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Aswaat Arabiyya
Read the Fine Print
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Aswaat Arabiyya is an archive of 245 videos in Arabic, listed by difficulty level and accompanied by glossaries and four worksheets each that focus on every aspect of listening comprehension. Selections come largely from Arabic media, with some cultural presentations by native speakers. Videos cover the entire Arabic-speaking world and include MSA and different dialects. Materials are designed to be used both as in-class activities and homework assignments. Videos can be slowed down.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Languages
World Cultures
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Homework/Assignment
Interactive
Lecture
Provider:
University of Texas at Austin
Date Added:
01/10/2013
Comprehension Activities
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FreeReading is an open source instructional program that helps educators teach early literacy. Because it is open source, it represents the collective wisdom of a wide community of teachers and researchers. FreeReading contains Comprehension Activities, a page of activities to address important comprehension skills and strategies.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson Plan
Reading
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Wireless Generation
Provider Set:
FreeReading
Author:
Holt Laurence et al
Date Added:
02/16/2011
Creating Readers Theater Scripts from Informational Text
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This article discusses how creating Readers Theater scripts from informational text can improve fluency and build comprehension.

Subject:
Reading Informational Text
Life Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Ohio State University College of Education and Human Ecology
Provider Set:
Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears: An Online Magazine for K-5 Teachers
Author:
Jessica Fries-Gaither
Nicole Luthy
Date Added:
10/17/2014
Creating a Comic Book Retell using Book Creator
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In this Unit Plan, Students will use Book Creator to create a comic of the story they have independently read in class. Students will independently use the resource I generated on how to use each function to create their comic. Then use the Criteria for Success ( cfs) to evaluate their own work, and share their work to peers.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Graphic Arts
Elementary Education
Special Education
Reading Foundation Skills
Reading Literature
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Homework/Assignment
Author:
PatriciaAnn McCaffrey
Date Added:
03/27/2022
ESL: Basic American English/Civics 2
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Module 11 of the 16-module ESL course explores the importance and relevance of law in the community. The lessons consist of critical thinking discussions on laws and scenarios dealing with the absence of laws. Conditionals are practiced as the grammar component. Reading and comprehension is on Veterans Day.  

Subject:
Language Education (ESL)
Language, Grammar and Vocabulary
Speaking and Listening
Material Type:
Lesson
Module
Author:
Lathika Sadasivan
Date Added:
08/29/2021
English Language Arts, Grade 11
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The 11th grade learning experience consists of 7 mostly month-long units aligned to the Common Core State Standards, with available course material for teachers and students easily accessible online. Over the course of the year there is a steady progression in text complexity levels, sophistication of writing tasks, speaking and listening activities, and increased opportunities for independent and collaborative work. Rubrics and student models accompany many writing assignments.Throughout the 11th grade year, in addition to the Common Read texts that the whole class reads together, students each select an Independent Reading book and engage with peers in group Book Talks. Students move from learning the class rituals and routines and genre features of argument writing in Unit 11.1 to learning about narrative and informational genres in Unit 11.2: The American Short Story. Teacher resources provide additional materials to support each unit.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
Pearson
Date Added:
10/06/2016
English Language Arts, Grade 12
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The 12th grade learning experience consists of 7 mostly month-long units aligned to the Common Core State Standards, with available course material for teachers and students easily accessible online. Over the course of the year there is a steady progression in text complexity levels, sophistication of writing tasks, speaking and listening activities, and increased opportunities for independent and collaborative work. Rubrics and student models accompany many writing assignments.Throughout the 12th grade year, in addition to the Common Read texts that the whole class reads together, students each select an Independent Reading book and engage with peers in group Book Talks. Language study is embedded in every 12th grade unit as students use annotation to closely review aspects of each text. Teacher resources provide additional materials to support each unit.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
Pearson
Date Added:
10/06/2016
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"Homeless Essay" and "The 1st" Poem and The Glass Castle
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 "Homeless," by Anna Quindlen, allows the student to understand homelessness as it affects many people on a broader scale. She emphasizes the individuality of homelessness, the fact that they not only lack possessions but have no place to keep them."The First" (also titled "Eviction") is a short poem by Lucille Clifton that provides the opportunity to compare and contrast the approach to the same issue through another genre.In "The Glass Castle" by Jeannette Walls the parents choose to live as homeless students.  Students will compare and contrast the Walls' view of homelessness with Quindlen's and Clifton's.Final Assessment: How do Anna Quindlen and Lucille Clifton use language to convince the reader that their arguments have value? (focus on use of specific language, word choice, mood, tone, etc.)  Would Walls agree?

Subject:
Literature
Education
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson
Author:
Leslie Kreikemeier
Date Added:
07/23/2020
How to improve professional memory in bilingual consecutive interpreting
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The present module is the result of more than twenty years of professional practice in the exercise of English-Spanish consecutive bilingual interpreting in various sectors of Cuban society and at the University of Matanzas Camilo Cienfuegos. The module deals with the problem of handling and developing short-term, mid-term and long-term memory during the bilingual interpreting and intercultural communicatoin process as a precondition necesary to cope with the demands of understanding, reformulating and re-expressing the intended sense of the message uttered by a speaker. Various problem situations are analyzed, exercises are presented and useful suggestions are given for students and practitioners of this professional field of intercultural communication.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
Rice University
Provider Set:
Connexions
Author:
Jorge Luis Rodríguez Morell
Date Added:
02/16/2011
Into the Book
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CC BY-NC-ND
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The "Into the Book" web site is designed to help elementary students practice eight reading comprehension strategies through playful interactive activities. The site focuses on eight research-based strategies: Using Prior Knowledge, Making Connections, Questioning, Visualizing, Inferring, Summarizing, Evaluating and Synthesizing. "Behind the Lesson," the teacher area of the site, provides information, lesson plans and other resources for teachers.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Literature
Visual Arts
Material Type:
Assessment
Interactive
Lesson Plan
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Wisconsin Media Lab
Author:
Wisconsin Media Lab
Date Added:
05/01/2009
Key Word Summary
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The attached Lesson Plan is designed for Third Grade English Language Arts students. Students will determine story elements and use the elements to write a summary. This Lesson Plan addresses the following NDE Standard: NE LA 3.1.6.b and NE LA 3.1.6.dIt is expected that this Lesson Plan will take students 90 minutes to complete.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson
Author:
Michelle Helt
Date Added:
07/24/2020
Listening Comprehension Skills for Elementary Students
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This article discusses explicitly teaching and assessing listening comprehension skills in the elementary grades and provides templates for classroom use.

Subject:
Environmental Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Ohio State University College of Education and Human Ecology
Provider Set:
Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears: An Online Magazine for K-5 Teachers
Author:
Clarissa Reeson
Tracey Allen
Date Added:
10/17/2014
Look It Up
Read the Fine Print
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This video segment from Between the Lions features a catchy song that celebrates an important function of literacy: access to information. It also shows the wide world of print, and all of the knowledge that can be gained from it.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Literature
Reading Informational Text
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Provider Set:
Teachers' Domain
Date Added:
02/16/2011
Making Connections
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The attached lesson plan is designed for kindergarten and first-grade students. Students will make a connection with the character in the book. This lesson plan addresses the following NDE Standard: LA 0.1.6 h, LA 0.3.2.a, LA 1.1.6.h, LA 1.3.2.a.

Subject:
Reading Literature
Speaking and Listening
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Megan Rogers
Date Added:
07/24/2020