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English Learner Resources

English/Spanish Alphabet
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This site contains flashcards by category to practice and build English vocabulary. 
Fun Brain (Click Here)

There are over 100 interactive activities here to help kids from preschool to grade 8 develop skills in English literacy. Not only that, but there’s a wide variety of books children can read directly on the website, such as “Diary of a Wimpy Kid.”

Even the arcade games allows children a chance to practice their reading in order to play games successfully. All the games are safe for kids, and they encourage children to manipulate the keyboard and mouse so they can learn to be independent on the computer.

Breaking News English (Click Here)

All the materials on Breaking News English are based off news headlines and current events from around the world. Featuring 7 different reading levels for each news story, each lesson has up to 26 pages of activities and handouts to accompany each story. As an added bonus, users can complete online quizzes and download stories as mp3 files.

Featured resource: Speed Reading Activities. Choose from different news articles to help reading fluency.

Tip for home use: Have your child pick a story they’re interested in, or pick one for them based on their interests. Encourage your child to read by rewarding them with a corresponding game at the end.

Learning a new language with Duolingo is fun and addictive. Earn points for correct answers, race against the clock, and level up.
Fun Pre-K through 3rd grade literacy app with thousands of books, songs, games, and writing activities in English and Spanish. Can be online or offline once the app is downloaded!  See flyers below for set-up information. 
See the document below for set-up information. 
Print Resources 
girlThe following website, from Chicago Public Schools, contains excellent, high-quality remediation and enrichment resource packs available in English and Spanish for grades K-12.  Material content has been reviewed and aligns to Mississippi state academic standards.  Please contact your school office if you would like materials printed for your child.  We will be glad to provide those throughout the summer.