ABC Match is a game that has students practice letter-recognition fluency while honing their memories. Students match initial letters with pictures, playing either with a timer or without.
The Spanish Language Immersion School is a public school with dedicated educators and committed parents who are creating an extraordinary experience for kids from K to Grade 5. Students arrive speaking English as their dominant language. They leave fluent in Spanish, but also filled with knowledge about various cultures, practiced in diversity, and possessing real skills that give them an educational and career advantage.
Students will identify nouns, verbs, and adjectives visible in two paintings depicting a stormy and calm landscape, respectively. They will write a narrative inspired by the paintings, paying attention to transitional phrases and sensory details. Students will use color and line to create their own calm or stormy landscape.
Supporting inquiry-based research projects, the Animal Inquiry interactive invites elementary students to explore animal facts and habitats using writing prompts to guide and record their findings.
This site from the BBC hosts a brief primer on the Arabic language. It discusses such topics as where the language is spoke, where it came from, and tips on etiquette. The guide also includes interesting examples of the Arabic language, such as tongue twisters, jokes, and famous quotations.
This is a list of twenty survival phrases in Arabic. They are all transliterated as well as written in Arabic script, and are meant for the very beginner. The website includes a printable page for all 20 phrases as well as a downloadable MP3 file with all of the spoken phrases. It is intended those who are going abroad to the Middle East and wish to have a survival list.
The Book Cover Creator is designed to allow users to type and illustrate front book covers, front and back covers, and full dust jackets. Students can use the tool to create new covers for books that they read as well as to create covers for books they write individually or as a class.
Explore the parts of book covers and dust jackets with this online guide, designed to to allow users to review the content that appears on each portion of these artifacts.
The CD/DVD Cover Creator allows users to type and illustrate CD and DVD covers and related booklets for liner notes and other information. Students can use the tool to create covers for books, music, and films that they explored as well as to create covers for media they compose individually or as a class.
Child-Led, Hands-On, Active Learning for Kids including:
Sports and Recreation
Multilingual Teaching Tips (lots of Chinese resources)
Welcome to the Chinese wikibook, a free Chinese textbook on the Standard Mandarin dialect. This page links to lessons using simplified characters (used in mainland China, Singapore and Malaysia). There is also a Traditional Character Version available (used in Taiwan, Macau, and Hong Kong).
The Comic Creator invites students to compose their own comic strips for a variety of contexts (prewriting, pre- and postreading activities, response to literature, and so on).
This webpage provides over 20 basic conversational phrases and terms, all of which are used in most everyday discussions across the Arabic-speaking world. The terms and phrases are presented in transliterated form with English translation; no Arabic script is used.
This document provides the learning outcomes that Level 1 students are expected to achieve in Core
French by the end of the year. Indicators are included to demonstrate achievement of the outcomes.
The Core French curriculum is defined by language levels and not by grade levels. Level 1 is the
beginning level for Core French study, regardless of the actual grade level of students.
The learning experiences recommended for students will support student achievement of the
provincial Goals of Education through attending to the Broad Areas of Learning for Saskatchewan
and the Cross-Curricular Competencies described on the following pages.
The Core French curriculum provides:
direction for supporting student achievement of the Broad Areas of Learning and the CrossCurricular
the aim and goals for Core French in Saskatchewan;
characteristics of an effective Core French program;
outcomes and indicators;
connections to other areas of study.