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Texas ELPS "I Can" Posters and Teacher Checklists

Are you a Texas teacher? Have you been asked by your administrators to have your English Language Proficiency Standards-ELPS posted? This pack contains each standard ready to print and post. I also include a checklist for each strand for you to check off when you have taught each standard.---Alma Almazan

from Everyone Deserves to Learn

5 Speaking Activities for English Language Learners

ESL Language Instruction Strategies: This articles gives examples of teaching strategies for speaking activities for ELLs. Games are a fun and creative way to allow ELLs a change to practice their speech while having fun and not being self-conscious.

from World Language Classroom

Foreign Language Comprehensible Input and Proficiency Goals

Foreign (World) Language Comprehensible Input and Proficiency Goals (French, Spanish) wlteacher.wordpre...


Filled with activities and ideas you can use right away, this sampler includes 20 freebies that address the needs of English Language Learners at beginning, intermediate, and advanced levels of English language proficiency. Written by TpT teacher-authors who work with ELLs and organized by grade span ranging from PreK through Adult Education, these resources can be used in a variety of instructional programs: mainstream and ESL classes, bilingual and dual immersion programs, and adult ESL…


WIDA's CAN DO descriptors explain what ELLs can do at each level of English language proficiency in the four language skill areas (listening, speaking, reading, writing) by grade. The booklets are downloadable free. Use them to plan language objectives for ELLs in mainstream classes.