Purpose: To create meaningful dialogue about culture, while allowing students an opportunity to practice reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills; for intermediate to advanced levels, though lesson could be modified for lower level learners.
Prep time: Approximately 15-30 minutes, depending upon resources available.
Materials: Pencil, paper, a book of folktales or photocopies of a few folktales. Visuals are helpful!
This lesson give learners cultural and historical information about the Thanksgiving holiday. This is also an opportunity to talk about Native Americans and how their lives were changed by the arrival of the first Europeans.
In this resource, you will find a selection of theme-based readers along with an instructor’s guide that will support ESL literacy instructors to create comprehensive, theme-based lessons for adult ESL literacy learners.