Friday, 9 May 2014

FOR ENGLISH TEACHERS

Portfolio-Based Language Assessment (PBLA):Best Practices Guide for Programs and Teachers

http://linklinc.wikispaces.com/file/view/PBLA_Best_Practices_Guide.pdf/380787128/PBLA_Best_Practices_Guide.pdf 

 

 




 

 

PBLA (Portfolio-Based Language Assessment)

by J.Pettis

 

http://www.slideshare.net/pettispbla/pbla-maximizing-assessment-for-learning 

 

 

 

 

 

Other Websites

http://www.language.ca/index.cfm?Voir=media&Id=17398&Repertoire_No=2137991327

https://www.facebook.com/PettisPBLA


Tutela

 https://tutela.ca/PublicHomePage

 

 

Canadian Language Benchmarks

http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/pdf/pub/language-benchmarks.pdf

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Can Do Statements

http://www.language.ca/documents/CLB_Can_Do_Statements_web.pdf 

Links to English Learning Activities

http://www.web-esl.com/ 

 

 

Teaching English with the British Council

https://www.teachingenglish.org.uk/teaching-resources 

 

ELSA Net

http://www.elsanet.org/site/


 
 

Matching Quiz Maker 

http://www.wordsmyth.net/?mode=qm 

 

 

Using Mind Maps to Develop Writing

http://www.teachingenglish.org.uk/article/using-mind-maps-develop-writing?utm_source=facebook-teachingenglish&utm_medium=wallpost&utm_campaign=bc-teachingenglish-facebook 

 

Creative Guided Story Writing

http://evasimkesyan.com/2013/07/10/creative-guided-story-writing/

   

 

 

 

 

 

Placement Test 

http://www.cambridge.org/ca/esl/catalog/subject/project/custom/item6039738/English-Unlimited-Placement-test/?site_locale=en_CA&currentSubjectID= 

 

 

Sticky and Photo Sharing

 

http://en.linoit.com/

 

 

  Build a Wall

http://padlet.com/

 

   

  

Scrawlar:A Web Whiteboard & Word Processor for Schools!

http://www.scrawlar.com/ 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Poll Everywhere

Instant Audience Feedback

http://www.polleverywhere.com/

 

 

 

Smart Notebook Express

http://express.smarttech.com/#

 

 

 

 

ESL LIBRARY(not free)

http://www.esl-library.com/ 

 

 

 

Busy Teacher

http://busyteacher.org/

 

 

 

 

 

 

iSL Collective

 http://en.islcollective.com/

 

 

ESL Teacher Resources

http://bogglesworldesl.com/ 

 

ESL Galaxy 

http://www.esl-galaxy.com/ 

 

 

Lesson Plan: Beggars

 

I. Warmer: Watch the video and think about what is happening in the video.

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hzgzim5m7oU

 

 

 

 

 

 

II. Interview your friend and record the interview on Vocaroo.

Once you have finished, save it as an MP3 File and send it to you teacher at janaciobanu@yahoo.com.

 

http://vocaroo.com/

 

 

 

Here are some questions to consider.Take a few minutes and think about them. Read the questions with the appropriate intonation and answer them providing as many details as possible.

 

III. Watch the video again and write a paragraph about it. 

Why did people begin giving money and why were they not giving anything before? What is more important: the words you are using or how you are saying them? Why do you think so?

 

IV.Read the story The Offering and pay attention to the words in bold type.

http://www.eslgold.com/reading/offering/vocab_gloss.html

 

V. Vocabulary Exercises 

a) Find the meaning of the words in bold type. Use an English Dictionary.

http://www.eslgold.com/reading/offering/vocab_gloss.html

 

Dictionaries

http://thesaurus.com/

 

b) Match the words on the left with the definitions on the right.

http://www.eslgold.com/reading/offering/vocab_match.html


VI. Re-tell the story to your friend. Use reported speech.

 

V.Class Discussion:Homeless


South Eastman English and Literacy