We talked about how the shape of a kanji gives hints to the stroke order, and my system for telling this (which may not always be right...!)
Still making the students write the bubble diagrammes (maru-zu) and we're speaking in Japanese the whole time now.
Oh, and I've finally started blocking out the comics we've been translating. I was about ten behind, but all I have to do is letter them now. I need about 15 more pages of comics done before November (National Novel Writing Month), so that helps!