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I have been teaching for 39 years (and counting) in Chicago, Albuquerque and even Mexico. I started teaching Migrant children in rural Illinois and had to write ALL of my own materials and still do. My materials are in Spanish, English (ESL), French, Italian, and Arabic for elem, secondary, language development, special ed., science and social studies. I love them all and I hope you do, too.

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I have been teaching for 39 years (and counting) in Chicago, Albuquerque and even Mexico. I started teaching Migrant children in rural Illinois and had to write ALL of my own materials and still do. My materials are in Spanish, English (ESL), French, Italian, and Arabic for elem, secondary, language development, special ed., science and social studies. I love them all and I hope you do, too.
Spanish Family  (¿ Quién es?)– Spanish Rap-like Musical Chant with exercises and MP3
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Spanish Family (¿ Quién es?)– Spanish Rap-like Musical Chant with exercises and MP3

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¿Quién es...? is a Caribbean rap like chant about family . These pages and the accompanying MP3 comes from the popular Cantos, Ritmos y Rimas. This chant has been professionally recorded by Latin percussionists (one of whom even played with the famous Ruben Blades) - not a cheesy garage band amateur recording. This chant about la familia (family), ¿Quién es..? includes: - Professionally recorded rhythmic chant MP3 recited to a guaguancó beat - the words to the chant - a cloze (fill –in the blank) listening sheet - written activity sheets - and pictures of family members for individual flashcards, reacting visually to the song, or just review. This Spanish jazz- like chant is appropriate for all ages but especially good with 5th grade to Spanish 1 and 2 in high school (or Spanish 101 in college). To listen to this and other songs from this collection, go to: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/spanish-rap-like-musical-chants-sound-bite-sampler-11114647
The First Americans Unit in Pictures for Differentiating Instruction, Special Ed., ELL and ESL
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The First Americans Unit in Pictures for Differentiating Instruction, Special Ed., ELL and ESL

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The First Americans Unit in Pictures for Differentiating Instruction, Special Ed., ELL and ESL Students in Pictures for Special Ed., ELL and ESL Students from the Include Me © Series U.S. History Vol. 1 (Teacher's Resource Book for Differentiated Instruction, Special Education and ELLs) is a picture based, simple, and leveled, 30 pagepacket to differentiate instruction. With your good teaching, and with worksheets to teach both the concepts, vocabulary and facts of the First Americans period, all students will develop English language skills as they learn.(Language Development exercises in step with the ELA Common Core Curriculum) The reading and exercise levels vary from 3.0 - 4..5 (although the content is covered in 5th grades and higher). It is suggested that these be used when the on level or nearly on level students do the textbook readings and activities. This is NOT a substitute for the regular textbook or curriculum, but a resource of ready - made readings and activities that students of all levels can learn from. All students should be, and now can be, included. Each unit contains the following: - Unit pictures (16) - Word search level 1 - Crossword level 2 - Crossword level 3 - Picture reading - Cloze level 2 or 3 - Language Development level 1 - Language Development level 2 - Language Development level 3 - Flashcards (16) - Bingo cards (10 small cards)
SPANISH AP GLOBAL THEMES VOCABULARY QUIZZES
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SPANISH AP GLOBAL THEMES VOCABULARY QUIZZES

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SPANISH AP GLOBAL THEMES VOCABULARY QUIZZES – Pruebas cortitas de vocabulario para los temas globales del AP en español. These short (10 words each) global themes vocabulary quizzes by Lonnie Dai Zovi help Spanish AP teachers provide their students with the scaffolding needed to conquer the many skills needed to pass the Spanish AP test. If the students (both Spanish learners and Spanish speaking) don’t understand what they are reading and hearing they certainly won’t be able to succeed on the next level of comprehension questions, writing or speaking. The quizzes use the vocabulary found on SPANISH AP GLOBAL THEMES VOCABULARY found right here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/spanish-ap-global-themes-vocabulary-by-lonnie-dai-zovi-11117004
SPANISH AP GLOBAL THEMES VOCABULARY Lists
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SPANISH AP GLOBAL THEMES VOCABULARY Lists

