English Learners

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

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  • Describing our family

    Describing our family

    Reading ELDLesson 7

    Describe family members with adjectives and learn the question word "why." This lesson is for 2nd or 3rd graders with beginning English skills.

  • Talk about families
    English LearnersKindergarten

    Talk about families

    Reading ELDLesson 7

    Discover all kinds of families, draw yours, and learn about family names and members. This lesson is for Kindergarten and 1st graders with beginning English sk…

  • Past tense words

    Past tense words

    Reading ELDLesson 7

    Pronounce new vocabulary words and then learn some past tense verbs. This lesson is for Kindergarten and 1st grade students who are learning English and have i…

  • 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…

  • Present tense and helping verbs

    Present tense and helping verbs

    Reading ELDLesson 8

    Use the present progressive tense and helping verbs and play some guessing games! This lesson is for 2nd or 3rd graders with beginning English skills.

  • Action verbs
    English LearnersKindergarten

    Action verbs

    Reading ELDLesson 8

    Practice action verbs and learn about things to do with your family! This lesson is for Kindergarten and 1st graders with beginning English skills.

  • Irregular past tense words

    Irregular past tense words

    Reading ELDLesson 8

    Learn and use irregular past tense verbs and celebrate a birthday! This lesson is for Kindergarten and 1st grade students who are learning English and have int…

  • 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…

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.

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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.