In all classes, 10 minutes or so each day of reviewing vocabulary at home is very helpful. Let your kids teach you what they’re learning!
All classes this week worked on daily routines (date and weather questions), and class expectations. We’ve begun to review alphabet and numbers, working toward a task involving spelling our names in French, and saying our phone number. When might you have to do that in a second-language situation?
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September 19: Meet the teacher and fun fair
September 25: Terry Fox Run
September 26, P.A. Day
1. Qui est le nouveau premier ministre en Alberta?
2. Qui est Kei Nishikori? Pourquoi est-ce qu’il est dans les nouvelles? (in the news)
There were a lot of excellent back-to-school blog posts out there this week. This was one I thought would be worth keeping, on communication with your kids about school : How was school today?
I read a ton this summer! But Louise Penny brought her new one out at the end of August, and that made it hard to focus on schoolwork. If you haven’t discovered her, and you are a fan of thoughtful mysteries with well-developed characters, an amazing sense of place (Baie St. Paul in Quebec, in this case) and solid writing, check her out. Louise Penny – The Long Way Home
One of my favourite moments this summer was sitting on my back deck, listening to the Royal Wood concert in Del Crary Park. I hadn’t been able to get there, and somehow, sitting in the summer dark, just listening, was the perfect way to experience it. Forever and Ever
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