Interpretive Reading or Listening This is a 21st Century skill that they need. When asked to create something, they need to be able to look at examples to figure out what makes one good. This activity promotes this thinking, instead of a teacher “telling” students what makes a good one.
Interpretive Listening Activity
High Rigor and High Relevance! I can hear my assistant principal chanting this as I type it. High relevance, check! Authentic resources, target culture, and cultural comparisons help to keep the lessons relevant to their lives. High rigor… And stay in the target language??
I was really inspired by Kara’s last post about giving students a task during listening activities. This is one area in my classroom where I need to get students more actively involved. My classes always begin with a short video clip to grab the students’ attention with new and exciting music, language, and culture. I love having upper level language