1. A Kite for Quetzal: Following Directions

Source: Dragon Tales

Practice following oral directions as you make a kite from a paper bag. Listen carefully, gather the materials and tools needed, follow the directions in the proper sequence and then test your kite on the next windy day.

Grade Level: PreK, K-2

Subjects: Reading & Language Arts

Topics: Listening Comprehension. Organizing Information & Ideas.

Resource Type: Offline Activity/Project

2. Follow the Directions

Source: Between the Lions

Go on a treasure hunt to practice reading and following everyday directions. Pretend to be a robot and follow two- and three-part directions.

Grade Level: PreK, K-2

Subjects: Reading & Language Arts

Topics: Listening Comprehension.

Resource Type: Offline Activity/Project

3. Mayan Pyramid

Source: Maya & Miguel

Recall facts and share understanding about Ancient Mayan culture with other language speakers and learners. Build a Mayan pyramid out of sugar cubes.

Grade Level: K-2, 3-5

Subjects: Reading & Language Arts, Social Studies

Topics: Listening Comprehension. Vocabulary. Archeology. World History. World History: 1000 BCE-300 CE.

Resource Type: Offline Activity/Project

4. My Grand Story

Source: Jakers! The Adventures of Piggley Winks

Listen to stories about when an adult was young, write down the stories, decorate them and send them to the adult.

Grade Level: K-2

Subjects: Reading & Language Arts

Topics: Listening Comprehension. Writing: Composition.

Resource Type: Offline Activity/Project

5. Neighborhood Map

Source: Postcards from Buster

Draw a map of the neighborhood, and practice following directions. Talk about similarities and differences of schools.

Grade Level: PreK, K-2

Subjects: Reading & Language Arts, Social Studies

Topics: Listening Comprehension. Civics: Community & Citizenship.

Resource Type: Offline Activity/Project

6. Nonsense Rhymes

Source: Mister Rogers' Neighborhood

Develop phonetic awareness and understanding of the meaning of words by listening to the sounds of nonsense words and creating sentences that give the words meaning.

Grade Level: PreK, K-2

Subjects: Reading & Language Arts

Topics: Listening Comprehension. Reading: Emergent Literacy Skills.

Resource Type: Offline Activity/Project

7. Retelling Stories

Source: WETA: ¡Colorín Colorado!

Encourage English Language Learners to retell stories using pictures and props to help them learn to organize and describe events. Help students develop skills in storytelling, sequencing plot events and characterization.

Grade Level: K-2, 3-5

Subjects: Reading & Language Arts

Topics: Listening Comprehension. Storytelling.

Resource Type: Offline Activity/Project

8. Rhyme Time

Source: Animalia

Identify rhyming words and write and decorate an original book of rhymes.

Grade Level: K-2, 3-5

Subjects: Reading & Language Arts

Topics: Listening Comprehension. Reading: Emergent Literacy Skills.

Resource Type: Offline Activity/Project

9. The Question Game

Source: Arthur

Develop oral language and story comprehension skills. Learn how to create comprehension questions about a story using the words who, what if, when, where, why and how.

Grade Level: K-2, 3-5

Subjects: Reading & Language Arts

Topics: Listening Comprehension. Reading: Reading Comprehension.

Resource Type: Offline Activity/Project

10. True or False

Source: Clifford

Show what you know about animals and build communication and listening comprehension skills by answering true and false statements. Describe how false statements can be changed to make them true.

Grade Level: PreK, K-2

Subjects: Reading & Language Arts, Science & Tech

Topics: Critical Thinking Skills. Listening Comprehension. Life Science.

Resource Type: Offline Activity/Project