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Ch 9: ESL Vocabulary for Holidays & Time of Year

About This Chapter

Enhance your ESL instruction with this collection supplemental teaching resources for holiday and time of year vocabulary. Teachers can use these games, exercises, word lists and class activities to improve their ESL vocabulary lessons and strengthen their students' English skills.

ESL Vocabulary for Holidays & Time of Year - Chapter Summary

Consult these convenient supplemental teaching resources to improve your ESL vocabulary lessons. Containing convenient word lists, games, exercises and class activities, these resources are designed to improve your students' understanding of holiday/season vocabulary words and help them have fun while learning. These instructional materials are available 24/7 and accessible on virtually any device that has an Internet connection.

How It Helps

  • Helps enhance instruction: You can improve the quality of your ESL lessons by using the chapter's supplemental teaching resources.
  • Engages students: Your students will enjoy learning vocabulary through engaging class activities and games.
  • Improves student understanding: The including word lists and practice quizzes can be assigned to help your students solidify their knowledge of holiday and the time-of-year vocabulary.

Skills Covered

After completing the chapter, you should be able to:

  • Use word lists for holiday-related vocabulary, including Christmas, Halloween and Earth Day words
  • Assign fun winter weather vocabulary games
  • Engage your ESL students with class activities that strengthen their season-related vocabulary

18 Lessons in Chapter 9: ESL Vocabulary for Holidays & Time of Year
ESL Weather Vocabulary: Word List & Games

1. ESL Weather Vocabulary: Word List & Games

In this lesson we will be discussing weather vocabulary and some activities that can be used to teach ESL students all about the weather. You will be given word lists and games related to different types of weather conditions.

Earth Day Vocabulary & Activities for ESL Students

2. Earth Day Vocabulary & Activities for ESL Students

Earth Day is an important day to celebrate our beautiful planet. This lesson includes vocabulary words and games to help your ESL students learn about the beauty of our Earth.

ESL Summer Vocabulary: List & Activities

3. ESL Summer Vocabulary: List & Activities

English as a second language (ESL) students can benefit from learning a list of summer season vocabulary. Discover examples of summer-related vocabulary and various activities to use with ESL students to improve their English language skills.

ESL Autumn Vocabulary: List & Activities

4. ESL Autumn Vocabulary: List & Activities

This lesson for teachers of ESL students will provide a list of common vocabulary words related to autumn. We will also look at some activities to help teach students the new autumn vocabulary.

ESL Halloween Vocabulary

5. ESL Halloween Vocabulary

October 31st is a special day to be spooked! It's a day for fun, candy, and a little scare. Let's look at some words to help us understand and describe the holiday!

ESL Winter Vocabulary & Activities: Weather & Clothing

6. ESL Winter Vocabulary & Activities: Weather & Clothing

Learning vocabulary associated with the seasons is an important aspect of developing the capacity to communicate in English. This lesson focuses on vocabulary and activities that can help your ESL students talk about winter.

ESL Winter Sports Lesson Plan

7. ESL Winter Sports Lesson Plan

In this lesson plan, ELL students will learn about winter sports. After viewing video clips, drawing and acting out the vocabulary words, and playing collaborative games, the students will complete a writing performance task.

ESL Christmas Vocabulary: Word List & Games

8. ESL Christmas Vocabulary: Word List & Games

Christmas-specific vocabulary can be helpful to English as a Second Language (ESL) students. Practice some general Christmas terms through several engaging activities: Santa's sleigh race, decorating, hangman, and Pictionary.

ESL Christmas Vocabulary Lesson Plan

9. ESL Christmas Vocabulary Lesson Plan

This lesson plan will help ESL students learn and use Christmas vocabulary words by participating in a read aloud, completing practice drills, and playing cooperative games. Finally, students will use the vocabulary words to write an original Christmas story.

Thanksgiving Lesson Plan for ESL Students

10. Thanksgiving Lesson Plan for ESL Students

In this lesson plan, ESL students will learn about the American holiday known as Thanksgiving. They will listen to a Thanksgiving story, write what they are thankful for and design a plate of Thanksgiving food.

Valentine's Day Lesson Plan for ESL Students

11. Valentine's Day Lesson Plan for ESL Students

In this lesson plan, ESL students will explore Valentine's Day vocabulary words, listen to examples of love letters and create their own valentine to the person of their choice.

ESL Easter Vocabulary

12. ESL Easter Vocabulary

This lesson includes some common Easter vocabulary words and suggestions for presenting them to ESL students. By the end of the lesson, you'll not only have ideas of what words to choose, but also activities to help your students learn them.

ESL Lesson Plan for Time Expressions

13. ESL Lesson Plan for Time Expressions

Looking for a fun way to introduce your ESL (English as a second language) students to common time expressions? This lesson plan will do just that in a simple and engaging manner. An activity helps to solidify understanding.

Days Of The Week Lesson Plan for ESL Students

14. Days Of The Week Lesson Plan for ESL Students

In this lesson, students will engage in a variety of activities about days of the week. By the end of the lesson, students will be able to identify, recite and write the days of the week.

ESL Father's Day Lesson Plan

15. ESL Father's Day Lesson Plan

In this lesson plan, ESL students will learn about Father's Day. After listening to a text about fathers, they will describe the purpose and details of Father's Day with a graphic organizer. Students will create an acrostic poem for father figures as a performance task.

ESL Canadian Thanksgiving Lesson Plan

16. ESL Canadian Thanksgiving Lesson Plan

In this lesson plan, ESL students will learn about Canadian Thanksgiving. After a group activity involving comparing and contrasting, students will show what they know by creating a vocabulary-driven illustration.

ESL New Year Resolutions Lesson Plan

17. ESL New Year Resolutions Lesson Plan

This lesson provides an overview of New Year's resolutions to use with younger ESL (English as a Second Language) learners. Students will learn about New Year's resolutions and complete an activity to make their own.

ESL Winter Lesson Plan

18. ESL Winter Lesson Plan

What is winter? In this lesson plan, ESL learners will focus on vocabulary words associated with the winter season and complete an activity in which they create flashcards to help define those words.

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