Strategy Overview: Testimonios
This resource illustrates:
1D) Invite families to share language and culture; 2D) Peer support in home language; 6E) Separate language and literacy activities in each language
Grades K-1, Grades 2-3
Testimonio, a Spanish term for "witness account," is a storytelling pedagogy that emerged from Latin American culture and narrative research methodology. Used in the classroom, testimonios can be written, oral, and/or visual representations of Multilingual Learners' experiences that support home language development and engage families in children's learning.