ELL-Friendly Games on GameUp

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Looking for games for your English Language Learners? Look no further! BrainPOP has pulled together an excellent collection of ELL-friendly games that require minimal reading, and span the curriculum and grade levels!

You’ll even discover ELL-specific support and teaching tips in some of the games, such as our context clue game The Meaning of Beep and Quandary, an ethics game. But remember, you can make any game ELL friendly with appropriate support for language proficiency levels. Read our post Benefits of Game Play for ELLs to learn more.

Many of the games in this collection come with the SnapThought® tool. Encourage your ELLs to take snapshots during gameplay of meaningful moments and prompt them to write about the language or content of the game.  

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