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J.M. Drubitsky
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Write A Spooky Story
Students are given a picture of a Haunted House and a half-finished story (with sentences only partly written). They get to create their own "spooky" story by filling in the rest of the sentences--good practice for sentence and paragraph writing, but also modified not to be too difficult! They will enjoy this writing activity!
Level: intermediate
Age: 8-12
Type: others
Downloads: 57

Possessive adjectives--easy and with pictures!
Help your beginner students to learn how to use possessive adjectives, such as MY, HIS, HER & THEIR. Easy fill-in to get them started and fun pictures to go with each sentence. Enjoy!
Level: elementary
Age: 8-12
Type: grammar-guide
Downloads: 46

Past Perfect, broken down
I designed this to help students understand how past perfect works. Not only must they conjugate the verb correctly, but they identify the 2 events in the sentence and which happened first and which happened second. This helps them to understand when to use the past perfect tense and when to use the past simple. Hope you can use it!
Level: intermediate
Age: 9-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 44

Grocery list practice
This is a fun little activity with a phone message from "Mom", listing items that she needs from the store. The student must read the message, then correctly fill out the grocery list. It also practices the names of units of measurement for the foods given (BUNCH of bananas, HEAD of lettuce, PINT of ice cream), etc. I hope your students find thi...
Level: intermediate
Age: 8-14
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 41

Making Comparisons: as _____ as
Students are introduced to basic similes by learning how to compare two objects. They are given word choices (and pictures) for completing a comparison sentence. EXAMPLE: The pool is as deep as the __________ (OCEAN, LIBRARY). There is also an opportunity for them to completely make up their own similes on the bottom.
Level: intermediate
Age: 7-12
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 20

Simple house color-coding--shapes, colors & vocabulary
This was designed for either beginners or intermediate students. Beginners complete the easier directions and intermediate ss can complete all of them. Students will read and follow basic directions. For instance, one of the beginner directions is "Color the door blue." and one of the harder/intermediate directions is "Draw a bird in the rectangula...
Level: elementary
Age: 7-12
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 11

Groundhog Day history worksheet--USA
A simplified form of information about groundhog day in the US and Punxsutawney Phil! Great history recap with a few questions at the bottom to calculate reading comprehension.
Level: intermediate
Age: 10-14
Type: reading
Downloads: 7

Possessive or plural
Students differentiate between possessives and plurals used in a sentence. Good grammar practice.
Level: intermediate
Age: 8-11
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 7

Making a Possessive with an Apostrophe
Students use pictures and given vocabulary to determine which object belongs to which person, then fill in the table to create a possessive. For example: woman + barbecue --> woman´S barbecue. Great practice with pictures that show more than one object being "owned".
Level: elementary
Age: 7-12
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 5

Country/City Picture Sort
Students read and sort city and country picture vocabulary. They then cut and paste onto another sheet of paper and draw an appropriate landscape around the pictures. Goes great with City Mouse, Country Mouse!
Level: elementary
Age: 5-8
Type: activity-card
Downloads: 3


Fables--New Vocabulary Powerpoint
Powerpoint going over basic vocabulary involved in fables, such as moral, learn, fable, lesson....

Level: elementary
Age: 7-9
Downloads: 28

Tootsie Roll Icebreaker (speaking practice)
Students randomly select tootsie roll candies from a bag in this icebreaker that is fun and gives speaking practice. They then use the key and the color of their candies to talk about themselves--can be adapted for any level of English proficiency.

Level: intermediate
Age: 8-17
Downloads: 19

Present Tense verbs
Students learn when to attach an "S" to a verb and when not to, then on the second slide, they get their chance to apply their knowledge with some fun school sentences!

Level: elementary
Age: 7-10
Downloads: 14

Newcomer worksheet for school vocabulary
This worksheet to be very basic for my students who are at the beginning stages of learning English. They are given easy school vocabulary (and accompanying clipart) on page 1 and boxes with a sentence above each. In the box, they can illustrate or glue a photo they have taken in their school. T...

Level: elementary
Age: 5-9
Downloads: 8

Cause & Effect
Students practice applying cause & effect by matching pictures of a cause to the effect it would have. 5 causes match 5 effects, all in pictures and accompanying text. Great visual for ESL learners!

Level: elementary
Age: 6-11
Downloads: 1

Vocabulary Powerpoint for Owls
Simple powerpoint with visuals for words that go along with the topic of owls.

Level: intermediate
Age: 6-10
Downloads: 0

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