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I am Thankful Writing and Books

I am Thankful Writing and Books

Integrating the themes of gratitude and being thankful is a common practice around Thanksgiving. These themes are great to teach about throughout the year as well. Here are some ideas for teaching ELLs how to express that they are thankful, including a FREE writing activity. I am Thankful Writing   Vocabulary This set comes with vocabulary words to help student tell what they are thankful for. This is a great opportunity to integrate basic vocabulary into a lesson for all…

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Using Games to Build ELL Vocabulary

Using Games to Build ELL Vocabulary

Using Games to Build ELLs Vocabulary Games are a great way to help students practice vocabulary. For newcomers that are just learning English they are a fun way to practice basic Tier 1 terms. For students at higher language levels and native speakers they are great ways to practice content specific vocabulary. It is important to review vocabulary words with ELLs before they begin playing.  This is particularly important for students with lower language levels and those that are not…

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Words Words Everywhere for English Language Learners

Words Words Everywhere for English Language Learners

Words Words Everywhere for English Language Learners ESOL students benefit from easy access to sight words and seeing vocabulary words in many places.  Referring to these reference tools and placing them in areas that students have access to are ways to increase their use. Word Walls Disclosure: This post contains Amazon affiliate links, which means I may receive a commission if you click on an Amazon link and make a purchase. This does not cost you any extra money. In…

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