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Teacher Resources

In order for ELL students to learn the English language effectively, the language is taught through rules indirectly, the ELD (English Language Development) method. ELD is not a reading or writing class, however some of the same strategies are used to teach language. All main classroom teachers are highly encouraged to use visual whenever possible, sentence frames, and identifying key terms within each lesson. Below are a handful of helpful resources when working with ELL students.
YouTube ELD Sample Lesson ELD Forms and Functions Idioms
Apps for ELD ELPA Practice Questions Language Forms and Functions
Irregular Verb Test
Sentence Frames for Reading
ELD Teacher and Trainer Lori Wolfe Blog High Frequency Words ELL/ELD Pinterest Ideas
ELD Sentence Structure Sample ELD Vocab Sample Lesson ELD Sentence Prompts
California Sheltered Instruction Ideas EL Achieve