English Learners

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

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  • Talk about pets
    English LearnersKindergarten

    Talk about pets

    Reading ELDLesson 3

    Do you have a dog, a cat, or a turtle? This lesson explores some of the animals that may live in our homes--both usual and unusual! This lesson is for Kinderga…

  • Families and pronouns

    Families and pronouns

    Reading ELDLesson 3

    Talk about the people in our family and learn pronouns like he, she, and they. This lesson is for Kindergarten and 1st grade students who are learning English …

  • 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…

  • Habitats and plurals

    Habitats and plurals

    Reading ELDLesson 3

    Where do animals like to live? In this lesson you will learn about the different types of habitats where animals stay, and practice subject-verb agreement so y…

  • Color words
    English LearnersKindergarten

    Color words

    Reading ELDLesson 4

    Ms. Page uses animals from all over the world to teach colors to kindergarteners. This lesson is for Kindergarten and 1st graders with beginning English skills.

  • Rhyming and syllables

    Rhyming and syllables

    Reading ELDLesson 4

    The Phonics Queen and Big Bear help with learning rhyming and syllables. This lesson is for Kindergarten and 1st grade students who are learning English and ha…

  • 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…

  • Letter sounds

    Letter sounds

    Reading ELDLesson 4

    Mrs. Aretz investigates animals and reviews reading strategies and alphabet sounds! This lesson is for 2nd or 3rd graders with beginning English skills.

Additional Resources

Read, Write, ROAR!

Read, Write, ROAR!

Kindergarten – 3rd Grade | English Language Arts | Kindergarten–3rd Grade learners build literacy skills with engaging ELA lessons.

Simple Gift Series

Pre-K | English Language Arts | Social and Emotional Learning | Preschoolers will make music with Marty the Music Man, find something new in Miss Linette’s Curiosity Corner, and read with Betty the Bookworm.

READING ELD

Reading ELD

K – 3rd Grade | ELL | English Language Development taught by Colorado master teachers that are aligned with Michigan Educational Standards.

Read With Me at Home

K – 3rd Grade | ELA | Literacy lessons for Kindergarten – 3rd Grade students taught by Colorado master teachers that are aligned with Michigan Educational Standards.