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Best Practices - ESL

Here is a sampling of ESL Resources available at the Best Practices Library; please visit the library for a complete list. There is a small fee for photocopying the material which is dependent upon the length of the article.

"Age and Rate of Acquisition of Second Language For Academic Purposes"
This study analyzes the length of time required for limited English proficient students to become proficient in English for academic purposes

"Wordless Picture Books"
Grade K-3: Wordless picture books can be used for a variety of purposes within the classroom

"Many Voices: A New K-3 Multicultural Literature Program"
The unique way to add a multicultural dimension to your primary curriculum

"Reader's Theatre"
Millions of Cats - a child's story suitable for reading in class with class participation

"Chants and Poems"
Chants and examples