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Genki English just put out a new Thanksgiving song. Download it while you can. You don’t want to miss out on any Genki English jewels, trust me. The kids love Genki English.

Click here for some funny Thanksgiving flash cards.

I am into doing “sentence patterns” with the kids, so I tend to throw a “sentence pattern” up on the board, while one student asks a question and the other student answers it using the proper “sentence pattern.” It is critical that you circulate around the room and correct any bad habits or laziness on the students part.

This is what I’m doing with the Thanksgiving flash cards provided in the link above – the question is, “What is the ___ doing?” The answer is based on this sentence pattern, “The ___ is ___.” For example, “The pilgrim is hunting the turkey.” The flash cards say, “hunt the turkey” so you will have to modify it.

Reader’s Theater is always fun for the kids and helps improve fluency and confidence.  Here is a sample of three Reader’s Theater scripts –  The Meal Must Go On, A Turkey Takes a Stand, and Turkey Trotten,

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