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Teen Stuff 8-9

A theme page about Teen Stuff: lesson materials to read, listen to and discuss Teen issues for intermediate level (A2.2-B1), year 8-9 in Sweden.

 Background

Your Teen's Search for Identity

Your Teen’s Search for Identityhttps://psychcentral.com/lib/your-teens-search-for-identity//Their bodies kick into overdrive. They find themselves disoriented, scared and alone. They become moody, secretive and sarcastic.

 

Warm-up

I Am - YouTube

I Am – YouTube (1:30)https://youtu.be/SR8j_P1O0osIdentity I Am, by BlueFish TV. – How a teenager changes identity with clothes.  – Very awesome videos, bluefishtv.com

A glimpse of teenage life in ancient Rome - Ray Laurence - YouTube

A glimpse of teenage life in ancient Rome – Ray Laurence – YouTube (6:34)https://youtu.be/juWYhMoDTN0 Welcome to the world of Lucius Popidius Secundus, a 17-year old living in Rome in 73 AD.

Teen Quotes - BrainyQuote

Teen Quotes – BrainyQuotehttps://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/topics/topic_teen.html?SPvm=1&vm=l

Share the best teen quotes collection with funny, inspirational, love quotations by famous authors on teenage love, friends, teenagers, adolescence.

 

Songs

Alphaville - Forever Young ~Official Video - YouTube

Alphaville – Forever Young ~Official Video – YouTube (3:37)https://youtu.be/t1TcDHrkQYgForever Young by Alphaville! Forever young, I want to be forever young. Do you really want to live forever?

RAMONES - I Don't Want To Grow Up - YouTube

RAMONES – I Don’t Want To Grow Up – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/73NdmMYZsnMWhen I’m lyin’ in my bed at night I don’t wanna grow up Nothing ever seems to turn out right I don’t wanna grow up. – Lyrics below.

Miranda (the rights rap) - YouTube

Miranda (the rights rap) – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/pC8yATZkHJkMiranda (the rights rap) was made by Arcadea and SYMO as part of the Human Rights in the Community project.

 

Reading

Children in Sweden

Children in Swedenhttps://sweden.se/society/children-and-young-people-in-sweden/Here’s a brief overview of the Swedish school system, what children’s rights are and what children in Sweden do in their free time.

An Open Letter From a Teenager to High School Teachers Everywhere

An Open Letter From a Teenager to High School Teachers Everywherehttp://www.weareteachers.com/an-open-letter-from-a-teenager-to-high-school-teachers-everywhere/

Please stop telling us that high school is going to be the best four years of our lives. It’s not. So we’re asking for a bit of elbow room. An inch or two.

What's a typical American teen's life like? - Quora

What’s a typical American teen’s life like? – Quorahttps://www.quora.com/Whats-a-typical-American-teens-life-like

Typical Days American Ethnicity and People Teenagers and Teenage Years The United States of AmericaWhat’s a typical American teen’s life like?

Information about health, growth, and emotions for teens - Nemours KidsHealth

Information about health, growth, and emotions for teens – Nemours KidsHealthhttps://kidshealth.org/en/teensRead and listen to articles about any imaginable side of teen health issues

How Smartphones Hurt Sleep - The Atlantic

How Smartphones Hurt Sleep – The Atlantichttp://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2015/02/how-smartphones-are-ruining-our-sleep/385792/Blue light makes the brain think it’s time to wake up, just as you’re getting ready for bed.

Life as a YouTuber – level 1 | LearnEnglish Teens - British Council

Life as a YouTuber – level 1 | LearnEnglish Teens – British Councilhttps://learnenglishteens.britishcouncil.org/study-break/graded-reading/life-youtuber-level-1

Jessii Vee makes videos of herself and puts them on YouTube. Millions of people watch them. Here, she tells us about her life as a YouTuber.

The pros and cons of social media use for teens

The pros and cons of social media use for teenshttp://info.trinity.nsw.edu.au/blog/the-pros-and-cons-of-social-media-use-for-teens

Social networking and online use play a significant role in the lives of today’s youth. We uncover the pros and cons of social media use for teens.

 

Listening

First Date

First Datehttps://www.esl-lab.com/dating/datingrd1.htm

Imagine that your 16-year-old daughter is about to leave on her first date. What questions do you ask her before she leaves? Are you concerned at all? Why or why not?

