Early Learning Resources EAL Resources (English as an Additional Language)


A collection of planning documents for teaching English as an Additional Language (EAL), all of which have been kindly submitted by experience early years teacher, Julie Cigman. If you have a lesson plan or planning document that has worked well with children with EAL in your setting, then please get in touch, we’d love to hear from you.

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EAL Planning Documents

EAL (English as an Additional Language) Checklist

EAL Planning Documents

EAL (English as an Additional Language) Child Observation Sheet

EAL Planning Documents

EAL (English as an Additional Language) Strategies

EAL Planning Documents

Tracking Language Development for Children with EAL (including exemplar)


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