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Middle School ELD II - Week Five

Printable Version of this lesson board in PDF format

Middle School ELD 2

Week 4 April 27-May 1

Weekly Packet

Students will be able to:

  • show understanding of articles they read about families by answering comprehension questions.
  • recognize the terms and phrases that are associated with the word “family” and decide what “family” means to them.
  • understand and use simple future tense, use modals can/could and identify adverbs.
  • listen to a speaker talking about families and answer a series of comprehension questions.
  • look into and discover their own family history with the help of members of their household.

Reading & Writing
Go to Clever, login to, read one of these articles and do the activities or log into your Clever account and click on the Newsela app.
Author Investigates Her Family History for Novel
Sesame Street Introduces a Character Who Lives with a Foster Family
Go to Clever, login to IXL and work on these skills:
Use Details to Determine the Main Idea

Organize Information by Main Idea

Videos & Writing
Watch the video about an example of a family tree and write at least 7 sentences about the members of your family and what they mean to you:
An Example of a Family Tree

Watch 1 or more grammar videos and write at least 5 sentences using modal verbs and/or adverbs about what you learned:
What are Modal Verbs?
What are Adverbs?
Adverb Rap

Review these verb tenses and parts of speech. Write your answers and share them with your teacher.
Simple future tense
Modals can/could
Identifying Adverbs

Listen to these audio clips about family relationships and a family history from Randall’s Listening Lab.
Write your answers and share them with your teacher.
Family Relationships
Family History

Writing Project – Continue your daily writing journal by writing about what you did today or write a letter to a family member, who you don’t know very well or you never got to know, who has passed away. What would you ask them?

Family History – Talk to the people in your household and look into your family history. Find out the names of your grandmothers and grandfathers as far back as you can go. Ask if they have photos or fun stories! With the information you have now discovered, create a family tree together.
Family Tree
Blended Family Tree

Pedigree Chart – Make your family tree scientific!
Watch this video on pedigree charts and create your own to see why you might have certain traits.

Video on Pedigree Charts

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
Future and Modals Practice BrainPOP
Adverb Practice BrainPOP


To adopt (verb): to legally bring up another child as one's own
Foster (verb): to provide parental care to a child temporarily in the home of people who are not the child’s parents
Pedigree Chart (noun): the tracing of family traits in a chart

Blended Family (noun): a family that includes children from previous relationships/marriages
Family Tree (noun): a visual showing the relationship between families and generations
Traits (noun): a genetically determined characteristic

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