Teens going veggie | LearnEnglish Teens - British Council

Teens going veggie | LearnEnglish Teens – British Councilhttp://learnenglishteens.britishcouncil.org/skills/listening/advanced-c1-listening/teens-going-veggie

Listen to five teenagers talking about becoming vegetarian or vegan and do the exercises to practise and improve your listening skills.

American Teens Talk! | American English

American Teens Talk! | American Englishhttps://americanenglish.state.gov/resources/american-teens-talk

Americans Teens Talk! is a collection of interviews of American high school students in both written and audio format. Each interview is accompanied by vocabulary notes and discussion questions.

 

Lesson Plans

Teenage Behavior | Listen & Read | Spotlight English

Teenage Behavior | Listen & Read | Spotlight Englishhttps://spotlightenglish.com/listen/teenage-behaviorRobin Basselin and Joshua Leo discuss a question many people ask themselves – why do teenagers behave that way?

ESL Lesson Plan on Teenagers - Breaking News English Lesson

ESL Lesson Plan on Teenagers – Breaking News English Lessonhttps://breakingnewsenglish.com/1709/170921-teenagers-2.html

English News Lessons: Free 26-Page lesson plan / 2-page mini-lesson – Teenagers – Handouts, online activities, speed reading, dictation, mp3… current events.

A brief history of graffiti - Kelly Wall | TED-Ed

A brief history of graffiti – Kelly Wall | TED-Ed (4:32)https://teded.herokuapp.com/lessons/a-brief-history-of-graffiti-kelly-wall

Spray-painted subway cars, tagged bridges, mural-covered walls – graffiti pops up boldly throughout our cities. And it turns out: it’s nothing new. Graffiti has been around for thousands of years. And across that span of time, it’s raised the same questions we debate now: Is it art? Is it vandalism? Kelly Wall describes the history of graffiti.

Two Fingers | Film English

Two Fingers | Film Englishhttp://film-english.com/2014/05/16/two-fingers/This EFL lesson plan is designed around a short film by Jamie Thraves used as a music video for Jake Bugg and his song Two Fingers.

How to fight cyberbullying - lesson plan for teenagers | ESL Brains

How to fight cyberbullying – lesson plan for teenagers | ESL Brainshttps://eslbrains.com/cyberbullying-lesson-plan/

This cyberbullying lesson plan is perfect both for your teenage ESL learners as well as the parents. Learn, watch and discuss with ESL Brains lesson plans!

Teaching Guide: Getting Along with Parents - Character Education - Social Emotional Learning - Life Skills - Lesson Plans & Curriculum

Teaching Guide: Getting Along with Parents – Character Education – Social Emotional Learning – Life Skills – Lesson Plans & Curriculumhttps://www.goodcharacter.com/middle_school/getting-along-with-parents/

A teaching guide to help young adolescents get along well with their parents. Includes classroom discussion questions, writing assignments, and student activities. For grades 5-9.

 

Viewing

Who Are We? Teen Identity - YouTube

Who Are We? Teen Identity – YouTube (8:27)https://youtu.be/ZXnnbYsT_hIWhat makes you unique? How do you define yourself? And how do you react when others misunderstand or pigeonhole you?

I am who I am - YouTube

I am who I am – YouTube (4:13)https://youtu.be/nxg7DvRVaTcI asked my Grade 11 students to answer the question ‘Who am I?’. The following are excerpts from their responses.

Derek Sivers: Weird, or just different? | TED Talk

Derek Sivers: Weird, or just different? | TED Talk (2:35)https://www.ted.com/talks/derek_sivers_weird_or_just_different?utm_source=tedcomshare&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=tedspread

“There’s a flip side to everything,” the saying goes, and in 2 minutes, Derek Sivers shows this is true in a few ways you might not expect.

Talks for when growing up is hard | TED Talks

Talks for when growing up is hard | TED Talks (11:49)https://www.ted.com/playlists/552/talks_for_when_growing_up_is_hard

The path to adulthood is, at times, a rough one. These talks offer words of comfort and heaps of advice for those moments when life feels way too overwhelming.

Your body language shapes who you are - Amy Cuddy | TED-Ed

Your body language shapes who you are – Amy Cuddy | TED-Ed (21:02)https://teded.herokuapp.com/lessons/your-body-language-shapes-who-you-are-amy-cuddy

Body language affects how others see us, but it may also change how we see ourselves. Social psychologist Amy Cuddy shows how “power posing” might even have an impact on our chances for success.

