separated sentences on each
Discussing the photographs before reading the text will
allow pertinent vocabulary to be accessed prior to
Students need opportunities to make the technical
vocabulary their own. Book picture walks, prop boxes for the drama center,
guest speakers, and demonstrations all will deepen concept
Invite guests (chefs, EMTs, doctors) and bring in
artifacts (artwork, books, photos of buildings) that correspond to the cultures
and ethnicities represented by your ESL
Take a field trip to see the various work environments.
Have students create posters with one of their caregivers showing the tools they
of Literacy and Economics and History
Explore jobs. Have students choose a job they think they would like to have when
they grow up. Make a bulletin board with their photographed faces dressed in
appropriate clothes and using appropriate tools.
(History) Start a
"Then and Now" collection highlighting old-fashioned tools and modern
ones, such as an electric mixer and a rotary egg
Designed for 5 to 8 year olds, this interactive Web site takes
viewers through the Metropolitan Museum of Modern Art.
A lesson plan for K and first grade teachers including songs,
activity sheets, and curricular extensions about construction
Many healthy recipes for children to make; some need adult
assistance. (Teacher and Children)
award-winning Web site designed by two school-aged children includes recipes,
commentaries, links and videos of the girls preparing food.
A wealth of
information from the New York Public Library system with everything from audio
books, to simple games, to Web site links, to references (Teacher and