Spanish Restaurant Vocabulary Teacher Resources
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Spanish for Kids: Animals
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.
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Pick up basic conversational Spanish with animated videos featuring three characters: Pablo, Ana, and Marcos. As Pablo and Marcos get to know Ana, they talk about a variety of subjects. Learners can acquire the vocabulary in each conversation through a series of related activities.
Restaurants and Food
Sometimes it is appropriate to tip and sometimes it's not. Conduct Internet research to learn the foods and customs associated with various cultures.
Crime in the Spanish Speaking World and in Our Country
Ninth graders analyze authentic news texts in Spanish dealing with the issue of crime in Spanish speaking countries. These texts include periodicals, Web sites and television news programs. Students report their findings to their peers in a panel discussion format.
The Spanish Spot: Issue One
The Spanish Spot is awesome! It contains a short article about a Spanish-speaking destination, a mini-grammar lesson (this one's on cognates), and activities. Start by reading a short article (in English) about the driest desert in the world! Then learn some Spanish cognates and complete the accompanying activity and quiz. The last few pages are additional resources you can use to hone your skills!
Opening a Latin Restaurant
Learners are taught the vocabulary associated with restaurants. They become familiar with authentic cuisine from hispanic countries. Students comprehend the value and name of another currency. They are shown how to create a PowerPoint presentation.
An Oral Course for Students of Spanish
Students practice new Spanish vocabulary and participating in a dialogue with another student. In groups, they use the internet to pretend to buy an airplane ticket and make hotel reservations on a trip to a Spanish-speaking country. They participate in skits and role plays to order food at a restaurant and discover the various customs when it comes to food.
Opening a Hispanic Restaurant
There's a new restaurant in town! This fun, week-long plan requires small groups to create a new restaurant, design a menu, prepare a presentation, and prepare a meal. There's a lot to do, so provide your class with target vocabulary to include in their presentations.
Students be able to: students identify the foods associated with Mexico and compare and contrast these foods with the foods associated wtih their region of the U.S. They write menus, take quizzes and practice ordering a meal in Spanish.
Asking For Directions In Spanish
Eleventh graders practice asking for directions in Spanish. They review vocabulary words and read a dialog in their Spanish book. Given a scenario and a map, they practice asking and giving directions to specified locations.
Integrating Skills: Authentic Teaching Best Prepares Students for an Authentic Assessment
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!
The Windmill Scene from Don Quixote
Students perform a skit of the Windmill scene from Don Quixote. They illustrate their favorite character.
Bill Please! - ¡La Cuenta Por Favor!
Apply knowledge of adding and subtracting decimals by using a Spanish food menu to simulate a real-world restaurant experience. Calculate the bill of various food items that are consumed and explore practice using spreadsheets.
Understanding a word's etymology can really help with decoding and building vocabulary skills. Readers compare and contrast words of similar origins but with different difficulty levels. They focus on prefixes, suffixes, and affixes. Several web links and two pages of word origins are included.
Come to the Market!
Second graders build skills in communicating effectively while shopping in an open-air market. They identify, describe and classfiy different foods in the Spanish. Students express their likes and dislikes using the food vocabulary. They ask and answer questions about their food preferences, and graph their favorite foods.
ELD Lesson Planner: Smart Solution
Access your beginning, intermediate, and advanced learners' needs with this thorough lesson plan. The Houghton-Mifflin stories ("Pepita Talks Twice," "Poppa's New Pants," and "Ramona Quimby, Age 8") address vocabulary, grammatical forms, and and increasingly independent writing activities. Additionally, individuals can work on their listening and speaking ELD standards as well as their reading and writing ELD standards.
La cocina del mundo hispanohablante
Seventh graders chose a Spanish speaking country. They research the cuisine of that country. They find recipe which they word process the recipe in both English and Spanish before adding it to a class recipe book.
Design a Latin American Restaurant
Students investigate the culture of a Latin American country to design a new restaurant. In this Latin American lesson, students identify social classes, geographical locations, cultural practices, and monetary systems of a Latin American country. Students design their own restaurant based on their research and use Spanish vocabulary to design a sample menu.
Fifth graders explore different kinds of Mexican food. They make their own menus and go to a Mexican restaurant for a class trip. Identify the foods associated with Mexico. They compare these foods with the foods associated in the United States.
A Close Look at Mexico
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.