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Default Re: Do you have problems teaching "possessives?" Check out this activity.

I teach Japanese kids aged 7 to 10. I think that it is necessary to make the language physical. I feel the above, brilliant as it is, might overwhelm my students. Of course, songs or chants are great but there is adanger of just 'parroting'. I would try and teach 'my' and 'your' physically through objects. And later introduce 'his', 'her'. This would be fine with a small group. With larger groups you can then show the uses of 'That's Amy's bag'. But thank you very much for the wonderful suggestions.
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