A Year in F7 – Week 30

Monday, March 25th, Day 133 StoryListening/Narrate and Draw/Storytelling: “Tres Porcelli” (The Three Little Pigs) 1.) Storytelling/Narrate and Draw: So, not every day can be a success, right? I tried very hard to tell the story of the Three Little Pigs, drawing the pictures along with the story, and ask the students questions about what would …

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A Year in F7 – Week 29

This stretch before spring break is always difficult.  We are in the fourth quarter now, and I am experiencing that phenomenon where the days are short but the class periods are long.  This time of year there is a lot of wandering attention, a lot of side conversations, a lot of blurting, a lot of …

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A Year in F7 – Week 28

Monday, March 11th, Day 123 1.) Discussion/One Word Image a.) Character creation (physical characteristics/preferences/fears/talents) b.) Problem: use generic problems first, then specific NOTA BENE: I have found that discussing the characters possible problems briefly in English is way more efficient and clear that trying to stay in the TL.  After we settle on two or …

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A Year in F7 – Week 26

MONDAY, February 25th, Day 114 OWI – Character creation (animal) Reflection: I chose “animal” as the category because Wednesday’s Watch and Discuss/Movie Talk activity involves an animal, and the class character could be used in an alternate version of the story. I followed Mike Peto’s character creation sequence, and included brain breaks whenever I felt …

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