ELL News

October 2016


I, along with many of you, have seen this video, but it never gets old! As you watch it again, ask yourself these questions: Do you believe in yourself? Do you believe in your colleagues? Do you believe in your students? BE INSPIRED!
10 year old intellect, Dalton Sherman's keynote speech

Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month is observed each year from September 15th to October 15th. The following links are full of facts and activities!

Academic Vocabulary

Our September PLC conversation about ELLs and Academic Vocabulary was awesome! I wrote a summary on my blog, you can read it here:

The Elementary Teacher Blog

I thought you might want to look at the Oklahoma Academic Vocabulary lists that is on the State Department website:

Oklahoma Academic Vocabulary Lists

I am attaching the two interactive games that I shared with you. You will need to open them in slides and make a copy then you can edit. Let me know if I can help you with this!

Magic Letter/Magic Word

Password Academic Word Game

This is the link to the free webinar on interactive notebooks.

Interactive Notebook Free Webinar

Thursday Thoughts

Mark your calendars, October 20th will be the 3rd Thursday of the month so that means I will be visiting PLCs to discuss ELL and Background Knowledge, please come ready to share!
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