Offer students a chance to respond to reading with choice that they direct. Use as an emergency sub plan in conjunction with an FVR, SSR or SDR program.
Sometimes the classroom needs you to stop and just be in the language. Salad Bowl offers a low prep way to accomplish this with a group of students.
Branching out from the familiar within simple language context is essential for the Novice High language learner.
The importance of familiar to intermediate level language learners.
Simple language tasks to guide teacher facilitated input in the Latin classroom.
Lately, a lot of conversation about Bill Van Patten's ideas about tasks in the language classroom has popped up in different teaching for acquisition groups, specifically on Facebook. The idea seems to be that we must create reasons for students to communicate in the language in the classroom. A task offers a student a reason to … Continue reading What is communication?