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Five years ago I began this regular feature where I share a few posts and resources from around the Web related to ESL/EFL or to language in general that have caught my attention.

You might also be interested in The Best Resources, Articles & Blog Posts For Teachers Of ELLs In 2018 – So Far and THE BEST RESOURCES, ARTICLES & BLOG POSTS FOR TEACHERS OF ELLS IN 2018 – PART TWO. Also, check out A Collection Of My Best Resources On Teaching English Language Learners.

In addition, look for our new book on teaching ELLs, which was published in the Spring of 2018.

Here are this week’s choices:

How a Crackdown on MS-13 Caught Up Innocent High School Students is from The NY Times.

New Year celebrations is a lesson for ELLs from The British Council. I’m adding it to The Best Sites For Learning About New Year Celebrations.

How to Support Immigrant Students and Families: Strategies for Schools and Early Childhood Program is from Colorin Colorado. I’m adding it to The Best Practical Resources For Helping Teachers, Students & Families Respond To Immigration Challenges.

Interactive Read Alouds | Literacy Instruction and English Learners: Series Part 3 of… is from Valentina Gonzalez.

Is Denaturalization the Next Front in the Trump Administration’s War on Immigration? is from The NY Times.

What we get wrong about the “poor huddled masses” is from The Washington Post.

BAP041 Paul McGuire & Offering ELs an Opportunity to Show Gratitude is from Carol Salva.

Armagan Citak has a good YouTube channel for Beginning ELLs.

Here’s a little something for you – a holiday season activity is from ELT Stories. I’m adding it to The Best Places To Learn About Christmas, Hanukkah, & Kwanzaa.