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Flori Huitt, Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction | Heidi Aranda, Senior Director of Curriculum Development

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Middle School ELD I - Week Five

Printable Version of this lesson board in PDF format

Middle School ELD1

Week 5 May 4-May 8

Weekly Packet

Students will be able to:

  • show understanding of articles they read about familiesby answering comprehension questions.
  • recognize the terms and phrases thatare associated withthe word“family”and decide what“family”means to them.
  • understand and useprepositions andthepast progressiveandsimple presentverb tenses.
  • listen to a speakertalking aboutfamiliesand 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 toClever,logintonewsela.com,readone ofthesearticlesand do the activities:
Author Investigates Her Family History foraNovel
Sesame Street Introduces a Character Who Lives with a Foster Family
Completethisreadingand do the activity.
Joanna's Kids
Jean's Cousin

Videos & Writing
Watch the video about an example of a family tree and write at least 3-5 sentences about the people in your family and what they mean to you:
An Example of a Family Tree

Watch 1 or more grammar videos and write 3-5 sentencesusing prepositions or the past progressive tense:
Khan Academy - Prepositions
Past Progressive Tense

Review these verb tenses and parts of speech. Write your answers and sharethemwith your teacher.
Past Progressive
Simple Present

Listen to these audio clips aboutfamily relationshipsandafamilyhistoryfrom Randall’s Listening Lab.
Write your answers and share them with your teacher.
Family History

Writing Project –Continue your daily writing journal by writing about what you did today orwrite a letter to a family member,who you don’t know very well oryounever got to know,who has passed away.  What would you ask them?

Family History –Talk tothe people in your householdandlook intoyourfamilyhistory.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
Art& VocabularyProject-Using photos provided by parentsor drawings youmakecreate ascrapbook.Labeleachperson'sphotoordrawingwiththeir relationship to you in the family (aunt, uncle, cousin, great grandmother etc.).If there is story you can write, includeitfor a nice memory!
Example 1
Example 2
Example 3

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
Simple Present BrainPOP
Preposition and Adjective Practice BrainPOP


Family(noun):agroup ofparents and children typically living in the same household
To adopt(verb):tolegally bringup another child as one's own
Foster(verb):to provideparental care to a child temporarily in the home of people who are not the child’s parents

Blended Family(noun):a family that includes children from previous relationships/marriages
Scrapbook(noun):ablank book wherephotos and memories are collected and saved
Family Tree(noun):a visual showing the relationship between families and generations

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