Today we're moving into room E-3, our new classroom home. It will be nice to be able to spread out and create an environment that really saturates the students with French language.
Since the beginning of school we have been in review mode. This week we will start to tackle new material. Students in French 1 at Dublin High cover Chapters 1-6 of Bien Dit. We will do the same. Last year we completed Chapters 1-3, so this week we will crack open Chapter 4. I hope that the review we have completed in the first quarter will provide a strong foundation as we move forward.
Also new to our class is Quizlet. It is an online software program which allows students to practice and review vocabulary with online flashcards (with pronunciations included) and a variety of games. I sent an invitation to each student's Dublin Unified gmail account inviting them to join Quizlet, but only a couple have done so thus far. So, I will instead provide them with a link to the site which they can use to sign in with the email account of their choice. I have heard good things about Quizlet and I hope they enjoy it.
Hard to believe the first quarter is behind us. Full steam ahead.