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Top 25 Jobs in Canada: A One Page Webquest

Top 25 Jobs in Canada: A One Page Webquest

Are you covering a work or employment theme in your classes? Have your students learn about the top 25 jobs in Canada, according to a popular media website! This one page (okay, one page double-sided) webquest directs your students to a popular website to answer questions about the top jobs in Canada. The website has been running this feature yearly for some time now, so you can be sure it will run for some time in the future. What does this webquest offer your students? It tackles the issue of “you can not be what you can not see’.” If you’re working with newcomers to Canada as I am, you’re probably aware that many of them simply don’t know what jobs are out there. Well, this webquest addresses that. It also works on the skills of following instructions, comprehending information, and reproducing information. It helps develop skimming skills and the ability to identify key information. Who is this webquest for? It’s primarily aimed at English language learners from CLB 2-4, but it could also be used in elementary school classes. It could also be used at higher levels: while the language is simple, the content is not. Anything I should know? Webquests require a lot of explicit guidance at first. When I start doing them, I usually take students the process of answering the first one or two questions, step by step. You can never be too obvious when showing students how to complete them. Anything else? For your convenience, an answer key has been provided. The web site has been confirmed active and in use as of 2018-04-15. Feedback is appreciated! :)
rthulbert
We All Need A Home. Talk about homes around the world.

We All Need A Home. Talk about homes around the world.

This beautifully illustrated story and the song which accompanies it were originally created for one of my ESL programmes but you will find them just as useful for younger English-speaking primary students. Learn about the different homes that children live in around the world, encourage empathy and kick-start a class project about how other people live. Illustrations by Maria Tarrago and design by Eva Morell.
raefenton1
Earth Day - 3 word searches - 3 levels

Earth Day - 3 word searches - 3 levels

Earth Day - 3 word searches - 3 levels 3 fun, no prep printable word search worksheets for Earth Day, April 22nd. Includes 3 versions for different levels of difficulty. No prep, just print and you’re ready to go! Have a look at the preview to see the words used. Level 1 is suitable for grades 1 and 2. Words are hidden across and down only. Level 2 is suitable for grades 3 and 4. Words are hidden across, down and diagonally. Level 3 is suitable to grades 5+. Words are hidden across, down, diagonally and backwards.
jenniferlcrespin
The environment - 20 questions game - Earth Day - No prep speaking activity

The environment - 20 questions game - Earth Day - No prep speaking activity

The environment - 20 questions game - Earth Day - No prep speaking activity The game of 20 questions is a fun and effective way to practice forming questions. In this version of the game students will practice asking questions about 30 different words related to the environment and pollution. This is a one page, no prep printable. This speaking and listening activity will work well with your chapter on the environment or for Earth Day. Have students work in small groups of 2-4 or project the game and do a whole class activity. Many of the words will likely be new to your students as this game is meant not only to practice asking questions, but also to build and reinforce vocabulary. I like to allow my students to look at the game chart while they play until they’re somewhat familiar with the words written on the chart. One student in the small group or class chooses a word on the chart. Other students ask up to 20 questions trying to guess the secret word. EST-CE QUE……. … tu es une personne? … tu es un animal? … tu es un minéral? … tu es un endroit? … tu es un aliment? … tu es une plante? … tu es un objet? … etc The student who has chosen the secret word can answer using the following responses: YES - NO - SOMETIMES - RARELY - GENERALLY - MAYBE - IT DEPENDS - PROBABLY Alternative game play: To change up the game and to make it more challenging as well as practicing other skills, have the student who chooses the secret word describe it to others in the group. Instead of asking questions about the secret word, other students listen to the description and guess it. LICENSING TERMS: This purchase includes a license for one teacher only for personal use in their classroom. Licenses are non-transferable, meaning they can not be passed from one teacher to another. No part of this resource is to be shared with colleagues or used by an entire grade level, school, or district without purchasing the proper number of licenses. COPYRIGHT TERMS: This resource may not be uploaded to the internet in any form, including classroom/personal websites or network drives, unless the site is password protected and can only be accessed by students.
jenniferlcrespin
The environment - ESL conversation questions - No prep speaking activity

