[R-0198] S2. Instructional Strategies

Citation: Gillanders, C., & Castro, D.C. (2011). Storybook reading for young dual language learners. Reprinted for Young Children by the National Association of Young Children (NAEYC). Retrieved from site

Abstract: This article provides evidence-based strategies for adjusting storybook reading for young dual language learners. A sample lesson plan provided uses the storybook La Cucaracha Martina, a Caribbean Folktale, to give examples of how teachers would implement the suggested strategies.

Integration: N/A

Content Focus: Dual Language Learners; English Language Learners; Instructional Strategies; Nuestros Niños Early Language and Literacy Program; Professional Development; Storybook Reading; Language and Literacy Experiences

Notes: A study guide for this article may be retrieved from Gillanders, C., & Castro, D. C. (2011). Study guide. Storybook reading for young dual language learners. NEXT for Young Children, 66(1), 1-5.