How Smartphones Keep You Awake - YouTube

How Smartphones Keep You Awake – YouTube (2:50)https://youtu.be/mnDfPpUC_jgYour smartphone addiction isn’t helping you sleep. In fact, an obscure chemical reaction may be keeping you awake.

What Does Cannabis Do To The Brain? | Brit Lab - YouTube

Smoking vs Juuling - YouTube

Smoking vs Juuling – YouTube (4:06)https://youtu.be/vKXVtdkmZbsJuuling and smoking both contain nicotine, but is one healthier? We talk Juuling on our Podcast!

16-Year-Old Warns Peers About Vaping Dangers - YouTube

16-Year-Old Warns Peers About Vaping Dangers – YouTube (1:53)https://youtu.be/rhMXA02YmowA Wisconsin teen has an urgent message for his peers about vaping. Logan Krahn, 16, has been through a frightening medical ordeal.

VOICES FROM WITHIN - Voices from Sing Sing - YouTube

VOICES FROM WITHIN – Voices from Sing Sing – YouTube (6:14)https://youtu.be/unSvcD7xnsY

Imagine prisoners left alone in a room with only a camera. Listen to their frank conversation and the pain they carry and their plea to others to not make the same mistake.

5 ways we misunderstand adolescents, according to brain science | World Economic Forum

5 ways we misunderstand adolescents, according to brain science | World Economic Forum (1:30)https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2018/01/we-misunderstand-adolescent-brains-science/

There are more young people than ever in the world, yet we know so little about them. Here’s how to remedy that, says adolescent psychologist Ronald Dahl. – SCROLL down to the bottom of the page!

Our tomorrows: teenagers around the world share their fears and dreams - YouTube

Our tomorrows: teenagers around the world share their fears and dreams – YouTube (7:33)https://youtu.be/IgmFn-suAi4

Young people talk about how it feels to grow up in 2018, from dealing with racism in New York and fighting for LGBT rights in Jakarta to facing exam pressure. Subtitles (yr 9)

Biological Male Anatomy - YouTube

Biological Male Anatomy – YouTube (3:21)https://youtu.be/G2ciOhidKpg

If you’re between the ages of 10 and 14, you’ve probably started to experience puberty or some of the changes that happen when your body changes

Biological Female Anatomy - YouTube

Biological Female Anatomy – YouTube (2:00)https://youtu.be/j9QgcCK6FKM

If you’re between the ages of 9 and 14, you’ve probably started to experience puberty, or the changes that happen when your body changes

 

Speaking

120+ Conversation Starters for Teens | WeHaveKids

120+ Conversation Starters for Teens | WeHaveKidshttps://wehavekids.com/parenting/Conversation-Starters-for-Teens

When it comes to chitchats, teenagers have a lot to say most of the time. It’s all just a matter of sparking a conversation with them. On that account, this list provides 120+ conversation starters for teens that are ready for use!

ESL Conversation Questions - Teenagers (I-TESL-J)

ESL Conversation Questions – Teenagers (I-TESL-J)http://iteslj.org/questions/teenagers.htmlConversation Questions Teenagers A Part of Conversation Questions for the ESL Classroom. As a teenager, what do you think you can contribute to society? At what age should teenagers leave home? What…

 

Worksheets

All Things Topics - Teenagers - All Things Topics

All Things Topics – Teenagers – All Things Topicshttp://www.allthingstopics.com/teenagers.htmlall things topics – Students read and then discuss or write about possible solutions

 

Writing

Here is what life is really like for teenagers today - Daily Nation

Here is what life is really like for teenagers today – Daily Nationhttps://www.nation.co.ke/lifestyle/family/Teenage-voices-from-around-the-world/1954198-3090410-2a8h3j/index.html

For teenagers the world over, life is often an edgy, even volatile balance — do you live for the moment or plan for what’s ahead, chase the ideal or focus on the pragmatic. Read the article with 4 teenagers’ stories from around the world and write your own

 

Categories
Calendar Calendar 4-6 Calendar 7-9 Themes

Martin Luther King Jr.