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SPANISH AP GLOBAL THEMES VOCABULARY LISTS This list of over 700 words is divided and subdivided into the global themes and sub themes as proposed by the College Board for the Spanish AP. They are defined in English for better and more efficient understanding. If you prefer not to use the English definitions, simply cut the right side off when you make the copies and have the students develop their own glossary. You might be interested in purchasing the quizzes (10 words each quiz). These quizzes are available here: Spanish- https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/spanish-ap-global-themes-vocabulary-quizzes-11117015 • Desafíos globales • La ciencia y la tecnología • La vida contemporánea • Las identidades personales y públicas • Las familias y las comunidades • La belleza y la estética
La Llorona – La leyenda readings in two levels
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La Llorona – La leyenda readings in two levels

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La Llorona – La leyenda is a packet that contains short (two pages each)Spanish readings in two levels. The readings, along with the delightful grayscale drawings, tell the story of the popular legend prevalent in the Hispanic community. It is commonly believed that the jilted woman drowned her children to punish her lover. However this version is more gentle and states that the children drowned because she was crying and not paying attention when they were swimming. The packet includes: - Two pages of La Llorona – La leyenda readings (level 1) - One page of exercises (comprehension and simple grammar) for level 1 - Two pages of La Llorona – La leyenda readings (level 2) - One page of exercises for La Llorona – La leyenda readings (level 2) which include vocabulary and comprehension questions You may also want to purchase La Llorona – La leyenda colorful slide show to use as: - An introduction to the story - A stimulus for oral re-call of the story - A stimulus for written re-call of the story
Los  33- La historia de los  mineros chilenos (Video Companion Packet)
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Los 33- La historia de los mineros chilenos (Video Companion Packet)

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Intermediate to advanced Spanish classes should all see this true inspirational movie of the seemingly impossible rescue of the 33 trapped Chilean miners in the San Juan mine in the Atacama desert in Northern Chile. The “Los 33” video companion by Lonnie Dai Zovi (all in Spanish) includes: - Vocabulary sheet - Questions about the movie - Reading sheet on mining in Chile - Questions about mining in Chile - Exercise about the main minerals mined in Chile - Answer sheets to questions - See previews for more details -
Spanish ¡Alive! Musical Mini – lessons 12 short song sample MP3s
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Spanish ¡Alive! Musical Mini – lessons 12 short song sample MP3s

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Spanish ¡Alive! Musical Mini – lessons (12 short song sample MP3s) is a collection of simple short songs (and accompanying exercises and ideas) applicable for any elementary Spanish class. (I actually use many of these songs in my first semester of Spanish 1 in High school). Download and listen to the free short sound file samples before you decide which, if not all, song packets to buy. The songs and and accompanying exercises and ideas included in this collection are: Spanish Alive! Musical Mini Lessons -Diez Conejos (Spanish numbers 1-10) ) .Spanish Alive Musical Mini lessons- ¿Cómo te llamas? Spanish Alive Musical Mini lessons- ¿Cómo estás mi amigo? Spanish Alive Musical Mini lessons- ¿ Dónde está Dedo? (Thumbkin) Spanish Alive Musical Mini lessons -Hokey-Pokey y and more (body songs) Spanish Alive Musical Mini lessons – Yo Quiero a mi mama (family song) Spanish Alive Musical Mini lessons – Buenos días (greetings) Spanish Alive Musical Mini lessons – Me gustan los colores (colors and I like) Spanish Alive Musical Mini lessons – Cuando me visto (clothes) Spanish Alive Musical Mini lessons - ¿Cuántos años tienes tú? (age)
Cinco de Mayo Leveled Readings, Worksheets and Coloring in Spanish and English
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Cinco de Mayo Leveled Readings, Worksheets and Coloring in Spanish and English

