Resources for Supporting ESL Students


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Besides ESL, what is another common acronym for students that do not speak English as a primary language?

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1. Which of these may be the best way to increase your own empathy for the experiences of an ELL student?

2. Which of these is NOT a good way to create a supportive classroom?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

English as a Second Language (ESL) learners often require various types of support. Test how much you know about the resources that can help these learners with questions on specific topics including another term for ESL students and one way to better understand their perspective.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These topics will be addressed on the quiz/worksheet:

  • Methods to support ESL students
  • Sources in school that provide additional resources for these learners
  • Outside resources to help ESL students

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on helpful resources for English as a Second Language (ESL) students
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding sources of support for ESL students at school
  • Making connections - use your understanding of helping ESL students and how it can be done by making an effort to understand their point of view

Additional Learning

There are plenty of ways to help students learn English. Find out more about how that can be done with the accompanying lesson entitled Resources for Supporting ESL Students. You'll be taught about the following topics:

  • A teacher's first responsibility when it comes to helping ESL students
  • Importance of understanding your students on an individual level
  • Various types of resources that offer information for learning English