A Theme Page about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s life and work as the leader of the Civil Rights Movement in the USA (A2-C1)
Related Pages: Black History – Civil Rights, Slavery, Racism, Tolerance, Human Rights

Background

Martin Luther King, Jr., Biography

Martin Luther King, Jr., Biographyhttp://www.factmonster.com/spot/mlkbiospot.htmlBorn in Atlanta, Georgia, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., graduated from Morehouse College (B.A., 1948), Crozer Theological Seminary (B.D., 1951), and Boston University (Ph.D., 1955). (For Teachers)

 

Warm-up

Martin Luther King: a biography – The Thinking Caps Café

Martin Luther King: a biography – The Thinking Caps Caféhttps://thethinkingcapscafe.net/2018/01/14/martin-luther-king-a-biography/?fbclid=IwAR3SBfYH8d3wzzghSPgqjp5A2P-Dcb0l-pl8qAQd36p0I9e6RE0ipNgXB54

Martin Luther King Day is celebrated every year on the third Monday of January. Photos to discuss: What do they tell you?  (yr 4-9)

The Story of Martin Luther King Jr. by Kid President - YouTube

The Story of Martin Luther King Jr. by Kid President – YouTube (3:26)https://youtu.be/4xXZhXTFWnEOnce upon a time, there was a man named Martin Luther King, Jr. He taught us that things won’t always be awesome, but your response can be. (yr 8-9)

 

Songs

Martin Luther King Song | Song Lyrics Video for Kids | The Kiboomers - YouTube

Martin Luther King Song | Song Lyrics Video for Kids | The Kiboomers – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/1bitFKzQoNoThe Kiboomers! Martin Luther King Song! I Have a Dream Song. Lyric video. (yr 4)

Children's song - Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr - Littlestorybug - YouTube

Children’s song – Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr – Littlestorybug – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/8tSs1i7_z_gThis song is a tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. It is a song of hope and portrays all that Dr. King stood for. (yr 4-5)

Sing About Martin - YouTube

Sing About Martin – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/dF3-hPT3PDIAn old American children’s song, Sing About Martin, in a slide show for kids to sing along. Lyrics on the screen (yr 4-6)

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR SONG (Children Song) - YouTube

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR SONG (Children Song) – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/5Kd07Tyxcc0A song for educational and celebration purposes in homage to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The official title is MISTER KING (yr 4-7)

I Celebrate MLK! (song for kids about Martin Luther King, Rosa Parks, segregation, etc.) - YouTube on Vimeo

I Celebrate MLK! (song for kids about Martin Luther King, Rosa Parks, segregation, etc.) – YouTube on Vimeohttps://vimeo.com/57419270This is “I Celebrate MLK! (song for kids about Martin Luther King, Rosa Parks, segregation, etc.) – YouTube” by Katie Romero on Vimeo, the home for high…

Martin Luther King Jr. For Kids | Song & Rap - YouTube

Martin Luther King Jr. For Kids | Song & Rap – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/xAUvvAbzkUkLearn all about the Civil Rights icon Martin Luther King, Jr and how he rose to become one of the greatest men in History by his message of nonviolent resistance (yr 7-9)

Martin Luther King, Jr. (Bruno Mars' "When I Was Your Man" Parody - YouTube

Martin Luther King, Jr. (Bruno Mars’ “When I Was Your Man” Parody – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/jeWBq4T5qy0When he was our man… thank you, Dr. King, for everything you did for this country. (yr 8-9)

 

Vocabulary

Martin Luther King, Jr. Vocabulary Worksheet

Martin Luther King, Jr. Vocabulary Worksheethttp://www.teach-nology.com/worksheets/misc/mlk/vocab/Martin Luther King, Jr. Vocabulary. – A list of keywords with definitions (yr 6-7)

Martin Luther King Jr. A Teeny Tiny Book

A Teeny Tiny Book about MLK. A printable booklet to study or project on IWB  (yr 6-7)

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King, Jr.http://www.5minuteenglish.com/jan24.htmHave you heard of Martin Luther King, Jr.? Every year on the third Monday of January, we have a holiday. It’s called Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. – Vocabulary and short text to read  (yr 6-8)


Quotations of Martin Luther King,Jr.

