23 Feb 201426 Jun 2017 Cécile Lainé My 8th grade class tweets with French Olympic athletes [View the story “8th grade class tweets French Olympic athletes” on Storify] Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading...
Thanks for sending ! Have posted on OFLA and CSCTFL Facebook pages, and now about to Tweet too 🙂
Very nice activity! I ended doing very little with Olympics due to schedules at school. 🙁
This is a great little activity! I love how you made what you were doing in class so realistic and it also gave students a real audience. I’m looking for ways I can help students write and speak for a real audience, and not just for me or their peers.
I’m so glad the athletes responded and I’m sure your students are going to be extremely excited. I’m very jealous I didn’t think of doing this myself! Keep up the good work!
Thank you, lots of work but s worth it. Have you tried epals.com to find a classroom who wants to exchange? Very reliable and safe.
Quelle super idee! Meme sans tweeter, on peux utlliser la video quand on lit le Petit Prince (et les chapitres sur la Rose!)
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