Website Article: Using Cognates with ELLs
This resource illustrates:
6F) Compare and contrast languages; 7C) Cognates; 8C) Word learning strategies
Grades K-1, Grades 2-3
This article and accompanying video remind teachers about the power of cognates: words that are almost or exactly the same in two or more languages. When teachers highlight these words during instruction, they help Multilingual Learners develop their own word-learning strategies.