Step 1 - AIM for Immersion kit - La poule Maboule *2018 Edition

Step 1 - AIM for Immersion kit - La poule Maboule *2018 Edition

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Step 1 - AIM for IMMERSION Primary Kit - La poule Maboule

Many Primary French Immersion teachers across Canada and around the world have been asking for an AIM Immersion Kit…and it is now finally available! 

The Play
This is the adapted version of the popular fairy tale, La poule Maboule. It is the perfect way for very young student to begin a new story. They come to the new language with a known context, so that words are predictable. Lots of repetition and humor, drama, music and dance are found throughout to engage students from the very first day!

Both Core and Immersion teachers have been thrilled with Histoires en action ! pour les tout petits, the AIM resource for young beginners. This Kit is designed for Immersion French teachers. 

    Kit Content

    In response to teacher feedback, our new edition kits have many new features... more technology, alignment with the CEFR, fully-described lesson plans.

    The Whole-Class Activities Book and associated Blackline Masters or Student Book guide you and your students through implementing the core methodology. You are shown how to accelerate proficiency through a scaffolded, systematic approach so that students are able to engage in productive and interactive language activities.

    Whole-Class Activities Book (Teacher’s Guide)

    This book includes:

    • whole-class activities in five- to ten-minute segments,
    • classroom systems,
    • entry and leaving routines,
    • (Available in new edition kits only) 85-Lesson Overview that illustrates the intended flow of the activities in the Kit how to rotate through entry and leaving routines, how often to model each new activity, how to recycle vocabulary, when to introduce each partner/group activity and how long students typically spend in it and when to introduce the creative work with story - story retelling and extension,
    • assessment for learning blackline masters,
    • vocabulary lists,
    • game cards.
    Partner/Group Activities Book (Blackline Masters)

    Including the play, vocabulary list, language manipulation activities, simple and more complex questions based on the story, creative writing activities and words to the accompanying songs.

    • Student Workbooks are available as an additional purchase.
    • Student Digital Workbooks are available for 1:1 classrooms as an additional purchase.
    Big Book (In younger aged kits)

    For younger classes, shared reading with the Big Book is a very important AIM activity. You may also use the e-reader of this same book, projected from the Portal.

    Program Guide

    Overview of the Principles, strategies and techniques for successful implementation of the methodology with how it develops authentic proficiency through the levels stated in the CEFR.

    Posters and Image Cards
    • Image cards of words not gestured
    • Hard-copy song and rap posters with lyrics. These also appear as projectable posters on the Portal

    AIM Kit Portal (2-year subscription)
    Portal

    A two-year subscription comes with the purchase of the Kit

    The Portal contains aspects of the content found in the Guides (videos, songs, e-readers, listening activities). Student digital workbooks available for the Portal as an additional purchase.

    • The songs (with instrumental versions)
    • Fun classroom raps (with instrumental versions)
    • E-reader of the story with highlighted text and audio
    • Gestured vocabulary for this kit
    • Music videos 
    • The play gestured for this kit
    • The play performed by students in costume
    • An authentic first class with AIM
    • Additional Teacher Instructional Videos
    • Complimentary access for 32 students 
    Student Workbooks

    A Student Book saves a lot of photocopying time and ensures that all student work is kept neatly in one place.

    Available in both hard copy and digital format on the Portal for 1:1 classrooms.

    Supplementary Resources

    Once you have begun to use AIM, you might like to consider resources that will enhance your implementation of AIM:

    Hard copy and digital e-readers

    Dance videos

    Teacher Training

    Initial and ongoing teacher training is key to the successful implementation of AIM.

    We recommend that teachers come to training at least every one to two years, and new ideas are introduced to help teachers move forward with AIM. We have many options for you, both In-Person and Virtual!

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    The Gesture Approach

    The AIM is a methodology that supports students by providing strategies and techniques that ensure student language acquisition and a high level of engagement. The Gesture Approach allows students to visualize, hear, say and 'feel' the language simultaneously, resulting in rapid proficiency development.

    A Literacy- and Arts-Based Approach

    Through the use of story and drama, songs, raps, and dances, students are moving to the language as they create meaning. Scaffolding and cooperative learning strategies help all students - the shy, weak, and strong - to find great support and success.

    High-Frequency Vocabulary

    One of the most important aspects of AIM that ensures student success is the high-frequency vocabulary (Pared-Down Language) that threads throughout every aspect of this methodology. AIM is designed such that each word is repeated extensively, allowing students to develop a strong foundation for language proficiency.

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