The Biliteracy Series provides various sessions to support 3rd to 5th grade students as they develop biliteracy skills. The sessions will provide an opportunity for participants to explore all four language domains with a focus on reading and writing instruction that is designed specifically for students in a bilingual classroom. Participants will also build a deeper understanding for making metalinguistic connections and integrating sociocultural competence that is necessary for success in the bilingual classroom.
In English Phonics in Upper Elementary in Bilingual Classrooms, participants will:
discuss the importance of systematic and explicit instruction of phonics.
compare phonetic knowledge between SLAR and ELAR TEKS.
learn about the 6 syllable types, schwa, prefixes and suffixes.
Please note that the content of this course applies to similarities between Spanish and English.