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Default Re: The Freeze Game, for teaching past continuous

dear Karen and Manuela<
thanks a lot, I can see the difference now. Today I have done "the Freeze game' So much fun and laughter! But in the beginning I emphasized that they needed to guess what the group was doing just at the very moment I said FREEZE. And that helped me explain that the moment can be expressed via another action in past simple. So, the game did great! Besides, to my little ones I offered something similar, but only one of them was guessing. All the others mimed the word I had written on the board. It was so great! Children (age 6-7) were encouraged both to read and recall the word without using its Russian equivalent( I used the verbs, the animals, and feelings).
Thanks a lot to all of you!
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