• 2017 AIM Trillium Package Teaching kit


    • New Grade 4 TRILLIUM PACKAGE!

      Featuring: Our NEW 2017 Editions of our most popular Kits,
      Les trois petits cochons  and Comment y aller ?
      and CEFR Books
      Cultural Literacy Kit: Matthieu et Cassandra deux francophones en Ontario 

      We're excited to now include:
      • 85 Daily Lesson Plans that include recommended entry routines, whole-Class and partner/group activities, leaving routines and student Portal review at home
      • Suggestions for developing student metacognition
      • Selection of Action-Oriented Activities
      • Assessment Activities, including CAN DO statements for students and teachers Portfolio Assessment
      • Partner/Group Activities - Oral and Written
      • Teacher Portal with 32 complimentary student logins



      Les trois petits cochons, Comment y aller and Matthieu et Cassandra kits all include a Whole-Class Activities Book, Blackline Master, Big Book or e-Reader via AIM Portal, Posters and Image cards

      The Whole-Class Activities Book and associated Blackline Masters or Student Book guide you and your students through the implementation of 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

      Including whole-class activities in ten-minute segments, classroom systems, a master calendar, evaluation blackline masters, vocabulary lists and 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.

      Assessment Book

      In this book, you will find assessment activities for, as and of learning. CAN DO statements for both teacher and students provide the basis upon which to create learning strategies and success criteria and to develop student metacognition and reflection. The Student Portfolio begins the long-term process of documentation of student achievement through the language learning journey that begins with this Step One Kit.

      CEFR Action-Oriented Tasks Book

      Once students begin to develop a certain proficiency toward the end of the first core Kit, you select from among a bank of suggested tasks, based on the skills targeted in the Ontario Curriculum. We indicate suggested times for introduction of activities based on expected proficiency developed.

      Big Book (Les trois petits cochons and Comment y aller)

      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 AIM Portal.

      Program Guide (Les trois petits cochons)

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

      Posters and Image Cards
        • Image cards of words not gestured
        • Song and rap posters with lyrics

      AIM Kit Portal (2-year subscription)

      The AIM Portal contains aspects of the content found in the Guides (videos, songs, e-readers, listening activities). 

      • 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 with TV series quality production
      • A first class with AIM
      • Additional Teacher Instructional Videos
      • Complimentary access for 32 students
      • Digital Student Workbooks are available as an additional purchase. 

      Enhance your kit with the following extras:

      Une aventure d'Halloween !- Reader

      On Halloween evening Claire wanders into a haunted house where she encounters some very strange characters. This fun-filled adventure is about a young girl who thinks that she is a very brave person but discovers that ghosts can be more of a challenge than she first imagined.

      Story: Wendy Maxwell
      Illustrations: Stan Gadziola
      Appropriate for ages: 7-12

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