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Ms. Ulrich, Principal
58 Riverside Drive
Princeton, NJ 08540

Tel: 609.806.4260
Fax: 609.806.4261

English as a Second Language

Priscilla Russel, Supervisor of World Languages,
ESL, and Bilingual Education

Eileen Hicks, Riverside ESL Teacher

Students from many countries attend Riverside Elementary School. Youngsters with limited English proficiency receive instruction in learning English and extra support in mastering basic academic skills. ESL children meet for the equivalent of a half hour daily (150 minutes per week) in small groups with a teacher specially certified in this field.  Please feel free to contact Ms. Hicks at (609) 806-4260, x6712.

Wonderful Websites for English Language Learners
Great Places to Go
Books We Like
PBS Kids     Spelling, math, phonics, reading games and more
These popular books are great for learning new words or, for older students, practicing grammar and pronunciation.
Highlights Kids     Puzzles, games, craft ideas, reading, writing, and science

Today I Will Fly, by Mo Willems

Just for Kids 3-5     Helpful information about many school subjects at Riverside:  math, language arts, social studies, science, health, art, and music
Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus, by Mo Willems
Just for Kids K-2    Helpful information about many school subjects at Riverside:  math, social studies, science, etc.

The Pigeon Finds a Hot Dog, by Mo Willems
Mo Willems     A fun and interesting website by one of our favorite authors
There's a Bird on Your Head, by Mo Willems
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, by Eric Carle
The Tiny Seed, by Eric Carle

Easy Origami Go to this great website to learn amazing origami skills
The Very Hungry Caterpillar, by Eric Carle
Today Is Monday, by Eric Carle

Go, Dog, Go!, by P.D. Eastman

One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish, by Dr. Seuss

Goodnight, Gorilla, by Peggy Rathman
Sammy the Seal, by Syd Hoff
Stanley, by Syd Hoff
Danny and the Dinosaur, by Syd Hoff

Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed, by Eileen Christelow
A Friend for Dragon, by Dav Pilkey
Dragon's Fat Cat, by  Dav Pilkey
Bad Kitty, by Nick Bruel
In a Dark, Dark House, by Jennifer Dussling
Peach Boy, by William H. Hooks

Harry the Dirty Dog, by Gene Zion