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TESOL International Association

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Common Core State Standards for ELLs in English Language Arts, Grades K-5 The chapters in this volume provide concrete ideas for engaging English learners in a range of intellectually rich tasks using a variety of text types. Common Core State Standards for ELLs in Mathematics, Grades K-8 Each chapter highlights specific pedagogical practices that teachers can use to support ELLs with the Standards for Mathematical Practices, and each concludes with questions for reflection and suggestions for action plans. Read more See more publications

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Top Ten Ways to Teach Vocabulary Building vocabulary is foundational at any reading level. Doesn't matter who, where, or what grade you teach - building vocabulary across the curriculum is a top priority. Drilling lists of spelling and isolated content words can get monotonous. Dry. Bo-ring. Role Plays in the ESL Classroom - Games in the ESL classroom - Teaching English Role Plays in the ESL Classroom by Lynne Hand Instructions to the English teacher It is not enough merely to provide students with opportunities to speak in English, as teachers we need to encourage students to speak in a variety of different situations, and hence help them to learn to speak with confidence. The ideal would be to travel to different locations and carry out different tasks, the next best thing however is to enact those situations in a classroom.

ESL Games: Proverbial Wisdom The Game: The object of Proverbial Wisdom is to introduce students to well-known sayings that either refer to common knowledge or give advice. Proverbs contain truth and can be applied to events and activities in our daily lives. The goal of the game is to guess the proverb that is represented in the student’s drawing. Research Says: This game gives students a chance to “… learn, practice, and review specific language material” (How to Choose Games, Tyson, 2000). What You NeedLarge construction paper or poster board and colored markers or crayons for each student. Writing Tools Skip to main content Create interactive lessons using any digital content including wikis with our free sister product TES Teach. Get it on the web or iPad! guest Join | Help | Sign In

OWL: ESL Teacher Resources Summary: The professional resources listed below are both theoretical and practical. The list includes links to organizations and journals of interest to language teachers and language policy developers, as well as to a selection of online teaching and reference materials. Each of these links is a portal to an extensive collection of further resources for the professional ESL community. Independent and Dependent Variables in an Experiment...Say what??? Do you ever teach a lesson, think it went awesomely, and then realize that not a single person in your room understands anything that was coming out of your mouth? Yeah...that is how our first science lesson went this year. Science is one of those subjects that is so very hit or miss with me. Sometimes, I think I do a spectacular job teaching and other times....not so much. The latter was the case with the first experiment we did this year.

NABE Weekly eNews Archive Bertha Castro knows that English is important to her family's success in Fort Collins — even if it's "very difficult" for her. Castro, 41, and her family have lived in Fort Collins for 14 years. Her native — and preferred — language is Spanish. The E.S.L. Tutor's Handbook Suppose you decided to learn to sail without having had any previous sailing experience. You might immediately go to your local library and read all about the subject. Or, you might enrol in a course. You could ask a friend to take you out and show you how to sail. If you were really courageous, you could just buy a boat and set sail to learn through trial and error.

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