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

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.

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Great Lakes Now

6th – 12th Grade | Science, Social Studies | Providing coverage of issues around protecting, cherishing and enjoying the Great Lakes.

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Camp TV

4th – 6th Grade | English, Health & Fitness, Math, Science, Social-Emotional Learning, Social Studies
| A special kids’ block with exciting content from zoos, libraries, and more!

Let's Learn - Pre-K to 2nd Grade lessons

Let’s Learn

Pre-K – 2nd Grade | English, Health & Fitness, Math, Science, Social-Emotional Learning, Social Studies | “Let’s Learn” is a daily series featuring educator instruction and virtual field trips.