Vocabulary-Building Bilingual Mini-Books: 15 Picture Dictionaries of Spanish-English Cognates That Help English Language Learners Build Confidence in Reading and Writing

Vocabulary-Building Bilingual Mini-Books: 15 Picture Dictionaries of Spanish-English Cognates That Help English Language Learners Build Confidence in Reading and Writing

by Merri Gutierrez
     
 
More than 80% of the second language learners in the U.S. are Spanish speaking. In order to succeed in school and beyond, these students need to learn English. This book begins with a snapshot of the research showing the benefits of teaching with cognates—closely-related words from different languages, such as lemon and limon—for students who are learning

Overview

More than 80% of the second language learners in the U.S. are Spanish speaking. In order to succeed in school and beyond, these students need to learn English. This book begins with a snapshot of the research showing the benefits of teaching with cognates—closely-related words from different languages, such as lemon and limon—for students who are learning English. Putting this research into practice is made easy with the accompanying mini-cognate dictionaries that are flexible enough to use across grade levels. For use with Grades K-6.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780439538077
Publisher:
Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date:
04/01/2006
Series:
Best Practices in Action Series
Edition description:
Bilingual (Spanish/English)
Pages:
64
Product dimensions:
8.38(w) x 10.88(h) x 0.30(d)

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