Simon's Cat MT – 2

Here’s another one, to follow roughly the plan outlined in the “Simon’s Cat MT – 1” article:

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MT Simon’s Cat 2 – Let Me In!

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5 thoughts on “Simon's Cat MT – 2”

  1. “Let Me In” — I’ve used this one, too.
    Two other favorite Simon’s Cat videos: “Can Man Do” and “Feed Me.” Those lend themselves nicely even to very early level one for Chinese. I’ve used “Scary Legs” also. In each case, I have PowerPoints of screenshots (with and without Chinese captions), and I’d be glad to share those. questyn@hotmail.com

  2. I shared screen shots with and without text of Simon’s Cat in Snow Business somewhere here last year – good action verbs for beginners.
    I’m going to write it up for a pre-reading like you did, Ben. Just not this minute.

  3. Mike shared a Blaine Ray video teaching with MT:
    https://benslavic.com/blog/plans-for-novemberdecember/
    For those transitioning from TPRS to MT, see how Blaine Ray does it:
    https://youtu.be/xPB-2iCg9NE
    I’m doing this without the parallel characters with my 4th grade and using “Paperman.” Pretty sweet. I must lack the classroom management necessary for storyasking in 4th grade. So, I mostly storytell and combining it with a video really scaffolds the input and the acting!

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