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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.
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.
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 plan 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.
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Students 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.
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.
With 18 categories in both Latin American Spanish and Castellano, learners of all ages will enjoy developing vocabulary and hearing the differences in dialects. Featuring a learning mode and a practice mode, teach yourself words about transportation, family, animals, clothing, and much more.
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.
New! “La” versus “El”
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.
Young scholars 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.
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!
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.
New! The Imperfect Tense
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.
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.
The verb hacer has many purposes in the Spanish language, one of which is as part of time expressions. Your class can learn how to use hacer in the preterite, present perfect continuous, and past perfect continuous to express different situations related to time. Additionally, the resource includes information about asking questions about time with hacer and how to use alternative verbs. Check out the information, the summary page, and the presentation.
Students study the diverse population of Mexico and compare it to that of the United States. They sing traditional songs of Mexico including the national anthem and memorize simple Spanish vocabulary and express greetings, age, likes, and dislikes.