Students must "become" a character in a novel in order to describe themselves and other characters using powerful adjectives.
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Use the visual art and language arts to creatively tell stories of monstrous proportions
Learn Arabic Language is a website that intends to teach the basics of the Arabic language, including background information on Arabic and its history. It contains information on the letters in their isolated position and numbers. The website further contains lists of pronouns, verbs, animal names, foods, grammar information, and more. All Arabic words are transliterated. The website also includes short lists of Arabic language books and Arabic schools throughout the U.S. and Egypt.
Students "become" one of the major characters in a book and describe themselves and other characters, using lists of accurate, powerful adjectives.
The lesson plan is useful for building community in an Adult ESOL class for intermediate and advanced level students. The plan contains icebreakers and a review of adjectives that describe character.
Students find examples of adjectives in a shared reading. Then students "become" major characters in a book and describe themselves and other characters, using powerful adjectives.
What do you notice when you look at an ad? If it is a magazine or something you find online, do you notice the colors or the price? Do you read any information about the product? As you learn more about bedroom information, discover how it is described in an ad and what you can do so you can be a better shopper in Spanish.ACTFL StandardsCommunication: Interpretive CommunicationComparisons: Cultural ComparisonsConnections: Acquiring Information and Diverse PerspectivesLearning TargetI can understand basic familiar information from an adHabits of MindThinking and communicating with clarity and precisionCritical Thinking SkillConstruct Meaning
Students explore the menu genre by analyzing existing menus from local restaurants. They review adjectives and descriptive writing and then work in groups to create their own custom menus.
Students thoroughly explore identifying synonyms and adjectives before using them to add variety and interest to their own writing.
What is your favorite class? How would you describe that class or teacher? Are they fun, interesting, boring, etc.? In this seminar you will learn new adjectives that describe what your classes may be like.ACTFL StandardsCommunication: Interpersonal and InterpretiveCultures: Practices to PerspectivesComparisons: Cultural ComparisonsLearning TargetI can understand simple captions under photos.Habits of MindApplying past knowledge to new situationsCritical Thinking SkillConstructing Support
You've just had a plate of food set in front of you and you dive right in. What does it taste like? The adjectives you use to describe food can tell someone what it tastes like and if they want to try it as well. Adjectives like delicious and tasty will be learned in this seminar to describe a main dish or dessert.ACTFL StandardsCommunication: Interpretive Communication, Interpersonal CommunicationCultures: Relating Cultural Products to PerspectivesLearning TargetI can understand basic information on food labels.Habits of MindClassifyingCritical Thinking SkillApplying past knowledge to new situations
Physical descriptions describe what someone looks like, as if you never spoke to them and only relied on what the eyes can see. What types of adjectives physically describe people? In this seminar you will build on your physical adjectives vocabulary to use words such as tall, short, young, old, etc.ACTFL StandardsCommunication: Interpersonal Communication, Interpretive CommunicationComparisons: Language ComparisonsLearning TargetI can understand descriptions about peers.Habits of MindCreating, imagining, innovatingCritical Thinking SkillClassifying
Part of an appendix to the eMuslim website, this is a document containing simple grammar reference charts. The charts do not contain explanations but rather Arabic examples of each grammatical concept. Concepts covered include subject and predicate, nouns and adjectives, the genitive case, plurals, gender, prepositions, possessive pronouns, verb conjugations, imperatives, active and passive participles, and masdars. The reference is two pages.
Capital Community College's (CT) Guide to Grammar and Writing is an exhaustive archive of exercises and instructions materials for all facets of the writing process, from developmental levels to college-level composition and research courses.
This article provides links to inquiry-based, hands-on science lessons that teach elementary students about rocks and minerals. Literacy lessons and integrations are included for each science lesson.
- Environmental Science
- Material Type:
- Lesson Plan
- Ohio State University College of Education and Human Ecology
- Provider Set:
- Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears: An Online Magazine for K-5 Teachers
- Jessica Fries-Gaither
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Internet Polyglot is a one stop free shop service that provides an enormous list of verbs, adverbs, and vocabulary words that cover a diverse array of subjects. To ease and enhance the learning process, this service provides the following types of interactive games: typing, guessing, mix, and matching. By creating an account, users are able to play the games with the full set of vocabulary words; and are able to generate their own individualized and specific list of vocabulary words with which they can play the above mentioned games.
Every student in Ms. Montgomerys class draws a picture of a monster and then writes a descriptive paragraph about it. Ms. Hoover then connects this class with another via video conference. This new class must now draw pictures based on the descriptions from the first class, who are now very aware of the importance of details in descriptive writing.
This online Arabic tutorial from the University of Maryland offers information on the alphabet, basics in grammar such as pronouns and verb conjugations, numbers, qualifying adjectives, time and date, and other various vocabulary activities focusing on things such as the parts of the body and greetings. Each tutorial section comes with a comprehensive quiz. Audio components are available to listen to the various vocabulary words.