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English Language Development



The English Language Development Kit, for grades K-5, provides engaging resources to help students attain English proficiency while learning new academic skills and content. The kit provides differentiated instruction at four levels to enable students to participate in daily classroom activities. Each lesson contains opportunities for guided practice, independent work, and cooperative learning activities.

Students have opportunities for English language production and peer interaction. These resources are perfect for individual, small-group, or whole-group instruction.



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English Language Development Kit for Grades K–5

English Language Development Kit

Kit Resources

  • Newcomer’s English Language Development Blackline Masters
  • Newcomer’s English Language Development Teacher Edition
  • Teacher’s Resource Book
  • Oral Language Development Cards
  • Photo Flash Cards
  • Sound/Spelling Small-Group Cards
  • Sound/Spelling Individual Cards (4 sets)
  • Board Games (game mats, game cards, game pieces)
  • Individual Handheld Mirrors

Newcomer’s English Language Development BLM

The Blackline Masters contains pages for the students, which include visual representations of the concepts discussed in the lesson, translations in eight languages, and a classroom or home activity.

Newcomer’s English Language Development Teacher Edition

A Newcomers English Language Development Teacher’s Guide is designed to help newcomers learn basic day-to-day and academic vocabulary. The guide contains a guided Practice, an Apply section, and an Independent Work activity for each concept.

English Learner Teacher Resource Book

The Teacher Resource Book includes blackline masters to support the lessons, a placement assessment, and a games components chart, instructions, and game sheets to accompany the board games.

Oral Language Development Cards

The Oral Language Development Cards provide students with the opportunity to have unfamiliar sounds modeled for them, practice basic language and language structure, and practice language skills through activities.

OCR Photo Flash Cards

The Photo Flash Cards show a full-color photo on one side and the name of the image on the other. The Photo Flash Cards provide exposure to academic vocabulary, as well words for everyday life.

Sound/Spelling Small-Group Cards Grades 1-3

The Sound/Spelling cards are designed to give your students the key to unlock the power of our written language. The Sound/Spelling Cards include 44 cards in each set featuring the letter and a picture on one side and spelling patterns on the back. The Cards represent the 44 most common sounds of the English Language. The Sound/Spelling Cards come in three different sizes: Individual, Small-Group and Wall Cards. The digital Interactive Sound/Spelling Cards recite the Sound/Spelling Card Story and each picture illustrates a motion.

Open Court Reading, Grades K-5, English Language Game Mats

English Language Board Games

The board games include differentiated levels of gameplay so students of multiple levels of English language proficiency can effectively participate. These games are designed to be used as a review tool.

Grade K

Student Resources

English Learner Photo Library Card Set

The English Learner Photo Library Card set provides a visual that represents the word, along with a translation of the English word into multiple languages, including pronunciations, and accompanied by a short, descriptive paragraph.

Teacher Resources

English Learner Guide

English Learner Guide

The support for English learners provides teachers with diverse activities and instructional aides to help students needing extra guidance and practice.

Grade 1

Student Resources

English Learner Photo Library Card Set

The English Learner Photo Library Card set provides a visual that represents the word, along with a translation of the English word into multiple languages, including pronunciations, and accompanied by a short, descriptive paragraph.

Teacher Resources

English Learner Guide

English Learner Guide

The support for English learners provides teachers with diverse activities and instructional aides to help students needing extra guidance and practice.

Grade 2

Student Resources

English Learner Photo Library Card Set

The English Learner Photo Library Card set provides a visual that represents the word, along with a translation of the English word into multiple languages, including pronunciations, and accompanied by a short, descriptive paragraph.

Teacher Resources

English Learner Guide

English Learner Guide

The support for English learners provides teachers with diverse activities and instructional aides to help students needing extra guidance and practice.

Grade 3

Student Resources

English Learner Photo Library Card Set

The English Learner Photo Library Card set provides a visual that represents the word, along with a translation of the English word into multiple languages, including pronunciations, and accompanied by a short, descriptive paragraph.

Teacher Resources

English Learner Guide

English Learner Guide

The support for English learners provides teachers with diverse activities and instructional aides to help students needing extra guidance and practice.

Grade 4

Student Resources

English Learner Photo Library Card Set

English Learner Photo Library Card Set

The English Learner Photo Library Card set provides a visual that represents the word, along with a translation of the English word into multiple languages, including pronunciations, and accompanied by a short, descriptive paragraph.

Grade 5

Student Resources

English Learner Photo Library Card Set

English Learner Photo Library Card Set

The English Learner Photo Library Card set provides a visual that represents the word, along with a translation of the English word into multiple languages, including pronunciations, and accompanied by a short, descriptive paragraph.