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ESOL learning activities for students

Happy October ELL Friends! Please go to the following fun websites to practice all of your language skills.

Small Pumpkin Face Craft Kit - 12ct

Sites for Grades PreK-2

It is advertised as a pre-school site but the stories are suitable forK-1 students.

Sites for Grades 3-5

Grades 3-12.

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Reading, Writing, and Math Practice for ESOL Grades K-5

Hi Friends,

Remember to read for 30 or more minutes a day and practice your writing and math skills!  Use the following wonderful reading and math websites to practice your skills daily!

English Practice

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English Language Learning
English Practice for New Students Grades K-2
English Practice for New Students Grades 3-8
New Web Sites for Grades K-2
Reading/Writing
Math
Fun Stuff

English Language Learning Top
ESL Mania-learn new idoms, practice your grammar, improve your accent, get lessons in business English, read ESL book chapters, get teaching tips, and more!
Digital Dialects-English practice for non-speakers.
English Vocabulary Guide-according to google, “Names of hundreds of common objects where the beginner student can hover the cursor over an image and hear its pronunciation and spelling.”
Kid’s Online Picture Dictionary and Encyclopedia-practice basic skills and learn English with pictures.
Merriam-Webster’s Visual Dictionary Online-pick a theme and see the picture.
Online Picture Dictionary-type in a word and see the picture.
Oxford University Press Incredible English-leveled stories, interactive games, songs and chants, picture dictionary, e-cards and much more.
TEFL/TESL Games and Activities Directory-large directory of games and activities to practice English
Iknowthat.com-activities to develop learning skills for life-divided into subject areas and grades.
Literacy Center-practice your English here. Site is in English, Spanish, German, and French.
Selfaccess.com-Online English lessons. Great for TOEIC, TOEFL and practising listening, reading, writing and grammar.
Illustrated Interactive Vocabulary-a multiple choice game with pictures to help online learners increase their elementary vocabulary.
Internet4Classrooms-click on a grade level to practice English and math activities
Label Me Printouts-from Enchanted Learning-just click on a subject area, print, and label
English Saves the Day-practice recognizing the parts of speech while playing a fun game
Month to Month-online interactive web sites for Kindergarten
Learn English-a comprehensive site that includes games, stories, tests, and cartoons. Be sure to visit the Learn English Kidzone.
English Forum-interactive English language exercises
JohnsEsl-activities and quizzes to improve your English, plus “Idiom of the Day”
Teflgames-interactive games and general knowledge quizzes to improve your English
ESL Partyland-learning pages and quizzes
a4esl.org-grammar, vocabulary, bilingual quizzes, and crossword puzzles
Miscositas-virtual picture books in English and Spanish
English Forum Interactive-interactive exercises, and information for students
Quiz Hub-free quizzes on a variety of topics
Listening Quizzes-easy, medium, and difficult listening quizzes
Vocabulary University-vocabulary puzzles to enhance vocabulary mastery
Internet Picture Dictionary-picture dictionary plus flashcards, fill-in-the-blanks, and word scramble
The ESL Desk-the ESL links site-links to reading, grammar, writing, and listening activities
Games to Learn English-interactive games intended to help students improve their English language learning skills.
Manythings.org-a fun study site for ESL students-word games, puzzles, quizzes, and more
Reading/Writing Top
ReadKiddoRead-read a book by grade level
Language Arts links-Mrs. Stamp’s LAL links
Kindersite Stories-stories for children ages two to eight
The Comic Creator-create your own comics-interactive-comic strip planning sheet
Word Wizard-use favorite books to move around letters to make new words-interactive
Word Maker-combine letters to make words-interactive
What’s in the Bag-guess what’s in the bag-interactive language development
The Stapleless Book-create an eight page book on line by folding and cutting-interactive
Picture Match-match pictures with the correct first letter-interactive
The Letter Generator-learn the parts of a letter and write your own letter-interactive.
Finish-a-Story-finish a story that is already started and have it published on the web
Starfall-interactive books and word games
Wacky Web Tales-write a tale and submit it online
StoryPlace-Elementary-read a book online and then print out an activity to complete
Dr. Seuss-Seussville-Dr. Seuss stories and activities
The BookHive-read a book and then play a fun activity
Read a Picture Book-links to picture books online
Math Top
