Yippee Yay! Dana Wilson emailed me most of the French translations of my Spanish question word posters earlier this week, and Catherine Ousselin (@CatherineKU72) helped me out with a few more! Mercy beau coup! Click on the image to download the file. What else is new for the 2015 school year? Check out these recently…Read More
Story characters poster from Spanish Cuentos
If you have never visited Spanish Cuentos, today is the day! I had the great pleasure of meeting Profe Craig Klein at CSCTFL 2014, and I was amazed by the student work that he shared in his presentation. As an elementary teacher that uses TPRS® and sees his students for just the smallest amount of…Read More
Classroom posters in Italian
Thanks to Keri Colwell, I’ve just added Italian posters to my google drive folder. If you want to see what mine look like once put together in Spanish, click here. To access the google drive folder, click here. And to save 20 percent on all lesson plans and activities in my TpT store on Tuesday,…Read More
…and even more posters!
I no longer teach traditional “thematic units” (ex: places around town, food & dining, etc.): instead, I plan my units around high frequency vocabulary and pull in other vocabulary as it naturally comes up. My students have had great success with this instructional focus, and there are a few tricks that I’ve incorporated to make sure that we…Read More
Classroom posters en français!
Wendy Farabough just emailed and asked permission to post her translations of my classroom posters on her awesome blog EN FRANCAIS! (Geez I can’t figure out how to do the squiggle thing on a capital letter.) You can download the posters directly from her blog, or you can download them from my Google Drive posters folder.…Read More
…and more posters!
Here are yet two more sets of posters (CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD ANY POSTERS FROM MY GOOGLE DRIVE POSTERS FOLDER.) True/Kind/Necessary signs: With regard to controlling your tongue (gossip, in particular), my Pastor always says to ask yourself these questions: (1) Is it true?, (2) Is it kind?, and (3) Is it necessary?. These are three important…Read More
I checked another item off of my long-time to-do list today: give my verb chart a face lift. As most TPRSers do, I introduce verbs to my students in their third person singular forms (with a few exceptions). Instead of teaching conjugations in the traditional way and asking my students to memorize verb charts, they…Read More
Must-have posters for language classes
My dad and grandma are in town visiting right now, but I have been feeling the itch to get into my classroom and begin setting it up before classes begin on August 22. I snuck away for a few hours yesterday morning and put up all of the permanent posters that will adorn my walls…Read More