This play is suitable to elementary students of all ages. It is the story about the misadventures of a girl from New York who tries to visit her friend in Mexico City. In the end, she makes it to his house only to find that he has already left to visit her. By the end of this kit, most students should be able to complete their own 10-page story extensions entirely in Spanish.
A fairy has lost her ability to be the free spirit that she was. But, with the help of a friend, she is able to turn things around. The story shows the importance of friendship and that we do not need to be perfect to help each other.
Story: Jacqueline Kelly
Illustrations: Stan Gadziola
Appropriate for ages: 7-12
The Zilli family is famous for their circus performances. Zolo Zilli, a young juggler wants to juggle eight bananas on a unicycle. It will not be easy but Zolo wants to beat the world record. When his sister Zozi laughs at him and says that he won't be able to do this, he starts believing that he isn't capable of doing so. This story shows that if you really want to do something and you try hard enough, you can achieve success.
Story: Juli Powers
Illustrations: Louie Escauriaga
Appropriate for ages: 7-12
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.
This book includes:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!