• Check out these websites! 
     
     
    This library is filled with original books about the real world that your child will relate to. Each book has audio for English and in many cases other languages, so you can listen and read together. There are more activity ideas at the end of each book.  As a busy parent, how do you find time to prepare your child for school success? Simple. Read together every day. Talk about what you read. Relax and have fun. Learn more about Read, Talk, Relax. 
     
     
     
     
    The ICDL Foundation promotes tolerance and respect for diverse cultures by providing access to the best of children's literature from around the world.
     
     
     
     colorin colorado
    This website has advice for how to help your ELL at home,  provides helpful booklists, and more. 
     
     
     
     
     
    Reading Rockets is a national multimedia literacy initiative offering information and resources on how young kids learn to read, why so many struggle, and how caring adults can help.
     
     
     
    Starfall  
    Starfall has been teaching children to read with phonics for well over a decade. Our systematic approach, in conjunction with audiovisual interactivity is perfect for preschool, kindergarten, first grade, second grade, special education, homeschool, and English language development (ELD, ELL, ESL). Starfall is an educational alternative to other entertainment choices for children.
     
     
     
    PBS Kids  
    PBS KIDS is committed to making a positive impact on the lives of children through curriculum-based entertainment. With a 360-degree approach towards learning and reaching children, PBS KIDS leverages the full spectrum of media and technology to build knowledge, critical thinking, imagination and curiosity. By involving parents, teachers, caregivers and communities as learning partners, PBS KIDS helps to empower children for success in school and in life.
     
     
     
     Spelling City
    You can build literacy skills with vocabulary and spelling. It provides spelling and vocabulary practice, engaging activities, independent study and self-testing, and phonics for beginning readers.
     
     
    Quizlet  
    Quizlet offers fun and free flashcards.  Interactive games, study modes and practice tests make learning fun and effective.  You can also study anywhere by creating your own content or use one of 125 million existing study sets on the web or on your phone. 
     
     
     
     
     
    Mass DOE logo  
    http://www.doe.mass.edu/mcas/access/
    This website will tell you all you want to know about the ACCESS, which is the annual state assessment our ELL's take each January.