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ESL Lesson Plans Made Specifically for YOUR Middle and High School Students

Welcome and thank you for stopping here! In this blog post, I’m providing a brief overview of the units included in this curriculum as well as a list of all the skills taught and in what unit(s) you will see them. I know time is of the essence for teachers, so hopefully this post provides some helpful insight. For a complete overview of this curriculum, please see this blog post which includes its background and philosophy.

Units are cumulative and should be completed in the below order. Each unit is hyperlinked to the same unit on Teachers Pay Teachers. Your students' English skills will increase substantially from start to finish! To buy ALL units together at 25%, you will find them here. All worksheets have digital versions that are compatible with Google Classroom.


LIST OF SKILLS Taught in Addition to Vocabulary Words in Each Unit

Plural and singular nouns (Units 1, 2)

Pronouns (Units 1, 3)

Simple present tense (Units 1, 2, 3, 4, 7)

Numbers (Unit 2)

Positive and Negative sentences with be-verbs (She is ___. She is not __.) (Unit 2, 3, 4)

Contractions (isn’t & aren’t) (Unit 3, 4)

Questions using be-verbs (Unit 3, 4)

Questions and Answers using Do & Does (Unit 3, 4)

Contractions (don’t & doesn’t) (Unit 3, 4)

Have & Has (Unit 3, 4, 8)

Present Progressive Tense (Unit 4, 5, 6)

Subject Pronouns + Be-Verbs Contractions (Unit 4, 6)

Reading an analog clock (Unit 4)

Prepositions: At, On, and In (Unit 4, 5)

Ordinal Numbers (Unit 5)

How to write the date (Unit 5)

“When” Questions (Unit 5, 6)

Simple Future Tense (Unit 5, 6, 9)

Helping Verbs - Can, May, Must, Should (Unit 6, 9)

Adjectives Before Nouns (Unit 6, 7, 8)

Comparatives & Superlatives (~er, ~est, more, most) (Unit 6, 7)

Demonstrative Adjectives - This, That, These, Those (Unit 7, 9)

Object Pronouns (Unit 7)

Prepositions: behind, between, next to, under, in, in front of, through, on (Unit 7, 8)

Phrasal Verbs (Unit 7)

Negative Simple Present Tense (Unit 7)

Past Tense Verbs (Unit 7)

Possessive Adjectives (Unit 8)

Articles (Unit 8)

Plural Noun Spelling & Pronunciation Rules (Unit 8)

Irregular Adjectives (good/bad) (Unit 8)

Past Progressive Tense (Unit 8)

Needs to, wants to, has to (Unit 9)

Possessive Nouns (Unit 9)

Future Tense - is/am/are + going to (Unit 9)

Possessive Pronouns (Unit 9)

Adverbs of Frequency (Unit 9)

Coordinating Adjectives (Unit 9, 10)

Countable & Uncountable Nouns (Unit 10)

Counting Money (Unit 10)

Quantifiers (Unit 10)

Cumulative Adjectives (Unit 10)

Possessive Plural Nouns (Unit 11)

Present Perfect Progressive Tense (Unit 11)

Adverbs That Show Sequence (Unit 11)

Compound Sentences: FANBOYS (Unit 11)

As always, please feel free to contact me at if you have any further questions. I have detailed blogs written specifically for each unit you can find here on this website. It would be an honor to have my curriculum used in your classroom. Happy teaching!


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