Let’s Learn More about the United States – Basic Facts for ESL

Adding Scrolling Text to a Google Site

Adding scrolling text is incredibly easy. It involves inserting a Google Gadget called a marquee. So, I added a marquee to my class’s web page this week to remind the students to register for summer ESL. I changed the background and text colors and made it a little smaller than the default style. This is what it looks like when it is not scrolling:Marquee

I must say that it is really fun learning how to add all these little extras to my website! For more information, see Creating a Google Site.

Learn about Canada, Our Neighbor to the North!

Presenting the English Object Pronouns with Spanish Assistance

Present-Tense Verb: “To be” for ESL/Bilingual Education

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U.S. Civics: Democracy

These slides were developed in conjunction with the civics lesson from http://www.elcivics.com/ to help students better understand the concept of democracy and its origins prior to the United States of America adopting it as its form of government.

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U.S. Civics: Native Americans

This is a  basic presentation for adult ESL students regarding the Native Americans in the New World at the time of the British colonists’arrival on the eastern shores of what would become the United States and continuing on to what the living situation is for the American Indians now with special emphasis given to those in Wisconsin. Poll Everywhere is utilized at the end of the presentation to check for comprehension and elicit more conversation.

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