Friday 5: Special Mystery Guest: ELL

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Lucy Gray

Sep 21, 2007, 10:36:20 AM9/21/07
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Friday 5: English Language Learners: Special Mystery Guest: Larry

Hi All -

Larry Ferlazzo has put together tremendous resources for teachers and
students. He teaches Social Studies and English to English Language
Learners and native-English speakers at Luther Burbank High School in
Sacramento, CA. He was named the Grand Prize Winner of the 2007
International Reading Association Presidential Award For Reading and
Technology. He has a website with over 7,000 categorized links
accessible to English Language Learners and younger native English
speakers at and a blog
( where he daily shares new
content added to the website. A few months ago, I shared his student
examples page ( l)
with Friday 5 readers; it's helpful because I'm always seeking
concrete examples of student technology use. Thanks, Larry, for
sharing your expertise with us!

Lucy Gray

1) Oxford University Press -- Student Sites

Hundreds, and probably thousands, of online English language
development activities for all levels.

2) Peace Corps English Teaching Manuals

I think the teaching manuals the Peace Corps has developed for
teaching English as a second language are extraordinarily helpful to

3) Starfall

The best online site to teach reading to beginning English Language
Learners or young native speakers to read..

4) Dvolver Moviemaker

A great site for students to develop their writing skills in a fun and
creative way by creating simple movies.

5) Hello World English

A site for beginning English Language Learners to learn basic
"survival" English.

6) English 180

A very good site for both Beginning and Intermediate English Language
Learners with graduated lessons.

7) English Interactive

Another excellent site for both Beginning and Intermediate English
Language Learners with exercises at various levels.


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