Users' questions

What can you do with ESL newcomers?

What can you do with ESL newcomers?

5 Strategies for Helping Newcomer ELLs Thrive

  1. Create an environment of inclusion.
  2. Learn about your newcomer ELL student’s culture, and find opportunities to bring it to class.
  3. Respect the student’s native language.
  4. Utilize high-quality instructional strategies that promote language acquisition along with content knowledge.

How do you engage ESL students in the classroom?

How can I support ELLs in my classroom?

  1. Provide a welcoming classroom environment.
  2. Know and include the student.
  3. Modify your speech.
  4. Provide opportunities for interaction.
  5. Support literacy development.
  6. Reading Instruction.
  7. Development of Writing Skills.
  8. Support ELLS in the content areas: Math, Social Studies, Science.

What’s the best game to introduce yourself to a new class?

This fun icebreaker game can be used to introduce yourself and the course to a new class of students. The game also helps you gain insight into your students’ level of English. Before you begin the game, don’t give the students any information about yourself or the course.

How to introduce a student in ESL first day?

The student who got all their cards back introduces themselves to the class using the information they wrote on their cards, e.g. ‘Hello everyone. My name is Toby Smith. I’m 12 years old’, etc. The student then leaves the game and becomes a spectator.

What do you need to know about being a newcomer?

• Understand some basics about their legal obligations to newcomers. • Provide welcoming schools and classrooms for newcomers and their families. • Provide newcomers with the academic support to attain English language proficiency (if needed) and to meet college- and career-readiness standards.

Which is the best game for the first day of ESL?

The Name Game. This engaging introduction game is ideal for the first day of class and helps students get to know each other. In the game, students race to give basic personal information about themselves and repeat other students’ information. Arrange the students into two teams and sit each team in a circle.