- MoraModules Index
Below is a list of the online instructional modules I have designed to prepare teacher candidates for the Bilingual Cross-cultural Language and Academic Development (BCLAD) and the Preliminary credentials under California legislation SB 2042 and AB 1059. The AB 1059 legislation requires that all new teachers in California be prepared to teach English language learners in their classrooms. The modules address theories, methods and techniques for instructing English language learners in bilingual, sheltered immersion and mainstream classrooms. There are several modules for curriculum design, thematic unit planning, and lesson planning for L2 learners to guide and assist educators in improving second-language, literacy and content-area instruction
- ¡Colorin Colorado! Got questions? Teaching ESL-ESOL-ELL-EFL
This resource provides support for selecting quality books in Spanish.
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- ¡Colorín Colorado! Resources for literacy development, focus on HIspanics
Information about reading for Spanish-speaking parents and teachers of ELLs
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- ¡Colorín Colorado! Using cognates to develop comprehension in English
Ways to use cognates common to Spanish and English to teach English
by 2 users
- 6+1 Trait® Spanish Writing
Scoring Guides 6+1 Trait® Spanish Writing- Rúbricas para la evaluación The 6+1 Trait Spanish Writing model is not a direct translation of the 6+1 Trait (English) Writing Model. While some aspects and traits of English and Spanish correspond, not all do. This model is intended for native Spanish speakers who are not fluent in English, yet need to learn the basic principles of writing without the additional challenge of being forced to use an unfamiliar language. Read examples of real student papers that have been assessed with the 6+1 Trait scoring guides.
- Bilingualism and Literacy: Problem or Opportunity
A Synthesis of Reading Research on Bilingual Students by Dr. David Ramirez 2000
- Esperanza (A literacy and intevention program)
The Esperanza program is a Spanish mulitisensory structured language approach for reading, writing and spelling. The goal of the Esperanza program is to provide a multisensory, sequential, systematic approach to achieve Spanish literacy.
- Reading and English Language Learners
Article by Beth Antunez Study after study has demonstrated that there is a strong and positive correlation between literacy in the native language and learning English (New York State Education Department, 2000; Clay, 1993) and that the degree of children's native language proficiency is a strong predictor of their English language development (Snow, Burns, & Griffin, 1998).
- Self-Selected Reading: Suggestions for 4 Block
This site provides links to 4-Block. Vicky said, "I have even found a Spanish component which I should be getting for the next school year. I have found this website to be a helpful start and guide for this program." Rec. by Vicky Drake
- Solutions - Support Special Populations, Spanish literacy, ESL literacy
PLATO Learning offers well designed, accessible courseware that helps these students develop the English language skills needed to reach and maintain grade level skills. We have early literacy products in English, as well as courses in Spanish for math and reading that will allow students to learn skills in Spanish while developing their English proficiency. Award winning, but J Gordon doesn't know it.
PLATO Learning offers innovative educational and instructional technology solutions for individualized learning and instruction online.
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- Spanish-English: LITTLE EXPLORERS by Enchanted Learning Software
This is the Spanish - English version of our Picture Dictionary with links. Click on a letter above and you'll see words that start with that letter. The word on the top is in Spanish, the word directly under it is in English. Click on a picture or an underlined word, and you'll link to a web page related to it.
Little Explorers - A Spanish-English picture-dictionary for children, with links to educational activities and games. Even preschoolers can surf carefully chosen kids' sites on the web. The format is an easy to use, illustrated word book. The pictures and words are links to educational activities, games, and nursery rhymes. This on-line illustrated, linking dictionary for chil
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- Bilingual Reading Instruction
- newspapers, front pages
- Reading in the Bilingual Classroom
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