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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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Bilingual Reading: Pumpkins and Harvest Time

Bilingual reading about pumpkins does not have to limit to books to Halloween or spooky stories. Many bilingual pumpkin stories carry a message of harvest time. While children might like to read funny Halloween stories, encourage them to seek other types of bilingual literature. Learning about pumpkins in a fun reading activity can motivate them to learn other language skills.

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Community Helpers Activities for Bilingual Preschoolers

Community helpers activities can supplement any bilingual lesson in preschool. Whether you teach about the hard work of first responders, police officers, mail carriers, and other public service positions, develop fun activities to learn. Many of your students will interact with different informational text about careers in the community or public service. So, use community helpers activities already present in bilingual areas. 

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Sing and Speak Spanish: A Virtual Learning Experience

Sing and Speak Spanish, a language program in San Diego, California, is an ideal way to learn Spanish in a virtual setting. As many schools and homeschool groups go virtual, learning via a computer is not new. Many language programs use technology like apps, computers, and live sessions to teach Spanish. Sing and Speak Spanish includes a fun way to add music and learning into…

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Bilingual Sight Words: Learning About Apples

Bilingual sight words for dual-language students is a good start for reading. Beginning to grasp reading in English and Spanish, you might want to use bilingual books that display both languages. In that way, your students can interact with both vocabularies in the text. Perhaps, you can also use reading methods to address letter identification and syllable formation. With these tools, bilingual students begin to…

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Hispanic Heritage Month activities

Hispanic Heritage Month Activities

Hispanic Heritage Month activities can vary depending on grade levels. For early grades, you might consider simple, straightforward activities. In comparison, in the upper grades, learning about Hispanic culture can create more meaningful experiences. That is, older children could begin to ask about different cultures and other places as they get to know classmates. If your classroom is a bilingual class full of wonderful children…

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First Day of School Bilingual Reading Tips

The first day of school is just as nerve-wracking for teachers as it’s for students. Most of the time, students may have met the teacher during meet-the-teacher events. However, for students that couldn’t attend those events, they might feel nervous. Usually, students don’t know what to expect. Also, they may feel anxious about their classmates and the school environment. With all these emotions, teachers need…

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