Hi there! My name is Deb Hanson, and I am thrilled to be guest posting today on Rachel’s blog! I am an ELL teacher in Nebraska. I have taught ELLs (English Language Learners) in all elementary grade levels and in all stages of language acquisition. Today, I want to focus on those Level 1 students – often newly arrived immigrants who have lived in the
Songs can be a great tool for ELLs to learn English. The lyrics of the songs important to ELLs, as well. Also, they should be educationally appropriate. This material is specifically useful to intermediate or Advanced level of ELLs at this point.
Infographic: 15 Helpful Strategies (and Unhelpful Practices) for ELLs- This graphic will help me as a teacher understand the best practices for ELLs at different levels. It also makes me aware of unhelpful practices. I could use this as a reference when I a. a classroom teacher.
Filled with activities and ideas you can use right away, this sampler includes 20 freebies that address the needs of English Language Learners at beginning, intermediate, and advanced levels of English language proficiency. Written by TpT teacher-authors who work with ELLs and organized by grade span ranging from PreK through Adult Education, these resources can be used in a variety of instructional programs: mainstream and ESL classes, bilingual and dual immersion programs, and adult ESL…