Thursday, January 26, 2006

ESL/IEI: Web English Teacher Web English Teacher

While created for any English students, this site brings a lot of resources to ESL students as well. For example, on the vocabulary site, there are the following areas:
1000 Most Common Words in English This page has the first 250. Follow links to the entire list.
All America Reads: Vocabulary Strategies Three approaches based on the work of Kylene Beers.
Best Practices: Teaching Vocabulary Classroom activities and resources, a model lesson on video, and an online development session for vocabulary instruction.
The Clarifying Routine: Elaborating Vocabulary Instruction This strategy is designed for LD students but will work with all students on multiple grade levels.
Teaching Vocabulary: Two Dozen Tips and Tricks A variety of approaches for a wide range of grade levels