Christmas Traditions Around the World Activities are always so fun for students. Christmas for students of any age is one of the most exciting times of the year. Even my ELL’s who sometimes celebrate other holidays always love the energy of Christmas. I have found many ELLs have questions about Christmas if they do not celebrate it. And if they do, I love when they share stories about how they ... Read More about Christmas Traditions Around The World Activities And How To Keep Excited Students Engaged
A fun ELL Activity to get your English Language Learners speaking and reading quickly is Fan & Pick! It is great for promoting interaction among peers. Your ELLS will get the support they need to participate with other class members. One of the reasons I love this strategy so much is how simple it is to prepare but gives great benefits for your students. So how to you use it? Fan ... Read More about ELL Activities to Promote Interaction with your Elementary students – Fan & Pick
How To Carve A Pumpkin Procedural Writing Activity will be great writing practice for your Kindergarten - Second Grade Students! It is both Digital (Use with Google Classroom) and Printable! Each page includes word banks that will help your students with vocabulary and writing. The poster has a transition word for each page to help them become familiar with using transitions. Watch this ... Read More about How to Carve a Pumpkin Procedural Writing K-2 Digital and Print
ELL Newcomers welcome opportunities to feel connected and engaged with their classsmates. I love using Inside-Outside Circles to give all my students the opportunity to talk and share with each other. It can be use used in so many ways! So what is it? Inside-Outside Circle Purpose: To develop oral language through interaction with class members. Activity: Students are divided ... Read More about Inside-Outside Circle, An Interactive Strategy you Can Use with your ELL Newcomers Tomorrow!
This Apple and Pumpkins Writing Activity for Kindergarten - Second Graders is both Digital (Use with Google Classroom) and Printable! Everyone loves apples and pumpkins! Let's compare & contrast them in this fun writing activity. Great for primary English language learners to help prepare them for WIDA ACCESS Writing Assessments. What's ... Read More about Apples and Pumpkins Fun & Easy Writing Activities for Kids To Do Now!