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Cinco de Mayo Leveled Readings, Worksheets and Coloring Sheets in Spanish and English by Lonnie Dai Zovi Educate and celebrate CInco de Mayo with your Spanish and/or English speaking students by having them read (at their level and language) the brief history behind the holiday. The pages of each reading (in level 1 Spanish, and English) ) are well illustrated to add to the understanding and aesthetics of the readings of the history of the Battle of Puebla which happened on May 5th, 1862. Each of the two pages have an additional page of exercises. There are also coloring sheets. These include a Mexican flag, some Mexican folkloric dancers, a large intricate Mexican sombrero, a big patterned sarape and a non-offensive battle scene. The readings, exercises and one coloring sheet should take a regular class period, or about an hour. A teacher can devote a lot more time to discussing Mexican heritage by bringing in food, making papel picado, learning dances and more. To re-cap… Packet includes: • 2 pages of level one Spanish (present tense, easier vocab) reading • 1 page of level one exercises • 2 pages of level two Spanish (past tense, more advanced vocab) reading • one page of level 2 exercises • two pages on low intermediate English reading (good for ESL or 3-5th grade regular ed students) • one page of simple exercises • answer key • one Mexican flag to color • two Mexican dancers to color • a large sarape to color • a large Mexican sombrero to color • non-gory battle scene to color
Dalí- Accent on Art For The Spanish Classroom by Lonnie Dai Zovi
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Dalí- Accent on Art For The Spanish Classroom by Lonnie Dai Zovi

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(Todo en este paquete está en español, menos la descripción) Dalí- Accent on Art For The Spanish Classroom by Lonnie Dai Zovi is This packet includes: • Spanish readings 2-3 pages about Dalí’s life and works • Vocabulary from the reading • Worksheets about the reading • Sheets to critique, describe and draw one of Dalí’s masterpieces • 4 masterpieces to color include: La persistencia de la memoria, El descubrimiento de América de Cristóbal Colón, El piano, Auto-retrato blando con tocino frito, El enigma de Hitler The study of fine art satisfies the standards and the 5C’s. TheCulture is obvious, the Connections are to history, geography and other artists from our country, and the Comparison between each other and the other artists from other countries and other times. The Common Core College and Career Readiness (Come to understand other perspective and cultures) is also met through the teachings of fine art. Other artist packets included here on TPT Dalí Accent on Art Spanish Art Packets El Greco Accent on Art Spanish Art Packets Goya Accent on Art Spanish Art Packets Kahlo Accent on Art Spanish Art Packets Orozco Accent on Art Spanish Art Packets Picasso Accent on Art Spanish Art Packets Posada Accent on Art Spanish Art Packets Rivera Accent on Art Spanish Art Packets Siqueiros Accent on Art Spanish Art Packets Velásquez Accent on Art Spanish Art Packets
Songs for Learning the Subjunctive – “El matrimonio..” (incomplete actions)
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Songs for Learning the Subjunctive – “El matrimonio..” (incomplete actions)

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Teach, preview or review the difficult subjunctive concepts, verb conjugation musically. The song /chant ( musically accompanied rhythmic recitation) is a great addition to your Spanish subjunctive lesson, specifically, the incomplete actions/ adverb clauses. “ El matrimonio dudoso” is a song/chant about a man who talks about how happy he and his beloved will be when they get married.“El matrimonio dudoso” is set to upbeat professionally recorded Cuban charanga music for very lively and pleasant listening (and learning!). The packet includes: • the words to the song • the script with words taken out for a musical dictation • and exercises relating to the song (and reinforcing the subjunctive, but in an integrative way • MP3 of the lively professionally recorded rap beat To listen to short song samples of this and other songs in this collection, click the url below. https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/cantos-calientes-songs-for-learning-the-subjunctive-short-mps-samples-11120650
Ecosystems (Simplified)  in Pictures for Special Ed., ELL and ESL Students
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Ecosystems (Simplified) in Pictures for Special Ed., ELL and ESL Students

