Websites for Working with ESOL/ELL Students:
A wealth of info, activities, and advice for teachers and Spanish- speaking parents of ELLs- parent section also in Spanish
Downloadable copy of excellent teacher idea kit with strategies, ideas, and activities for the primary classroom; Click on "Help Kids"
ESL Playhouse- a wonderful, fun site for young ESOL children
For ESOL ideas, look under the reading and language section, and then click on special needs. This site is also very helpful for all areas of elementary curriculum.
A wide variety of materials that can be used by beginning ELLs and all primary students, including games, puzzles, reading activities, alphabet, math, writing, etc. Some areas are organized by themes.
Flash cards, worksheets, and activities for use with ESOL children
National Council of Teachers of English page with resources for both regular classroom and ESOL teachers of ELs
A Pennsylvania teacher's handbook for classroom teachers with ELLs
Click on "Small Group Interactive English Language Development Activities" for a superb 333 page handbook of activities, rubrics, framed paragraphs, games, lessons, etc.
Links to online, interactive activities, webquests, teacher resources, songs, vocabulary games, etc. for ELs
Gail A. Johnson is a retired Cobb educator who enjoys assisting the ESOL department from time to time as a trainer. Her wealth of knowledge and skills can't be beat.