Category Archives: writing

Getting to know y/our students – activities

My favourite activities are: My life in numbers! You can add up to 3 or 5 numbers and must write sentences about them. For example: 24-13-33-2017-1; 24th is my birthday! 2 Truths and 2 Lies! Students should ask the class … Continue reading

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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

I have just discovered Mark Haddon and I must say that I am in love with this novel: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time (2003). Long before it gave him bestseller status, Mark Haddon was an author, poet, cartoonist and … Continue reading

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All Cats Have Asperger Syndrome

  All Cats Have Asperger Syndrome Book Description… This engaging book is an ideal, gentle introduction to the world of Asperger Syndrome (AS). Drawing inspiration from the feline world, its delightful colour photographs of cats bring to life familiar characteristics … Continue reading

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Simply Writing!

Correcting Writing tasks could be a nightmare and this is why I am going to share here some useful articles that might be of great help when we face this situation: Keep calm! It is not only about your correction! … Continue reading

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How to … activities

This idea was inspired to me by this curious Have a lovely day! picture. I think there are plenty of similar examples online and I find them useful and students can even create their How to … lists!

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Creative writing

These are the activities I usually use for Creative Writing: Finish the sentence and continue the story. The magic box: take out some objects you previously put in a box and ask students to write a story with them. Guess … Continue reading

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Day 20: X-mas Quotes

If you need some inspiration fot the X-mas cards, I recommend these quotes!! “Christmas is a bridge. We need bridges as the river of time flows past. Today’s Christmas should mean creating happy hours for tomorrow and reliving those of … Continue reading

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