“Table Talk” Speaking & Listening Game

First Table Talk Topic ~ Jan 29 2013 Today Grade 5 EALs started ‘Table Talks’ which encourage speaking & listening skills. Students are responsible for 3 cubes which they used to contribute to the conversation. We started out discussing what helps us feel ‘safe’ in conversations. Students brainstormed what helps them feel confident when they…

Write Now 1000: E-Book Project G5 EAL

OK Grade 5 EAL…by now you have all entered the FIRST phase of writing: the Planning phase. By NEXT Friday November 30th all plans and first drafts should be completed for sharing and group editing. We will share our Draft stories to the class and ask for STARS (positives) and TARGETS (things to work on)…