In all ELL classes a goal for the year is to practice “the language of math.” Here a 4th grader works on with word problems underlining key words like “elapsed”, “what is the difference” before computing the answer. At the same time, the class has been delving into the genre of myths. First we read and analyzed a creation myth from Laos. The strong verbs and many different ways to use express the verb “said” are impressive. The student decided to turn it into a play. The script is written and the show is cast. Stay tuned for more details.