Quotations of Martin LutherBiography of Dr. ML King Jr. A timeline book to read online  (yr 6-7) King,Jr.http://www.rhlschool.com/read11n5.htmlDr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is famous for his courageous leadership in the fight to end racial segregation in mid 20th century America. – A matching activity, match the quotation with its meaning (yr 8-9)

(Segregation Story #3) - Rosa Parks, Dr. King, & the Montgomery Bus Boycott

(Segregation Story #3) – Rosa Parks, Dr. King, & the Montgomery Bus Boycotthttp://americanhistory.mrdonn.org/RosaParks.html

One day in December 1955, Mrs. Rosa Parks boarded a city bus in Montgomery, Alabama. She was tired from a busy day at work. She was tired of sitting in the back of the bus.

1956 Martin Luther King

1956 Martin Luther King “Montgomery Story” Comic Bookhttp://www.ep.tc/mlk/

1956 Martin Luther King “Montgomery Story” Comic Book front cover. A comic book to either project on the IWB or print out pdf copies (yr 8-9)

Martin Luther King Jr. Day - Martin Luther King Day Reading Comprehension Worksheet and Questions for MLK Day and Black History Month. 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th and 7th Grade and up, for desktop, tablet and mobile phone browsers

Martin Luther King Jr. Day – Martin Luther King Day Reading Comprehension Worksheet and Questions for MLK Day and Black History Month. http://worksheetsplus.com/mlk/ML6MLKDay.htmlMLK and Black History Learning Games: MLK Scrambled Quotations Word Order Game Martin Luther King Memorial Quotations Missing Words Game (yr 8-9)

MLK Jr.: His life, his monument and why we celebrate him – Orange County Register

MLK Jr.: His life, his monument and why we celebrate him – Orange County Registerhttp://www.ocregister.com/news/life-335525-martin-jan.htmlThe federal holiday honoring the life and civil rights achievements of Martin Luther King Jr. is celebrated on Jan. 16. Graphic looks at the new monument in Washington, D.C. and the forces that shaped his life (yr 8-9)

Martin Luther King Day Reading Comprehension - free online printable informational biographical text worksheets and interactive questions for desktop, tablet and mobile phone browsers

Martin Luther King Day Reading Comprehension http://worksheetsplus.com/mlk/MLKReadingWorksheet.htmlFree online printable informational biographical text worksheets and interactive questions for desktop, tablet and mobile phone browsers

Martin Luther King's I have a dream speech August 28 1963 < 1951- < Documents < American History From Revolution To Reconstruction and beyond

Martin Luther King’s I have a dream speech August 28 1963 < 1951- < Documents < American History From Revolution To Reconstruction and beyondhttp://www.let.rug.nl/usa/documents/1951-/martin-luther-kings-i-have-a-dream-speech-august-28-1963.phpMartin Luther King’s I have a dream speech August 28 1963 “I am happy to join with you today in what will go down in history as the greatest demonstration for freedom in the history of our nation!

 

Listening

Martin Luther King speech: " I Have a Dream " - SchoolTube - K12 Video Management System

Martin Luther King speech: ” I Have a Dream ” – SchoolTube (1:19)https://www.schooltube.com/video/bcef4580516f12afcad4/Martin_Luther_King_speech{6f1bf439e36af1b37553daee762acf2f39026584d615f32c1dfd30bd8cdb56a0}3A_{6f1bf439e36af1b37553daee762acf2f39026584d615f32c1dfd30bd8cdb56a0}22__I_Have_a_Dream_{6f1bf439e36af1b37553daee762acf2f39026584d615f32c1dfd30bd8cdb56a0}22Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech, shortened version but actual footage. (yr 4-7)

Online English - Martin Luther King Jr Video Listening Quiz

Online English – Martin Luther King Jr Video Listening Quizhttp://www.esolcourses.com/content/topics/famouspeople/martin-luther-king/martin-luther-king-video-quiz.htmlLearn and practise using English words for jobs and workplace situations. Video Listening Comprehension Excercise (yr 8-9)

 

Freedom’s Ring: King’s “I Have a Dream” Speech

Freedom’s Ring: King’s “I Have a Dream” Speechhttp://freedomsring.stanford.edu/?view=Speech

Freedom’s Ring is Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech, animated.

