Sites of Interest for ELLs

1. READ THE WORDS:  Website that will read text aloud:  Enroll free at: http://www.readthewords.com/#

2. MERRIAM WEBSTER- Visual Dictionary:  http://visual.merriam-webster.com/index.php

 

3. BBC World News translated into 30+ languages.

Languages :  http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/languages/ 

 

4.   home http://www.colorincolorado.org/

 

 

5.  http://www.everythingesl.net/

 

6. Activities for ESL Students Internet TESL Journal (iteslj.org) http://a4esl.org/

 

7. USING WIDA STANDARDS: Videos from Virginia Department of Education:

http://www.doe.virginia.gov/VDOE/Instruction/ESL/elp_videos.html

 

8. REPEAT AFTER US:

Welcome to our Worldwide Family of Learning! Created by a high school student, RepeatAfterUs is an award-winning online library with the best collection of copyright-free English texts and scripted recordings. Our free audio clips provide an excellent resource for students and literature lovers of all ages.   http://www.repeatafterus.com/index.php

9. Mid-Atlantic Equity Center: The Mid-Atlantic Equity Center promotes academic rigor for students who have traditionally been denied educational opportunities and equal access to a quality education.  http://maec.ceee.gwu.edu/ 

 

 

10. MIGRANT POLICY INSTITUTE (Resources and Language Portal):  http://www.migrationinformation.org/integration/language_portal/ 

 

11. SINGABLE BOOKS:  This article from Center of Applied Linguistics (CAL) explains the use of books that are "singable" and offers a list of suggestions.  Find the article at:  http://www.cal.org/resources/digest/singable.html

 

 

12.    GRAPHIC ORGANIZERS FOR ELLS: http://www.everythingesl.net/inservices/graphic_organizers.php

13.  ESL Printables:  ESL Printables, the website where English Language teachers exchange resources: worksheets, lesson plans,  activities, etc.
Our collection is growing every day with the help of many teachers. If you want to download you have to send your own contributions:  http://www.eslprintables.com/