Descriptive Spanish Vocabulary Teacher Resources
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Students 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 Language Arts 8 Views 50 Downloads
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 34 Views 23 Downloads
Writing Up a Spanish Storm: Using Creative Thinking for Creative Writing
Students 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 Language Arts 23 Views 68 Downloads
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 3 Views 9 Downloads
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 3 Views 10 Downloads
Students in an ESL classroom review family vocabulary using more advanced descriptive words to talk about their extended family. They create a PowerPoint presentation of a fictitious family by downloading clips from the internet or scanning magazine pictures or drawings.
9th - 12th English Language Development 3 Views 7 Downloads
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 17 Views 53 Downloads
In My Family/En Mi Familia
Students explore language arts by reading a story in class. In this Spanish culture lesson, 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 Language Arts 12 Views 65 Downloads
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 Language Arts 21 Views 176 Downloads
HIV/AIDS in Our Spanish-Speaking Community and the World
Young scholars 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 8 Views 32 Downloads
The Maestro Plays
Love this creative way to explore the -ly sound! In this animated film, a variety of different words are used to describe how the music is played. The maestro plays slowly, loudly, proudly, and more. It's a wonderful way to explore this concept.
3 mins Pre-K - K Language Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
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 3 Views 5 Downloads
Mi Tio Loco
Pupils learn about using adjectives in Spanish. In this adjective instructional activity, they cut out pictures of a head, body, and legs from a magazine which they assemble into a person and glue on a piece of construction paper. They use adjectives to tell about the person which they call their tio loco.
6th - 12th Languages 3 Views 24 Downloads
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 3 Views 14 Downloads
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 3 Views 14 Downloads
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 7 Views 52 Downloads
Sagwa, The Chinese Siamese Cat
Amy Tan tells the story of Sagwa, The Chinese Siamese Cat. This story, written by Tan, has beautiful pictures and descriptive words that make it an engaging experience. As part of a discussion of reading appreciation, a teacher could read this story and have the class discuss what they like about it.
7 mins Pre-K - K Language Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads
The Artist at Work
Students analyze art pieces of Picasso and Diego Velazquez to consider artists self-portraits using their work tools. In this art analysis instructional activity, students complete introductory and image based discuss to consider how an artist chooses to share information about their art process.
11th - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 12 Downloads