Tag: realia

Envelopes for Each of Us: What are you writing, to whom, and how?

Many writing lessons might not end well. Because learners have probably not been encouraged to see how others appreciate their products. Too much seems to be on correction efforts while little is paid attention to the beautiful experience of reading or simply sending the letter. A simple way is using envelopes and telling the students […]

Bananas on the board: Is this art?

This critical thinking activity is inspired based on the story reported in the New York Times https://www.nytimes.com/2019/12/07/arts/art-basel-banana-eaten.html. Students will take different roles to present their perspectives. Here are the procedures 1 Stick a banana on the classroom board. 2 Ask students to look at the banana, brainstorm and write down 1 or 2 words on […]