English Language Learner Toolkit » Section 6: Resources to Share with Families

Section 6: Resources to Share with Families

 

 

Resources for families to support language development, academics, and

socio-emotional development. 

 

 
Colorín Colorado Website
 
 
 
 
 
 
Talkingisteaching.org Website
 
 
 
 
 
 

 Titles  
Description of Resources
 
English Learner Advisory Council (ELAC)
Information 
 
 
Parent Friendly Flyer for all school sites that lists ELAC meeting times and dates for the 2018-2019 school year.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tips for Being Bilingual (Hand Out)
 
 
2 page hand out for parents that gives tips on how to continue language development at home and in the community as well as the benefits of being bilingual.
 
 
WEB RESOURCE
 
 
Flyer for Talkingislearning.org a comprehensive and fun interactive website that features a wealth of resources, articles, videos, and printable for parents/teachers around the topics of Early Literacy, Early Math, and Social and Emotional Development.
 
WEB RESOURCE
 
Flyer for Colorin Colorado a fun, engaging, comprehensive bilingual website for families and educators of English Learners. Features ELL Basics, School Support, Separate page for families, Videos, and Resource Library for parents/teachers. 
 
WEB RESOURCE
 
Flyer for Colorin Colorado a fun, engaging, comprehensive bilingual website for families and educators of English Learners. Features ELL Basics, School Support, Separate page for families, Videos, and Resource Library for parents/teachers.
 
 
 
 
 
Printable two page article with 5 tips on for parents of dual language learners from Too Small to Fail.
 
How to Read with Your Child Handout
 

 

ELPAC Resources 
 
 
 
English Learner Test (ELPAC) Related Resources for Parents
 
FLYER for Parents about accessing Practice Tests on ELPAC.org
ELPAC Assessment Fact Sheet for Parents (Printer Friendly)

 

A Parent Guide to Understand the ELPAC (Printer Friendly)
 
 
 
List of basic school related phrases and words parents can use to communicated in school and social settings
 
 
 
Picture book of words from Cambridge English part of the University of Cambridge. Online Resource Teachers can share with families which includes colorful pictures and labels for a variety of words in different contexts
 
 
 
5 page hand out for parents which provides some basic information about the U.S. School system such as the School Registration process, Tips from Preschool to Highschool by subject, social development, and graduation requirements
 
 
 
2 page parent handout for parents who have struggling teen readers
 
 
 
2 page parent handout for parents who have struggling teen readers including day to day tips and pre and post writing activities parents can do at home with students. Also includes tips on what do to after completing assignments
 
English
 
Printable Color Feelings Chart to think, talk, and share about feelings at home
 
English/Spanish
 
Printable Color Feelings wheel, and feelings thermometer to think and talk about feelings and home
 
 
(Secondary)
English
 
 
Printable feelings chart with faces and feelings vocabulary to think and talk about feelings at home
 
 
 
Spanish
 
English
 
 
 
Three page resource that explains how the brain works in connection to Growth Mindset. 
 
 
Reflection & Goal Setting Sheet- Korean
Coming Soon
 
 
Goal setting is a research proven strategy that facilitates ownership of learning.
 
One page reflection sheet for students to list strengths, needs, and set and monitor goals. 
 
 
Growth Mindset Resources
 
 
In a growth mindset, people believe that their most basic abilities can be developed through dedication and hard work—brains and talent are just the starting point. This view creates a love of learning and a resilience that is essential for great accomplishment.”
( Dweck, 2015, Stanford).
 
Research has shown that teachers and students with GM achieve better than those who do not. 
 
 
Foundational Skills Practice
ABC/Handwriting
 
 
 
 
 
Resources to assess and practice foundational skills such as alphabet and sight words.