The Tunnel of Freedom -Ghosts of Underground Railroad Passengers

The Tunnel of Freedom -Ghosts of Underground Railroad Passengers

The Tunnel of Freedom -Ghosts of Underground Railroad Passengers is a short ghost story with exercises about a young Afro-American carpenter hired to board up a tunnel in a man's basement in Georgetown, Maryland where legend has it the tunnel led from the river and housed runaway slaves as they refreshed themselves for their continuing journey north. His experiences in that basement teach him a lot! The Tunnel of Freedom - Ghosts of Underground Railroad Passengers 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 5 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 ESL,GED and CItienship classes. Besides enjoying the story (who doesn't love a good ghost story?), the students will learn, review, discuss, investigate, and write about : 1. The Underground Railroad 2. Relations between White and Black citizens in early 1900's 3. Tools and their name (Voc. Ed) 4. Words spelled the same with different pronunciations 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: 1. Practice reading 2. Improve comprehension 3. Expand vocabulary 4. Highlight or teach certain aspects of language 5. Teach or review history 6. Make connections to other content areas 7. Stimulate discussions 8. Write interesting paragraphs or simple essays To take full advantage of the "True" Ghost Stories That Teach, the stories 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.
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I Don't Belong Here - Ghosts of Buffalo Soldiers and Arizona History

I Don't Belong Here - Ghosts of Buffalo Soldiers and Arizona History

I Don't Belong Here - Ghosts of Buffalo Soldiers and Arizona History by Lonnie Dai Zovi - is a short ghost story with exercises about a young man who enlisted in the unique branch of the U.S cavalry made up of all former slave recruits later called the Buffalo Soldiers. He lost his life but unfortunately it wasn't in battle. Many years later the details surrounding his death is made clear because of his friendship with a young Apache student. I Don't Belong Here - Ghosts of Buffalo Soldiers and Arizona History is one of the stories in the U.S.History based by Lonnie Dai Zovi. These 6 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 ESL, GED, or Citizenship classes. Besides enjoying the story (who doesn't love a good ghost story?), the students will earn, review, discuss, investigate, and write. about : 1. Buffalo Soldiers 2. Career options for ex-slaves 3. Native Americans in the West 4. African American History 5. Western Native Americans 6. The prefix "out" in compound words All the stories in this collection (True Stories That Teach) 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: 1. Practice reading 2. Improve comprehension 3. Expand vocabulary 4. Highlight or teach certain aspects of language 5. Teach or review history 6. Make connections to other content areas 7. Stimulate discussions 8. Write interesting paragraphs or simple essays To take full advantage if 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.
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Nubia Unit in Pictures for Differentiating Instruction, Special Ed., ELL and ESL Students

Nubia Unit in Pictures for Differentiating Instruction, Special Ed., ELL and ESL Students

Nubia Unit in Pictures for Differentiating Instruction, Special Ed., ELL and ESL Students from the Include Me © Series Ancient Civilizations (Teacher's Resource Book for Differentiated Instruction, Special Education and ELLs) by Lonnie Dai Zovi and Dr. Annette Maestas is a picture based, simple, and leveled, 30 page packet to differentiate instruction. With your good teaching, and with worksheets to teach both the concepts, vocabulary and facts of the Nubian civilization, all students will develop English language skills as they learn. (Language Development exercises in step with the ELA Common Core Curriculum) Each unit contains the following: - Unit pictures - 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 - Bingo cards
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El libro de la vida Video Companion Worksheets and Activities Packet

El libro de la vida Video Companion Worksheets and Activities Packet

El libro de la vida is a great movie for Spanish teachers to show their students because : • It is a great visual experience • It is an enjoyable listening comprehension opportunities • It contains incredible cultural references for teaching and discussions • It ties into the Dia de los Muertos lessons This El libro de la vida video companion packet contains: • vocabulary for two levels (taken from the movie) • two puzzles using the vocabulary • summaries in two level for reading practice • exercises reinforcing vocabulary or grammar • Questions about the summaries • Coloring pages of a bullfighter, a beautifully ornate Spanish fan, La Calavera Catrina, Rivera’s Una tarde Dominical por la Alameda Cantral, a ghostly guitar (The kids will notice that these images are NOT the same as the ones in the movie. I respect copyrights) • Trivia suggested from the movie (History of the guitar, explanation of serenades, the art of Posada including La Calavera Catrina, and Spanish fans, and bullfights) • Questions about the trivia • Answers to the questions, puzzles, grammar reviews The English version, The Book of Life Video Companion
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Earth and Physical Sciences (Simplified) in Pictures for Special Ed., ELL and ESL Students BUNDLE

Earth and Physical Sciences (Simplified) in Pictures for Special Ed., ELL and ESL Students BUNDLE

