ELL Resources

Following are quick links to ELL resources. Also check out the HCPS ELL page.

WIDA English Language Proficiency Standards

The WIDA English Language Proficiency Standards are now officially adopted by North Carolina. The former ELD SCS (English Language Development Standard Course of Study) is replaced. The IPT is replaced by the W-APT (WIDA-ACCESS Placement Test) and the ACCESS annual test. For more information about the standards, you can visit the following URL:

WIDA English Language Proficiency Standards (formerly ELD SCS)

K-12 ESL standards for both ESL and Content Area Teachers (NCWISE)

Miscellaneous ELL Websites

Activities for ELL Students

Babelfish Translation

Bi-Lingual Website for Families and Educators

Curricular Resources for ELL

ELL Cyber Listening Lab

Everything ELL

Free Translator

Help! They Don’t Speak English Starter Kits

Interesting Things for ESL Students

Spanish Graphic Organizers


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