A card trick that creates a story. I simulate how this would happen and play out in a class of students. Provides comprehensible input and student engagement is super high! You can retell/re-ask the story trick multiple times. Details of the story are asked such that every class comes up with a different version. This example is of a city criminal, but it could also be a zoo monkey, a school bully, a missing item, etc. The details I included for the story come from those offered me by actual classes. This is sheltered comprehensible input instruction. No targeted structures. Any language in the video that would be new to my classes is either orally glossed or a cognate.
Admins don’t actually read the research. They don’t have time. If or when they do read it, they do not really grasp it. How could