Video: My Pumpkin Story—Metalinguistic Awareness
Teaching at the Beginning
This resource illustrates:
4B) Open- and closed-ended questions; 4F) Multiple modalities; 5B) Letter identification and letter-sound awareness; 5I) Write in each language; 6D) Content understanding in both languages; 8H) Talk one-on-one
A teacher works with Wendy to orally discuss and write a story about a recent pumpkin project. When the teacher asks Wendy to take her writing home, the interaction changes to Spanish so Wendy can talk to her Spanish-speaking mother about her project.