Listen to and read the whole speech or start at 12 min for ‘I have a Dream’ (yr 8-9)

Martin Luther King "I Have A Dream" 50 years ago | ESL Video

(ESL Category: listening) 50 years after Martin Luther King – Speech by Obama with a quiz (yr 8-9)

 

Viewing

MLK- The King and His Dream - YouTube

MLK- The King and His Dream – YouTube (3:26)https://youtu.be/k6Au81aHuSgSchool Project Children’s story -The Life of Dr Martin Luther King Jr animated and narrated

The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. - MLK Day! (Animated) - YouTube

The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. – MLK Day! (Animated) – YouTube (9:38)https://youtu.be/PyurjhRNOmwThis kid-friendly video on the life of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. uses animation, music, and narration to share Martin’s vision for the world (yr 5-7)

BrainPOP Martin Luther King, Jr - YouTube

BrainPOP Martin Luther King, Jr – YouTube (4:22)https://youtu.be/jDzELyarIbsDescription: – Animated story of Martin Luther King’s Life, spoken in easy words (yr 5-7)

The Man Who Changed America | Scholastic

The Man Who Changed America | Scholastic (1:41)https://www.scholastic.com/teachers/videos/teaching-content/man-who-changed-america/Use this video from Scholastic News to help you teach about Martin Luther King Jr., a man who changed America.  (yr 5-7)

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr: Biography for Children, American History for Kids - FreeSchool - YouTube

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr: Biography for Children, American History for Kids – FreeSchool – YouTube (6:04)https://youtu.be/pG8X0vOvi7QDr. Martin Luther King, Jr, was a famous Civil Rights leader, pastor, and humanitarian. He is best known for his peaceful, nonviolent protests (yr 6-8)

Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "I Have A Dream" Speech | History - YouTube

Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I Have A Dream” Speech | History – YouTube (4:57)https://youtu.be/fo_X12hv8LELearn about the political and social context behind Martin Luther King, Jr.’s famous “I Have A Dream” speech (yr 8-9)

Martin Luther King Memorial ~ Washington DC - YouTube

Martin Luther King Memorial ~ Washington DC – YouTube (3:10)https://youtu.be/m5BqLwb0TBsThe Martin Luther King, Jr., Memorial on the National Mall in Washington, DC is a fitting tribute to Dr. King’s leadership in the Civil Rights movement (yr 8-9)

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (2:33)http://video.nationalgeographic.com/video/news/mlk-day-vin?source=searchvideoThanks to the efforts of a Baptist preacher, Martin Luther King, Jr., U.S. law upholds equal rights for all people across the country regardless of race, color, or creed. (yr 8-9)

Martin Luther King, Jr.: Leader of the 20th Century Civil Rights Movement | Biography - YouTube

Martin Luther King, Jr.: Leader of the 20th Century Civil Rights Movement | Biography – YouTube (3:51)https://youtu.be/iED_05R5MOgLearn about MLK’s family life, his role in the Civil Rights Movement, and his famous “I Have a Dream” speech. (yr 9-B1)

 

Writing

Printable: "I Have a Dream" Mobile | Scholastic

Printable: “I Have a Dream” Mobile | Scholastichttps://www.scholastic.com/teachers/articles/teaching-content/printable-i-have-dream-mobile/Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day by inspiring kids to share their own dreams with our handy templates! – Sign-in required. (yr 4-9)

 

More Materials

Search for "martin luther king" - Biography

Search for “martin luther king” – Biographyhttps://www.biography.com/search?query=martin{6f1bf439e36af1b37553daee762acf2f39026584d615f32c1dfd30bd8cdb56a0}20luther{6f1bf439e36af1b37553daee762acf2f39026584d615f32c1dfd30bd8cdb56a0}20kingAn array of videos to browse for more information (yr 8-9)
Categories
Fairy tales 4-6 Fairy tales 7-9 Themes

Rumpelstiltskin

The Story

is about a miller, who lies to the king, telling him that his daughter can spin straw into gold. The king calls for the girl, shuts her in a tower room filled with straw and a spinning wheel, and demands she spin the straw into gold by morning or he will cut off her head. (Adapted from wikipedia.org)

Lesson Plans

Rumpelstiltskin Visual Aids (SB10096) - SparkleBox

Rumpelstiltskin Visual Aids (SB10096) – SparkleBoxhttp://www.sparklebox.co.uk/previews/10076-10100/sb10096-rumpelstiltskin-posters.html#.WGuLaxsrJEZ

A set of printable visual aids for retelling the story of Rumpelstiltskin. Click on “PDF Download Free” (yr 3-4)

 

Reading

Rumplestiltskin

Rumplestiltskinhttp://www.kids-pages.com/folders/stories/Rumpelstiltskin/page1.htm

