Friday, June 29, 2012

Friday, June 22, 2012

Practice Attaching and Mailing

Hello, class!

Don't forget to go to the big classroom downstairs after the break and BE ON TIME!!!

Today I want you to practice receiving, saving, attaching and emailing a document.

When you finish this task, you can do these activities:

Grammar - Interesting / Interested?

Also check out what is happening in Windsor this weekend:

June 23 - Police Auction - Registration begins at 8 a.m. at the Teutonia Club (55 Edinborough St). It's behind Tepperman's. To see a list of items up for auction, click HERE.

June 14th - July 1st - Summer Fest Windsor
Summer Fest 2012 is a 17 day festival which takes place along the scenic riverfront in Windsor. This festival is a favourite for the entire family offering something for all ages.

June 13th to July 1st - Carnival Midway
June 22, 23, 24 29, 30 and July 1st - Buskers on the Midway. Look for the all new Busk Stop signs which highlight the times and entertainment taking place at each of 3 pitches at the Festival Plaza.

June 22nd - The Tall Ship Appledore IV will be at Dieppe Park with tours taking place noon to 9:00PM

June 23rd - International Tug Boat Race and Shore Party - 1:00PM

June 24th - Typhoon Tommy and his jet ski show will be tearing up the river. Watch this show from the Festival Plaza for the best view on the river.   12:00PM, 2:00PM, 4:00PM

For more information visit:

June 23 - 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM - The Downtown Windsor Farmers' Market, 44 University Avenue East.  Grab your shopping bags and prepare to fill them with fresh, local produce.

Food this week includes: Saskatoon berries, raspberries, zucchini, green beans, lettuce, culinary herbs, lavender, potatoes, hanging baskets, mushrooms, jam, meat, fish, baked goods and more!

Friday, June 15, 2012


Hello, class!

Today at 9:15 is our tour of the Health, Recreation and Fitness areas of the YMCA.

When we return, you can visit the WEVOLUNTEER website to register to be matched with an organization needing volunteers.

If you don't want to do that, please do these exercises on participial adjectives.

After break, some of you want to hear the Crime Stoppers presentation. It starts at 10:30 SHARP! Do not be late. It's in the downstairs classrooms. Thank you.

This weekend's events include:

Summerfest with Buskers on the Midway
Carrousel of Nations (some villages open this weekend)
Windsor Blues Fest

Thursday, June 7, 2012

What's Happening?

Hello, class!

There are some fun things happening this weekend. Go here to read about Carrousel by the River.

The Downtown Windsor Farmer's Market opens this weekend. Go HERE to explore dates, map, list of vendors, etc.

I would like each student to report to the class on one volunteer opportunity in Windsor.

Tell me which one you would like to report on and I will write your name down for this one. Here are the choices:

Hospice of Windsor and Essex County
Centres for Seniors
Capitol Theatre and Arts Centre
Downtown Mission of Windsor
Meals on Wheels
YMCA of Windsor and Essex
North American Black Historical Museum and Cultural Centre
Snow Angels
Unemployed Help Centre
Windsor Public Library - Adult Literacy Program
Windsor Essex Low Vision Social and Support Group
AIDS Committee of Windsor
Art Gallery of Windsor
Alzheimer Society of Windsor and Essex County

Level 3 - You will tell the class what the organization does and where it is located.

Level 4 + - You will try to persuade your classmates to volunteer for this organization. Give many reasons why!

When you finish your research, you may continue with last week's activities (below).

Friday, June 1, 2012

Rain, Rain, Rain

Since it's raining, we can't go to Charles Clark Square.

What volunteer opportunities are there at the Centre for Seniors?

Practice reading job ads in the newspaper.

Practice filling out a job application.

Practice spelling some words we learned this week.

Listen to a conversation about filling out a form.

Here is a vocabulary test on job words.

Here is a reading lesson about being a team player.

Here is a grammar lesson.


When you're done, you can find out what's happening in Windsor this weekend.

The biggest event is ART IN THE PARK. When does it start? How much does it cost to get in?

It's also the weekend of the LaSalle Strawberry Festival! The bus that goes there is the South Windsor 7.

There will be many yard sales this weekend. Look on Kijiji. Or in the Windsor Star. Are there any near you? Write down two addresses near you.