Monthly Archives: March 2015

Lesson Wrap Up: Vocab Sort

Recently, students completed surveys about me as part of my state evaluations. One of the questions was, “My teacher takes time to summarize what we’ve learned at the end of class.”  I realized that too often, I let class just … Continue reading

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Música en Español March Madness

I am jumping on board with Bethanie Drew and Allison Wienhold for Manía Musical de Marzo – March Music Madness! Gracias Bethanie for the fantastic idea and bracket! Here’s my bracket bulletin board: I want to do a different activity … Continue reading

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Do you know Songza? It’s an online radio site, with the fun feature of guiding you to a station based on the time of day, plus a few questions to gauge your mood. You also have the option to pick … Continue reading

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Class decor: Clock Redesign

A few weeks ago my classroom clock stopped, so I brought in this one from home:   It’s a fine clock, but it has a definite kitchen vibe.  I realized that since the front is open, without any glass over … Continue reading

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Routine: Weather Warm Up Sheet

Here’s a routine I’ve been using to work with weather, feelings, and dates/days of the week words.  I gave each student a sheet like this, and each day we fill out a box: My primary goal is to get continual … Continue reading

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