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Teaching ESL-ESOL-ELL-EFL - English as a Second Language Reading Acquisition Activities, Skills, Ideas, Strategies - Colorin Colorado!


What it is

Colorín Colorado is a free, web-based, service that provides information, activities, and advice for educators, and Spanish-speaking families of English language learners (ELLs).

The name of the service, "Colorín Colorado," comes from a playful phrase that is said at the end of many stories in Spanish-speaking countries. There's no literal translation, but the phrase is similar to "…and that's the end of the story!" or "…and they lived happily every after." Click on "Why that name?" to learn more about this enduring, endearing tradition.

How to use this site

Please feel free to print and distribute the information on this site – we simply ask that you credit "Colorín Colorado, a service of Reading Rockets."

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