Unit Plan

Nature: Friend and Foe: English Language Development Lessons (Theme 6)

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If readers don't understand key portions of a text, it may seem more like a foe than a friend. The second resource in a series of three ESL lessons designed to accompany the texts in Nature: Friend or Foe makes the texts easier to understand. Strategies range from asking questions to breaking down key words in the text.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Create small groups based on language development levels and work with each group individually
  • Make a video with motions and images to help reinforce ideas mentioned in the texts
Classroom Considerations
  • Print out questions for readers to answer as they read the text independently
  • Offers suggestions for multiple levels of language learners from beginning/pre-production through intermediate/advanced
  • Includes step-by-step instructions, including telling teachers what to say/ask
  • Requires access to textbook, practice workbook, and supplementary audio CDs and CD-roms 
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