These strategies have been developed to support pupils to use strategies in their classes to help them to develop and acquire English. They can be downloaded individually or as a zip folder. They were originally developed and sent out to pupils over the year so that they had a weekly strategy to try out.
- Mind Maps
- Learning New Words
- Vocab cards Quizlet
- Use the people around you
- Graphic Organisers
- Translation and Dictionaries
- Action Tree
- Speech to text, readers and support on Chromebook
- Analysis – making the same mistakes
- Keeping your home language (L1)
- Idiomatic sayings
Little by Little zip folder
Here is a powerpoint put together by Highland One World looking at Anti Racist Resources. there are links to support for classroom resources, resources for staff understanding and pointers for further research and knowledge. Always important, but particularly highlighted at the moment with Balck Lives Matter campaigns and demonstrations and important for all communities.
Antiracism education slides
Great little book looking at worries and Covid 19 creating practical things to do to help and promoting discussion and links.
Here are 2 maths glossaries in English and Russian that could be useful with primary or secondary pupils who can read Russian.
Russian Maths Words from Cambridgeshire CC
Maths Glossary in Russian from Nexus
In Teddy Talk, Big Bear Banter and the induction packs for P4-7 and Secondary we have all used flashcards to learn new vocabulary.
MES have now put their flashcards online with audio. Great for use on chromebooks and during the current online learning. (slight warning in that uses American english so need to be careful using some of the vocabulary for UK English speakers eg trousers – pants)
This is another good site for reading books – to read or have read to you. Lots of different subjects for fiction, non fiction and graphic novels.
This is a social story to support children during the Covid-19 outbreak translated into different languages.
My Hero is You
- For: Parents, Primary, Secondary, SFL
- Language: Arabic, Chinese, English, French, German, Greek, Italian, Multilingual, Russian, Spanish, Tamil, Turkish
- Purpose: Health & Well Being
Attached are some websites to support children at home and also a list of different activities that could be done with parents and by themselves developed by Glasgow EAL.
Resources for EAL Learners at Home_Glasgow EAL