"Me Bag" The students' "homework" for the first day of school is to fill up a brown paper bag with 5 or 6 things that are important to them. Over the next several days, they take turns sharing their bags with the class and talking a bit about themselves.
Balloon Pop is a cute idea for students to do at the end of the year serving as a countdown. Each student writes a reward/activity that they would like to do. Then they turn them into the teacher and she puts the doable ones inside a balloon and blows the
Routines and Transitions alternatives to traditional homework Even at the college level, these homework alternatives make a lot of sense in a language classroom. I am beginning to really re-think all my ideas about homework.