Shared Resources for Modern Studies

The following resources have been shared by Steve Cooke, ex – chair of NALDIC. Feel free to use in your classroom, and also to send us resources that you have developed and would like to share with others.

 

Timeline – Martin Luther King

Martin Luther King I Have A Dream text

Timeline – Civil Rights facts and cards

Timeline – Civil Rights blank with dates

Problem Solution using writing frame – global warming

Read All About It! News and Current Affairs Sites for Learning English

Here are some links to useful websites that can be used for the teaching of EAL Pupils.

News In Levels  is an American site that has different news stories that are pitched at 3 different levels. Key words are highlighted and explained and there are accompanying You Tube clips of the news stories being read out .

Breaking News has 7 different levels and accompanying question sheets that could be used for homework and getting pupils to think about the news story in more detail.

New Internationalist is a well known magazine looking at stories from the developing world. They have adapted their stories to be written in simpler English to be more accessible to pupils. Useful for developing Global Citizenship approaches in EAL teaching.

 

If anyone comes across further sites that may be useful, please post them in a comment to share.