English Learners

The Michigan Learning Channel presents supplemental content for English language development aligned with Michigan educational standards.

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  • Verb endings

    Verb endings

    Reading ELDLesson 1

    Can you change the meaning of a verb just by adding a few letters? Practice inflectional endings like -ed and -ing. This lesson is for 2nd and 3rd grade studen…

  • Plural nouns

    Plural nouns

    Reading ELDLesson 2

    How can we talk about more than one of something? Ms. Radue shares tricks to remember how to add an -s or -es to make a noun plural. This lesson is for 2nd and…

  • Verb prefixes

    Verb prefixes

    Reading ELDLesson 3

    Just a few letters at the beginning of a word can change its meaning! We'll learn how prefixes like re-, mis-, and un- change the meaning of a few of our favor…

  • Suffixes and prefixes

    Suffixes and prefixes

    Reading ELDLesson 4

    Mrs. Radue teaches suffixes and prefixes through a ‘Day at the Zoo’ story. This lesson is for 2nd and 3rd grade students who are learning English and have inte…

  • Contractions

    Contractions

    Reading ELDLesson 5

    Read a story and play games to learn about contractions. This lesson is for 2nd and 3rd grade students who are learning English and have intermediate to advanc…

  • “Wh” words

    “Wh” words

    Reading ELDLesson 6

    Learn all about “WH” words. Who? What? When? Where? Why? This lesson is for 2nd and 3rd grade students who are learning English and have intermediate to advanc…

  • Homophones

    Homophones

    Reading ELDLesson 7

    Learn homophones, words that sound the same but have different meanings and spellings. This lesson is for 2nd and 3rd grade students who are learning English a…

  • Similar and opposite words

    Similar and opposite words

    Reading ELDLesson 8

    Learn words that have similar and opposite meanings and about a Colorado suffragette. This lesson is for 2nd and 3rd grade students who are learning English an…

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