EL Resources for Teachers
booksResources for Teachers  books
Teachers, did you know that the EL Department has a variety of resources that you are welcome to use for your own lessons?
If you would like to check-out any of these resources, please contact the EL Teacher responsible for your school. Here's a small list of things we have:
Simple Spanish Phrases (Praise, Aptitude, and Concerns) when speaking or writing to students and parents: Spanish Teacher Companion

Teachers with English learners in their classroom can check-out iPads for their students to use. The iPads come preloaded with many apps that specifically target language, as well as content. Please see your EL teacher for more information.

Kindle Fires
Kindle Fires are available to students currently in the ESL program. They can be checked out to teachers/students and can be a great resource for teachers who require students to read literature. Audiobooks are available on the Kindle Fire.
LeapPads are great for students in K-2. Teachers may check out a LeapPad for their current ELs to use. The LeapPads come preloaded with several games that target math, phonemic awareness, reading, and language. 


Older Leap Pads
We have 5 older Leap Pads that are available for students to use and check-out to take home. We have also included a list of books that you may use with the Leap Pads.
Leap Frog  phonics


Picture Dictionaries
Ideal for EL students, these dictionaries offer not only the meaning as a reference, but a picture too!
pic dictionary  picture dictionary 
IDEAS for Literature
Leveled books for EL students- focuses on grammar and writing
Example Pages:
  worksheet  Worksheet1
Funny and informative books about basic math and grammar skills
grammar books punctuation book
Science Books
Science books  compound
Graphic Novels- These are ideal for high school EL students who are studying Shakespeare or other novels. They re-tell the story in the form of a comic book. This allows students to have a better visual of what's happening in the story.
List of Novels Available:
Romeo & Juliet
The Scarlett Letter
Red Badge of Courage
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Macbeth  scarlett letter
graphic novel  novel
Picture books without text 
book  book1
As you can see, we have MANY books that your students might be interested in. Please let us know if you have a topic you are working on in class. We can try to find a book that might help your student. We also have leisure reads in several different languages.
 books  books
Hot Dots Jr.-Great for kindergarten and 1st grade. We have the following Hot Dot games: Beginning Phonics, Numbers & Counting, and Patterns & Sequencing
hot dots  
Vocabulary Sort Game- Sort cards by vehicles, animals, home, and foods 
vocab sort  
CVC cards and letter tiles 
Compound Word Flipchart 
Alphabet Soup Sorters