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391 reviewed resources for esl vocabulary development

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ESL Vocabulary Connect the Dots: Shapes and Colors

For Students 2nd - 3rd
Young English language learners trace color vocabulary words on the lines and match it to the correct illustration. A visual and direct approach to developing color vocabulary! 
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ESL Vocabulary Word Search: Shapes and Colors

For Students 2nd - 4th
Are your English language learners developing color-related vocabulary? Use this word search to reinforce their new vocabulary words! Some of the words are backwards and diagonal! Keep this in mind for young learners!
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Animal Body Parts for ESL

For Teachers Pre-K - 5th
Students describe what animals look like. In this ESL vocabulary development lesson plan, students complete worksheets and use images to help them describe what animals look like. 
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ESL Vocabulary Multiple Choice

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this ESL vocabulary worksheet, students choose the correct word to fill in a blank in a sentence, selecting from a drop down list, 20 sentences total.
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ESL: E -Commerce- Vocabulary in Conversation

For Students 5th - 6th
In this ESL vocabulary worksheet, students fill in blanks with new vocabulary words given at the top of the page. Students can check answers for immediate feedback.
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Developing Presentation Skills by Using Authentic Literature

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Advanced level ESL students engage in an increasing verbal communication skills through children's literature. The focus of these activities is for children to develope presentation skills. Each activity would compliment any class room.
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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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Vocabulary Review: Word Meanings

For Students 3rd - 4th
Provide this to your class as they learn to develop vocabulary. There are 10 questions, and the reader must read the sentence and guess the meaning of the bolded word. There are three choices for each question. 
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Vocabulary Instruction

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Explore language arts by participating in a vocabulary identification activity. Learners read a worksheet with numerous new vocabulary terms they will encounter in the text. As they read, they note words they do not understand, using a...
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Wrinkles ESL Lesson

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Practice English vocabulary and dialogue. An ELD class completes a true/false worksheet about aging and wrinkles, then read an article entitled "Wrinkles Give Clues to Bone Condition" using context clues to determine vocabulary...
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Breaking News: English Athlete's Hairstyles

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Practice vocabulary and speaking skills in this ESL reading comprehension lesson. Middle and high schoolers participate in a number of before, during, and after reading activities based on an article entitled "Footballer Sent Off for...
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English Vocabulary Skills: AWL Sublist 10 - Exercise 3b

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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Beginner Level Thanksgiving ESL Lesson Plan

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Thanksgiving is a cherished tradition in the United States and Canada. Introduce the beginnings of the Thanksgiving celebration with a resource that features reading comprehension activities, vocabulary exercises, and a short writing...
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Vocabulary Charts

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Learners create their own vocabulary charts. They divide into groups and view an example of a vocabulary chart imbedded in this plan. Then, they create their own chart which is based on a particular subject area.
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English Vocabulary Skills: AWL Sublist 4 - Exercise 4c

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.
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Problem Solvers: English Language Development Lessons (Theme 4)

For Teachers 4th Standards
How can you teach a text to a group of readers who struggling with the language? The second in a set of three ESL lessons related to Theme 4: Problem Solvers engages English language learners by introducing vocabulary and grammar...
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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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Friends Together: English Language Development Lessons (Theme 4)

For Teachers K Standards
Enjoy this thematic friendship unit compiled with ESL lessons to develop strong language development while listening, speaking, looking, and moving. Class members participate in activities covering topics like making friends, asking for...
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Various Questions III

For Students 6th - 8th
In English, we use the phrase used to to express an action that happened in the past. Use this online, interactive quiz to help learners develop understanding of this phrase and how to use it. There are 20 sentences provided here, and...
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Reading Comprehension - Informational Passages " Leonardo da Vinci'

For Students 5th - 7th
Practice reading comprehension and teach your English acquisition class about Leonardo da Vinci. This activity provides a short informational text entitled, "Leonardo da Vinci." Learners answer five multiple choice comprehension...
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Word Roots 1: Dict, Vent, Duct Intermediate Context Story 2

For Students 8th - 12th
Play this audio recording for your class to improve pronunciation and reinforce context for the given vocabulary words. Consider having classmates repeat each vocabulary word out loud after the recording has pronounced it once. You might...
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Word Roots 4: GRAD, MOT, CAD Advanced Context Story 3

For Students 8th - 12th
Simply click on the image of "Al Literation" to hear this paragraph read out loud and pronounced correctly. The paragraph includes twelve vocabulary words that are connected by context and three word roots: GRAD, MOT, and CAD. Learners...
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Word Roots: Cern, Jur, Leg

For Students 10th - 11th
Listen to Cinny Nym as she reads the short passage containing the vocabulary words. Print out the passage so your learners have the opportunity to hear and see the new vocab.
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Word Roots 7: SPECT, STA, VERT Beginner Context Story 1

For Students 7th - 12th
Read this paragraph out loud to your class to demonstrate pronunciation of and introduce context for the given vocabulary words. You might also use this as a cloze activity and have class members read each vocabulary word or repeat each...