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.
Teaching Spanish sight words
generates reading success
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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Learning Spanish sight words lists is not an easy task. Asking beginning readers to memorize up to one-hundred words or more is challenging. Imagine the responsibility for an ELL student or a young learner in Spanish?
While feeling overwhelmed is probably the way most bilingual students encounter when learning a new language. Children have to understand the letter identification portion before trying to memorize the Spanish sight word lists.
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An effective bilingual morning preschool routine occurs when the classroom environment operates systematically. Does this mean that children have to follow instructions in a robotic mode?
An active classroom offers children the opportunity to foster learning and creativity. With so many interactive tools available for teachers, learning with scissors, glue, paint, crayons, and other writing tools become second nature.
A morning preschool routine involves reading a book, creating stories, and painting the imagination with innovative ideas. While computer software and technology promotes learning in more engaging ways, learning through computers does not have to be the only way to learn.
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