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Language and Identity Unit

This unit is based around the theme of Language and Identity. There are two readings that are the basis of the essay at the end of the unit. Read More

Profile PhotoJessica AggreyJune 20, 2018

A Dinner Party: Creative Analysis Activity

Help your students build analysis of multiple sources with this engaging activity that uses art to help students draw connections between multiple readings. Read More

Profile PhotoJessica AggreyJune 19, 2018

The Accelerated Instructional Cycle

The accelerated instructional cycle is a way to approach an integrated reading and writing course to help students gain a deep understanding of texts and work to write complex and rich writing assignments.Read More

Profile PhotoJessica AggreyJune 15, 2018

Learning is Confusion Figured Out

How can we design ESL curriculum that is relevant and engaging to students? Check out this post for some ideas. Read More

Profile PhotoJessica AggreyJune 14, 2018

5 Collaborative Class Routines

Are you looking for some engaging ways to get your ESL students to work collaboratively? Check out these five ways to get students working and talking together.Read More

Profile PhotoJessica AggreyJune 12, 2018

Conversation Class: Family and Children

Are you planning to talk about family and children in your class? Use this conversation lesson and talking chart to engage your class. Read More

Profile PhotoJessica AggreyMay 20, 2018

Contextualized Verb Practice

Use this activity sequence to get your ESL students to practice different verb tenses in a fun and contextualized way. Read More

Profile PhotoJessica AggreyMay 18, 2018

Three Strategies to Improve Student Writing

Learn about three valuable writing tools you can use to help students improve their writing and overall reflection and metacognition skills. Read More

Profile PhotoJessica AggreyMay 14, 2018

Writing Partners: Contextualizing Written Communication

Add this collaborative activity to your class to give your students engaging and authentic writing practice. Read More

Profile PhotoJessica AggreyMay 13, 2018

Redesigning Peer Review

Do you have conflict or struggle with peer reviews in your course? Check out this post to learn two new …Read More

Profile PhotoDaniel GlennMay 11, 2018

Just-In-Time Syntax Booster

Add this just-in-time syntax routine to your class to help improve your students' English sentence structure. Read More

Profile PhotoJessica AggreyMay 5, 2018

Conversation Class: Natural Remedies and Traditional Plants

Check out the latest of TESOL Planner's conversation class lesson slides. This time get your students talking about natural remedies and traditional plants.Read More

Profile PhotoJessica AggreyMay 1, 2018

Vocab Building Flashcards

Help your students grow their English vocabulary with these flashcards designed to help them grow their word knowledge in a collaborative way. Read More

Profile PhotoJessica AggreyApril 30, 2018

The Affective Side of Things

Learn about effective classroom routines to support students' affective needs and promote retention and success. Read More

Profile PhotoJessica AggreyApril 25, 2018

Discussion Question Slides Bank

Access this series of over 50 discussion questions in slides format to add more speaking opportunities to your ESL class. Read More

Profile PhotoJessica AggreyApril 22, 2018

Three Steps to Better Pronunciation

This is a great activity to help English learners improve their pronunciation of English sentences by paying attention to phrases and stressed words. Read More

Profile PhotoJessica AggreyApril 21, 2018

Become an Expert Language Learner

Are you learning a Language? Check out these strategies to help you be an expert language learner. Are you a teacher? Use this article in your class to help students develop their language learning strategies. Read More

Profile PhotoJessica AggreyApril 20, 2018

Ways to Study Over Break

If you're learning English, read about different ways to study English to help your language skills improve. If you're a teacher, print the handout to give to your students or share this article with them to encourage them to study over the break. Read More

Profile PhotoJessica AggreyApril 15, 2018

Making Inferences

Help your students improve their reading skills with this complete lesson on making inference. The post includes lesson slides and a group activity handoutRead More

Profile PhotoJessica AggreyApril 14, 2018

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