Literacy Night, Take 1

Our school is holding a "Literacy Night" on Friday evening. The goal of the evening is to provide fun, literacy-based enrichment activities for our students and their families. It will be running alongside our 6th Grade Orientation, which (as an Elective teacher) is my opportunity to recruit new students for my program. My challenge was … Continue reading Literacy Night, Take 1

Storyboard Writing Form

My students are taking longer than expected to complete an individual speaking assessment (a good thing--they are saying a lot!), so I am trying to find different kinds of activities that they can work on independently while I finish up the last few (they can only read so many different things before they get sick … Continue reading Storyboard Writing Form

Cognates – A good sub plan!

Here is a worksheet that I created for my Spanish A students to complete tomorrow while I am at the 2011 AFLA Conference. I got the great idea to have students search for cognates in children's books (or whatever reading material you have) from Kristy Placido (she's aweomse!). You can leave it as part of … Continue reading Cognates – A good sub plan!

Emergency Sub Plans a la TPRS

More beginning of the year things...getting together emergency sub plans! Leaving a video is a hassle for me because the sub needs to track down a TV since they are not allowed to use our Promethean Boards. Instead, I choose a short story from one of the copiable books that I have (this year, mine … Continue reading Emergency Sub Plans a la TPRS