Tag Archives: Writing activities

Using magazines

Hi everyone! I like to use magazines in my senior classes. I base two assignments on magazines articles. The first is an article summary and critique and the other is a presentation based on an article. For the summary, students … Continue reading

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Research skills

Hi everyone! I had my students working in the library today, and luckily most of them were working.  Hopefully they’ll all be in working order tomorrow. Since my students are in research mode, I thought that I would talk about … Continue reading

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Cooperative learning task for conditional sentences

Happy Monday everyone! I wanted to start off the week with a fun and interactive activity for my grade 9 Immersion class.  I did an activity called «Si j’enchaînais les si….».  Basically, I give each group of four students a … Continue reading

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Exit cards

Hi everyone! Do any of you use exit cards?  I have to admit that I haven’t done it once in any of my classes (shh…don’t tell my admin!)  I guess it’s because I don’t see myself reading little slips of … Continue reading

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L’imparfait et le passé composé…

Today I finished yesterday’s activity by posting up the mini biographies the students’ had created.  I did a gallery walk and had them read each other’s papers.  I asked them to underline any possible errors in the use of the … Continue reading

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Activité coopérative: L’imparfait et le passé composé

In the spirit of my goal to increase student output and oral communication in the class, I had my grade 9 Immersion students do a cooperative learning activity.  It was inspired by an activity I found in Parle-moi un peu! … Continue reading

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Literacy circles

Today my grade 9 Immersion class did the first partage of their literacy circle tasks.  I gave them about 10 minutes at the beginning of the period.  They have 3 more tasks to go, so we’ll be finishing the novel they are … Continue reading

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