Video: Transfer and Integrated ELD in a Bilingual Classroom
This resource illustrates:
4E) Academic and content-specific words; 5I) Write in each language; 5J) Language-based supports; 6E) Separate language and literacy activities in each language; 6F) Compare and contrast languages; 8E) Background knowledge in home language; 9B) Preview content in home language; 9C) Supplemental small group instruction for language and literacy learning
The teacher in this bilingual classroom makes an intentional plan to develop literacy and oral language skills in two languages. She begins content instruction in Spanish to strengthen Multilingual Learners' understanding of key concepts, and then purposefully transitions to an integrated ELD block to offer speaking and writing practice in English.