Tree photos for my teacher resource expo…

Here are two photos of local ‘tall trees’ recently added to the Sail the Seven C’s Teacher Expo . They are free to download for your own use, no attribution required.

** Here is a short tour of the Expo and its current collection of resources. [More are being added every week.]

How does respected ESL teacher Larry Ferlazzo use photos for instruction?

Here is a quote from his resource-filled blog:

“My personal favorite is using photos using the Picture Word Inductive Model. As I described briefly in my recent New York Times guest post, and in my book, it’s an “inductive learning process where students first brainstorm twenty words related to a picture, then put those words into categories and add new ones that fit those categories. Next, they complete a “cloze” (or fill-in-the-blank) activity with sentences about the picture which are then put into categories of their own. They convert those sentence categories into paragraphs, and, finally, arrange the paragraphs into essays.”



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