Music is a powerful tool when it comes to teaching young children a second language, especially English. Read on to learn more about useful music choices and how to use them in your classroom.
Teaching English as a Second Language
Looking for lesson plans and strategies for teaching English as a second language? You’ve come to the right place. Experienced ESL teachers from a wide variety of teaching backgrounds share their advice and tips for teaching in a diversity of situations. You’ll find techniques that vary depending on the needs of the classroom and students, as well as the primary language that is spoken. You’ll also find great modifications to lesson plans that can be utilized when teaching classes that contain both ESL students as well as native English speakers.
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In this lesson plan, students will create a calendar, learning day and month names, as well as an interactive classroom bulletin board for each month of the year. They will also recognize holidays, as well as numbers.