TSL 552 Topic 2 Bilingual Programs Parent Newsletter GCU
The purpose of this assignment is to analyze a bilingual instructional program in a community of interest. Through analysis of the program, the student will be able to differentiate between the program of interest and other bilingual education programs. The assignment will also allow the student to explore curricular and instructional methodologies for bilingual instruction.
Create a 500-750 word newsletter that could be sent home to students’ parents describing the curriculum, instruction, and other activities at a bilingual instruction program in your community. Your newsletter should include:
- An analysis and description of how the program supports and enhances biliteracy
- Specific and effective strategies
- Suggestions about how parents can foster progress toward biliteracy at home
Include 3-5 sources from your research to support your position.
One scholarly reference could include an interview of your mentor teacher regarding the bilingual education program at a school that you are involved with.
While APA format is not required for the body of this assignment, solid academic writing is expected, and in-text citations and references should be presented using APA documentation guidelines, which can be found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.
This assignment uses a rubric. Review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.
You are required to submit this assignment to LopesWrite. Refer to the LopesWrite Technical Support articles for assistance.
Document the hours and locations that you spend interacting with your mentor teacher on your Clinical Field Experience Verification Form.
Submit the Clinical Field Experience Verification Form with the last assignment by the assignment due date. Directions for submitting can be found on the College of Education site in the Student Success Center.