1) All ELL students should work on the following: nas.ca/vsb
2) All students should be reading
a) read one book per month
b) write a log for every class
c) one response journal per week
d) be prepared for the bi monthly vocabulary test
Useful Web Sites
Free PowerPoint and worksheets to download. Excellent resources for learning English grammar.
Essential basic English lessons for beginning English learners. Each lesson includes a short quiz to test the understanding of these basic English concepts.
Other Useful ELL Teaching and Learning Websites:
Starfall’s Learn to Read with Phonics
A free website to teach children to read with phonics for preschool, kindergarten, and first grade. Exciting phonics games and online interactive books.
Teaching Reading with Phonics - American English Pronunciation
Learn American English pronunciation and teach children and English students how to read using a step-by-step, simple approach to learning phonics. This unique phonics video series takes you through all of the basic English sounds in a practical order to help children and foreign learners of English master the sounds of English quickly.
Tumble Books— free online books in public library
Find a book list to inspire every kind of reader, from bookworms to reluctant readers. Browse books by topic, award winners, and age.
Includes many word lists—Dolch List by Grade, Vocabulary List by Grade, Essential ESL Vocabulary and proverbs/idioms. The words linked to online dictionary. There are also spelling tests.
VOA (Voice of America) Word Book
AAA Spell.com—Word Lists by Grade Level