Interesting idea at http://www.readingrockets.org/strategies/raft
RAFT is a writing strategy that helps students understand their roles as writers, the audience they will address, the varied formats for writing, and the topic they’ll be writing about. By using this strategy, teachers encourage students to write creatively, to consider a topic from a different perspective, and to gain practice writing for different audiences.
Find here authentic culture pictures taken in the USA for use in speaking and writing activities. There are great to compare and contrast to the students’ home lives and to authentically use English. You may use them to talk about mealtimes, families, and more. Find the photos at Photographer Shows How Different Dinnertime Looks Across The USA at https://www.boredpanda.com/weeknight-dinners-usa-lois-bielefeld/?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=fbad&utm_term=22+&utm_content=weeknight-dinners-usa-lois-bielefeld
Organizing information, reading, writing, vocabulary, and collaboration can be practiced while using graphic organizers. Find examples here in 8 Editable Graphic Organizer Templates for Google Apps at http://instructionaltechtalk.com/8-editable-graphic-organizer-templates-for-google-apps/?utm_content=buffera78cf&utm_medium=social&utm_source=linkedin.com&utm_campaign=buffer