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Glastonbury Schools Presenting Foreign Language Literacy Showcase

On Feb. 7, the Glastonbury schools’ foreign language/English language learners department is inviting community members to the fourth “Foreign Language Literacy Showcase.

 

The Glastonbury schools’ foreign language/English language learners department is inviting community members to the fourth “Foreign Language Literacy Showcase” as teachers—along with local students—will show their work promoting global literacy.

At 7 p.m. at Smith Middle School, 216 Addison Road, on Thursday, Feb. 7, teachers and students will demonstrate foreign language learning through literature with a variety of posters, presentations, projects, skits, stories and more. Student work—from Kindgarten through 12th grade—will be on display throughout the Smith cafeteria.

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A highlight of the event will be the “Read Around the World” program organized by Glastonbury’s ELL Coordinator, Debbie Howard. During the story hour, parent and student volunteers will read stories in a variety of languages, and will incorporate a variety of interactive participation with students, parents and volunteers.

The goal of this free event is to connect all cultures through literature.

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