Ellen, this is great advice. I like the idea of anonymous collaborative
groups. Please tell me more about the vocabulary ATCs; I stress vocabulary
development as they are all ESL students.
> I wonder if you could generate a random
> grouping so they wouldn't know who they were collaborating with.. and
> maybe have an 'extra' book made from each group that you could keep in
> the classroom.
> I know the ATCs we make as vocabulary cards go into binders the
> students like to pick up and 'read'.