Math Links-Mrs. Stamp’s math links
Math Slice-online math practice and much more
Musical Multiplication-practice your multiplication facts with music
Count Us In-games designed to help children understand basic math concepts
Fraction Frenzy-play a game and practice fractions
Math Magician-practice math facts
Math Playground-Math Playground is a mathematics learning site for students in grades K – 6. Practice your math skills, play a logic game and have fun!
Harcourt School-practice math facts
Kidport-primary math practice
Cool Math for Kids-activites, games, lessons and more
Math Forum-everything you want to know about math by Drexel University
Fun Stuff Top
Little Fingers Games-practice your ABC, letter sounds, money, counting and more.
Switch Zoo-make your own real animals at this virtual zoo.
Kindersite games-games for young children
Kindersite music-music and songs for young children
City Creator-build a city from start to finish
Playtonium Games-fun word games, jigsaw puzzles, web games, and more
Popcap Games-web games that play right in your browser
ToonUniversity-math, grammar, science, and social studies fun
MaMaMedia-games to play, cards to make and send, and much more
FunBrain-games and quizzes
FunSchool-games categorized by age group
Kidsclick-a web search for kids by librarians
Fact Monster-information and fun activities
Enchanted Learning-information and printable activities
Primary Games-educational games for elementary students
Berenstain Bears-explore Bear Country
Room 108-an educational activity center for kids- stories with sound and animation, songs, art, math, kids games, and much more.
Fun Games-games, mazes, and more
Zeeks.com-games
Puzzle Choice-online puzzles and games, printable puzzles
Kids Vocabulary Builder-games to improve vocabulary
Brain Bashers-songs, art, math, kids games, children’s stories, and much more.
Jigzone-the place on the internet for free online jigsaw puzzles.
Kids Konnect-information and fun stuff
Kids Hub-a noncommercial educational web site for upper elementary school and middle school students featuring free online interactive learning, games, puzzles, and quizzes
New Web Sites Top
Math Magician-quizzes to practice math facts
Goodnight Stories Games-activites and games with stories
Spin and Spell-a fun spelling game
Rainforest Math-inteactive math activites for grades K-6
Read a Clifford Story-Clifford interactive storybooks
Storyline-an online streaming video program featuring actors reading children’s books
Bembo’s Alphabet Zoo-learn your ABCs
Sounds Fun-learn the English alphabet
Clifford’s Puppy Letters-games to learn letters
Word Play-click on a word and watch it play
Clifford’s Sound Match-interactive fun
The Kidz Page Learning Fun-fun learning games
The Rhyme Game-practice rhyming words in three levels
Pounce-pounce on the word that matches the sound
English Practice for New Students Grades K-2 Top
Kidport-pick a grade a practice math, language arts, science, and social studies
Pauly’s Playhouse-fun activites to learn English
Dot2Dot4fun-practice recognizing number with dot 2 dot fun
Between the Lions-Games-practice your skills with these fun games
Between the Lions-Stories-lots of stories to read
Planet English-games, printable grammar sheets, and a great Hangaroo Kids game to learn English
Primary Games-the fun place to learn, science, language arts, social studies, and math
Starfall-learn to read
ABC Toon Center-learn to tell time, read stories, wordsearches, and more
Alphabet Action-practice your alphabet, numbers, shapes, colors, time, money, reading and more
Tweenies-practice your numbers and games to make learning English fun
Cbeebes-have fun practicing your English with your favorite tv characters
Digby Mole’s Word Games-play a word game, read a story, practice your numbers
The Literacy Center Play and Learn-practice basic pre and early reading skills
Milkshake Games-practice telling time, and play games while learning English
English Practice for New Students Grades 3-8 Top
Interactive Picture Dictionary-learn new vocabulary and then test yourself
Learning Vocabulary Can Be Fun-wordsearches, hangman, quizzes, and matching activities
Kidport-pick a grade a practice math, language arts, science, and social studies
Babloo-interactive fun and learning for children of all ages. Available in eight different languages.
Dot2Dot4fun-practice recognizing number with dot 2 dot fun
Language Arts Games-online student activities by teacher vision
Planet English-games, printable grammar sheets, and a great Hangaroo Kids game to learn English
Play Kids Games-play games in math, vocabulary, alphabet, memory, shapes and colors and much more to learn English
English Forum-interactive English language exercises
a4esl.org-grammar, vocabulary, bilingual quizzes, and crossword puzzles
Internet Picture Dictionary-picture dictionary plus flashcards, fill-in-the-blanks, and word scramble

