Connecting with each student in the morning is a postive way to start the day. English Language Learners can use this chart and point to the way that they would like to be greeted by you.
When English Language Learners are new to your class, they will need time to adjust to the classroom environment. If they become stressed or overwhelmed, this visual can give them some tools to regulate their behaviour without the need for language.
Thesaurus wheel are a useful visual tool to help ELLs with new vocabulary. They will include the student’s first language, a visual, synonyms and antonyms.
At the beginning, students will need to access basic needs by pointing to simple visuals.
Without using language, an educator can point to one of the visuals to demonstrate the expectation.