So why are these classes so good for our ELLs??
small sizes classes
tons of opportunities for oral language development
great multicultural literature!
GAMES that encourages them to speak out and communicate with each other!
and, well, of course....possible Hollywood Acting Career opportunities! This is their chance to do tons of reader's theater which they absolutely LOVE!
One of the first skit we did was Yo! Yes! by Chris Rascha. Talk about children reading with expression. They finally understood HOW to sound like there is a question or an exclamation mark. or how to sound disappointed. We had a good time.
On an earlier post I wrote about planting for a Community Garden in Whitehall. Well...check out the story published yesterday. Those are my little students! So proud of them. And good article too.
Ok...now I am ready for an Art filled weekend! Enjoy it!