Speed dating form pdf
So, I've been inspired lately by a lot of amazing teacher librarians who have written about doing this lesson or some kind of variation (resource links below) and though they sounded awesome, they were too much work. Think Chuck Woolery cheezy love connection with a dash of Marvin Gaye! Take a book cart and shop for some hot books around your library media center.Decorations, tablecloths, candles, writing activities, dating profiles on Good Reads, Shelfari, Libary Thing, or Shelfari -- so being naturally enthusiasticaly indolent, I wanted to find a quick & dirty way to get kids looking at books, checking out books, and moving around the library. That's right, be deeply shallow and choose books that have the most attractive covers, are hot popular, and just plain fun.why not make up a table of graphic novels & popular non fiction selections for our informational readers?Have some of your media helper or frequent flyer kiddos pick their faves and pile them loosely on your tables. Grab twins wherever possible, multiple copies of the same book, that way you have backups or friends can read the same book Laminate some butcher paper book covers with cuts out on the back for bar codes! Choose a few books, write short provocative blurbs on oversized post-it notes and rubber band em up!(I deliberately chose books I had several of copies of that I hid on a cart- so that if they were checked out I didn't have to do all the work over again - pop in the next copy!I wrote a fun, silly, cheezy, (you've met me, right?
---- To the kiddos: "Don't want to check out a book today? It's ok if you're already in a committed relationship - I don't want you to cheat on the book you're already reading!
You also don't have to check out a book today if you're not ready to start a new book relationship!
I'm not about to force you - I just want you to see what's out there!
This lesson plan focuses on conversational practice to encourage English learners to use a wide variety of language functions such as demanding explanations, making complaints, giving warning, etc.
The activity used is a variation on the popular practice of speed dating.In this exercise, students "speed date" each other to practice role plays calling for "chunks" or phrases used for each situation.This type of approach to teaching is based on the lexical approach or the chunks of language we tend to use to speak about certain situations.AS A PSYCHOLOGIST, I have always found the concept of speed dating fascinating.