Getting Fired Up for the Fourth of July!

If you find yourself teaching in the month of July, you may wish to highlight the celebration of U.S. Independence Day. Here are some ideas to consider. 1. Write an acrostic poem about freedom. Templates like this one are available online. You can start with a model based on another word, or you can show…

July Fourth: Fireworks, Flags, and Other Fun Topics

Not everyone is on vacation during July. If you’re teaching during the week of July 4th, there are a number of ways to tie the U.S. Independence Day into a language lesson. 1) The latest lesson in my vocabulary playlist focuses on idioms based on the colors red, white, and blue. A short interactive quiz is…

Forms of Freedom: Practice with the word family FREE

July 4th is just around the corner. In the U.S., we will be celebrating Independence Day. Whether you are in the States or not, you may find time this week or next to do a little bit of work with the word family for “free.” Are you teaching upper level students at the present? Please consider my…