The environment - ESL conversation questions - No prep speaking activity

The environment - ESL conversation questions - No prep speaking activity List of 25 vocabulary words related to the environment and pollution with 20 thought provoking discussion questions. The questions are suitable for middle school, high school and adult learning. This resource is especially useful for your chapter on the environment or for Earth Day. Next to each word there is space for students to either write the definition in English or to write the translation in their native language. I like to print the list of words on one side of a page and the questions on the other side so that students can easily refer to the new vocabulary during their conversations. If you make a two sided copy everything will fit on one page. LICENSING TERMS: This purchase includes a license for one teacher only for personal use in their classroom. Licenses are non-transferable, meaning they can not be passed from one teacher to another. No part of this resource is to be shared with colleagues or used by an entire grade level, school, or district without purchasing the proper number of licenses. COPYRIGHT TERMS: This resource may not be uploaded to the internet in any form, including classroom/personal websites or network drives, unless the site is password protected and can only be accessed by students.
jenniferlcrespin
Reading Credit Card Statements (LINC/ESL/EAL)

Reading Credit Card Statements (LINC/ESL/EAL)

You can use this highly visual PowerPoint presentation to introduce how to read credit card statements to your students. It is intended for EAL/ESL/LINC students but it would be appropriate for any class seeking to learn how to read a credit card statement. Included: Two credit statements presented in an simplified and easy to read manner, which still reflects an actual credit card statement from a major Canadian bank Two worksheets Two question banks that include dozens of questions related to reading credit card statements Easy editability; the credit card statements and worksheets can be easily changed so you can use the same presentation to introduce, review, and assess
rthulbert
Spring 20 questions games-No prep speaking, listening and describing activities

Spring 20 questions games-No prep speaking, listening and describing activities

Spring 20 questions games - No prep speaking, listening and describing activities 3 versions of the game are included for a total of 156 vocabulary words. Have students work in pairs, small groups of 2-4, or project the version of the game that you want to use and do a whole class activity. Each version includes 52 spring themed words. This resource includes a total of 156 words. Many of the words will likely be new to your students as this game is meant not only to practice speaking and listening, but also to build vocabulary. I like to allow my students to look at the game chart while they play until they’re somewhat familiar with the words. One student in the small group or class chooses a word on the chart. Other students ask up to 20 questions trying to guess the secret word. Are you an object? Are you a living thing? Are you outside? Do you smell good? Are you an animal? …etc… The student who has chosen the secret word can answer using the following responses: YES - NO - SOMETIMES - RARELY - USUALLY - MAYBE - IT DEPENDS - PROBABLY Alternative game play: To change up the game and to make it more challenging as well as practicing other skills, have the student who chooses the secret word describe it to others in the group. Instead of asking questions about the secret word, other students listen to the description and guess it. LICENSING TERMS: This purchase includes a license for one teacher only for personal use in their classroom. Licenses are non-transferable, meaning they can not be passed from one teacher to another. No part of this resource is to be shared with colleagues or used by an entire grade level, school, or district without purchasing the proper number of licenses. COPYRIGHT TERMS: This resource may not be uploaded to the internet in any form, including classroom/personal websites or network drives, unless the site is password protected and can only be accessed by students.
jenniferlcrespin
Interactive book: Rooms in the house

Interactive book: Rooms in the house

Match, lift and reveal books develop book handling and reading skills. The interactive books actively engage students in the reading process by allowing them to match or choose pictures and then reveal sentences. CORE VOCAB: Learn the names for rooms in the house 2 LEVELS: Level 1: Decorated rooms: match picture to picture. Level 2: Empty rooms: add pictures to the empty books USE AS BOOKS OR TASK CARDS: Turn into an interactive books OR use as task cards where students are given options of different furniture and have to choose the correct furniture for each room.
ASpecialKindOfEnglish
Prepositions at home IN AT ON

