New from Angie:
Just for fun I did a new activity today. I made a half-sheet of paper that was titled “Good luck or bad luck?” and I wrote 7 sentences:
- Your favorite team wins an important game.
- A black cat walks in front of you.
- You fall on the floor in the cafeteria of the school.
- You find money in the street.
- It is snowing and there is no school.
- You lose your cell phone.
- Your grandfather gives you a car.
I had the students read and write in “good luck” or “bad luck” after each one, then they turned the paper over and wrote their own scenarios. Here are some of them:
- You fall on the ice.
- You eat a very delicious dinner.
- You wear your good-luck pants.
- A man steals your car.
- You lose your car.
- You fall on a banana and break your arm.
- Your family loses a thousand dollars.
- Your computer is broken.
- My dog is broken. (this was a hit with the students)
- Manchester United wins this weekend.
- Malick loses his ear.
Anyway, you get the idea….I had a student stand up and read their sentence, and we all decided if it was good or bad luck, and then that student got to pick the next person. Aside from my usual behavior problems, it was a pretty relaxing 15 minutes for me.