Shared Resources for English and ESOL

The following resources have been shared by Steve Cooke, ex-chair of NALDIC for you to use in your classroom. If you have any resources you would like to share please send them in to EAL Highland.

Listen and fill in the missing verbs – Alex’s holiday

Sequencing short phrases activity to create a Snail poem

Animal Haikus

Animal Haikus instructions

Matching questions to parts of text – Penguins live in the Antarctic

Shared Resources for Maths

The following resources have been shared by Steve Cooke, ex-chair of NALDIC for you to use in your classroom. If you have any resources you would like to share please send them in to EAL Highland.

Maths resources 1b – England Jamaica what crops can you grow

Maths resources – England Jamaica climate graphs

Maths word problems – World Cup Time Differences Brazil

Maths word problems – Basketball scores with answers

Shared Resources for Modern Studies

The following resources have been shared by Steve Cooke, ex – chair of NALDIC. Feel free to use in your classroom, and also to send us resources that you have developed and would like to share with others.

 

Timeline – Martin Luther King

Martin Luther King I Have A Dream text

Timeline – Civil Rights facts and cards

Timeline – Civil Rights blank with dates

Problem Solution using writing frame – global warming

Read All About It! News and Current Affairs Sites for Learning English

Here are some links to useful websites that can be used for the teaching of EAL Pupils.

News In Levels  is an American site that has different news stories that are pitched at 3 different levels. Key words are highlighted and explained and there are accompanying You Tube clips of the news stories being read out .

Breaking News has 7 different levels and accompanying question sheets that could be used for homework and getting pupils to think about the news story in more detail.

New Internationalist is a well known magazine looking at stories from the developing world. They have adapted their stories to be written in simpler English to be more accessible to pupils. Useful for developing Global Citizenship approaches in EAL teaching.

 

If anyone comes across further sites that may be useful, please post them in a comment to share.

Phrases for School from Bracknell Forest

These useful resources from Bracknell Forest EAL and Diversity Team at Bracknell Forest Council give schools basic phrases in different languages in PDF format for use with pupils and parents.  They can be used for new arrivals or for checking understanding for New to English pupils. Some teachers and pupils may simply be interested in them to celebrate different languages as well.

Click on the language to download….

Arabic    Chinese     Czech      German      Greek       Hindi     Hungarian Italian    Japanese  Lithuanian      Malayalam     Polish     Portuguese     Russian        Slovak      Spanish     Tagalog        Tamil      Thai       Turkish       Urdu

There are also lots more resources in different languages for use in Primary and Secondary schools on their website click here to open in a new window

Polish Resources

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Here are a some new Polish resources for you to use in the classroom. One is a Polish Language Mat and the other is a set of language survival cards that teachers can use to ensure that newly arrived pupils understand directions and simple instructions.

Both resources are particularly helpful with new arrivals but also support children with some Polish literacy to find the right words. Click on the links below to download.

EMA_Language_Mat_Polish

Polish Survival Guide