Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day…

…For Teaching ELL, ESL, & EFL

February 1, 2016
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My Latest NY Times Student Interactive For ELLs Is About Valentine’s Day

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My latest New York Times interactive for English Language Learners is on Looking Forward to Valentine’s Day. It includes a “gap-fill”/”cloze” and a writing prompt.

I’m adding it to All My NY Times Posts For English Language Learners – Linked With Descriptions, as well as to The Best Sites To Learn About Valentine’s Day.

January 25, 2016
by Larry Ferlazzo
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My Latest NY Times Interactive For ELLs Is On “Reporting the News With Images”

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My latest NY Times interactive for English Language Learners is on “Reporting the News With Images.” Students first read a passage about reporting the news online and choose the definitions for several academic vocabulary words. Next, they view a number of interactive news presentations, pick the one they like best, and write about why they like it.

You can see all my past seventy NY Times posts at All My NY Times Posts For English Language Learners – Linked With Descriptions.

January 11, 2016
by Larry Ferlazzo
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My Latest NY Times Student Interactive Is On Martin Luther King, Jr.

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My latest NY Times student interactive for English Language Learners is on Martin Luther King, Jr. Students learn about idioms and respond to a writing prompt.

I’m adding it to All My NY Times Posts For English Language Learners – Linked With Descriptions and to The Best Websites For Learning About Martin Luther King.

January 4, 2016
by Larry Ferlazzo
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My Latest NY Times Interactive For ELLs Is On New Year’s Resolutions

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E.L.L. Practice + Prompt | New Year Mission Statements
is the title of my latest New York Times Learning Network interactive for English Language Learners. Students need to identify the definitions of key words (and the clues they use to determine the correct answers) and write about their own one word “mission statements” for the new year.

I’m adding it to All My NY Times Posts For English Language Learners – Linked With Descriptions.

December 21, 2015
by Larry Ferlazzo
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“Curing Blindness in 100,000 People, and Counting” Is My Latest NY Times Interactive For ELLs

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Curing Blindness in 100,000 People, and Counting is the headline of my latest New York Times Learning Network interactive for English Language Learners.

Students choose the correct pronouns that go into the “blanks,” provide evidence for their choices, and respond to a writing prompt.

You can see all my previous NY Times posts (and there are a lot of them) at All My NY Times Posts For English Language Learners – Linked With Descriptions.

December 14, 2015
by Larry Ferlazzo
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“Saving Elephants” Is Topic Of My Latest NY Times Interactive For ELLs

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Saving Elephants is the headline of my latest New York Times interactive for English Language Learners. Students identify the definitions of key words in a text passage, write about the clues they used to determine the correct answers, and then share their opinion about saving endangered animals.

You can see all my preview interactives at All My NY Times Posts For English Language Learners – Linked With Descriptions.

December 7, 2015
by Larry Ferlazzo
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The Death Penalty Is Focus Of My Latest NY Times Interactive For ELLs

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My latest New York Times interactive for English Language Learners focuses on the death penalty. Students have to used context clues to determine several word definitions and then write about their position on capital punishment.

You can see all my past NY Times posts at All My NY Times Posts For English Language Learners – Linked With Descriptions.

November 30, 2015
by Larry Ferlazzo
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My Latest NY Times Student Interactive For ELLs Is On Climate Change

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My latest student interactive for ELLs at the NY Times is on climate change. It introduces students to the problem, and it also teaches them about the “Five W’s” – who, what, where, when and why. A writing prompt is included.

You can see all my previous NY Times posts at All My NY Times Posts For English Language Learners – Linked With Descriptions.

In addition, I’m adding the link to The Best Sites To Learn About Climate Change.