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Ecosystems (Simplified) in Pictures for Special Ed., ELL and ESL Students from the Include Me © Series Life Sciences (Teacher's Resource Book for Differentiated Instruction, Special Education and ELLs) is a 30 page picture based, simple, and leveled, packet to differentiate instruction.These worksheets help you teach both the concepts, vocabulary and facts of simple living things. The students will develop English language skills as they learn.(Language Development exercises in step with the ELA Common Core Curriculum) The included suggestions for peer tutoring will see the whole class included in all the students' learning. This will work well for large classes with learning centers, as well as a pull out situation. Or, if you are the demonstration/lecture/reading type teacher, when it comes to reinforcement and assessment, these sheets will also work well. The reading and exercise levels vary from 2 - 3.5 (although the content covered may be higher (2-6th)). It is suggested that these be used when the on - level or nearly on level student do the textbook readings and activities. This is NOT a substitute for the regular textbook or curriculum, but a resource of ready - made readings and activities that students of all levels can learn from. The vocabulary stressed in Ecosystems (Simplified) in Pictures for Special Ed., ELL and ESL Students are : ecosystems woodland forest rain forest habitat stream river pond desert ocean arctic migrate endangered extinct pollution recycle fresh water Each unit contains the following: - Unit pictures (16) - Picture quiz (exercises) - Word search level 1 - Crossword level 2 - Crossword level 3 - Picture reading - Cloze level 2 or 3 - Language Development level 1 - Language Development level 2 - Language Development level 3 - Flashcards (16) - Bingo cards (10 small cards) (Language Development exercises in step with the ELA Common Core Curriculum)
Arabic Numbers Bingo
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Arabic Numbers Bingo

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Arabic Numbers Bingo by Lonnie Dai Zovi - Students will benefit by hearing and seeing the letters in a fun way. There are enough cards for 30 students. Although the bingo cards can be copied onto paper, it would be better if they were copied onto card stock and them laminated so they last for years. In addition to the 30 cards, there are instructions for playing alphabet bingo with suggestions for variations.
Perfect Pics©  For Learning  Language Digital Version
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Perfect Pics© For Learning Language Digital Version

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Language educators know that pictures are indispensable for the many visual learners in the language classroom. That's why the 596 pictures in the Perfect Pics© For Learning Language Digital Version, book have been developed. Teachers realize that pictures are mandatory in the language classroom for all levels and all ages. They help in many ways: - Visual learners learn better when they can see what they are learning or hearing. - Non-readers (either due to age, ability, or unfamiliarity with the writing system) need pictures as they acquire new words. -Translation is not needed if pictures are used and therefore acquisition is faster and more permanent. - Activities and games using pictures are very helpful and fun. - Oral work is made possible with picture stimuli. - Flashcards or individual picture dictionaries - Use for visually responding to songs or other listening activities -Pictures are in easily photo-copiable black and white for quizzes, games, activities etc. One of the main advantages to using Perfect Pics © is that there are very many verbs, adjectives and other pictures. These are very accessible and ready for you to put on your quizzes, flashcards, games, exercises and more. There are patterns and suggestions for use in the back, as well as answers or labels in English French, Spanish, Chinese and Arabic. Of course ANY language learners can benefit from using these pictures, regardless of language. The digital pictures included are: 32 everyday expressions subject pronouns (You- singular, plural, formal and more) Numbers Colors 112 verbs Prepositions of place 48 adjectives school body clothes family house weather 64 food pics nature 48 animals (good for science teachers, too) 32 places professions transportation extra subject pronouns (especially designed for learning Arabic) (These pictures are excellent to use FOR YOUR CLASSROOM ONLY- NOT FOR YOUR PUBLICATIONS OR FOR YOUR FRIEND. It is clip art, but not copyright free clip art.)
Rocks, Fossils and Soil (Simplified)  in Pictures for Special Ed., ELL and ESL Students
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Rocks, Fossils and Soil (Simplified) in Pictures for Special Ed., ELL and ESL Students

