Celebrate and Explain Cinco de Mayo

By |2023-05-01T17:37:53-06:00May 1st, 2023|

SONGS FOR CINCO DE MAYO This is a set of 11 traditional Mexican songs—lasting favorites that will not go out of style in 2 weeks. The songs are in Spanish, with English translations and colorful graphics, and there are historical and cultural notes in English for each song. You [...]


By |2012-07-10T12:56:39-06:00July 10th, 2012|

Here are some more PAT activities shared by Diane Volzer: Hangman Around the World Sr. Wooly lyric game contest (if you can reserve computer lab and don't mind the noise! I did this is pairs in a small class.) Charades Simon Says (works for the first few weeks of [...]

P.A.T. (Preferred Activity Time) Activities #2

By |2017-10-11T13:22:19-06:00November 7th, 2011|

Here are some more PAT activites that my students have enjoyed: . Quiet Partner Games with Numbers are just simple paper activities I have on hand for the PAT days when I am tired or just need some quiet time. --"Battleship" type game--Make your own grid with numbers on one axis and letters on [...]

P.A.T. (Preferred Activity Time) Activities #1

By |2017-10-11T13:22:19-06:00November 6th, 2011|

I mentioned PAT a few days ago and have been getting some requests for examples. . The idea of Preferred Activity Time as a positive consequence for desirable class behavior comes from Fred Jones' book "Tools for Teaching"".   On his web site he has many ideas, and you may want [...]


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