Segunda-feira, Março 17
Happy St. Patrick’s Day.
Presenting to your own class can be intimidating. Presenting to the student body of a school other than your own can be even more intimidating. Today, we presented to the student body from the afternoon, or second shift, classes at Escola Crescimento.
Here is Emma’s summary of today’s presentations:
Today we had school in the morning, but most people did not go. At 9:30 we all met in the library to go over and add to the presentation we were presenting to the afternoon students. The presentation was about Canada. It talked about population of Canada and Brazil, and population of São Luis and Nova Scotia. We also talked about Canadian food, music, people, sports and places.
We presented it twice in the afternoon 2 o’clock. Once to the older high school students and another time to the middle school students. The high school students loved Jimmy. After the presentation they went up to him and took pictures with him like he was a celebrity. It was hilarious.
Over all I think that the presentations went well and the Brazilian students enjoyed it. Hopefully they learned at least one thing that they did not know about Canada today.
As Emma noted, our students had to make two presentations, as there was not enough space in the auditorium for the whole student body.
Our first presentation was to the 2nd and 3rd year high school students and the auditorium was full. These students are bigger and older than our kids which added to the intimidation factor.
Our second presentation was to grade 7 – 9 students. This presentation was a little less intimidating as the students were smaller in number and also closer in age.
The Crescimento students were attentive to the presentation and cheered alot. At the end there was time for a few questions.
After the presentations were completed, afternoon shift students returned to their schedule.
Tomorrow, the only scheduled activity is attending classes. Time for a much needed break.