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Rocks, Fossils and Soil (Simplified) in Pictures for Special Ed., ELL and ESL Students from the Include Me © Series Rocks, Fossils and Soil (Teacher's Resource Book for Differentiated Instruction, Special Education and ELLs) is a picture based, simple, and leveled, 30 pagepacket to differentiate instruction. With your good teaching, and with these worksheets, leveled reading, games, puzzles and flashcards to teach the concepts, vocabulary and facts of simple energy. ALL students will develop English language skills as they learn.(Language Development exercises in step with the ELA Common Core Curriculum) Often students with varying degrees of English (and academic) abilities are dying to do what the rest of the students are doing, but they find the vocabulary beyond their reach. At the same time, some of the ESL or ELL may have limited basic or prior knowledge of the concepts being taught so the pictures help in this way, too. The visual learners, slower learners and special education students can benefit by this approach as well as the ESL and ELL students. The reading and exercise levels vary from 3 - 4.5 (although the content covered may be higher (2-5th). It is suggested that these be used when the on - level or nearly on level student do the textbook readings and activities. This is NOT a substitute for the regular textbook or curriculum, but a resource of ready - made readings and activities that students of all levels can learn from. All studentsnow can be included. The vocabulary words stressed in Rocks, Fossils and Soil (Simplfied) and in Pictures for Special Ed., ELL and ESL Students are : Clay Dull Fossils Igneous rocks Metamorphic rocks Minerals Pebbles Petrified Rocks Rough Sand Sap Sedimentary rocks Shiny Smooth soil This packet contains the following: - Unit pictures (16) - Picture quiz (exercises) - Word search level 1 - Crossword level 2 - Crossword level 3 - Picture reading - Cloze level 2 or 3 - Reading (Same as cloze reading, picture reading but with no pictures or blanks) - Language Development level 1 - Language Development level 2 - Language Development level 3 - Flashcards (16) - Bingo cards (10 small cards) (Language Development exercises in step with the ELA Common Core Curriculum)
La Cucaracha - Mariachi Music (MP3), Worksheets, and Pictures  to Learn Spanish
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La Cucaracha - Mariachi Music (MP3), Worksheets, and Pictures to Learn Spanish

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La Cucaracha - Mariachi Music (MP3) Worksheets, and Pictures to Learn Spanish by Lonnie Dai Zovi. You know you love mariachi music! Now you have a good excuse to play it in the classroom and use it to improve your students' cultural knowledge, vocabulary, and grammar. This packet contains the words to La Cucaracha, listening exercises and many grammar, comprehension, and vocabulary. There are also 6 large pictures that accompany the song for flashcards, listening activity manipulatives (hold up the card when you hear..)The Mariachi y Más song file is recorded by professional Mexican mariachis (Mariachi Mexiica) and totally authentic and exuberant. The song and pictures are good for ANY age group and level (elementary through and including high school) and the lyrics, cloze activity and grammar and vocabulary questions are mainly for 5th -10th bilingual classes or Spanish 2-4 middle and high school Spanish classes. Mariachi history, trivia (In both Spanish and English) and glossary is available in a separate packet here (TES) or in a BUNDLE The lessons taught with La Cucaracha worksheets and music include: - - Culture - - - Mexican revolution, history, geography) - - - vocabulary ( metals, general) - Grammar (infinitives after "para" metaphors) To listen to short song samples of this and other songs in this collection, copy and paste the url below. https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/mariachi-songs-to-teach-spanish-short-mp3s-sampler-11114673
The Hospital - The Battle of Gettysburg and The Ghosts That Are Still There
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The Hospital - The Battle of Gettysburg and The Ghosts That Are Still There

