Creation - Beginner
Part 1: God Made All Things
Part one of the Creation Story written at a beginning ESL level with pictures and activities.
Abraham's Story - Flashcards - Multi-level
These 6 pictures highlighting key points in the Abraham's Sacrifice story can be used as flashcards with non-readers and beginners to teach vocabulary and tell the story out loud. They can also be used with higher levels as a prompt to retell the story in English.
Abraham and His Son - Intermediate or Advanced
This lesson about Abraham’s Sacrifice contains the Biblical text in both English and Somali, with visuals to aid in understanding.
The Lost Son - Intermediate
This story about The Lost Son works well for intermediate-level learners who are emerging readers. Learners can read the story, then use pictures to retell the story.
Creation - Beginner
Part 2: God Blesses the First Family
Part two of the Creation Story written at a beginning ESL level with pictures and activities.
Abraham and His Son - Beginner or Intermediate
This sequencing activity (matching pictures and sentences) about Abraham's Sacrifice helps beginner or low-intermediate students who are still learning reading basics. Start by using the pictures to tell the story, then ask the student to read the sentences and find the corresponding picture. The student can then copy the sentences next to the correct picture. Repetition will help the student learn how to tell this story in English.
Abraham's Story - Intermediate
This story about Abraham's Sacrifice works well for intermediate-level learners who are emerging readers. Contains pictures to support key vocabulary.
Jesus and the Samaritan Woman - Intermediate or Advanced
This story about Jesus and the Samaritan Woman is at a reading level that works well with high intermediate to advanced-level students who are fairly fluent readers, focusing on reading comprehension. This story includes several pictures and a map to illustrate the story and help set the context. It could also be used with advanced learners as a quicker read, with a focus on answering the discussion questions in writing. As a final challenge, ask the student to use the pictures to retell the story.