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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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Bilingual Reading Ideas and STEM Summer Challenges

Bilingual reading ideas can encourage your kids to keep on learning over the summer. While the summer is a wonderful time to relax, boredom can quickly happen. Often, the loss of learning occurs more frequently than you might realize. The good news is that you can prevent learning loss during the summer with fun bilingual activities. 

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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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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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