Once there was a very poor miller, who could not even pay his taxes to the kingdom. Because of this, the king ordered that he should be sent to prison. – Read aloud for your students in class (yr 3-5)

Short Stories: Rumpelstiltskin by Brothers Grimm

Short Stories: Rumpelstiltskin by Brothers Grimmhttp://www.eastoftheweb.com/short-stories/UBooks/Rum.shtmlOnce there was a miller who was poor, but who had a beautiful daughter… (yr 6-7)

Library of Congress: Book Turner: Rumpelstiltskin

Library of Congress: Book Turner: Rumpelstiltskinhttp://read.gov/books/pageturner/grimm_tales/#page/154/mode/2upA young girl is given a seemingly impossible task: spin straw into gold. (yr 8-9)

Rumpelstiltskin: a modern retelling – level 3 | LearnEnglish Teens - British Council

Rumpelstiltskin: a modern retelling – level 3 | LearnEnglish Teens – British Councilhttps://learnenglishteens.britishcouncil.org/study-break/graded-reading/rumpelstiltskin-modern-retelling-level-3

Do you know the fairy tale, Rumpelstiltskin? Well, this is a modern retelling. Meet Chloe, a young woman who’s shaking with terror, waiting for her audition for Find a Star … (yr 8-9)

 

Listening

Rumpelstiltskin - Storynory

Rumpelstiltskin – Storynory (10:08)http://www.storynory.com/2007/03/18/rumpelstiltskin/

Rumpelstiltskin, magical, wild, and full of rage, comes to the aid of a young girl who is given the impossible task of weaving straw into gold. She makes him a rash promise, which she finds hard to keep. (yr 5-7)

 

Viewing

English Form 2 Literature Drama Rumpelstiltskin - YouTube

English Form 2 Literature Drama Rumpelstiltskin – YouTube (8:00) https://youtu.be/0leZZgforlwEnglish Form 2 Literature Drama Rumpelstiltskin – Animated, simple with subtitles (yr 3-4)

Rumpelstiltskin in English | Story | English Fairy Tales - YouTube

Rumpelstiltskin in English | Story | English Fairy Tales – YouTube (12:52)https://youtu.be/sMEC4xOSQG0Rumpelstiltskin in English | Story | English Story | Fairy Tales in English | – with subtitles (yr 5-7)

Rumpelstiltskin - YouTube

Rumpelstiltskin – YouTube (5:34) https://youtu.be/f6bwyILxtYAFractured fairy tale from Rocky and Bullwinkle: Rumpelstiltskin. – A modernised twist to the story, fast speech, (yr 8-9)

 

Acting

Rumpelstiltskin | K I D S I N CO.com - Free Playscripts for Kids!

Welcome World of Magic, Illusion, and Fantasy. Manuscript to play-act the story (yr 5-6)

 

Writing

Rumpelstiltskin Story | Worksheet | Education.com

Rumpelstiltskin Story | Worksheet | Education.comhttp://www.education.com/worksheet/article/rumpelstiltskin-story/How well do you know the Rumpelstiltskin story? Hone comprehension skills with this fun fairy tale mix up.

 

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The Presidential Inauguration 2017

Background

US Presidential Election, 7-9

US Presidential Election, 7-9https://friskhome.se/us-presidential-election/

Background 2016 presidential candidates Basic details of each candidate’s background Where the Candidates Stand on 2016’s Biggest Issues What happens when … and

Mr Trump, the President-Elect

Mr Trump, the President-Electhttps://friskhome.se/mr-trump-the-president-elect/

Background PBS NewsHour A 9-hour news programme from the election night US election: A wild ride (2:53) 19 months in 170 seconds -highlights of the campaign What went

Songs

Presidents Rap (music by Ron Clark) - YouTube

Presidents Rap (music by Ron Clark) – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/OtKrTS28LKI

This is a slideshow that accompanies the Presidents Rap by Ron Clark, with some added vocals by Z-Pain from the Jetstangs, Mr. J, and more.

