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Career of the Month:  Healthcare, EMS & Biotechnology "Prospective Student" Open House * November 8 * 9:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Students in Southdale Elementary's KIDS Club enjoy the warm Fall weather! September is School Attendance Awareness Month Kettering Board of Education Offices at the Barnes Building The Firebirds Opened the 2017 Football Season with the Traditional Fairmont vs. Alter Game We are the FIREBIRDS! The 2017-18 Marching Firebirds are 271-Musicians Strong! CJ Roden, Oakview Elementary School's Music Teacher Students at Indian Riffle Elementary Brought Famous Artists and Musicians to Life with their 'Living Mural' Project A Kettering Teacher Works One-on-One with her Student Turf Field at Roush Stadium, Home of the Firebirds Kettering Bus Drivers Log more than 600,000 Route Miles a Year Kettering has Once Again Been Named a 'Best Communities for Music Education' Fairmont Park, home of Firebird Soccer, Field Hockey and Lacrosse Indian Riffle's Firebird Chorus Sings "God Bless America" at the Dedication of the Veteran's and Inventors Walk at Delco Park
Career of the Month:  Healthcare, EMS & Biotechnology "Prospective Student" Open House * November 8 * 9:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Students in Southdale Elementary's KIDS Club enjoy the warm Fall weather! September is School Attendance Awareness Month Kettering Board of Education Offices at the Barnes Building The Firebirds Opened the 2017 Football Season with the Traditional Fairmont vs. Alter Game We are the FIREBIRDS! The 2017-18 Marching Firebirds are 271-Musicians Strong! CJ Roden, Oakview Elementary School's Music Teacher Students at Indian Riffle Elementary Brought Famous Artists and Musicians to Life with their 'Living Mural' Project A Kettering Teacher Works One-on-One with her Student Turf Field at Roush Stadium, Home of the Firebirds Kettering Bus Drivers Log more than 600,000 Route Miles a Year Kettering has Once Again Been Named a 'Best Communities for Music Education' Fairmont Park, home of Firebird Soccer, Field Hockey and Lacrosse Indian Riffle's Firebird Chorus Sings "God Bless America" at the Dedication of the Veteran's and Inventors Walk at Delco Park

ESOL Student Resources

 

 

English dictionaries

 

              Merriam Webster Learner’s Dictionary - read, audio, syllables, examples

 

               Heinle Newbury House Dictionary of American English 

 

               Longman Online Dictionary

 


Visual Dictionaries

 

             Merriam Webster’s Visual Dictionary Online - labeled pictures, audio

                  Photographic Dictionary

                  Online Picture Dictionary - ESOL Help

 

 

 

Translation dictionaries

 

               babylon.com

 

               Bing Translator

 

               Google Translator

 

               World Lingo

 

               Lexilogos

 

               Spanish/English  -  spanish.dict.com

 

               Arabic/English   -   Lexilogos

 

               Chinese/English  -  MDBG

 

               Kurdish/English  -  Ferheng.org

 

               Kinyarwanda/English - Kinyarwanda.net

 

               Kinyarwanda/English - English/Kinyarwanda Translator

               

 

Content dictionaries

 

               math   A Maths Dictionary 

 

               science   Seymour Simon (photos, summary)

 

               science  Reeko's Mad Scientist Lab

 

Spelling help

 

               Spelling and Vocabulary City

 

Contractions  

               Contraction Flashcards

               

Syllables

               Spelling City - Syllables

               Syllable Rules 

               Divide into Syllables - worksheets  

               Divide into Syllables - worksheet  

               Syllables and Word Stress  

               Number of Syllables - BBC

 

Grammar help

 

               Road to Grammar 

 

               Singular, Plural, and Possessive Nouns  

 

               Sentence Sense - Possessive Nouns  

 

               Possessive Nouns - Matching

               

               Learn and Practice Possessive Nouns  

 

          

      

Pronunciation

 

               American English Pronunciation Practice at www.ManyThings.org

 

               Sounds of English (audio clips, minimal pairs)

 

               Minimal Pairs - vowel sounds

 

               English Pronunciation (handouts, practice)

 

               Phonetics of American English (moving mouth graphics with sound, video clips)

 

               Okanagan College - English pronunciation and listening

 

              University of Iowa Phonetics Project

 

Vocabulary

 

               Quizlet - Beginning Vocabulary - Interactive flashcards and other learning activities 

 

               Spelling and Vocabulary City

 

               Root words, Prefixes, Suffixes - Longman (beginning, intermediate, advanced)

 

               Word Study Skills (Dictionary) - Longman ( beginning, intermediate, advanced)

 

               Self-Study English Vocabulary Quizzes - easy to difficult

 

Reading

               Context Clues

               Context Clues - Kids Lab

 

 

Websites with many activities

 

               Mrs. Hurley’s ESL

 

More Websites

 

               NOVA Science Now - short video clips with captions

 

 

               RAZ-Kids login

 

 

PARCC Accommodations Practice Tutorial  Practice using the accommodations you will see on the PARCC Assessments.On the link, click on the button that says TestNav 8 Tutorial. You can also practice the Text-to-Speech Tutorial at the bottom of the page, and the Equation Editor on the right side.

 

PARCC Tutorials

 

PARCC Sample Items

 

PARCC Practice Tests

 

Ohio New State Tests - Practice  Sign in as guest. If you have questions, get further guidance.

 

Ohio State Tests Special Versions Practice - At this link, choose from the left column: English Audio, Foreign Language Audio, Bilingual Spanish

 

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