. In this ELL activity, students present a poster, collage, or PowerPoint to their partners. The teacher evaluates each presentation. 
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Planning a Class Party

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Learners investigate event planning.  In this literacy and communications lesson, students brainstorm food, activity, and guest  ideas for a monthly classroom celebration of student birthdays.
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Grooming Activity

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students discover the essential items to properly groom for a nice event.  In this cleaning habits lesson, students discuss and identify important cleaning items such as a brush, shower gel, cologne, etc.  Students create a chart and...
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Human Rights Violations

For Teachers K - 12th
Learners explore how human rights are different in each part of the world.  In this freedome lesson, students define human rights, research how human rights in one country ultimately affect other countries, and share their findings...
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My Friends: Day One: Likes and Dislikes

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students who are learning English as a second language examine likes and dislikes. In this likes and dislikes activity, students examine the words that tell the things that a famous person might like or dislike. They work in groups to...
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You're Special

For Teachers 2nd - 12th
Students utilize a new language to tell someone they care for them. In this complimenting lesson, students practice saying nice things to friends and strangers in their target language. Students react to the lesson afterwards and...
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You are Special: I like ________ because....

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students write positive sentences about their classmates.  In this describing a classmate lesson, students discuss a picture presented by the teacher.  After the teacher tells why she likes this person, students write sentences using the...
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My Ideal Partner

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students write about their ideal mate.  In this ideal mate writing lesson, students listen and then help the teacher describe the characteristics of an ideal mate.  Students write about their ideal mate and share with a partner. Students...
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Traditional Remedies

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students discover alternative medicines from around the globe.  In this world culture lesson, students read text from Africa, Ireland, Tibet and Tanzania discussing known remedies to diseases.  Students discuss with each other their...
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Participating in a Class Birthday Party

For Teachers K - 12th
Students celebrate a fellow peer in class by having a party for him or her.  In this foreign language lesson, students celebrate a classmate's birth using their target language to host a party.  Students create a bulletin board using...
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An Imaginary Trip

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Young scholars use their imaginations to write about an imaginary trip. For this creative writing lesson, students write about an imaginary trip. Young scholars brainstorm writing ideas as a class and use past tense words in their...
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Communicating With My World - Day Three: Internet

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students, who are studying ESL, examine the use of web sites. In this web site lesson, students watch a teacher demonstration of different types of web sites. They discuss how much time people spend on the Internet. They take a survey...
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Day four: Writing a Sports Article

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students write a newspaper article related to a sports event.  In this article writing lesson, students read sports-related articles, complete a graphic organizer to help them see the format of a newspaper article, then they work in...
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Editorials

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students investigate editorials.  In this literacy critical thinking instructional activity, students compare and contrast two newspaper editorials and two letters to the editor by completing a Venn diagram. Students work in groups to...
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Creating a Talk Show

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students practice interviewing and answering questions by creating a mock talk show.  In this communications activity, students view a classic clip of an older T.V. talk show and plan an outline of material for their own talk show....
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Who Said It First? Scavenger Hunt

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this original languages instructional activity, students utilize the Internet to access one specific website to find the original languages for eight unique words. Students draw a line from each word in column one to its original...
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Neighboring Nations

For Teachers 4th - 6th
In this neighboring nations worksheet, students use an issue of "Go Places with TFK" as well as other resources to assist them in completing a chart comparing the United States and Canada. Students also respond to 4 short answer questions.
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Iraq

For Teachers 5th
In these reading skills worksheets, 5th graders read the chart about the goals of the United Nations and then answer the 4 questions. Students then complete 11 questions for Time for Kids articles.
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Telephone Game

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Students practice their listening comprehension by playing the "telephone" game.  In this foreign language lesson plan, students listen to a story read by a teacher in their target language and try to remember the details by writing 5...
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OPEC and the Energy Crisis

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students color the Middle East Nations of OPEC on outline maps. They discuss and watch a video about the United States reliance on oil producing nations of the Middle East. They participate in a discussion of the problems of the gas...
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Greetings

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students participate in greeting new people. In this greetings lesson, students greet people after modeling by the teacher.  Sample rituals include, "Hello, how are you?; My name is...What is your name?".  Students write a paragraph...
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Parts of the Body

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders create a quiz.  In this parts of the body lesson, 5th graders identify and illustrate body parts.  With a partner, students create a quiz on the terms used during the lesson. 
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The alphabet

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Pupils write words that the teacher spells out orally. In this alphabet lesson plan, the teacher signs the words to music and the students write them down.
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Months of the Year

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students practice interviewing. In this months of the year lesson, students interview at least five adults working in their school to gather data on when their birthdays occur. Students create a master calendar for the school. 
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Days of the Week

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Pupils write important days and dates that are important in their family. In this dates lesson plan, students share these dates in small groups and use the calendar if needed in their language.
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Favorite Activities

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students discuss which activities they like and which they don't like. In this lesson about favorite activities, students discuss their favorite activities and which activities they dislike. The class conducts a survey to determine the...
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Other People's Likes and Dislikes

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students read short texts and discover people's likes and dislikes. In this likes and dislikes lesson plan, after reading the texts, students sort these people according to their interests.
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Talking about Food, Expressing Likes and Dislikes

