This guide contains 10 units to support early childhood bilingual literacy development (English-Spanish). Each unit has a set of classroom activities that include a morning song, storytelling, literacy connection with STEM explorations, center activities, phonemic awareness, writing and alphabet knowledge, English transition, family connections and informal assessment. In addition, we have provided planning tools connected to knowledge, skill and concept objectives along with suggestions for using technology in early childhood.
- Blended Instruction
- Storytelling & Poetry Reading
- Vocabulary Development in Both English & Spanish
- Alphabetic Knowledge
- English Transition Activities
- Life Skills
- STEM Focus
- Content Integration
- Higher Order Thinking Activities
- Phonemic Awareness Exercises
This guide is designed to correspond to the set of 10 Semillitas de aprendizaje bilingual big books, Cartitas series (letters home) and the set of 15 preschool math books and preschool self concept books.
Managing Editor and Lead Author
Abelardo Villarreal, Ph.D., IDRA
Juanita C. García, Ph.D., IDRA
Rosana G. Rodríguez, Ph.D., IDRA
Sylvia R. Manzano, M.A.
Nilka Avilés, Ed.D., IDRA
Bradley Scott, Ph.D., IDRA
Laurie Posner, MPA, IDRA
(ISBN 978-1-935737-37-7; Three-ring Binder; 196 Pages; 2012; $150)
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