More ideas from Katherine
This sheet is one that can be used as a getting to know you game within the first few weeks of school. You simply give each kid a sheet and have them fill it out the answers to each question. For sharing you can have them do it in small groups or with the whole group. Great getting to know you game!!

Getting to Know You Sheets. Great for remembering all your kids faves aat different ages/stages of life

ESL Who am I? Speaking game, teens and adults, ESL Crime Speaking activity

“Who am I?” is a game that is sure to get your ESL students speaking and having fun.

Icebreaker ESL or ESOL Speaking Activity Find Someone Who.

Looking for an ice breaker activity for your adult ESL class?

Simon says draw

This is a great listening & giving instructions activity. It's also a bit of fun. :) Without letting the students see your work, draw and call out instructions for them to copy. Try to make som.

Asking vs. Telling sentences cut and pastes. Could use newspapers/magazines for upper grades/types of sentences.

Telling sentences cut and pastes. Could use newspapers/magazines for upper grades/types of sentences. Create a class size chart to do with younger students.

WH Questions Activity Packet! 41 pages of "wh" practice. Includes posters and discussion cards. Ideal for the special education classroom.

A complete WH Questions unit. Includes task cards, worksheets, and many pages for struggling writers.

What if? To start the year to introduce how to be self managers when the teacher is working with small groups.

Interrupting students: Kathy Griffin's Teaching Strategies: The What If Anchor Chart This is something you can add and subtract from to keep it fresh for current classroom behavior.

This worksheet contains 18 conversation cards, a vocabulary matching exercises and a small family tree. The cards can be cut out if desired and be used as conversation questions. Can be used with both young learners and adults (elementary to intermediate). - ESL worksheets

Let's Talk about Family worksheet - Free ESL printable worksheets made by teachers family, conversation

For my elementary peeps.When you're teaching weather, sing Cindy Sherwood's catchy cloud song!

Fun song about clouds. A great way to get students excited about what they are about to learn and provide them with a good way to remember facts about the clouds.

Playing Talk  #playtalk  http://imom.com/tools/conversation-starters/playing-talk/

Playing Talk---What is your child’s favorite board game? What do they like to play together as a family? What would they never get tired of playing? You can find out the answers to those questions and more using Playing Talk Family Conversation Starters.