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Eighth graders research the role of the first Spanish conquistadors who explored the now United States. Using the internet, they gather information on different explorers and write a paper about why he is important in American history. They practice saying English words that came from the Spanish languages and identify the major cities and states with Spanish origins.
Teach your language learners all about the Spanish alphabet with a lesson, presentation, and graphic representation. The lesson portion is mostly information, and doesn't include an instructional sequence. Class members can visit the site for homework and practice in class with the Google presentation provided in the second tab. The infographic would work well as a class poster or student reference sheet.
Why is it that in English you shave, and in Spanish you shave yourself? Spanish uses reflexive verbs. Your pupils can master reflexive verbs with the explanation provided here. Conjugation of this type of verb is described with explanations and examples. Create more than one lesson out of the information.
Study the culture, language, and history of Mexico in this collection of lessons. Create maps of Mexico's geography, study Spanish language phrases, and create a fiesta, along with a Mexican Marketplace scene.
Here are ways to help your students learn Spanish vocabulary using motivating activities.
Eighth graders examine the linguistic and cultural impact of the Arabic language and Islamic culture on the Spanish language. They analyze and label maps, listen to and differentiate between Spanish and Arabic music, and compare and contrast modern Eastern and Western popbmusic with traditional flamenco music and modern pop fusions.
Who is taller? And who is the tallest? Help your Spanish language learners express comparison by teaching them about comparatives and superlatives. The first part of the webpage includes in-depth explanations with examples of comparatives and superlatives that could inform instruction or act as a student reading assignment in a flipped classroom. You might also use the provided slide show to present and practice the information in class. Since there is a good amount of detailed information included here, consider breaking it up over several class periods.
Young scholars identify at least one country where the Spanish language is spoken, describe similarities and differences between Spanish, Mexican, and Puerto Rican families, and practice speaking the Spanish words for several family members.
Students study the Spanish language. In this foreign language lesson, students identify Spanish speaking countries on the world map and go on website to practice speaking Spanish greetings.
Students play the online activity "Maggie's Earth Adventures" from the scholastic website. In this foreign language lesson, students use this website to learn Spanish and English vocabulary. This lesson lists a number of games included and what each one works on. 
Students are introduced to the Spanish language and practice the sounds of the Spanish.
In just short of four minutes, music, cartoon images, and pictures help your youngest Spanish language learners memorize basic animal vocabulary. They learn gato, perro, pájaro, and pez with the help of two silly dinosaurs. This is a free video lesson, but you can subscribe to access more lessons. 
It is important to use the correct articles for Spanish nouns, but how do you tell if a noun is feminine or masculine? This worksheet provides a few rules to follow when determining the gender of a word and includes a practice exercise. Learners translate a series of phrases into Spanish. The nouns are provided in Spanish as a scaffold. Pupils must figure out the articles on their own using the rules and examples.
Students illustrate Spanish phrases. In this Spanish language development lesson, students work in pairs to illustrate phrases, then copy the phrase in Spanish and English. The class uses the illustrations to create a dictionary.
Take a trip to the computer lab or flip your class and use this online resource. Spanish language learners can read the included information about the imperfect and practice with the online interactive exercises that are linked on the page. Use the At a Glance page for a handout, and try out the presentation when you are teaching the imperfect. The presentation allows you to click each box to show the conjugations or endings one at a time, or show all.
What's the best way to learn Spanish? The instruction needs to be authentic and provide more opportunities for real-life Spanish practice. Read this article for some ideas of how you can bring this practice into your classroom or school!
Students study the Spanish language and culture as well as learn about countries in Latin America. In this Spanish lesson plan, students complete a variety of activities to learn and use Spanish words in context as well as study the royal family of Spain. Students watch a section of 'Spanglish' and 'La Familia Perez' and create a Venn Diagram to compare and contrast family life in American to Latin America. Students create a scrapbook for their family in Spanish.
Students study the placement of adjectives used in the Spanish language using the book La Casa Adormecida. In this Spanish language instructional activity, students review the Spanish terms from the book and create sentences for the word order and agreement. Students read the book several times and then practice placing the adjectives and nouns in Spanish correctly in both oral and written formats. Students use the words and the pattern of the book to write their own story.
Explore writing sentences and using differnet sentence structures in the Spanish language. Analyze an excerpt from Christopher Columbus's journal and guess who wrote the entry. Write your own journal using Spanish vocabulary learned in class and the vocabulary presented.
Eighth graders explore the pronunciation of Spanish words. They examine the letter combinations used to represent various sounds. Students correctly write the words as they are spoken.