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ELD II- Week Six

Printable Version of this lesson board in PDF format

High School ELD 2

Week 6 May 11-May 15


Students will be able to:

  • show understanding of articles they read about holidays and celebrations by answering comprehension questions.
  • learn about the types of celebrations and write about celebrations they have personally experienced.
  • understand and use adverbs of manner and prepositions of time and place.
  • listen to a speaker talking about holidays and celebrations while answering a series of comprehension questions.
  • create their own celebration at home or make a presentation about a new celebration they’ve just learned about.

Reading & Writing
Go to Clever, login to, read two of these articles about celebrations and do the activities:
Holidays and Important Colors
Too Old for Halloween?
The Meaning of Kwanzaa
Complete one of these readings about celebrations and do the activities:
The 4th of July
Birthdays around the World

Videos & Writing
Watch the videos about types of celebrations and write 3-5 sentences about a time that you celebrated something:
28 Birthday Celebrations around the World
Holidays around the World
Watch 1 or more grammar videos and write 3-5 sentences using what you have learned:
Adverbs of Manner
Preposition Quiz/Practice
Prepositions of Time - in, on, at   

Review these parts of speech.  Write your answers and share them with your teacher.
Adverbs of Manner
Prepositions of Time
Prepositions of Place

Listen to these audio clips about celebrations from Randall’s Listening Lab.
Write your answers and share them with your teacher.
Barbecue Party
Wedding Anniversary
Holiday Traditions

Writing Project – Continue your daily journal writing by writing about what you did today or write about a celebration you recently learned about. Pick one you have never heard of before and do some research on it.  Why does this celebration interest you?
Planning Project- *With parent permission, plan a Stay Home party! Pick a theme and throw a party with the people in your house.  Dress up, plan a menu, make invitations, get out games, stay inside and have a good time! Take photos of your party and send them to your teacher.
PowerPoint Project: Pick a holiday/celebration you are unfamiliar with.  Use PowerPoint or Google Slides to present that celebration.  Tell the audience:
Who celebrates it?
What is the celebration about?
When is it celebrated?
Why is it celebrated? Does it have a special meaning?
How is it celebrated?
Use photos from Google Images to show detail.
Share this presentation with your teacher and your family, too!
List of Holidays and Celebrations

Click on the link below. You may create an account to remember your progress. Spend 10 minutes every day practicing your typing skills.
Typing Game Link - Typing Club
Go to the first lesson and click on the space bar.

Typing Game Link - Dance Mat Typing
Grammar Games – BrainPop app available on Clever
Prepositions on BrainPOP
Prepositions and Gerunds on BrainPOP
Adverbs on BrainPOP


To celebrate (verb): to do something fun together, usually for a specific reason
Unfamiliar (adjective): something you do not know about
Audience (noun): the people who are listening/watching a presentation

Invitation (noun): a written, detailed way of asking someone to come to an event
Party Theme (noun): a setting where everything is related to a specific subject/style
To research (verb): to look up information on something

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