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Recommended ELL Web Sites for Students
Kindergarten - Third Grade
Reading is Fundamental
A bilingual site with articles, games, and activities for all ages!
English Vocabulary Games
Learn and review English words with images!
Click the Letters in the Correct Order
Learn the days of the week, months, and numbers 1-10!
Little Explorers English - Spanish Dictionary
A great picture dictionary!
Starfall
Reading instruction and educational games!
RIF Reading Planet
This site has many stories!
Sight Word Reading Practice
Online interactive practice with Dolch Word Lists!
Story Place
A site with online stories and activities!
Word Play
Click on a word to hear it and watch it play!
Arthur
Sequencing activity where students hear a story and put pictures in order!
Storyline Online
A terrific site with stories read by actors from the Screen Actors' Guild!
Interesting Things for ESL Students
Easy learning activities for
beginners in the English language!
Grammar Gorillas
Identify the parts of speech!
The Book Hive
Zinger Tales is a collection of stories
told by great storytellers!
On-Line ESL News
These current news articles are spoken in fluent English while the student reads along!
New Park Elementary Reading Center
Open Power Point presentations to practice reading word lists!
Audio Concentration Games
Listen to word and find the matches!
New Park Elementary Classroom
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A list of web sites for K-3 grade levels!

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ELL Lesson Plans
Multicultural Lesson Plans
This lesson guide was prepared during a summer institute sponsored by the Colorado Association of Multicultural Educators. Lessons are geared towards elementary and middle school students, but may be adapted for use in high schools.
Awesome Library
This site provides multicultural lesson plans, resources, news, and multimedia that are related to the subject.
Mrs. Donn's Lesson Plans Countries & Cultures of the Western Hemisphere
There are more than 100 lesson plans at this site in the categories of Latin America/Hispanic Cultures, Mexico, Central America & Caribbean, South America, Canada and the Poles.
Lesson Plan Central
Provides links to over 50 websites with multicultural lesson plans.

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Professional Reading for Elementary Teachers of ELL
Cross Cultural Teaching
The Challenge of Defining "Multicultural Education"
The term "Multicultural Education" has come to have many different meanings and conceptualizations in the educational profession. This article provides insight into a number of different definitions, goals, assumptions and principles of multicultural education as described by various people in the field.
 
Tips on Communicating
Provides tips for mainstream teachers and students on how to communicate from the very first day.
 
Education in Black & White:
How Kids Learn Racism - and How Schools Can Help Them Unlearn It

An article that discusses racism among school children and the role that educators play.
 
Hispanic-American Students and Learning Style
Cultural values of Hispanic Americans, language system research, and implication for counseling and teaching are shared at this website.
 
Multicultural Children's Literature in the Elementary Classroom
This article from ERIC Digest includes information on the importance of multicultural children's literature in the classroom, guidelines for selecting multicultural children's literature, and resources for material selection.
 
Multicultural Pavilion
The Multicultural Pavilion strives to provide resources for educators, students, and activists to explore and discuss multicultural education and facilitate opportunities for educators to work toward self-awareness and development.
 
Second Language Learning Information
Strategies and Resources for Mainstream Teachers of ELL
Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory provides an overview of the major legislative changes in the No Child Left Behind Act, an outline of instructional methods and program models, and a description of important theories of second language acquisition that have direct implications for mainstream classroom instruction.
 
Stages of Second Language Acquisition
New learners of English progress through the same stages to acquire language.  However, the length of time each student spends at a particular stage may vary.  Learn more about each of the stages leading to advanced fluency.
 
Effective Instructional Strategies for ELL in Mainstream Classrooms
An i
nstructional framework that helps teachers scaffold content and language learning for ELL, suggests possible first steps in implementing some components of this framework, and directs teachers to additional resources.
 
English as a Second Language/Bilingual Resource Guide for Mainstream Teachers
This article contains a language acquisition chart, table of essential tips for working with ELL students, and offers suggestions for supporting ELL in a mainstream classroom.
 
ELL and the Five Essential Components of Reading Instruction
Recommendations and considerations for instruction of ELL students within each of the Reading First components are offered at this website.  Teachers will learn how to instruct to the strengths and shore up the weaknesses of ELL in each of the Reading First content areas.
 
The Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol (SIOP)
Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol is introduced at this website.  SIOP is an approach for teaching content to ELLs in strategic ways that make the subject matter concepts comprehensible while promoting the students' English language development.
 

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Multicultural List Serve for Educators
Intercultural Cross Cultural Teaching Portal
Communities of diverse K-16 educators, service professionals, and students are established at this web site for learning, working, teaching or preparing to teach in a professional educational environment. It provides spaces that encourage intercultural and cross-cultural communications among teachers of different ethnic groups.
EdChange Multicultural Pavilion
Join Multicultural Pavilion (MCP), an email discussion forum on multicultural education.  At last count (February 2005), over 700 participants from all over the world have congregated over the Internet to discuss issues of equity, social justice, and the transformation of schools and schooling. The purpose of MCP is to facilitate dialogue and the exchange of resources among educators, students, and activists dedicated to multicultural education, educational equity, and social justice.

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