Earth and Physical Sciences (Simplified) in Pictures for Special Ed., ELL and ESL Students BUNDLE from the Include Me © Series - Sciences (Simplified) in Pictures for Special Education(Teacher's Resource Packet for Differentiated Instruction, Special Education and ELLs) is a 230 page picture based, simple, and leveled, packet to differentiate instruction. With your good teaching, and with these games, puzzles, leveled readings, worksheets and more you, will teach the concepts, vocabulary and basic facts of life sciences to ALL students while they develop English language skills. 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 2 - 4 (although the content covered may be higher (3-8th). 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 students should be and now can be included. 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 - 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) ** Packets included in this BUNDLE are also available for purchase separately. See below: Weather and Climate (Simplified) and in Pictures For Special Ed and ESL Students Our Changing Earth (Simplified) and in Pictures For Special Ed and ESL Students Rocks, Fossils and Soil (Simplified) and in Pictures For Special Ed and ESL Students Land and Water Forms (Simplified) and in Pictures For Special Ed and ESL Students Solar System (Simplified) and in Pictures For Special Ed and ESL Students Matter (Simplified) and in Pictures For Special Ed and ESL Students Energy (Simplified) and in Pictures For Special Ed and ESL Students Forces and Machines (Simplified) and in Pictures For Special Ed and ESL Students Life Sciences BUNDLE (Simplified) and in Pictures For Special Ed and ESL Students
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Moana (or Vaiana) Guía para el video

Moana (or Vaiana) Guía para el video

Moana (o Vaiana) - Guía para el video The Disney movie gives the world a beautiful view of the Polynesian islands, Hawaii and other islands in Oceania. This Moana/Vaiana Guía para el video helps the busy teacher take advantage of the movie’s excellent teachable features . The packet contains: • Summary of the movie in two levels (of Spanish) • Vocabulary of the movie and of the written summary in two levels • Extension activities reinforcing vocabulary and simple grammar 2 levels) • Simple page of marine animals (identifying the pictures) • Readings and questions about origin of tattoos in many cultures, especially highlighting the Polynesian tattoos. • Readings about some creation of the world legends (Maya, Apache, Egyptian and Aborigine) • Colouring pages of Polynesian type tattoos (three pages) • Colouring page of versions of Maui and Moana These lessons readings and activities are appropriate for lower level Spanish speakers and Spanish learners of many ages.
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French Family Words - French rap-like Musical Chant with Exercises and Mp3

French Family Words - French rap-like Musical Chant with Exercises and Mp3

Qui est..-Teach or reinforce the French family words musically to your students using this very catchy chant, “ Qui est..? “ This chant/rap comes from the wildly popular Cantiques, Rythmes et Rimes. rain research proves that using music and chants to learn languages is doubly effective. Using The French Cantiques, Rythmes et Rimes in your French classroom is both engaging and fun for all types of students. The professionally recorded music (French, Cajun, Zydeco, Zouk and more) and unique rhythms pleasantly and effectively glide the vocabulary or grammar lesson into the students’ heads, making your job of teaching French easy and fun! This rhythmic chant, “ Qui est..”, set to a Caribbean beat, includes: - the words to the chant - and a cloze (fill –in the blank) listening sheet - an extension activity - pictures for review - Professionally recorded MP3 This Spanish jazz - like chant or rap-like chant is appropriate for all ages but especially good with 5th grade to French 1 and 2 in high school (or French 101 in college). To listen to short song samples of this and other songs in this collection,click the url below. https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/french-rap-like-musical-chants-partial-song-samples-11115278
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Perfect Picture Strories For Excellent Writing  (9-12)

Perfect Picture Strories For Excellent Writing (9-12)

Perfect Picture Stories for Excellent Writing ( 9-12) Perfect Picture Stories address Common Core Standards for Writing and the needs of teachers for the creative visual prompts, the lists of linking, transitional, temporal and other essential words, and the guidelines for better and more fluid writing. Each Perfect Picture Stories for Excellent Writing Packet includes : • 4 pages of different 6-framed pictures stories (good for speaking practice, too) • stimulus questions for each story • vocabulary • lists of linking words, temporal words, transitional words and many more words for more better writing • guidelines for excellent writing using Perfect Picture Stories • simple rubric for easier grading and checklist for students Perfect Picture Stories address Common Core Standards for Writing and the needs of teachers for the creative visual prompts, the lists of linking, transitional, temporal and other essential words, and the guidelines for better and more fluid writing. The stories suggested by the pictures are: 9- A man has an important speech but has many problems getting reliable transportation to get there. 10- A mother gets her reluctant son ready for kindergarten and is surprised when she picks him up after school. 11- Mother and daughter buy fruit at a fruit market and the daughter surprises her mother buy making a face out of the fruit. 12- When a house caches on fire, the owners find that they have many friends that help re-build and furnish their house.
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