Prepositions at home IN AT ON

This product can be used as individual task cards or make into an interactive book. KEY VOCABULARY Learn key vocabulary for furniture and rooms in the house Learn prepositions: in, at, on 1ST PERSON WRITING: Neutral silhouette images of people to encourage students to compose sentences in 1st person. Option to sticks students pictures on the worksheets. 2 LEVELS OF SENTENCE BUILDING: Level 1: Who? is doing? Where? preposition word is embedded within the location. Level 2: Who? is doing? Where? What? preposition word is own exclusive part of the sentence. USING COLOURFUL SEMANTICS TO WRITE: Colorful semantics is an exciting language intervention that indirectly works on developing a child’s grammar through the use of: •Spoken sentences •Answering W/H questions •Use of nouns, verbs, prepositions and adjectives •Story telling skills •Written sentences and language comprehension Colorful semantics works particularly well in the special education classroom, helping students with difficulty in understanding language to compose sentences. These worksheets/taskcards are designed to give students support to develop writing and composition skills.
ASpecialKindOfEnglish
ESL Conversation Activity Bundle 2

ESL Conversation Activity Bundle 2

16 x ESL Conversation Activity Worksheets No prep pair-work speaking activities. Topics: 1) Fashion 2) Feelings 3) Food 4) Future 5) Geography 6) Health 7) History 8) Hobbies 9) Homes 10) Humour 11) Internet 12) Inventions 13) Languages 14) Love 15) Media 16) Money Part 1: Photo description & comparison Encourages use of linking terms, connectors and cohesive devices Vocabulary acquisition Part 2: Discussion questions Debates Agree / disagree Advantages / disadvantages Encourages fluency and confidence using English Can be used for a 1-1 speaking class or pair-work activity in a large class Instructions for PART 1: 1) Working with a partner with the same photo (student As with As, Bs with Bs), students attempt to identify the vocabulary in their photo. (alternatively, for low-level students, the teacher can provide students with a vocabulary list and the students label the photo). 2) Change pairs to AB. 3) Student A describes photo while student B listens attentively. 4) Student B describes photo while student A listens attentively. 5) Still without looking at each other’s photos, students attempt to identify 3 differences between their photos. Students may now look at each other’s photos and describe 2-3 differences each. Encourage use of CONNECTORS: Firstly, Secondly, Finally However, On the other hand , Whereas Furthermore, In addition, Moreover Instructions for PART 2 1) Students ask each other the discussion questions. Encourage students to: Extend their answers Elicit more information Agree / disagree with their partners Justify their arguments 2) Students try and report to their new partner everything they can remember which their old partner has just told them. Encourage students to use the questions to guide their memory. GAMIFICATION ALTERNATIVES PROVIDED WITH THE INSTRUCTIONS
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ESL Conversation Activitiy Bundle 1

ESL Conversation Activitiy Bundle 1

16 x ESL Conversation Activity Worksheets No prep pair-work speaking activities. Topics: 1) Advertising 2) Animals 3) Art 4) Buildings 5) Business 6) Celebrations 7) Childhood 8) Cities 9) Colour 10) Countryside 11) Crime 12) Education 13) Entertainment 14) Environment 15) Fame 16) Family Part 1: Photo description & comparison Encourages use of linking terms, connectors and cohesive devices Vocabulary acquisition Part 2: Discussion questions Debates Agree / disagree Advantages / disadvantages Encourages fluency and confidence using English Can be used for a 1-1 speaking class or pair-work activity in a large class Instructions for PART 1: 1) Working with a partner with the same photo (student As with As, Bs with Bs), students attempt to identify the vocabulary in their photo. (alternatively, for low-level students, the teacher can provide students with a vocabulary list and the students label the photo). 2) Change pairs to AB. 3) Student A describes photo while student B listens attentively. 4) Student B describes photo while student A listens attentively. 5) Still without looking at each other’s photos, students attempt to identify 3 differences between their photos. Students may now look at each other’s photos and describe 2-3 differences each. Encourage use of CONNECTORS: Firstly, Secondly, Finally However, On the other hand , Whereas Furthermore, In addition, Moreover Instructions for PART 2 1) Students ask each other the discussion questions. Encourage students to: Extend their answers Elicit more information Agree / disagree with their partners Justify their arguments 2) Students try and report to their new partner everything they can remember which their old partner has just told them. Encourage students to use the questions to guide their memory. GAMIFICATION ALTERNATIVES PROVIDED WITH THE INSTRUCTIONS
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