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Forest Animal Names in Spanish

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Forest animal names in Spanish are an excellent way to introduce animal living and habitat. When seeking lessons to teach Spanish, you want to look for themes.

In this case, learning about forest animals consists of Spanish vocabulary, animal living, and habitats. Besides a general science component, you also want to seek learning materials that approach reading and writing from different perspectives. 

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How to Teach A Child to be Bilingual

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As you teach your child to be bilingual, many questions arise. Is this learning beneficial to my child? Will there be any language development concerns once your child starts school?

All these inquiries and more are valid questions. What is more challenging to address is how to incorporate a learning environment that complements with what your child learns at school? Even at the beginning stage of learning, babies initially start to gather information about the world around them. 

Babies Brain and Learning

As babies develop into infants and toddlers, the language skills they learn comes from direct relation with others. As you teach your baby new words and phrases, the brain continues to grow and gather more information. While this development stage is a perfect opportunity to introduce a new language, take into considerations on how to support the learning growth.

One aspect to consider is that babies will begin to prefer one style over another. As more adults and family members speak one dominant language at home, babies will acquire that preferred language. So, be mindful when you want to introduce a language that you speak and that language spoken by others at home.

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Teaching Spanish Sight Words in Context Generates Reading Success

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Teaching Spanish sight words in context is as challenging as designing lesson plans to deliver that message. A bilingual classroom is a room more than individuals with distinct backgrounds and cultures. As teachers, you know the importance to assimilate, instruct, and plan those lessons to meet learning goals. Teaching ELL students, aside from their backgrounds, brings a whole new perspective to differentiating instruction.

Expecting to learn a new language with simple tools and vocabulary is not going to speed up students’ process of acquiring the language. There have to be systems that help those ELL students with a lack of proficiency in phonics, phonemic awareness, and even letter identification. As simple as it may sound, teaching Spanish sight words in context helps them learn the new language a little bit more every day.

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