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1 Reading Kits for ESL By Isabelle Rodrigue and Valérie Samson

2 Agenda October 28th 2011 1. The making of 2. Objectives 3. Bringing the project « to life ». 4. Living it! 5. Possible « After life » scenarios 6. List of books 7. Kit presentation 8. Questions and comments 9. Contact information 10 List of websites

3 1. The Making of... How the idea came about. –Inspired by Isabelle Rompré and Myriame Larose from Harwood School (CSTL)

4 2. Objectives We wanted ESL students to: –Bring a bit of English home. –Discover English literature. –Involve parents in the learning of English. –Continue ESL learning at home by having fun. –Motivate students to try and read in English.

5 3. Bringing the Project to Life. Finding a teaching partner! Proposal to your principal. –Budget: books, laminating, dry erase markers, dice, libération, bags, cardstock, colour photocopy budget.

6 4. Living It! 1.Prepare and send a letter to parents 2.Assemble kits and label everything. 3.Choose 1 group in which you feel comfortable. Add other groups later on. 4.Explain how the kits work to the student: Rules of use Return schedule 5.Set-up a class borrowing list. 6.Make sure to replenish each kit and verify material each time.

7 5. Possible « After life » Scenarios 1. Form small class workgroups to help create new activities. 2. Trade kits with a colleague in another school. 3. Literature night/literature afternoon during a special event(ex: cultural week, literacy week, etc.) 4. Invite parents in class and share books. 5. Use as a reward to students. 6.If you choose not to send them home, they can be used a free time activity (library corner).

8 6. List of Books Mortimer by Robert Munsch The Grouchy Ladybug by Eric Carle The Mixed-Up Chameleon by Eric Carle The Foot Book by Dr. Seuss If You Give a Mouse a Cookie by Laura Joffe Numeroff The Jacket I Wear In The Snow by Shirley Neitzel I will never not ever eat a tomatoe by Lauren Child Chicka Chicka Boom Boom by Bill Martin, Jr. and John Archambault Pinkalicious by Elizabeth and Victoria Kann Truck Town by John Scieszka National Geographics little kids and Chirp magazine The way I feel by Janan Cain Froggy Gets Dressed by Jonathan London. No Clean Clothes Robert Munsch Puff the Magic Dragon by Lenny Lipton Russell the sheep by Rob Scotton Bark George by Jules Feiffer

9 7. Kit Presentation Presentation of two kits( book and magazine) Exploring all the other kits at your own pace.

10 8. Questions and Comments Contact information: Isabelle Rodrigue: Valérie Samson:

11 10. List of Websites birthday/printables/the-foot-book.html birthday/printables/the-foot-book.html tml tm Etc. For the reading kits material go to:

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