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English Learner At-Home Resources

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We have compiled learning activities and digital resources that are aligned with the Mississippi College-and Career-Readiness Standards to continue and reinforce your child's education. Parents and caregivers should promote good screen time practices when students are online, continuing their studies, playing games, or socializing with friends and family. 

 Sun Icon Indicates the resource is part of the 2020 Summer Learning Challenge.

Important Information for Learning at Home:

Screen-free Activities

  • All ESL (K-8th grade)
    Free printable activities and downloadable worksheets that support English Learners with listening, speaking, reading, and writing in English as well as in other areas such as geography and life and culture.

  • ESL Tower (2nd-12th grade) Sun Icon
    Free printable English grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation worksheets, exercises, games, quizzes, and videos for teachers and students.

Digital Lessons

  • Colorin Colorado (PreK-12th)
    English Learner resources organized by grade. Resources include a variety of resources, including articles, videos, webcasts, tip sheets, and recommended websites.
  • Learning Places (K - 8th grade)
    This website offers support for turning neighborhood walks into science experiences.  Currently posted in English, but developers assure us that Spanish and Mandarin will soon follow.  This provides an opportunity for families to engage in oral language and support student’s vocabulary development while learning about the world around us.
  • Lingo Hut (6th -12th grade) Sun Icon
    It offers beginning readers an opportunity to learn social English. The student will need to be able to read in their first language to be able to understand the phrases being taught.
  • My Hero is You, a Storybook for Children on COVID-19 (K - 4th grade)
    This online book is written by children from around the world in the face of COVID-19 and is a resource for children and families to talk about their feelings and mental health in light of the crisis.  It is available in English and 16 other languages.  It is meant for children to read with an adult.
  • Pumarosa (6th -12th grade)
    This site is for Spanish speaking students who can also read in Spanish. It supports learning English. It also covers civics and US history for those who may be studying for the US citizenship class.
  • Rosetta Stone (K - 12th grade) is offering three months of free access to its language learning site.  The site offers 24 languages to learn.  Lessons can be accessed online or downloaded for off-line use on computers, tablets, or mobile phones. 
  • Starfall (PreK - 12th grade) Sun Icon
    A free website that teaches children to read. It also includes language arts and mathematics lessons. The website emphasizes exploration, play, and positive reinforcement.  
  • WorldStories (K-5th grade)
    A collection of traditional tales and new stories from around the world in English and multiple other languages.