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Spanish students will love an interactive resource that demonstrates everyday Spanish phrases with pronunciations and context clues. A storybook project helps them practice their new language in a creative way!

For French learners, a printout on French holidays guides their understanding of their new language’s culture and history. Use a project in AP French just before they take the test to assess skills and clarify understanding.

The basics of American Sign Language are the focus of an interactive tool, as well as a helpful fingerspelling app. And speaking of technological ways to learn a new language, check out this thorough app to learn Mandarin, an online Latin dictionary, and a resource that includes the Arabic alphabet.

Want some tools for general language education? A Google app can help you translate any language to another language, and a worksheet shows students how common languages have contributed to their everyday English.

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Stellaluna Lesson: Increase Oral Language Development and Story Comprehension

For Teachers 1st - 6th
To be used with the BRAIDY system, this lesson works to increase oral language and reading comprehension. Special needs pupils review parts of a story, sequence of events, and create a Venn diagram showing the differences between birds...
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Formal and Informal Language Resources

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Yo! Check it out. Here's a lesson on formal and informal language. And the packet includes a game. What fun!
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The Language Garden

For Students 7th - 9th
In need of an informational text passage and set of comprehension questions? Critical thinkers can build reading proficiency while learning about the world's languages. They'll read a seven-paragraph article about and respond to short...
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American Stories: English Language Development Lessons (Theme 2)

For Teachers 4th
Language learners are provided with extra support as they progress through a three-week thematic unit that focuses on stories about the Westward Expansion in the early history of the United States.
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Around Town: Neighborhood and Community: English Language Development Lessons (Theme 3)

For Teachers 2nd Standards
Here is a unit designed to support English language development. Scholars speak, move, and write to learn more about topics that focus on community and local concepts. The series of lessons aids to reinforce concepts including consonant...
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Give It All You’ve Got!: English Language Development Lessons (Theme 2)

For Teachers 5th Standards
Go beyond the textbook to gain a better appreciation for the English language. A series of ESL lessons help expand the concepts found in Theme 2: Give It All You've Got. The second lesson in a three-part unit incorporates strategies such...
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The Rigors of Learning a New Language

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars read an autobiography of a peace corps volunteer studying Chinese. For this cultural acceptance lesson, students compare the dialects of Chinese with English dialects. Young scholars discuss the differences in learning and...
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The Rigors of Learning a New Language

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine the experiences of a Peace Corps volunteer learning to speak Chinese. They read and discuss an essay written by the Peace Corps volunteer, analyze a map of China, and discuss the author's difficulties in learning the...
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American Sign Language Song Project

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Engage your pupils in American Sign Language by bringing music into the curriculum. Groups select appropriate songs and spend time in class translating the lyrics into ASL before presenting in front of the class. Music and props are...
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Sensory Language in Owl Moon

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
New ReviewScholars share a favorite memory then take part in a read-aloud of the story, Owl Moon by Jane Yolen. Learners discuss thoughts and experiences the main characters found memorable. Pupils rummage through copies of the book to locate...
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English Language and Composition: Sex Education in Schools

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Although designed for the essay portion of AP English Language and Composition exam, this exercise provides an excellent opportunity for learners to practice using information found in primary source documents to support an argument. 
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Smart Solutions: English Language Development Lessons (Theme 6)

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Smart Solutions is the theme of a unit created to meet the needs of English language earners. Through a series of lessons, scholars follow a routine—move, speak, and listen— to cover topics including stores, shops, celebrations, pets,...
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Off to Adventure!: English Language Development Lessons (Theme 1)

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Give language skills a boost with a series of ESL lessons in an Off to Adventure! themed unit. Using a speak, listen, move, and look routine, scholars enhance proficiency through grand conversation and skills practice. Discussion topics...
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That’s Amazing!: English Language Development Lessons (Theme 3)

For Teachers 4th Standards
That's Amazing! is the theme of an English language development unit created by Houghton Mifflin. Following a speak, look, move, and listen routine, scholars delve into topics; seasons, weather, animals, landforms, telling time,...
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Classroom Language

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
A very interesting worksheet on language aquisition is here for you. In it, learners are presented with many common phrases in the English language, and they must write down how they would say that phrase in their own language. This...
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Mexico: Culture, Language, and History

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Study the culture, language, and history of Mexico in this collection of lessons. Create maps of Mexico's geography, study Spanish language phrases, and create a fiesta, along with a Mexican Marketplace scene.
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Language and Dialect

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Practice listening skills while studying oral story tellers from different parts of Louisiana. Consider the regional dialects and insider language of folk groups with your class. Identify language as part of folk life and recognize that...
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Flowers for Algernon: Charly's Language

For Students 7th - 9th
Although Charlie's name is misspelled on this worksheet, you can easily download the document and correct it. As middle schoolers read "Flowers for Algernon," they record the development of Charlie's language throughout the text. The...
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Autism iHelp – Language Concepts

For Students Pre-K - 3rd
A parent of a child with autism, and a speech-language pathologist together developed this language-intervention app to be used with students with severe to moderate autism. 
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“I Can” Common Core! 4th Grade Language

For Teachers 4th Standards
Lead your class through the Common Core standards for language with a checklist made up of "I Can" statements. The standards have been simplified slightly to help forth graders better understand the content, but you will most likely need...
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Precise and Concise Language (Part 1)

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
While pupils often think that length is a mark of good writing, precision is often a more accurate indicator of sophisticated writing. Show them how to whittle down their phrases and have them practice on the eight sentence groups...
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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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Create a Community that Promotes Academic Language

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Set your elementary, middle, and high schoolers up for success by implementing a variety of strategies to build academic language.
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Languages of the World: Principal Language

For Students 5th - 10th
This activity lists roughly 30 countries and provides space for researchers to record the principal language spoken in each. Includes a key.