It’s Raining Cats and Dogs

It rains a lot in BC.  How heavy is a “raining cats and dogs” day. Describe the different kinds of rainy days we experience here in BC and what you do and think about and wear for that kind of weather. Weather and Me – times when weather actually affected …

Variety Is the Spice of Life

Eating lots of different foods from all around the world provides variety.  Stories about  foods you have tried and like, or don’t like.  Where? When? Why? Doing lots of different things is exciting. Talk about variety in what you do in your life. The opposite of variety is doing the …

Don’t Cry Over Spilt Milk

Discuss with students what it means – that you should not spend your time worrying over things in the past that can’t be changed or undone. Stories about something in the past you regret but can’t fix. Stories about spilling things, spoiling food, ruining an object – on purpose or …

Birds of a Feather Flock Together

If I could be judged by the friends I keep, what would my friends “tell” about me? What different “flocks” do I belong to to do what, when (gamers, athletes, scholars, readers, etc.)? Everything I know about birds (life cycle, types of birds, foods, etc.) “Birds of a feather flock …