As we enter July, I thought it would be a good time to create a “The Best…: list about the summer. I’ll be adding to it as the summer progresses.
This is a companion list to:
The Best Websites For Learning About The Fourth Of July
The Best Sites For Images Of Fall Foliage (& For Teaching About The Season)
The Best Sites For Learning About The Winter Season
The Best Sites For Learning About The Spring Season
Here are my choices for The Best Sites For Learning About Summer:
Summer is here is a series of photos from The Big Picture.
Your summer adventures 2009 is a collection of reader-contributed photos to The Boston Globe.
The English Listening Lesson Library Online has a ton of exercises for English Language Learners about the summer. One example is this listening puzzle.
English Media Lab has a video for ELL’s on Summer Vacation.
Harcourt has a nice interactive on all the seasons, including the summer.
Here are a couple of summertime word lists — one from Wordnik, and the other from Merriam Webster.
National Geographic explains why the Summer Solstice is the first day of summer, and TIME Magazine has a slideshow of it being celebrated at Stonehenge.
Summer Is Nearly Here is the title of a series of photos from The Atlantic.
The East Coast heats up is a Washington Post slideshow.
Photo focus: Summer is a Reuters slideshow.
Slate has a slideshow called “School’s Out.”
Celebrate Summer: Ideas for Teaching the Season is from The New York Times Learning Network.
Summer Festivals is a photo gallery from The Atlantic.
Days Of Summer is another slideshow from The Atlantic.
Celebrate Summer: 10 Ways to Teach the Season is from The New York Times Learning Network.
Celebrate Summer 2013: Ways to Teach the Season is from The New York Times Learning Network.
Suggestions are welcome.
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