44 Presidents rap song: teach the US Presidents in Order - YouTube

44 Presidents rap song: teach the US Presidents in Order – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/ITdakRPwI-U?list=RDOtKrTS28LKI

Be sure to check out our blog at: http://blog.educationalrap.com/ The perfect educational rap song for Presidents’ Day! Download it now on our website at: ht…

Vocabulary

Inaugural Words: 1789 to the Present The words most commonly used in presidential inaugural addresses

Lesson Plans

Hacking - Breaking News English Lesson Plan - ESL Lesson

Hacking – Breaking News English Lesson Plan – ESL Lessonhttp://www.breakingnewsenglish.com/1701/170101-hacking.html

English News Lessons: Free 26-Page lesson plan / 2-page mini-lesson – Hacking – Handouts, online activities, speed reading, dictation, mp3… current events.

Presidential Inauguration or Inauguration Day

Presidential Inauguration or Inauguration Dayhttp://www.elcivics.com/presidential-inauguration

The president and vice-president take office on January 20 at noon. The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court swears in the President of the United States. (Year 6-7)

Reading

The Bully Takes Over the Pulpit | The Times in Plain English

The Bully Takes Over the Pulpit | The Times in Plain Englishhttp://www.thetimesinplainenglish.com/the-bully-takes-over-the-pulpit/

ESSAY The American presidency is the “bully pulpit.” Today, a bully takes over the pulpit. The schoolyard is not a place where a panel of experts ponders what is true and what is false. It is about who wins the battle of words. Trump knows the winner t

Day’s Events | The Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonieshttp://www.inaugural.senate.gov/days-events

The Official Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies Website for the 58th Presidential Inauguration

Presidential Inauguration 2017 | USAGov

Presidential Inauguration 2017 | USAGovhttps://www.usa.gov/inauguration-2017

Meet the new President-elect team. Learn about the 2017 Presidential Inauguration and the history of Presidential Inaugurations.

 

6 Powerful Quotes from Past Inaugural Addresses

6 Powerful Quotes from Past Inaugural Addresseshttp://us7.campaign-archive2.com/?u=373fbcef003d1c710e10416c5&id=80ba49ebf5&e=92de183d0a

Throughout history, there have been some forgettable inaugural addresses, but there have also been some that are still being quoted to this day. Let’s take a look.

From drunken speeches to dead canaries, a guide to our quirky inaugural history - NBC Politics

From drunken speeches to dead canaries, a guide to our quirky inaugural history – NBC Politicshttp://nbcpolitics.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/01/20/16588234-from-drunken-speeches-to-dead-canaries-a-guide-to-our-quirky-inaugural-history?lite

Drunken rants, flamethrowers, dead canaries and newfangled pants. No, that’s not a summary of deleted scenes from “The Hangover.”  It’s a list of some of the more interesting highlights from our nation’s rich history of past presidential inaugurations.

 

Women's March On Washington Aims To Be More Than Protest : NPR

Women’s March On Washington Aims To Be More Than Protest : NPRhttp://www.npr.org/2016/12/21/506299560/womens-march-on-washington-aims-to-be-more-than-protest-but-will-it

The day after President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration, Jan. 20, 2017, a march is slated to take place on the National Mall.

 

American Presidents | Series | C-SPAN.org

American Presidents | Series | C-SPAN.orghttps://www.c-span.org/series/?presidents

In the forty-first in a series on American presidents, scholars discussed the life and career of Bill Clinton. Among the…

 

 

Education World: Inauguration Day Fun Facts (Possible Interactive Notebook Activity)

Education World: Inauguration Day Fun Facts (Possible Interactive Notebook Activity)http://www.educationworld.com/blog/inauguration-day-fun-factspossible-interactive-notebook-activity-0

Check out my webquest on Inauguration Day. It contains information about taking the oath of office, the big parade and evening balls. There are 10 web questions, a Did You Know?…

Listening

Protesters' Plans Present Challenges for Inauguration Security

Listen, watch and/or read about the news from Voice of America

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Home | The Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonieshttps://www.inaugural.senate.gov/

The Official Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies Website for the 58th Presidential Inauguration. Watch LIVE!

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View the surrounding gardens of the White House                                                                                                         .                                 .

Donald Trump needs to get his GOP choir singing from the same page – Talk Media News

Donald Trump needs to get his GOP choir singing from the same page – Talk Media Newshttp://www.talkmedianews.com/op-ed/2017/01/04/donald-trump-needs-get-gop-choir-singing-page/

Talk Media News provides breaking news coverage of domestic and world news to more than 400 radio stations across the United States.

Jon-Christopher Bua depicts the current situation in Washington, D.C.

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