English Teacher Resources

Build your pupils' mastery of the English language from the ground up with resources to help you teach the alphabet, reading skills, grammar, and everything in between.
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A Brief History of the English Language

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Modern English isn't just a band, it's a stop along the path to the English language. The presentation begins with a look at the origins of old, middle, and modern English. It covers the invasions or influences that shaped each period of...
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Lesson 1: English-Indian Encounters

For Teachers 8th - 10th
What did the English settlers think of the Native Americans inhabiting the Chesapeake region of the United States? Learners analyze a series of documents and images to determine the English perception of the local inhabitants. A great...
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Look at Us!: English Language Development Lessons (Theme 1)

For Teachers K Standards
Start off your young English language learners with this packet of materials, which covers three weeks of instructions. After completing the unit, kids will have practiced the letters K through Z, read several story books, talked with...
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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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English Lesson Plans for Grade 12

For Teachers 12th
HIgh schoolers respond to a persuasive article on using animal research. In this english lesson, writers listen to a conversation, and discuss the point of arguments. They write a critique on a certain film and share it with their...
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On Your Way Home: Conversational English

For Students 4th - 8th
Using the conversational English worksheet provided here, learners identify products they might buy or get from 14 places found in their community (like a bakery, hardware store, or supermarket). They then practice the dialogue provided...
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Spanish-English Cognates in the ELL Classroom: Friends or Foes?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Define the meaning of a cognate and use the concept to help Spanish-speaking ELLs connect their first language to English. Middle schoolers explore Latin roots to find cognates in both languages. They relate the Spanish and English word...
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The Natives and the English

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Dig deeper into our traditional understanding of the relationship between Native Americans and English settlers in colonial America. From early beginnings that saw mutually beneficial relationships among Native Americans and colonists...
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Spanish in English

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
What do the words alligator, armadillo, and cockroach all have in common? Each one is an English word with Spanish origins. Introduce young etymologists to the joys of discovering word origins with a lesson that asks them to create a...
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We’re a Family: English Language Development Lessons (Theme 3)

For Teachers K Standards
Teach your English language learners how to talk about their families with three weeks of lessons. Over the course of the thematic unit, learners pick up new vocabulary so that they can talk about families and relationships, clothing,...
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Teach English, Teach About the Environment

For Teachers K - 12th
Spread the message of recycling while teaching your English language learners new vocabulary and practicing verb tenses. Included here are four lesson plans for each level (beginning, intermediate, and advanced) as well as accompanying...
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English Placement Test

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Ninety multiple choice questions make up an interactive test designed to examine scholars' English language proficiency. After completing , learners have the chance to view their results, retest, or preview an answer key. 
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Understanding and Using English Grammar: Because/Because of/ Due to

For Students 4th - 6th
English learners practice using "because," "because of," "due to the fact that," and "due to" correctly. A brief explanation of the correct usage of these phrases is provided, as well as twenty-two questions for learners to practice.
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History of the English Language

For Teachers 9th - 12th
How was the English language formed? Before reading The Hobbit, glance back and trace the development of the English language with your class. Maps and bulleted lists help learners understand the influences that created Old English. 
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AP® English Language Special Focus: Using Sources

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
What is the most effective way to teach scholars how to write a research paper? Educators explore the topic with the AP® English Language and Composition exam resource. The reference material guides teachers in best practices for using...
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English: Level C Lesson 31

For Students 3rd - 8th
In this English test worksheet, students fill in the blanks to sentences with the correct word. Students complete 20 multiple choice questions.  
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A Story of Survival: The Wampanoag and the English

For Students Pre-K - 4th Standards
Redesign your holiday celebrations with the aid of a lesson plan booklet packed with facts, images, maps, activities, and readings about the three-day feast that marked the English settlers' first successful harvest.
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A “New English” in Chinua Achebe’s “Things Fall Apart”: A Common Core Exemplar

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
To examine the “New English” Chinua Achebe uses in Things Fall Apart, readers complete a series of worksheets that ask them to examine similes, proverbs, and African folktales contained in the novel. Individuals explain the meaning...
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History of English

For Teachers Higher Ed
Providing both a history of English before England (Sino-Tibetan, Finno-Ugric, Hamido-Semitic, Indo-European) and a history of English in England, this presentation includes charts and many examples of the changes in the English language...
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English Vocabulary Skills: AWL Sublist 1 - Exercise 1a

For Students 9th - 12th
In this online interactive English vocabulary skills learning exercise, 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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English Vocabulary Skills: AWL Sublist 1 - Exercise 3a

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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English Vocabulary Skills 1

For Students 9th - 12th
In this online interactive English vocabulary skills learning exercise, 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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English Vocabulary Skills: AWL Sublist 2 - Exercise 1a

For Students 9th - 12th
For this online interactive English vocabulary skills worksheet, high schoolers 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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English Vocabulary Skills: AWL Sublist 6 - Exercise 6b

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