Modified Language Arts Teacher Resources

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ASL Lesson 8

For Teachers 1st - Higher Ed
Another awesome ASL lesson! Teach ASL to a special ed class, hearing impaired child, or for your own enrichment. This lesson provides comprehensible ASL language development. Each highlighted blue area links to a video, printable image,...
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Learning ASL: Lesson 9

For Teachers 1st - Higher Ed
Here is lesson 9 in an extensive series on teaching and learning ASL. Discuss code switching, numerical incorporation, and noun based vocabulary. Then, click on the blue links to view ASL in action. Each link takes you to a printable...
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Speech/Language Scavenger Hunt

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
A good idea. To build both speech and social skills special ed students go on a scavenger hunt. They locate people around the school and say a series of words, when they say the words correctly they receive a prize. They also ask for...
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A Historical and Educational Perspective on American Sign Language

For Teachers Pre-K - Higher Ed
Using Sign Language to Communicate with Your Special-Needs Students in the Classroom
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Instructional Video14:23
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Florida School for the Deaf and Blind

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learn from teachers at the Florida School for the Deaf and Blind on ways to reach students of different learning styles and ability levels, as well as how to accommodate learners with special needs in a general education classroom setting.
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Instructional Video9:11
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Specialized Cells: Significance and Examples

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
All cells are created equal, but some go on to do amazing things! Find out more about these super hero cells with a short video from a well-written biology playlist. Topics include specialized plant and animal cells and how cells know to...
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Instructional Video2:25
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Shakespearean Dating Tips

For Students 7th - 12th
Want to get the attention of that special someone? Try out some metaphors! This colorfully animated video first points out the positives of Shakespeare’s works, before comparing complex metaphors about love to modern pick-up lines. The...
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ASL: Lesson 19

For Teachers 1st - Higher Ed
Being able to express feelings is important for every learner. ASL lesson 19 is intended for teaching hearing impaired pupils or special ed teachers functional ASL. Since this provides a list of signs describing feelings, it would be a...
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Instructional Video12:51
Teaching Channel

Building Analysis Skills Through Art

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Useful teaching strategies abound in this inspirational, informative video! Walk step by step through one teacher's two-part lesson in her special education/ELL class as they develop text analysis skills by first beginning with analyzing...
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Resume Writing Workbook for Phys Ed Majors

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Although labeled for Phys Ed majors, the advice and information in this workbook could apply to a job search in any field. The section detailing the purpose for and content of a resume is followed by worksheets, a list of resume action...
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ASL: Lesson 16

For Teachers 2nd - Higher Ed
ASL activity 16 covers adverbs of time, sentence structure, and asking questions. Each blue link takes you to an image, instructions, or video of the word/s being signed. Great resource!
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Instructional Video1:38
TED-Ed

Mysteries of Vernacular: Sarcophagus

For Students 7th - 12th
Tackling etymology in your language arts or linguistics class? Starting a unit on Egypt or ancient Rome? This video details the grim past of the word sarcophagus, tracking it back to the early Roman empire. Included along with the quick...
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TED-Ed

A Brief History of Religion in Art

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Did you know that some languages have no word for art? The English language does and the narrator of this short video discusses the aesthetic dimension of religious art as it "visually communicates meaning beyond language." 
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Book Review Writing: a Guide for Young Reviewers

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Encourage scholars to share their love of reading with informative and engaging book reviews. Here, you'll find a series of guides that walk learners through the review writing process. Included in the collection is information about...
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Instructional Video2:18
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Mysteries of Vernacular: Robot

For Students 7th - 12th
Where does the word robot come from? Starting with a brief definition, the video explores the origins of the word, using neat animations to demonstrate the narration. The resource also comes with assessment questions, links to more...
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Instructional Video3:50
TED-Ed

The Myth of Oisín and the Land of Eternal Youth

For Students 6th - Higher Ed
Viewers learn about Echtrai, an Irish myth genre, with the retelling of the myth of Oisin and his visit with Niamh to Tir na nOg, the land of eternal youth.
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ASL: Lesson 3

For Teachers 1st - 8th
The ASL lessons from lifeprint are amazing, but can be complicated. While this lesson is perfect for those needing to learn or teach ASL to the deaf community, it could also provide a valuable communication tool. This resource features...
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Figures of Speech: Quiz 2

For Students 7th - 12th
Hyperbole, simile, metaphor, and personification are spotlighted on an online/interactive quiz. Test takers read short passages and then identify the figures of speech used.
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African Clothing

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students explore African clothing. In this African culture social studies activity, students brainstorm types of clothing they wear for different occasions. Students view photographs of Africans wearing Western clothing and "special...
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Photography for Language Use and Awareness

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students make storyboards and take photographs for slides to illustrate stories or "how to" demonstrations and write and recorded scripts to accompany their slides.
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Instructional Video4:32
TED-Ed

The Chaotic Brilliance of Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
In 2017 a work by Jean-Michel Basquiat was actioned off for over 110 million dollars. So who is he and what makes his art so special? Find out with a short video that details his background, influences, and his process.
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The Brooklyn Museum of Art Newspaper

For Teachers 6th - 8th
By working cooperatively, writers will create a newspaper about the Brooklyn Museum of Art. Each member will take on a different role representing various types of newspaper writers. They will discover the history, exhibits, special...
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Instructional Video5:17
TED-Ed

Why Should You Read Charles Dickens?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Prisons, orphanages, slums, workhouses. Such are the settings of Charles Dickens' novels. Why would anyone (except for literature teachers, perhaps) want to read these tales? Find out why with a short video that explores the allure of...
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Instructional Video5:06
TED-Ed

Why Should You Read “Dune” by Frank Herbert?

For Students 6th - Higher Ed
Not every reader is a sci-fi fan. Sad, but true. However, a short TedEd video may just convince nonfans to delve into Frank Herbert's modern epic Dune. Who could help but be intrigued by an epic tale of heroes, villains, and monsters?

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