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The Hospital - The Battle of Gettysburg and The Ghosts That Are Still There by Lonnie Dai Zovi Students get supernatural thrills as they learn about the Civil War and the Battle of Gettysburg in a unique way. Two university professors, accustomed to proving everything that they learn and teach, are shaken when they unexpectedly witness a ghostly scene. In the basement of their building they are greeted by a frantic and bloody ghost surgeon and hear the screams of agony from the ghost soldiers awaiting or suffering from recent amputations and other necessary procedures. The Hospital - The Battle of Gettysburg and Its Ever Present Ghosts is one of the stories in the U.S.History based True Ghost Stories That Teach - Historically Based Stories with Content Area Connections by Lonnie Dai Zovi. These six pages (4 full pages of reading, 2 of exercises) contain a high interest short story written at a 4 -5th grade reading level, but of interest to all students, 4th grade to GED or adult ESL or Citizenship students. (Intermediate level ESL, ELL reader) Besides enjoying the story (who doesn't love a good ghost story?), the students will learn, review, discuss, investigate, and write about: 1) The Civil War (War Between the States) 2) The Battle of Gettysburg 3) The idea of make - shift hospitals 4) Medical vocabulary and procedures 5) Words used both as nouns and verbs 6) Amputation Other skills enhanced are: 1) Vocabulary improvement 2) Reading comprehension skills 3) Paragraph writing All the stories in this collection capitalize on the students great interest in ghosts, and other weird phenomena. These stories take advantage of this interest by using the stories to: Teach U.S. History Practice reading Improve comprehension Expand vocabulary Highlight or teach certain aspects of language Make connections to other content areas Stimulate discussions Write interesting paragraphs or simple essays To take full advantage of True Ghost Stories That Teach, the students should read the stories aloud, dramatizing and using voices and other sound effects (reader's theater). The stories have been designed for readers of all ages, as have the exercises. These exercise may be done together as a whole group, partners or individually.
Going to America - A Ghost Story  About Ellis Island and U.S.Immigration
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Going to America - A Ghost Story About Ellis Island and U.S.Immigration

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Going to America - A Ghost Story About Ellis Island and U.S.Immigration Going to America is in a two part story. The first part is of an Irish brother and sister who have been orphaned. The brother goes to America and promises to send for his sister when he is settled. We read about her journey on the crowded boat and then her problems at (and the history of) Ellis Island. The second part of the story we fast forward to the 60s when Ellis Island is in ruins and some American teens visit it under the cloak of darkness for an adventure that they will NOT forget. Going to America is one of the stories in the U.S.History based True Ghost Stories That Teach Historically Based Stories with Content Area Connections by Lonnie Dai Zovi. These seven pages contain a high interest short story written at a 4-5th grade reading level, but of interest to all students, 4th grade to adult. Besides enjoying the story (who doesnt love a good ghost story?), the students will learn, review, discuss, investigate, and write about : 1) Brief Irish history 2) Health problems and diseases 3) Conditions on a trans-Atlantic ship 4) History and procedures at Ellis Island 5) Immigration then and now Other skills enhanced are: 1) Vocabulary improvement 2) Reading comprehension skills 3) Use and study of negative words All the stories in this collection capitalize on the students great interest in ghosts, and other weird phenomena. These stories take advantage of this interest by using the stories to teach: Practice reading Improve comprehension Expand vocabulary Highlight or teach certain aspects of language Teach or review history Make connections to other content areas Stimulate discussions Write interesting paragraphs or simple essays To take full advantage of the True Ghost Stories That Teach, the students should read the stories aloud, dramatizing and using voices and other sound effects (readers' theater). The stories have been designed for readers of all ages, as have the exercises. These exercise may be done together as a whole group, partners or individually. If you have enjoyed this high quality FREE product, check out the other (inexpensive) products here on TES in Lonnie Dai Zovi's Shop.
Accent on Art Respuestas (Answer Book)
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Accent on Art Respuestas (Answer Book)

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Accent on Art Respuestas (Answer Book) by Lonnie Dai Zovi is a booklet that contains the answers to the exercises contained in the book Accent on Art Bundle and in individual packets here on TES.com The individual packets include: Accent on Art Activities Dalí Accent on Art Spanish Art Packets El Greco Accent on Art Spanish Art Packets Goya Accent on Art Spanish Art Packets Kahlo Accent on Art Spanish Art Packets Orozco Accent on Art Spanish Art Packets Picasso Accent on Art Spanish Art Packets Posada Accent on Art Spanish Art Packets Rivera Accent on Art Spanish Art Packets Siqueiros Accent on Art Spanish Art Packets Velásquez Accent on Art Spanish Art Packets