1. Experiencing Language with Friends

Source: Maya & Miguel

Greet a new friend in English and Spanish, and successfully demonstrate conversational language skills during role-play. Orally demonstrate vocabulary comprehension and exhibit age-appropriate body language.

Grade Level: K-2, 3-5

Subjects: Reading & Language Arts

Topics: Reading: Emergent Literacy Skills. Vocabulary.

Resource Type: Lesson Plan

2. It's All About Word Play

Source: Maya & Miguel

Identify picture-word associations, develop visual recognition skills, model correct language usage and identify specific graphics and words. Interpret conversational language through role play.

Grade Level: K-2, 3-5

Subjects: Reading & Language Arts

Topics: Reading: Emergent Literacy Skills. Vocabulary. Spelling.

Resource Type: Lesson Plan

3. Paco's Similes

Source: Maya & Miguel

Define "simile"and compare two objects that are the objects of a simile. Create a simile and share it with the class.

Grade Level: K-2, 3-5

Subjects: Reading & Language Arts

Topics: Reading: Emergent Literacy Skills. Vocabulary.

Resource Type: Lesson Plan

4. Talk About a Hero/Heroine

Source: Maya & Miguel

Define in conversational language what a hero/heroine is, and identify a person of heroic status. Understand that everyone comes from or lives in a special place that can be identified on a map, globe or graphic aid.

Grade Level: K-2, 3-5

Subjects: Reading & Language Arts, Social Studies

Topics: Reading: Emergent Literacy Skills. Vocabulary. Geography.

Resource Type: Lesson Plan