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First time at an elementary school!

(2012-10-04 19:35:23)
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Today the students at my junior high school didn't have classes since they were taking mid-term tests, so I went to an elementary school as a guest teacher instead.

I was a little nervous since elementary school kids and junior high school kids can be quite different and I wasn't sure what to expect. Usually at the elementary schools their ALT are Japanese English teachers, and us native speakers only go occasionally as guests. I prepared a PowerPoint slideshow self-introduction that talked about Canada, my family and things I liked and used lots of big pictures since I figured kids like pictures.

I was told I would have 4 classes - two grade 5, one grade 3 and one grade 4 - and I would be doing a self-introduction in each class (so I'm doing the same thing just different students). I was really happy that the kids were really into my slideshow. They were very excited by the pictures of Canada, like the Rocky Mountains, Niagara Falls, Aurora Borealis, Polar Bears, Beavers, Arctic Fox, Bison, etc. and they were all so amazed at how beautiful Canada is. I told them they can fit 26 Japan into 1 Canada, First <wbr>time <wbr>at <wbr>an <wbr>elementary <wbr>school!Japan's really sma~ll!

Then about myself, I showed them I liked animals, cute foods like kyaraben, fashion, anime and comics. They were excited and kept asking me if I knew various anime/comics. The students were really cute, when they found out I liked animals some of them came to me after class and gave me some stickers! It's the first time I got stickers from students and not the other way around!

I can tell the kids have much more energy than my junior high kids, and they adjusted to me being there faster too. It was also interesting when I showed them some pictures of anime I've watched. The ones my junior high kids knew a lot of these elementary kids didn't know, but they knew some of the ones my junior high kids didn't really know. Definitely different anime for different age groups. I think going there once in awhile as a guest teacher would be quite fun!

And then tomorrow my kids are still having tests so I don't have any classes again. Then this weekend is a long weekend since Monday is a holiday next week. Yay!! It's been over a month since I've started teaching at this new job and I think so far I haven't had one full week of 5-day classes. Every week there's been either a holiday, or a day when I have no classes for some reason.

I'm really having a great time these days First <wbr>time <wbr>at <wbr>an <wbr>elementary <wbr>school!

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