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Deb's Top 10 Tips When You Are Assigned a Non-English Speaking Student. Plus a freebie!

Anchor Chart Organization System: Hangers

15 most useful phrasal verbs

GREAT powerpoint for teaching positional words.

Anchors Away Monday: Zooming in on Point of View

The Secret to Cleaning Your Toilet with Baking Soda - by Little Bits of Granola

Cindy explains the importance of writing clear language objectives for ELLs.

SIOP Language objectives are HOW of the lesson.

ASCD offers a variety of PD Online courses to help you connect with your ELLs. Find out which are best for you!

Embroidery puppet face. Tutorial.

context clues

Why We Read Nonfiction~ Students use this layered flip chart identify different text structures. Beneath each one, students add examples from teacher or self-selected text. Great, adaptable idea from Life is Better Messy Anyway!

Using quadramas as a reflective tool (includes instructions for creating qua dramas). These also work great as a reading response activity!

FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE IN A MUSICAL VIDEO~ Teach hyperbole, simile, and more using these visual clips.

Christmas gift bags. so simply to make.

Easy to make game for developing vocabulary. Several other good muffin tin games at this post, too!

teaching inference anchor chart: You can also gather some old things from around your house and put them in a shoebox and have your class inference what kind of person your "neighbor" is!

Inferences anchor chart

sixties inspired blythe jacket, Blythe DIY, blythe pattern

Free yourself from patterns

For The Love Of Dolls: Sewing For My Dollies