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What are some good online (or offline) resources that will help language acquisition for a brand new ELL in a fourth grade classroom?

Apr 15, 2016 7:34am

  • English Language Arts / Foreign Language / Science / Social Studies / Technology
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  • Differentiation / English Language Learners


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    • Apr 24, 2016 7:19pm

      Our district bought subscriptions to Rosetta Stone. It is spendy, but there is a lot of visuals and address the four areas of listening, reading, writing, and speaking.

      • Apr 25, 2016 12:24am

        All the way over in Australia we have 'Reading Eggs' a program created by the ABC (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) it will give you a free trial and you can find it at
        It is a reading program that teaches with phonics - might be a bit babyish but is a solid starting place.
        There also used to be an excellent series called 'Open Sesame' based on Sesame Street characters that teaches English with chants and fun dialogues
        I have used this in Japan many years ago and can still remember the chants
        Hope some of this is helpful