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Bilingual Letter Recognition Activities

Bilingual letter recognition activities in English and Spanish might be an overwhelming task. You might think that you need double the lessons and activities to captivate your students’ attention. While most children need more support, creating bilingual activities that serve your class is worthwhile. Just as bilingual learners engage with letter recognition activities, monolingual learners also take up new additional language skills. 

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Spanish Reading Tips Using a Valentine Theme

Spanish reading tips can entail many ways to implement techniques to support dual-language and ELL students. What’s one way that can help students as they acquire a new language? Of course, you already do the fundamental tasks such as guided reading and using sight words. However, does phonics in Spanish play an essential role in bilingual reading? 

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Spanish Arctic Animals Bilingual Activities

Spanish arctic animals can involve learning more than bilingual terms. You can quickly add other activities to help your students learn about the arctic habitat, vocabulary, and reading. Aside from using traditional lessons, you can also use virtual field trips or interactive activities. That is, when you use a combination of learning tools, your students can learn more than Spanish arctic animal names.  

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Seasons of the Year Spanish Lesson

Seasons of the year in Spanish lessons or bilingual activities can introduce more than the cycle of seasons. Naturally, children will experience the changes in seasons as the weather varies. However, that is just the beginning of learning the seasons of the year. With simple steps of planning activities, you can develop reading and literacy lessons and introduce some basic weather terms. 

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Bilingual Resources Practical Guide

Bilingual resources are essential to every dual-language or bilingual teacher. Most likely, you have a set of resources that help you plan your lessons, find standards, and even help with a classroom set up. Those resources help you with classroom management, improving your professional career, and emotional care. However, finding bilingual resources in English and Spanish can sometimes be challenging – more like finding a…

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Bilingual Reading Strategies Using Holiday Themes

Bilingual reading strategies are crucial techniques for any teacher’s toolkit. As many children learn in different ways, teaching strategies are also different. An approach for one child might not benefit another child. Of course, this idea does not indicate that you need multiple lessons. On the other hand, you need different strategies. When supporting bilingual learners, you probably might need various texts to relate and…

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Bilingual Reading Activities Quick Ideas

Bilingual reading activities encourage students to practice various language techniques. While there are many ways to incorporate reading activities, bilingual learners need additional practice. How can they get more reading practice? Perhaps, you already use the necessary interactive activities that can engage bilingual learners. These fundamental language games can open up to new learning opportunities when you combine them with other activities. 

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Bilingual Holiday Challenge Learning Tips

The bilingual holiday challenge is a weekly event that encourages young learners to keep on learning as they anticipate a long winter break or other school breaks. Whether your classroom or homeschool group is losing learning enthusiasm, take a few moments to enjoy the season. While holiday classroom parties may not be the ideal way to celebrate, you can dedicate those times to using fun…

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Thanksgiving Bilingual Activities for Kids

Thanksgiving bilingual activities can consist of a variety of things to do. You could easily create a writing or reading activity about Thanksgiving. Also, you might use specific vocabulary in English and Spanish to develop different activities. Using themes around holidays or particular times of the year can engage students in many ways. Besides enriching vocabulary and strengthen language skills, themes in lessons activate prior…

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