Welcome to The Smiling Teacher website! This site is for ESOL (English
to Speakers of Other Languages) students at Northside Elementary School in grades K-5, other students at Northside
in grades K-5, for parents learning English, teachers, and students from
I added English Life
Skill Words as a new page and I'm in the process of adding activities to it. These
activities can be used for children as well as adult English language learners.
Check out the Games page. You can have fun playing interactive word searches, jigsaw puzzles, quizzes, Hangman, slider puzzles, picture scrambles, and concentration. These games are sorted by months of the year. They can be enjoyed by children as well as adults.
If you want to improve your vocabulary by learning new words, look up the meaning of a word in an online dictionary, or find out what happened on this day in history, go to the This Day In History or Word Of The Day page.
The ESOL program in the state of Georgia has undergone some changes within the last year. As a result, we have new standards which encompass all content areas. The Elementary ESOL teachers in Polk County have been working on units and activities for teaching the academic vocabulary to our students. I will be adding some things in a new area below: Academic Vocabulary.
Click on the blue cube, colored letter, or colored number to go to other pages on this website.
Click on the school to go to the website of Northside Elementary School.
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