Language and Literacy Development

Developing childrens’ competence in the language and literacy of instruction in all content areas of the curriculum.

Diary Web

Campus Children’s Center
Age of Students: 3-4 years

The teacher designed a writing activity to generate language expression as well as literacy development. The children are active participants in creating a web of special events to include in a diary.

Representing Numbers

Hawai‘i Public School
Grade Level: 1

The teacher engages students in an activity that demonstrates different ways to represent numbers. The teacher uses questioning techniques to encourage student talk as they use counting strategies and assist one another in representing numbers.


Hawai‘i Public School
Grade Level: 10, 11

Students read poetry reflecting the views of imperialists and anti-imperialists. The teacher works with students to interpret the readings and better understand the opposing perspectives.