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Summer Reading Challenge Resources

Summer reading challenge resources encourage bilingual learners to read and participate in various reading programs. You can easily find many summer reading challenges at your local library and bookstores, from infants to teens. However, summer reading may not be an easy task for bilingual learners. Sometimes, there are a limited amount of stories, books, or story-time activities. Encourage your bilingual learner to read with these…

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Dr. Seuss Reading Week for Bilingual Learners

Dr. Seuss reading week is a fantastic time to read books by Dr. Seuss and other titles. Promoting literacy in this way engages your bilingual readers to learn about different topics. Besides having a great way to incorporate reading, take this time to add after-reading activities.   Dr. Seuss Reading Week Ideas For example, you can create activities like puzzles, word matching, or even hand…

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Little Red Riding Hood Bilingual Read Aloud

Little Red Riding Hood is a classic tale that includes many literary elements and a fun text to read. While the original story by the Grimm brothers contained scary situations, there are versions to please young readers. The little red riding hood story has a simple text to help young bilingual readers retell the story. Aside from story elements, you can use the text to…

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Spanish Sight Words Ideas and Resources

Spanish sight words ideas for bilingual learners consist of fun games and hands-on activities. In this way, you can encourage young bilingual learners to identify sight words in various contexts. Besides using traditional tools like flashcards, encourage your students to develop skills to enhance memorization of these words. Align learning Spanish sight words with bilingual stories and fun games for deeper learning. 

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Valentine’s Day Bilingual Activities and Read-Aloud Story

Valentine’s Day bilingual activities can boost those language skills forgotten from previous months. Winter breaks or long pauses between learning periods can disrupt the learning pattern in the classroom. Sometimes you might have to reinforce or refresh concepts. In most cases, reviews of early concepts can help bilingual students stay on track.

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Thanksgiving Bilingual Reading for Young Learners

Thanksgiving bilingual reading is a wonderful time to begin to learn to share and learn traditions. With fun bilingual stories like Thanksgiving, you can easily use this holiday theme to learn about language skills. Besides, holiday themes like Thanksgiving are fun lessons to integrate vocabulary, phrases, and reading. The after-reading activities encourage your readers to look for prepositions. Afterwards, look for these words using the interactive…

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Hispanic Inventors: Hispanic Heritage Month Ideas

Hispanic inventors contributed many of their accomplishments to better the world. Whether in medicine or technology, these Hispanic inventors improved our communities in so many ways. Of course, the Hispanic heritage provides a stepping stone to the many contributions they gave to society. For Hispanic Heritage Month, let’s celebrate these figures and so many more famous Hispanic figures to remember their accomplishments.

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Back to School Ideas for Bilingual Learners

Back to school ideas for bilingual learners can consist of summer reviews, Spanish letter practice, and reading. Of course, trying to get into a routine might not be easy at first. The relaxing summer days slowly turn into the busyness of school. So, with a few back to school ideas, your bilingual learners will get back to learning and be ready for the new school…

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Spanish Fairy Tales Reading: Rapunzel

Spanish fairy tales are fun reading for young bilingual learners. With fairy tales, young readers can read about more than an entertaining story. Fairy tales consist of specific elements that help readers understand the story. There are so many fantastic fairy tales in both English and Spanish. Besides learning vocabulary, young bilingual readers understand the literary components of a story, purpose, and setting. 

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