Tuesday Tip: He and She

Even our advanced students struggle with the distinction between “he” and “she”. At the beginning levels, resist the urge to gloss over the topic. And, when you hear gender mistakes at advanced classes, make it a point to to provide a few minutes of formal instruction. Here’s a fun activity to help with work on […]

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Tuesday Tip: Taking a Brain Break

We all know that sometimes our students need a bit of a “brain break”. Here’s a great activity to give your students a chance to do that. Ask students a series of random “Would you rather” questions (examples below – some silly, some thought provoking). Would you rather be 3 feet tall or 8 feet […]

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Practicing "His/Her name is…"

For additional practice on his name is/her name is bring in pictures of famous people. Here are some ways to work with them. Have students label pictures, writing His name is______., or Her name is ______. Use sticky notes, so that you can remove the labels and reuse the pictures for review later on. If […]

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