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A classic tale written in English and Spanish, created to build fluency, enriched with narration and colorful images. ¡Qué maravilloso!
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!
Are your Spanish speakers working on their pronunciation? The five rules for stress are included in this plan, and your class needs them! They are explained well, and examples are provided for each rule. Whether you choose to use this plan or not, at least print out these rules for your beginning speakers!
Eleventh graders brainstorm controversial themes of Spanish-speaking countries. They read articles written in Spanish. They discuss the articles, practicing their Spanish speaking skills. Students conduct research and design a presentation about one of the themes from above.
The Spanish Spot provides a short article about a Spanish-speaking destination, a free grammar activity, an activity, and a quiz! This issue's focus is Puerto Vallarta and weather related vocabulary. The packet is informative, and there's information on different audio resources after the activity sheets.
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.
Students review Mexico's location and language and learn to pronouns 10 new Spanish food words. Students listen as the book, Corn is Maize is read, touching and passing around an ear of Indian corn. Students discuss the contribution of corn by Mexico and foods that can be made from corn. Students create authentic Mexican snacks.
Students view pictures in their Spanish textbooks, discuss and listen to selection of Latin music, and read textbook passage to answer true/false questions about origins of bomba and plena. Students then practice Latin-style dance moves, choose type of music/dance to research, and create children's book to share with elementary students.
Students study the conquest of Mexico and the role of La Llorona. They review the geographical locations of the Aztec civilization and present day Mexico. They compare and contrast an Aztec city and a Spanish city. They create a timeline of Spanish conquest, including Dona Marina's role. They research her life and simulate a trial.
Students explore all the avenues of why its important to use a dictionary to find out what a word means. The functions of a dictionary is discussed in depth within this lesson. They create a Spanish/English Picture Dictionary to illustrate the important use of a dictionary.
A wonderful series of lessons on the Spanish exploration of North America. Learners study who the Spanish came into contact with, and the influences they had on those people and the land. Through the use of technology, real-life applications, aerial drawings, and studying Native American art, pupils should develop a good understanding of these explorations and the results.
A great Spanish lesson is yours for the taking, it incorporates listening, reading, writing, and creating art all while exploring Spanish language and culture. In groups, learners create scrapbooks and dialogue that describes multiple aspects of their family and family life. This is a really great lesson.
Middle schoolers identify, write, and repeat the letters of the Spanish alphabet. They use the computer to look up the Spanish alphabet on the Internet and to locate first names to choose for class. Students then write their name in Spanish, spell and say their names in Spanish while standing in front of the class, and create and design a name tent with their new Spanish name on it.