The following tips were adapted from Help! They Don’t Speak English Starter Kit for Primary Teachers and from Integrating Language and Content Instruction: Strategies and Techniques.
Activating Vocabulary - ESOL

Center for Research on Education, Diversity, and Excellence

Cultural Profiles
Does Not Qualify Letter
Crossover of Phonological
Processing Skills
A Study of Spanish-Speaking Students in Two Instructional Settings
End of the Year Checklist for the ELL Department

ESL Template
English Language Proficiency Domains and General Learning Outcomes (June 2003):
Listening and Speaking: Vocabulary, Academic Interaction
Reading: Vocabulary and Syntax in Print, Informational/Expository Text
Writing: Increasing Vocabulary, Providing Information, Organizing Ideas
Five Best Practices in Writing for English Language Learners
Home Language Survey - Spanish
Home Language Survey - Multilingual HLS
Involving Immigrant and Refugee Families in Their Children's Schools: Barriers, Challenges and Successful Strategies
Mary Lou McCloskey's Resources
Letter to parents of ELL Students - Modified Progress Report
National Council of Teachers of English - Secondary ELLs
Students New To English
1.A “Beginner Friendly” school
2.General advice
3.Teaching strategies
4.Using students’ community languages
5.Beginners to English student record
The First Two Weeks
ELL Program
The First Two Weeks – Responsibilities
Intergrated Vocabulary Instruction: Meeting the Needs of Diverse Learners in Grades K - 5 
Words Their Way With English Language Learners
Critical Questions About Students’ Languages and Learning
To survey students’ language use, and to plan Talk With activities, consider the following questions and areas of inquiry. Key concepts in these questions are highlighted for emphasis. These questions open discussions among teachers serving the children in your class, and can be phrased in ways that will open discussions among students
Your New ELL Student
Understanding the Language Learning Process; teaching tips and strategies.