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Discussing Relationships & Family with ELL Students - Chapter Summary
In this chapter, our instructors present you with ELL lesson plans and discussion questions that cover family and relationship subjects. These topics include emotions, dating, marriage and more. It's easy to use these resources at any time on your mobile phone, tablet or computer to construct your lesson plans and create your assignments. Our professional instructors have created these lesson specifically to address the unique needs of English language learners.
How It Helps
- Helps you address sensitive topics: With these resources, you'll feel more confident discussing sensitive topics like emotions and domestic violence with your ELL students.
- Saves your time: It's easy to modify your curriculum or introduce something new to your classes with these easy-to-use, mobile-friendly lesson plans and resources.
- Engages your students: We've included discussion questions in with these resources to help you not only successfully converse with your students but to also get them thinking and talking about these topics.
How It Works
This helpful resource offers teachers lesson plan resources with relevant tools to make planning relationship and family ELL lessons easy.
- Use lesson plan outlines for specific relationship and family topics you want to cover in class.
- Formulate your ELL class outline using the suggested classroom tools offered in the lesson plans.
- Share the related relationship and family lessons with students in class to make learning fun and engaging.
- Use related lesson quizzes to ensure your students understand the most important family and relationships concepts from the lessons.
- Engage your students with relevant family and relationships-related activities, discussion questions or other materials found in the lesson plan outline.
1. ESL Family Vocabulary Lesson Plan
In this lesson, ELL's will learn about vocabulary that is used to describe members of their families. First, they will listen to a text that exposes them to this vocabulary. Next, they will engage in a game where they will listen for vocabulary words and discuss them with peers. Lastly, they will create a family tree of their own.
2. ESL Family Vocabulary: Word List & Games
Teaching and learning vocabulary words and phrases can sometimes be a repetitive and boring lesson. Adding games and fun activities to ingrain this knowledge can add a level of interest that will be both engaging and interesting.
3. ESL Adoption Lesson Plan
Many young people are faced with difficult situations that leave them in the care of people outside their nuclear family. This lesson focuses on explaining the adoption process in the United States to ESL students.
4. ESL Conversation Questions About Family
As an ESL instructor, you know that conversation is an important part of every daily routine. This lesson will focus on conversations centered on the theme of family. Read on, for ideas and questions that will get your ESL students engaged and eager to take part in classroom conversations.
5. ESL Family Tree Projects
An ESL family tree project allows English learners to gain vocabulary related to people, family members, and relationships. This ESL project can be used with young or adult students who are learning English as a second language.
6. ESL Getting to Know You Lesson Plan
In this lesson plan, the teacher will begin to get to know his/her ELL students. First, the class will share where they are from by creating a classroom bulletin board display. Next, the class will get up and moving in a getting to know you game. Finally, the students will share more about themselves through drawing and writing.
7. ESL Friendship Lesson Plan
Implementing this lesson plan will help your ESL students understand the concept of friendship. Students will participate in a read-aloud story and vocabulary activities related to friendship.
8. ESL Dating Lesson Plan
English Language Learners will be engaged in discussions about dating through activities included in this lesson plan. Using examples from popular culture, students will discuss dating vocabulary and idioms, and compare dating in the U.S. with dating elsewhere.
9. Relationship Discussion Questions for ESL Students
Because relationships are a common topic of conversation, English as a Second Language (ESL) students need the language tools to converse confidently about relationships. This lesson provides teachers with relationship-related discussion questions for classroom use.
10. ESL Love Vocabulary Lesson Plan
This lesson plan provides ESL students with an opportunity to learn vocabulary and common informal expressions about romance and love. Students will practice using these terms with a fun activity.
11. ESL Wedding Vocabulary & Activities
This lesson will provide teachers of English as a second language (ESL) students with vocabulary associated with weddings. Additionally, in this lesson, teachers will learn strategies for implementing this vocabulary into instruction.
12. ESL Honeymoon Writing Prompts
A honeymoon is a unique event and it certainly makes a great topic for writing. Your ESL students will get a kick out of the prompts you give them on the topic of honeymoons.
13. Marriage Lesson Plan for ESL Students
Marriage practices vary widely from culture to culture. This lesson plan introduces the traditional American marriage ceremony to ESL students. A hands-on activity gives students a fun way to master relevant vocabulary.
14. ESL Feelings Lesson Plan
This lesson plan will help ESL students learn about feelings by making connections to informational text and participating in activities in which they explore emotions.
15. ESL Emotions Lesson Plan
Teaching the concept of emotions can be a challenge. Look no further! In this lesson, we will take a look at how to deliver an interesting and engaging lesson on emotions for English as a second language (ESL) students.
16. ESL Domestic Violence Lesson Plan
Use this lesson plan to teach your ESL students about domestic violence. Students will engage in a discussion with their peers, learn about facts and myths, and create a resource that could help someone suffering from domestic violence.
17. Gossip ESL Lesson Plan
With this lesson plan, your ESL/ELL students are going to learn about gossip in the English language. They will then perform a modified '~'telephone'~' activity involving the repetition and sensationalization of a story.
18. ESL Relationships Lesson Plan
Teachers will utilize this lesson to assist ESL students in establishing successful relationships. Students will learn about the four components of creating relationships, answer discussion prompts and complete a role play.
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Other chapters within the Activities & Resources for Teaching ELL course
- ESL Vocabulary for Business & Life Skills
- Discussing Business & World Issues with ESL Students
- Discussing Culture & Health with ESL Students
- Discussing Travel with ELL Students
- Discussing Food with ELL Students
- Movies & Drama for ELL Students
- ESL Holiday Lessons & Activities
- ESL Vocabulary for Holidays & Time of Year
- World Cultures for ELL Students