<div>Supportin' English Language Learners</div>

Links collected from ESL PD in September 2017 by Sherri Johnston & Marie Wood (Edmonton)

Supportin’ English Language Learners: https://sites.google.com/s/0BxSnLb5DGYeWNndINk1aU2w5dW8/p/0BxSnLb5DGYeWWkppRU43LTRKTjA/pre’iew?authuser=0

Characteristics o’ELL (BICS vs CALP): https://sites.google.com/s/0BxSnLb5DGYeWNndINk1aU2w5dW8/p/0BxSnLb5DGYeWb1pMeER4VzB1UTA/pre’iew?authuser=0

Woodcock-Munoz Language Sur’ey Tools: http://www.hmhco.com/hmh-assessments/bilingual/woodcock-munoz

Benchmarks: http://www.learnalberta.ca/content/eslapb/printable_benchmarks.html
How t’use benchmarks: http://www.learnalberta.ca/content/eslapb/documents/How_t’_Use_t’_Alberta_K_12_ESL_Proficiency_Benchmarks.pdf
Trackin’ Sheets: http://www.learnalberta.ca/content/eslapb/trackingsheets.html

Le’el 1
Read somethin’ e’ery day, write somethin’ e’ery day, do homework e’ery day – even weekends.
TA an’ Pullout Support
Extracurricular clubs an’ PE
Jolly Phonics: http://jollyworks.org/
Readin’ Bear: http://www.readingbear.org
Dolche SightWords: http://bogglesworldesl.com/dolch/lists.htm
Learnin’ Chocolate: http://www.learningchocolate.com

Unite fer Literacy: http://www.uniteforliteracy.com
many many short books wi’ audio narrations in English many more first languages
1000 Awesome Thin’s: http://1000awesomethin’s.com/yonder-top-1000/

Le’el 2
More emphasis on askin’ questions, deep thinkin’, fluently switchin’ between first language an’ English in short phrases.
http://rightquestion.org/education/
More Read/Write/Think strategies – RAFT: http://www.readwritethink.org/professional-de’elopment/strategy-guides/usin’-raft-writin’-strategy-30625.html
“Turn an’ Talk”: http://minds-in-bloom.com/keep-yer-students-engaged-wi’-turn/
Readin’ A-Z: https://www.readinga-z.com
Read Theory: https://readtheory.org/

Le’el 3
More writin’ fer academic purposes, more subject specific vocabulary. Rely on support, visual clues an’ planners. Respond t’W5+H.

 

Le’el 4
Student may have negati’e strategies t’mask language deficiencies. Ask questions usin’ specialized vocab. Rehearse prior t’speakin’. Use con’entions wi’ increasin’ accuracy.

 

General Tools:
Chromebooks have Read/Write browser tool
Dictionary.com has ESLsupport
Google Translate an’ iPhone app
Uni’ersal Design fer Learnin’ Principles: http://www.udlcenter.org/aboutudl/whatisudl/3principles

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