Listening Comprehension Teacher Resources

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English Exercises: Listening about Tornadoes

For Students 5th - 7th
Engage visual and auditory students with a 4-minute video on tornadoes, paired with a comprehension note and activity guide. Learners watch the video and then fill in 15 pieces of information in a chart; determine if 12 statements are...
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“I Can” Common Core! 4th Grade Speaking & Listening

For Teachers 4th Standards
Take a look at this checklist for the Common Core speaking and listening standards. Each standard has been translated into language more easily understood by fourth graders and placed in a list.
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“I Can” Common Core! 5th Grade Speaking & Listening

For Teachers 5th Standards
Present the Common Core speaking and listening standards to your class with a checklist that covers each standard with simplified language that fifth graders will understand. The standards are easy to read and typed with an eye-catching...
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Active Listening

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Ensure that your pupils listen to one another in constructive ways by introducing them to active listening skills through discussion, role playing, and partner work.
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A Pleasant Evening: Listening Comprehension Lesson Plan

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Dating in America is the subject of a focused listening exercised that could be used with language learners as well as native English speakers. The richly detailed packet includes a writing assignment, supplemental exercises, vocabulary...
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Test Your Speaking & Listening Skills

For Students 3rd - 5th
Learners match 15 Derbyshire slang phrases with their meanings. When it comes to distinguishing the contexts for formal and informal English, any time you'd use this language, the context is definitely informal.
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Strategies for Developing Listening Skills in the AP Italian Course

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Preparing your class for the Italian advanced placement exam? This article breaks down the different components of the test, paying particular attention to the listening portion. How are you going to build your class's listening...
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Using CSI TV Show for Listening Skills and English Conversation

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Young scholars develop communication skills. In this listening skills lesson, students watch television shows with English subtitles and complete a handout. Young scholars discuss new vocabulary learned at the completion of the viewing. 
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Are You a Good Listener?

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Your learners talk to each other every day, but are they really listening? Use a lesson based on listening skills to ensure that class members feel heard and respected. It includes games, discussion topics, and self-assessment tools that...
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Listening Comprehension: Retell Main Events of a Story

For Teachers K
Story retell is a very important skill. Little learners use a story map and a previously heard story to walk through the retell and story sequencing process. They complete this activity as a whole class and then on their own. 
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Listen to Me: Telephone Tree

For Teachers K - 2nd
Practice listening skills with young learners through a fun telephone simulation! After brainstorming situations where it is important to listen, learners use this worksheet in pairs to take a mock telephone message while listening to...
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Listen Up

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students practice listening skills and play a class game called a Play and Echo Game.
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Listening to Other Voices

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Learners develop empathy through writing. In this writing skills lesson, students read the listed poems and then respond to analysis questions about them. Learners write poetry responses of the characters in the poems they read. The...
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Mindful Listening

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Teach your middle schoolers to use their ears to their highest potential! Pupils practice active listening skills and reflect on how careful listening might prove to be important in and out of the classroom.
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Indispensable Listening Skills

For Teachers 8th - 12th
It's true: listening skills have to be taught and developed. Read this story about a tiger to your high school class. Then, without giving them a copy of the story, divide them into teams and have them attempt to answer a series of...
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Social Skills Card Game

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Encourage social skills including listening, speaking, and taking turns with a card game that challenges scholars to discuss topics and summarize in groups of four. 
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Why We Have Winter and Spring

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
Why isn't it springtime all year long? Use the Greek myth about Demeter and her daughter, Persephone, to work on reading and listening comprehension skills in your fourth or fifth grade class.
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Two Greedy Bears

For Teachers K - 2nd
Improving listening comprehension skills is the goal of this language arts lesson. Young readers listen to the story Two Greedy Bears, stopping to have discussions with a partner. They predict outcomes and make inferences based on...
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For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers discuss the importance of good listening skills. In groups, they participate in various scenerios in which they practice reflective and active listening. To end the instructional activity, they complete a listening...
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Listening, 'gossip' Vocabulary & Speaking

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students practice listening and speaking around the theme of gossip.
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Critical Listening: Music Vocabulary

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The school band or orchestra analyzes their own performance after exploring musical terminology. They listen to a classical piece and describe it using only words. They look up musical terminology and then use those words to compare and...
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Listen, Remember, and Review

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
A lesson encourages positive peer interaction and enhances summarizing skills. As a class, scholars discuss the importance of listening alongside ways to better pay attention and remember information while tips and tricks are added to an...
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Specific Skill: I Can Listen Attentively

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Practice makes proficient. Scholars practice how to be attentive listeners, a skill that is imperative in and outside the classroom. The listening skills lesson is divided into sections: Tell, Show, Practice, Feedback, and Re-teach. 
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Speaking and Listening Skills

For Students 5th - 8th
Build oral fluency with your English language learners. They use the topic of vacations or holidays to practice posing questions and creating answers. A long list of subtopics is included here. Consider breaking your class into pairs and...