Descriptive Spanish Vocabulary Teacher Resources
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Spanish Punctuation & Capitalization
Grammar rules in all languages, but that doesn't mean it's the same from English to Spanish. This informational webpage describes the similarities and differences between English and Spanish for the following: periods, commas, question marks, exclamation points, quotation marks, capitalization, and various other less common symbols.
6th - 12th Languages
High schoolers practice using descriptive words in Spanish. They listen to and repeat words that would be used in introducing a friend during the practice session. They play a game with flash cards before introducing a partner to the class using the new vocabulary.
9th - 12th English Language Arts
Who are the members of your extended family, what are their personalities, and what are the relationships among them? Have your Spanish-speakers brainstorm related vocabulary and conduct internet research to create a large extended family. As a fun extension, consider creating a family description of a fictional character and having them draw the family tree as you read the description.
9th - 10th Languages
Writing Up a Spanish Storm: Using Creative Thinking for Creative Writing
Young scholars in a Spanish class are introduced to the techniques of creative writing. In groups, they focus on the pre-writing section of creative writing and keep a folder of their works throughout the lesson. They end the lessons by using new vocabulary to write either a short story or a descriptive paragraph and share with the class.
11th - 12th English Language Arts
In the context of reading Pumpkin, Pumpkin by Jeanne Titherington (or any pumpkin reading), young editors explore correct punctuation by listening to a short reading with no punctuation. They indicate whether a period or question mark should end unpunctuated sentences by holding up appropriate sticks.
1st - 4th English Language Arts
What Makes Water Special?
Get close up and personal with a drop of water to discover how the polarity of its molecules affect its behavior. Elementary hydrologists split and combine water droplets, and also compare them to drops of oil. Much neater than placing a piece of wax paper over the graph paper is inserting a piece of graph paper into a resealable plastic bag and zipping it shut.
K - 5th Science
New Review Open Wide and Trek Inside
Don't underestimate the value of a clean mouth! Here is a six-lesson unit that details everything a youngster needs to know about oral hygiene. It includes lessons on the purpose of a mouth and teeth, the nature of oral bacteria and the process of tooth decay, and finally how we can work to keep our mouths healthy.
K - 4th Health CCSS: Adaptable
Vículo Entre La Escuela y el Holgar: Adjetivos
Your native Spanish speakers are learning how to improve their writing by adding descriptive words and adjectives. With a family member or guardian, they identify words to describe certain items, such as an apple. Then, after they complete the homework, both the youngster and his or her guardian signs the sheet.
2nd - 5th Languages
Describing the Planets
Kids love learning about space! In this short plan, your young Spanish speakers read Los Planetas and talk about the nine planets. By the end, they should be able to name and identify each of the planets and add some descriptive words. Is it a small planet?
3rd - 4th Languages
In My Family/En Mi Familia
Students explore language arts by reading a story in class. In this Spanish culture instructional activity, students read the book In My Family and discuss the characters, plot and settings. Students analyze the voice in the story and write their own short stories based on a personal experience.
5th - 6th English Language Arts
Mercado Trading at the Marketplace
Students comprehend that Mexico is a country. They identify two types of regions in Mexico. Students comprehend that many people in Mexico speak Spanish. They use three Spainsh words. Studnents begin to relate simple words with corresponding pictures.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
New Review The Geography Toolkit
If you're preparing to teach geography to your young learners, you'll definitely want to keep this resource handy. The toolkit contains 165 pages of a wide range of handouts and informational text to support incorporate geographic inquiry into your lessons, covering such topics as map projections and interpretations, geographic information systems, place narratives, and map analysis.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Vínculo Entre La Escuela y El Hogar
Give your native Spanish speakers this at-home practice opportunity to reinforce descriptive vocabulary. First they draw their favorite animal, and then they create a short story about their animal. When the assignment is complete, both the guardian and the pupil sign the form before bringing it back to school.
2nd - 3rd Languages
Fields of Candy Bars
Students research and write about the origins of the ingredients in candy bars. They taste them and describe what they are tasting. They use descriptive words to write a paragraph describing the candy bar. They research ingredients in their candy bars and map their origins on a world map.
1st - 6th Social Studies & History
HIV/AIDS in Our Spanish-Speaking Community and the World
Students study the HIV virus and how it has impacted the hispanic community. In this infectious disease lesson students discover how HIV/Aids is found all over the world, what misconceptions are out there and what kinds of treatments are needed.
7th - 12th Science
A World of Taste--Louisiana Gumbo
Students discover the multicultural contributions to New Orleans gumbo through participation in cross curriculum activities. In this multicultural diversity and New Orleans history lesson, students shade regions of a map according to a color code representing the countries that contributed ingredients to the gumbo recipe.
4th - 6th Visual & Performing Arts
Is it a solid or liquid?
Students review the vocabulary terms solid and liquid. They also review that adjectives tell what kind, which one, and how many. The teacher introduces a "Oobleck" after reading "Bartholomew and the Oobleck" by Dr. Seuss. The students write adjectives describing the Oobleck which are combined on a class chart.
2nd - 4th English Language Arts
Saguaro - Cactus Hotel
Elementary schoolers listen to a read aloud of Brenda Z. Guiberson's, Cactus Hotel before acting the story out using the proper sequence of events. Using a graphic organizer, they determine the beginning, middle, and end of the story. Finally, as an assessment they write a summary, poem or narrative from the cacti' point of view.
2nd - 4th English Language Arts