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A place for teachers to come and get inspired so that they can leave ready to Inspire Young Learners! 

Find below great posts that will help you create a positive classroom community, provide easy to use tips and strategies, and give you important information on how best to teach ELL students! 

Make sure to check back often for new articles created with you in mind! 

10 Great Books to End the Year

Are you trying to figure out how to send your students off for the summer in an encouraging and motivating way? The best way is through picture books! Whether you are working with first graders or high schoolers, these 10 read aloud stories will bring a great message, provide opportunities for students to reflect and discuss this school year, and help you send them off being proud of all they accomplished this year! To make it even easier for you, I included a read aloud video from Youtube, so you don't have to spend time finding the books yourself! 1. Happy Dreamer by Peter H. Reynolds 2.Be You! By: Peter H. Reynolds 3. Only One You by: Linda Kranz 4. I Wish You More By: Amy Krouse Rosenth

A Simile Lesson that Supports ELLs!

Raise your hand if you'd love to call in for a sub tomorrow? Well, I can't show up to your class, but I can provide you with a read-aloud and activities that support all levels of ELLs to help give you the break you deserve. These activities are easy to follow, take no prep work, and are all digital so you can upload to whatever platform you are using and teach! Try it out today or save it for a rainy day, it's here to help you help your ELLs. Ready to teach this lesson? Grab all you need here! Would you believe creating this lesson only took my a few minutes? I used my set of generic lesson plan templates for ELLs, and it made differentiation so simple and quick! Find out more about this gr

An Easy Cause/Effect Lesson for ALL Levels of ELLs

The beauty of this lesson is using a free Pixar short film to promote thinking, language learning, and conversation even when the movie has no words! This is a GREAT way to engage ELLs and remove the language barriers, but give way for a lot of thinking and processing of what's going on. Ready for this quick lesson? Let's go! Ready to try this lesson out yourself? Make sure to grab your free Cause and Effect templates here. Ready to make lesson planning a breeze? You can find a growing collection of these Lesson Planning Templates for ELLs in my TpT Store!


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