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Ladybug Bilingual Learning Activities

Ladybug bilingual learning activities are ideal lessons for young bilingual learners. Besides learning about insects, your students can learn about life cycles, habitats, and language skills. Many children might encounter ladybugs and seen the tiny spots. Perhaps, they might’ve seen them fly. However, ladybugs are wondrous creatures that help nature in many ways. In a simple bilingual lesson, your students can learn the incredible life…

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Recycling Bilingual Reading Activities for Kids

Recycling bilingual reading can integrate various activities. Besides the typical reading task you can find in most textbooks, you can create other fun ways that your students might find interesting. Of course, visiting recycling centers are the most fascinating. But that might not always be feasible. Instead, develop engaging lessons that can motivate your students to learn more than reduce, reuse, and recycle. 

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Old MacDonald Had a Farm Bilingual Story

Old MacDonald Had a Farm is probably one of the most beloved nursery rhymes. Whether you say it in English or Spanish, children enjoy reading the verses, singing to EIEIO, or just learning about farm animals. As with any Spanish nursery rhyme taking the time to read and practice reading, you boost your children’s literacy enrichment and language skills.  

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Spanish Syllable Segmentation in Bilingual Reading

Spanish syllable segmentation is a vital part of learning to read a text, just as crucial as learning to read English. While preschoolers might enjoy reading nursery rhymes with fun clapping and songs, Spanish-speaking students develop language differently. Many experts found that bilingual students tend to learn syllable segmentation first to learn to read. In contrast, English-speaking students learn to read with multiple methods like…

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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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