Metalinguistic Approach to Biliteracy Instruction

Metalinguistic Approach to Biliteracy Instruction Jill Kerper Mora This module describes the theories of metalinguistics and how these theories apply to biliteracy learning and instruction.  The Metalinguistic Model Dr. Mora presents a metalinguistic model of teaching for transfer depicts the overlap and distinctions necessary for understanding cross-linguistic transfer of reading skills. This model is based […]

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 […]