Completely Practical ESL Teaching Resources

Before the internet, teaching must have been a far more difficult thing.  There are so many resources and tools easily available now that it can be quite overwhelming.  Have too much of something is almost the same as not having enough of it.

With that in mind, here a personal list of sites I have found useful.  (Keep in mind I usually teach in the 6-11 age range.)  Perhaps they can help you as well.

This one is good for activities to supplement folk tales (ie Henny Penny) 

http://www.makinglearningfun.com

 Lesson Plans

http://www.eslcafe.com/search/Lesson_Plans/

Handwriting worksheets

http://www.writingwizard.longcountdown.com/multi-word_handwriting_worksheet_maker.html

Phonics worksheets

http://www.toolsforeducators.com/phonics.php

Alphabet flashcards

http://www.first-school.ws/theme/alphabetp7.htm#flashcards

Fairy Tale Coloring Pages

http://www.edupics.com/en-coloring-pictures-pages-photo-fairy-tales-c194.html

Number worksheets

http://www.tlsbooks.com/kindergartenworksheets.htm

Phonics worksheets

http://www.teach-nology.com/worksheets/language_arts/phonics/

Printable wordsearches

http://www.printactivities.com/Word_Search_Puzzles.html

Individual letter worksheets

http://worksheetplace.com/index.php?function=DisplayCategory&showCategory=Y&links=2&id=86&link1=43&link2=86

Cutup takehome books: 

http://www.starfall.com/n/N-info/onlinebooks.htm?n=downloadcenter

Printable word searches 

http://www.first-school.ws/theme/printables/word-searches/alphabet/index.htm

Good game idea

http://www.elementary-teacher-resources.com/making-words.html

Phonics worksheet generators

http://www.softschools.com/language_arts/phonics/worksheets/teaching_sounds.jsp

http://puzzlemaker.discoveryeducation.com/

 Fairy Tale activities

http://www.teachingenglish.org.uk/try/resources/britlit/little-red-riding-hood

Great phonics resources

http://www.free-phonics-worksheets.com/html/free_phonics_worksheets.html

Funny monster game

http://www.eslcafe.com/idea/index.cgi?display:947594253-9865.txt

Pronunciation Guide

http://www.esl-galaxy.com/pronunciation.html

Letter Mazes

http://www.printactivities.com/Mazes/LetterMazes/Letter_A_Cap.html

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5 responses to “Completely Practical ESL Teaching Resources

  1. Thanks. This is helpful and handy. I would like to re-blog with your permission. Okay?

  2. You’re welcome! And I think your blog looks great; full of useful ESL tips and tricks. I look forward to perusing it more thoroughly.

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