Tag Archives: primary

Fluency Tutor

Increase and track pupil’s reading fluency with this easy to use website: Pupils record themselves reading a passage (from a library or create   your own) for you to listen to and assess. Comprehension questions for each passage are also available.

Student Guide to Using Fluency Tutor

New to English EAL Induction Pack for PRIMARY (Including Big Bear Banter)

Combined resources from the Big Bear Banter  and  P4-7 Induction Packs. Now including lots of links for each topic to online resources eg. online flashcards, animated stories, YouTube videos, songs and interactive games. This document is a live document which will be  updated with new online resources.

 

 

Using Technology to Support EAL Learners in Primary Schools

An easy use resource which is full of apps/ extensions/websites to support EAL learners to  develop their English skills and to access the curriculum.  This is a ‘live’ document which will be updated regularly so we would recommend that you store it in Google Drive.

EIS Welcome Packs for PRIMARY and SECONDARY

The following packs have been made available to schools:

Please click on the links to access the resources

Refugee and Migrant Welcome Packs

Going to School in Scotland: Primary 1 – 4

https://www.eis.org.uk/Content/images/Equality/WelcomeToScotland/p1-4%20%20Going%20to%20school%20WEB.pdf

Going to School in Scotland: Primary 5 – S3

https://www.eis.org.uk/Content/images/Equality/WelcomeToScotland/p5-s3%20Going%20to%20school%20WEB.pdf

Welcome to School in Scotland: S4 – S6

https://www.eis.org.uk/Content/images/Equality/WelcomeToScotland/S4-S6%20Welcome%20to%20Scotland%20WEB.pdf

 

Parents/Carers Guide

English

https://www.eis.org.uk/Content/images/Equality/WelcomeToScotland/Parents%20book%20WEB.pdf

Polish

https://www.eis.org.uk/Content/images/welcome%20to%20scotland/Polish%20Parents%20book.pdf

Arabic

https://www.eis.org.uk/Content/images/welcome%20to%20scotland/Arabic%20Parents%20book.pdf

Strategies for supporting EAL pupils

These strategies support pupils at different stages of their acquisition of English. The EAL Primary profile or the EAL Secondary Profile shows the level which the pupil is working on. If the strategies are highlighted there are resource materials available by clicking on the highlighted text.

Teachers and pupils are encouraged to work across the 3 modes of language – integrating listening & talking, reading and writing into all activities, topics or themes. There are many common strategies that are used with every one of these modes (click on highlight).

Listening & Talking:

  1. Stage One: New to English
  2.  Stage Two: Early Acquisition
  3.  Stage Three: Developing Competence
  4. Stage Four:Competent

Reading:

  1. Stage One: New to English
  2.  Stage Two: Early Acquisition
  3.  Stage Three: Developing Competence
  4. Stage Four: Competent

Writing:

  1. Stage One: New to English
  2.  Stage Two: Early Acquisition 
  3.  Stage Three: Developing Competence
  4. Stage Four: Competent