Monthly Archives: June 2016

Enhancing the storytelling experience with actors and props by Cynthia Hitz

  Creating stories with your world language students is a powerful way to help students acquire the language. Having students serve as actors in those stories catapults student engagement and takes the story to another dimension. The student actors bring the story to life, aid comprehension by adding visual details, and help the class to…

Embedded Reading, Part 2: Reasons and ways to use Embedded Reading by Michele Whaley

  The first part of this article shared important features of Embedded Reading. The final version of the text is one that students might not be confident of reading at first glance. The teacher reduces or limits the text to critical elements for the first version. The teacher inserts dialogue, description, and information in manageable…