The -ER verb song

If your students are like mine, they have trouble learning to conjugate verbs. Of course, it's not that difficult once you get the hang of it - but the first conjugations they encounter can be tricky! Even once they learn the endings, that doesn't always translate to...

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Freebie – Movie Talk plans

My kids always love doing movie talks! This one is about a little girl who loves her camera - at least, until it gets broken! This freebie includes the target vocabulary, instructions, story script, a partner comprehension activity and quiz. You can get the freebie...

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Dia de los muertos – digital breakout

I don't do a ton of stuff in Spanish, but since I've got a Cinco de Mayo breakout, I thought I should do a Dia de los Muertos breakout as well! It's fun to create these, and it makes me a little jealous that the big French holidays aren't during the school year. I...

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C’est la rentrée!

The first day of school in France was September 4 - and there are so many fun things to talk about in class! Of course, you can talk about the grading system, class schedules, school lunches, names of the different grades, school supply lists - it's really a huge...

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Comprehensible Input lesson – Joan of Arc

Joan of Arc is one of the biggest names in French history. Her story is also inspirational to students, as she was only a teen when she changed the course of history. This comprehensible input lesson tells the basics of her story in very simple French that students...

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One day bonus sale – up to 25% off on TPT!

School is back in session for many parts of the US, but in other parts it still is a week or two away. Maybe you missed the back to school sale at TPT early this month, but you didn't miss out! For one day only, TPT is throwing a sale with a bonus code - you can get...

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Oui! French yogurt

I've been seeing lots of ads for a new Yoplait yogurt, French-style Oui. It comes in several flavors and from what I hear, the coconut is delicious. The store I went to was sold out of coconut, so that might be true. I bought a blueberry to give it a shot. I...

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Week 2 recap

Well, one more week down! Everything is settling down, the kids are used to their schedules and now that the pre-test is done I can start teaching! We started the week by learning about introducing oneself. We talked about nationalities and where people are from. I...

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Back to School – new stuff!

School starts on Monday and I've been able to get back into my classroom. It wasn't as badly messed up as in past years, and it didn't take very long to get things arranged to the way they were before summer school, before the English curriculum roll-out meetings,...

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