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students explore foods.  In this nutrition lesson, students chorally respond to questions about a kitchen PowerPoint, complete a Venn diagram about breakfast and lunch foods, and play a food Bingo game.
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Advice, Encouragement, Discouragement

For Teachers K - 12th
Students create a fitness schedule for a famous person.  In this advice, encourage, discourage lesson, students ask questions to determine the best fitness schedule for a person.  Students relate this activity to that of giving advice,...
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Letters and Photos

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Students practice using a new language by reading letters.  In this foreign language lesson, students read a fictional letter by a young person from the target language's country.  Students read the letters separately, but collaborate in...
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Expressions of Frequency

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Students practice discussing timely manners in a target language.  In this foreign language lesson, students discuss words that represent frequency such as never or often.  Students create a timeline illustrating how often they perform...
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Day Four: Surveys and results

For Teachers K - 12th
Students use expressions of frequency in the English language. In this ELL lesson, student survey their classmates and turn the information into a class bar graph. 
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Location, Frequency, Likes, and Dislikes

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students identify and write short sentences with likes and dislikes, frequency, and location. In this short sentences lesson plan, students read the sentences, identify what is asked, orally practice saying sentences, and then write...
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Describing Family Members

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders examine the use of possessives when describing family members. In this ESL family description instructional activity, 4th graders examine the role of family in their native language before looking at pictures of families...
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Day Three: Dear Diary

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students contrast an exchange student's house with their original home. In this home lesson, students listen to a diary entry written by an exchange student. They create a triptych miniature book and draw the differences between the...
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Day Four: Environmental Responsibility

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students discuss environmental responsibility. In this environment lesson, students create a story with the teacher with four made up characters. They have these characters do environmentally responsible and irresponsible behaviors and...
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Bargaining

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students create a newspaper or magazine advertisement for clothing and personal items. Students make statements of preference regarding these items. Students engage in a role play where two people are bargaining for various items.
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Travel Photos

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners describe photographs. In this travel photos lesson, students view a slide-show of travel photos in order to assist them with developing photo captions.  Learners describe details, events, and persons from the photos in the...
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Charades

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students play a charades game to communicate what they like or don't like when they travel. In this travel lesson plan, students play the charades and then read and write sentences about a past traveling experience.
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Planning an outing

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students create a scenario where they go on a date with another person and write a draft of their presentation in the form of a fashion show. In this scenario lesson plan, students do all of this in the foreign language they are studying.
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Correspondence

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students write a pen pal letter to narrate a special event in the life of a young person in the TL culture. In this pen pal lesson plan, students read and respond to letters by their classmates.
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Creating Our Newspapers

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students write newspaper articles in groups to form a class newspaper. In this newspaper lesson plan, students share their work with another group who critiques it.
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About Discussions

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars exchange opinions, express feelings, and listen to presentations of others about an argument. For this discussion lesson plan, students learn how to listen and respond for an argument they intend to have.
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On the air! Interviews

For Teachers 4th - 7th
In this mock interview instructional activity, students view pictures of famous personalities and determine which of these personalities they would like to interview. Students follow the three step interview process and conduct a mock...
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Read a Transportation Story

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders read a story about intercontinental truck drivers and their journeys. In this transportation lesson, 6th graders read the novel Kamyonistan by Robert Hackford and discuss the travels of the truck driver through the Middle...
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Language Experience Approach

For Teachers Higher Ed
The students learn to identify the different steps of ironing a shirt in English and practice by doing simple Phonics tasks, writing activities, etc.
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Visit the Dome of the Rock

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students research the aspects of Dome of the Rock. They investigate the Noble Sanctuary, architectural features of the Dome of the Rock and the early Moslem Age.
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Monsoon Winds to the "Land of Gold"

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Students recognize environmental factors that influenced maritime trade routes and the establishment of major trading centers in classical times. They evaluate perceptions of the ancient world through ancient maps and primary source...
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Does Conflict Shape Nations? The Middle East

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students locate settlements and observe patterns in the size and distribution of cities using maps, graphics, and other information. They explain the processes that have caused cities to grow.
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Chatter

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students discover that cultural norms heavily influence how we communicate. They experience the challenge of using and interpreting unfamiliar communication patterns. They identify strategies for successful cross-cultural communication.
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The Middle East: A Region

For Students 6th - 9th
In this Middle East worksheet, students respond to 4 short answer questions about the region and its characteristics after they read assigned textbook pages. Students also complete a graphic organizer.
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The Ideal Home

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders design their ideal home.  In this ideal home lesson, 5th graders illustrate and describe their ideal home.  Students present visuals to their classmates. Lesson is part of a unit.
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Review of My Community

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners review activities from the "My Home" unit. In this review lesson, students view a PowerPoint about a community then play a game to answer a variety of questions about the community.  PowerPoint may be in English or changed to...
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Television and Movies

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders explore media.  In this television and movies lesson plan, 5th graders compare a variety of types of television shows and movies. 
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Presenting our Newspapers

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners present their group newspapers.  In this presenting lesson, students share their newspaper creations with peers and receive feedback. This lesson is part of a unit: "In the News". 
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Reading and Writing

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students memorize their colors in English and practice by asking simple questions like, "What color is this?" and answering "This is green," etc.
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Influences on Cultures

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine a timeline of events of a specific cultural group. Using the internet, they research the cultural group using a worksheet to guide them. They present their information to the class and create a poster about the...

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