January 12, 2015

Language Objectives for MLK Day!

Here is an email I send out before MLK Day to our classroom 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
you.

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
verbs.

Prompts:
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 10, 2015

A mother's love...

Hello everyone and Happy Mother's Day!

I watched this video last January and still think of it.  I thought this is a great day to rewatch it and send out a hope that everyone tells their mom "I love you" today!






Happy Teaching!

Lori

January 7, 2015

A mother's love...

Happy New Year everyone,
I recently viewed this video on a friends facebook page and wanted to share it with you all.  It brought me to tears.  Although it is directed at middle school kids, I thought it was poigent reminder of the passage of time.

 



Happy New Year and
Happy Teaching!
Lori

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