CSET LOTE Subtest Study Guide

California Subject Examinations for Teachers (CSET) Languages Other Than English (LOTE)

Subtest IV: Bilingual Education and Bilingualism; Intercultural Communication; Instruction and Assessment

This MoraModules web page is a guide through the domains and competencies of the CSET Languages Other Than English (LOTE) Subtest IV to prepare for the examination. These test domains are defined by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (2008).This page is also a content guide for professors of teacher education and credential programs who teach courses about educating English Language Learners in bilingual education or dual language programs and classrooms. The focus on these modules is on Spanish/English biliteracy instruction.

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Domain 1: Bilingual Education and Bilingualism

001 Foundations of Bilingual Education

Legal History of Bilingual Education: Federal Law

Theoretical Foundations of Dual Language Education

Models of Bilingual Education Programs

Theories of Second Language Acquisition

California’s Proposition 227

Critical Thinking in the Bilingual Education Debate

002 Bilingualism and Biliteracy

Stages of L2 Acquisition

Affective Factors in L2 Acquisition

Language Maintenance and Loss

Contrastive Linguistics

Spanish Grammar Challenge Points for English Speakers

La Fonética del Español

The Structure of English

Discourse in Teaching ELL

Pragmatics in Teaching ELL

Domain 2: Intercultural Communications

003 Intercultural Communication and Culturally Inclusive Instruction

Definitions of Culture

Cross-cultural Interaction

Multicultural Perspective on Immigration

004 School, Home, and Community Collaboration

Culturally Inclusive Learning Environments

Culture in Schools and Classrooms

Parent Involvement in Dual Language Programs

Accountability for ELL Education

Domain 3: Instruction and Assessment

005 Language and Literacy Instruction & Assessment in Bilingual Education Settings

Lecto-escritura en Español

Second-language Literacy Instruction

Second Language Writing: Processes and Activities

Balanced Biliteracy Instruction

Close Reading in Biliteracy Instruction

Teaching for Transfer in Dual Language Programs

Spanish Word Study: Teaching for Metalinguistic Transfer

The Spanish Accent Mark

El Cuento Encadenado

Listening and Speaking Activities for ELD

006 Content Instruction and Assessment in Bilingual Education Settings

Academic Language for ELL

Paradigm Shift for Teaching ELL

Thematic Planning for ELD/SDAIE

Lesson Planning for ELD/SDAIE

Model ELD Lesson Plan: Lightning

Language and Content Assessment

Writing Effective Language and Content Objectives

007 Evaluation, Use, and Augmentation of Materials in Bilingual Settings

CA 2012 ELD Standards

Metalinguistic Lesson Design

Multicultural Literature