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Kit Content

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 includes:

  • Fully-described activities in five- to ten-minute segments
  • Classroom management systems
  • Entry and leaving routines
  • Vocabulary lists
  • Game cards

Program Guide*

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.

*Included only in every Step 1 Kit 

Partner/Group Activities Book (Blackline Masters)

Including the play, vocabulary list, language-manipulation activities, simple and more complex oral and written 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

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

Posters and Image Cards

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

Audio CD

  • The songs (with instrumental versions)
  • Fun Classroom and/or Grammar Raps (with instrumental versions)

CD-ROM

  • PowerPoint™ of the play
  • Additional reference materials

DVD

  • Gestured vocabulary for this kit
  • Music videos
  • The play performed by students
Portal

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 
 

Do you have more than one class and need additional portals?


Student Workbooks

A Student Book saves a great deal 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 ereaders

Dance videos

Assessment Books

Teacher Training

Initial and ongoing teacher training is key to the successful implementation of AIM. We have many options for you!

Foundations Training: A series of live online webinars to support your implementation of the Kit or to further your knowledge of the methodology

Face-to-face workshops: with certified AIM Facilitators/Mentors

Two-Day Intensive Summer Institutes: an opportunity to meet with expert facilitators and AIM teachers worldwide

Le chat et la lune kit

This less-known fairy tale provides younger elementary students with an emotionally-charged, humorous story with an important moral. Because one animal believes that the moon has fallen in the water, all the others follow suit in panic, that is until the king shows them that they are simply looking at a reflection. This play provides both familiarity and plenty of opportunity for the pleasant repetition of key vocabulary and structures.



Enhance your kit with the following extras:

Super-Fille- Reader

This is another story about Rachelle and her cats, Ronron and Minou, previously encountered in Ronron le chat. Rachelle dresses in a Super-Fille costume and looks for an adventure where she can play the role of Super-Fille. After almost destroying her brother's castle, she succeeds in protecting it from Minou and Ronron!

Story: Jacqueline Kelly
Illustrations: Timos Batzakas 
Appropriate for ages: 7-10

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Dans la tête de Jean Nadeau- Reader

Jean is a meticulous little boy. Everything he does is perfect. One day, Jean falls as he comes out of his house and knocks his head against the stairs. As a result he has a series of strange and interesting dreams, He wakes up in hospital with a large bandage around his head. But Jean's character has changed!

Story: Jacqueline Kelly
Illustrations: Stan Gadziola
Appropriate for ages: 4-9

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