 

 

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Dear Friends let’s get off to a great start with you becoming more English Proficient! Please use the following wonderful grade level websites to improve your skills!

GRADE LEVEL WEBSITES FOR ENGLISH LEARNERS

Grade Level Websites

*Kindergarten*

Jungle Animal Find and Count

ABCya for Kindergarten

Coin Names (penny through quarter)

Coins for Candy

Coin Memory Game

Checkout Cookie

Crazy Pattern Machine

Sorting Bert’s Bottlecaps

Dot-to-Dot Activities

Fair Shares

The Number Game

Counting with Lecky

How Many

Bunny Count

Number Hunt

Critter Counting

Addition

Starfall

Number Values

Shape Sorter

Math Lingo

Fish Feeder

Math Lines

Subtraction Harvest

Math Match

Little Animals Activity Center

 

*First Grade*

Discovering Coin Values

Place Value Penguins

Jungle Animal Weights

Subtraction Basketball

Addition Sharks

Balloon Pop Subtraction

Fraction Concentration

Fractions

How Many Under the Shell?

Balloon Pop Math

Fish Tales

Count on It

 

*Second Grade*

I Am Special

Collect the Ducks

Shark Numbers

Kids Have Pets

Tic-Tac-Toe Squares

Fabulous Fractions

Clockwise

See Saw Measurement

Balance Subtraction Equations

Compare Numbers

The Legend of Dick and Dom

Time to Move

Learn to Count Money

 

*Third Grade*

Estimating Sums

Collect the Ships

Eagle and Airplane

Multiplication Central Park

Aquatic Speedway

Stun Attack

Grand Slam Math

Cross the River

Measurement (inches)

Fish Tales

Math Basketball

Fraction Frenzy

 

*Fourth Grade*

Estimation Valley Golf

Identify the Digit

Multiplication Central Park

Math Frog

Mystery Picture

The Number Cruncher

Word Problems with Katie

Adding Fractions

Flowering Fractions

Adam Ant

Fraction Sorter

Function Machine

 

*Fifth Grade*

Estimating Six Digit Numbers

Multiplication Central Park


Math Frog

The Legend of Dick and Dom

The Number Cruncher

Coffee Shop

Baseball Math – Fractions

Soccer Math – Fractions

Football Math – Fractions

Adding Fractions

Ice Cream Shop (improper fractions)

Adding and Subtracting Fractions Board Game

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WELCOME BACK SUPER HERO FRIENDS!!!

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Dear Parents and Friends,

My name is Ms. McMillan and I am thrilled to be your child’s ESOL teacher for Nickajack Elementary School. This is an awesome community of supportive parents and wonderful children.

I teach all elementary grade levels and truly enjoy our community of friends. It is such a joy to work with your children and assist them as they learn to become proficient in English.

It is my goal to meet each of you and to be a means of support to your family. Please feel free to email me anytime with questions or concerns.  I will contact you throughout the year either by letter, email, or to simply make a phone call to discuss your student’s achievement.

I look forward to reaching the needs of each ESOL student in their efforts to becoming more proficient in English.

Again, please email me if you have any questions or concerns about the program.

 

Respectfully,

Bernadine McMillan, M. Ed.

ESOL Teacher

Nickajack ES

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Hi Friends, Please Read all Summer to increase your literacy skills!!

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Dear Parents,

Our English Language Learners should read daily for 30 or more minutes.  Students should also practice reading skills using the following links below.  Thanks for your continued support in helping to increase student achievement and overall reading skills for our wonderful ESOL friends!  Happy Reading!

 Sites for Grades PreK-2

It is advertised as a pre-school site but the stories are suitable forK-1 students.

Sites for Grades 3-5

Grades 3-12.

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TIME TO SIGN-UP FOR FIELD DAY VOLUNTEERS

Dear Parents,

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Please use the following links to sign-up for FIELD DAY volunteers.  Thanks for your help!

K-2: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/60b0848aaac2aa5fe3-mayfield1

 

3-5: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/60b0848aaac2aa5fe3-mayfield

 

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READ EVERYDAY and PRACTICE LANGUAGE SKILLS!!!

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Dear Parents,

Our English Language Learners should read daily for 30 or more minutes.  Students should also practice reading skills using the following links below.  Thanks for your continued support in helping to increase student achievement and overall reading and language skills for our wonderful friends!

Sites for Grades PreK-2

It is advertised as a pre-school site but the stories are suitable forK-1 students.

Sites for Grades 3-5

Grades 3-12.

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READ AND PRACTICE SKILLS EVERYDAY!

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Dear Parents,

Our English Language Learners should read daily for 30 or more minutes.  Students should also practice reading skills using the following links below.  Thanks for your continued support in helping to increase student achievement and overall reading skills for our wonderful friends!

Sites for Grades PreK-2

It is advertised as a pre-school site but the stories are suitable forK-1 students.

Sites for Grades 3-5

Grades 3-12.

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IT’S PICTURE DAY!

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Dear Parents,

Spring Picture Day is this Friday March 2, 2018.  Please have your student come prepared to take a great picture.  Image result for images of smiley faces

 

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Mr. Hill Needs Your Help!!!

Dear Students and Families,
In March, as part of the Read Across Cobb Skype-a-Thon, Mr. Hill will be reading a book to hundreds of Cobb students via Skype!
 
I would love our students to suggest a picture book (old or new) to read to them and others on this special day.
 
Please see, share, and promote the link below!  THANK YOU!  Students may do this in class, with your permission and time, or at home!
Students and Families please help Mr. Hill.  Thanks for your participation!!!
 
https://flipgrid.com/910520
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Mr. Hill needs your help! Please watch and respond to the video with your own video.
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