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286. Polldaddy: Make Online Quizzes

Activity Description

Use this Web site to make online quizzes, polls, ratings, or surveys for your classes. The free account provides 200 survey responses per month and 10 questions per survey.

Program Areas

ESL: English as a Second Language

Levels

Beginning Literacy, Beginning Low, Beginning High, Intermediate Low, Intermediate High, Advanced, All Levels
287. Project: I Want to Be an American Citizen

Activity Description

This is an example of a project created by 4th - 6th grade bilingual students on the topic of citizenship. It is written in both English and Spanish, so it could be useful for teaching citizenship as well as being an example of project-based learning. For students who want to study individually, questions and answers related to the interview for United States citizenship are provided.

Program Areas

ESL: English as a Second Language

Levels

Beginning High, Intermediate Low, Intermediate High, Advanced
288. Proverbidioms (Mobile App)

Activity Description

Use the free section of this mobile app in class to teach 20 common idioms or have students use the app individually, in pairs, or small groups to learn idioms. The free section of the app provides an idiom or proverb in text, such as "butterflies in one’s stomach," which the user must find in an illustration that has several idioms represented. After selecting the picture in the illustration, a definition is provided with tabs that give an example sentence using the idiom, the idiom’s origin, and sharing options (share picture on FB, Twitter, or e-mail to a friend). Other examples of idioms include the following: bookworm, cat got your tongue, raining cats and dogs, an apple a day keeps the doctor away.

Program Areas

ESL: English as a Second Language

Levels

Intermediate High, Advanced
289. Quia Shared Activities: Parts of Speech Game

Activity Description

Use one of the Web site's more than 800 free, shared activities can be used as a warm-up or filler, or for reinforcement and review for listening, reading, vocabulary, or grammar. Students can be assigned to practice individually, but the activities may best be used as whole-class fun games. The example activity can be used as a whole-class review of the parts of speech.

Program Areas

ESL: English as a Second Language

Levels

Beginning Literacy, Beginning Low, Beginning High, Intermediate Low, Intermediate High, Advanced, All Levels
290. Quia US Citizenship Test Activities

Activity Description

There are three interactive online activities for students to use individually or for teachers to use as whole-class game activities for review of questions and vocabulary related to the United States citizenship test. The three activities are Flashcards, Matching, and Concentration.

Program Areas

ESL: English as a Second Language

Levels

Beginning High, Intermediate Low, Intermediate High, Advanced
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OTAN activities are funded by contract CN220124 from the Adult Education Office, in the Career & College Transition Division, California Department of Education, with funds provided through Federal P.L., 105-220, Section 223. However, OTAN content does not necessarily reflect the position of that department or the U.S. Department of Education.