January 31, 2012

Nicole H. Blog Post on last Friday's Workshop!

Teaching With Style!: ELD Workshop: This past Friday, a couple colleagues from school and I went to a workshop put on by Fun to Teach ELD. As the name suggests, it was fun! W...

Happy Teaching!Lori

January 29, 2012

INNOVATIVE CONNECTIONS: Get to Know This TpT Teacher-Author...

Thanks to Ann Marie for this fun Shout out!

INNOVATIVE CONNECTIONS: Get to Know This TpT Teacher-Author...: Lori Wolfe of Fun to Teach What grade level(s) and/or subject(s) are you currently teaching? What grade levels have you taug...

Happy Teaching!Lori

Portland Workshop and more on Functions and Forms!

We had a energetic and fun workshop in Portland last Friday!  The Portland area teachers who attended are so knowledgeable and the networking was just one part that made the day so rewarding.  Thanks to Detta from Oregon City for sharing the Woodburn School District link with us.  If you are looking for the forms that go with certain Functions...here you go!  I also posted the link on the left side bar

Woodburn Functions and Forms

Thanks again to all that attended!

Happy Teaching!

January 26, 2012

Portland Workshop

Hello everyone,
Sandy and I are off to Portland for our Strategies for Teaching Intermediate and Early Advanced Language Learners Workshop!  We are looking forward to working with all the Portland area teachers!  Back after the weekend.

Happy Teaching! Lori

January 22, 2012

Emails to Classroom Teachers -

Here is an email I sent out before MLK Day to our clasroom teachers.  Many of them used it!  Always trying to get those language objectives included in every classroom lesson!  Here it is:

Hi everyone,
If you are looking for a language objective for MLK day, this might work for
Beginners and Early Intermediate Speakers:
TSWBAT orally explain what MLK means to them using correct pronouns.
Intermediate and Early Advanced Speakers:
TSWBAT orally or in writing explain what MLK means to them using past tense

What does MLK mean to you?
Why is MLK important to you?
____means _______ to me.
___ is important to me because____.

MLK is important to me because _____________.
MLK is an important figure in U.S. history because________.

Happy Teaching

January 18, 2012

Oral Language Fluency and Vocabulary Development Workshop

We are off to Portland, Oregon for our Oral Language Fluency and Vocabulary Development Workshop on Friday January 20th.  Back soon!

Happy Teaching! Lori

January 16, 2012

"Not by the color of their skin but by the content of their character."

Found this photo on Facebook...I thought it was sooo cool, I had to share it with you all!
‎"Not by the color of their skin but by the content of their character."
Happy Teaching! Lori

January 13, 2012

Another Friday the 13th Freebie!

 I have a Literacy and Math Center book freebie for 1 more day that has some great ideas. Hurry! http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Learning-Centers-Made-Simple

Learning Centers Made Simple
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Learning Centers Made Simple image 2
Learning Centers Made Simple image 3

Happy Teaching! Lori

Freebie for you!

Check out this freebie and all of our great curriculum at the Fun To Teach store on Teachers Pay Teachers:
Bathroom Vocabulary Advanced ESL and Grammar Unit and Lesson Plan
Click Here  To get your unit free!

Happy Teaching! Lori

January 10, 2012

Clothing Vocabulary

Hello everyone,

Here is a fun utube video to review clothing!  It has a nice repeat feature that encourages reluctant speakers to join in!


Happy Teaching!

January 7, 2012

Pronouns, Pronouns, Pronouns and a freebie for you!

Hello everyone!

In class this week we are reviewing our pronouns!

Please go to my Teachers Pay Teachers store for a free unit on Possessive Pronouns!
Click here for Possessive Pronouns free!


January 6, 2012

Plurals Chart

Hello everyone,
My early intermediate language level students sorted plurals onto this great chart.

Happy Teaching,

January 4, 2012

Yeah it is Wednesday!

Wow!  This site has a vast array of games and printables ready to go to work for you!  Check out their Math Vocabulary games.  I love them.
 This is what they say about themselves:
Vocabulary.co.il is a leading vocabulary website worldwide with the best flash online word games. The vocabulary games include an online word search, an online crossword puzzle, and hangman online (our version is called HangMouse). Users choose the vocabulary list that the online word game will use in the word game. The vocabulary games are popular for use on smart boards for word games to build vocabulary skills in classrooms.

Happy Teaching!

January 3, 2012

Sunshine Award

Here is a big shout out to Carolyn Wilhelm for the Sunshine Award!

Check out all the fantastic sites Carolyn offers teachers.  She Rocks!

The Wise Owl Factory Website
Carolyn's Blog
Connect a Blog (Carolyn is a contributor)
Classroom Freebies (Carolyn is a contributor)
Prek and k Sharing Blog (contributor)

Thanks again Carolyn!
Happy Teaching