Archive for May 4th, 2011

Great idea shared the other day at Mark Twain Elementary for how to differentiate for an ELL student who is a newcomer to the U.S.! The teacher has a clear plastic tub with differentiated materials for this student with a sign labeling it. During independent time, she assigns a different student to work with this child daily. The kids check off a list showing the day they worked with him, so they all get to have a turn. It is one of their favorite times of day, and they love working with their new friend!

Differentiated activities for ELL newcomer are stored in a clear plastic tub. His classmates take turns working with him each day.

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