What does a sociocultural perspective of learning and literacy add to our understanding of how children learn multiple languages? How can we expand the repertoire of texts students learning English as an additional language encounter in schools? What role does multiliteracies have in helping us reframe how children experience literacy in schools? What are your thoughts about McGlib’s exploration of multiplicity in modes, languages and cultures? How would books like The Arrival and the multiliteracy engagements described in the readings help you meet the literacy needs of your emergent bilingual students?