Biliteracy Lesson Planning Guidelines

Biliteracy Lesson Planning Guidelines RATIONALE The format and components of these lesson plans are based on two Common Core State Standards documents: The Common Core en Español (CCEE) that articulated standards for English and Spanish language arts instruction and the CA 2012 ELD Standards three Modes of Communication (CIP Modes): Collaborative, Interpretive and Productive. The […]

Metalinguistic Transfer in Spanish/English Biliteracy

Role of Teachers in Biliteracy Development Teachers in bilingual/ESL programs are not simply second-language teachers, nor are they exclusively literacy teachers. They are required to develop the full range of language skills, plus reading, writing and content-area knowledge with language-minority students. To accomplish this, the bilingual/ESL practitioner must apply theories and principles from psycholinguistics related […]