We Throw Up 3

Here are the four clips from today:
If you are keeping up with this, today we finished the first location of the story we are doing. We got the artist going today, which was very cool in all my classes. Those kids can draw! As I reviewed the tape, there was a lot I wanted to comment on and I am thinking of uploading two versions of each clip I post – one regular and then another one with the commentary. Any ideas on that? If I were to voice all this video over I could connect stuff to my books and the three steps and all that stuff and maybe make it easier for people to make some sense out of it.
Here are the structures to listen for from today’s class:
1. va/est allé – goes/went
2. frappe/a frappé – hits/hit
3. ouvre le paquet!/a ouvert le paquet – open the package!/opened the package



4 thoughts on “We Throw Up 3”

  1. Re fâché(e) & triste: Do you have an “out-of-bounds” accountant/record keeper? Then you would have a reminder to reuse those 2 words in your next story, since they have not been heavily worked-over, crammed targets in this one. After all, they are important high-frequency words that can continually be reused to great effect even if never heavily worked over (crammed) in any one story Maybe they need never be heavily worked (crammed) in any one story, but just incidently dredged up by the net in story after story until everyone shows they have acquired them.

  2. I was able to understand pretty much everything you were saying and I don’t speak French. It made me think that I must slow down and definitely add more detail to stories. I have done 2 so far this year, but with not much detail. It doesn’t matter if you only tell one story a week, you can still get in a bunch of vocabulary, such as the color and size of the package and how the package got there (I think that was what was going on). Also, it builds suspense. I want to know what is in the package! Wonderful!

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