How many times has this happened to you? You give a great lesson on the writing task at hand then send your students to go do their assignment. 2 minutes later, you hear those dreaded words. “J’ai fini”. You think to yourself, how is this possible? You’ve only been working for a couple of minutes! You ask to see their work and they’ve written one or two sentences and claim they have nothing left to share about the topic you chose. Now what?
In this post, I’ll be showing you how I teach writing in a way that really minimizes “j’ai fini”, gets your students writing the whole time while they stay engaged.Read more