Archive for November, 2012

November 11th, 2012

Vocabulary Views-November Theme

This November you may be voting or watching the T.V. about it.  You might also be hearing about (or be involved in) bad weather in many parts of Canada and the U.S.  The news is always filled with emotions.  Happy for some, sad for others.  There are great opportunities to talk about action words at the same time as discussing important issues like voting and helping other people.

Here are some action words if you’re talking about the election: voting, lining up, taking turns, clapping, shouting, crying, waving

Lining Up to Vote

Lining Up to Vote

 

 

Here are some actions words if you’re talking about the storms: crashing, flooding, helping, burning, blowing, falling, teetering. Of course you can always throw in some really interesting words like “frankenstorm”. That will generate a lot of discussion.

Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane Sandy