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Content Instruction for ELLs

Science class

In order for English language learners (ELLs) to become successful students, they need to learn grade-level content as well as the English language skills needed to access that content.

The strategies in this section suggest ways in which you can provide your ELLs with additional language support in learning content areas such as math, science, social studies, and language arts.

Recommended Resources

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Professional Books: Content Instruction for ELLs

These classroom guides offer practical content-area strategies, as well as tips for vocabulary instruction, homework, and assessment.

Online Resources

Check out these websites offering a wide variety of activities, lesson plans, and interactive tools!