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Spanish-English Cognates in the ELL Classroom: Friends or Foes?
Define the meaning of a cognate and use the concept to help Spanish-speaking ELLs connect their first language to English. Middle schoolers explore Latin roots to find cognates in both languages. They relate the Spanish and English word meanings. They also find words that are false cognates (don't share a root but have similar letter patterns).
A Discourse on the History of Language
Analyze and make inferences from the information used by linguists to construct the evolution of languages. They research different dating techniques to explain how scientists infer age with evidence.
How can the Visual thesaurus help Spanish-English students differentiate between true and false cognates?
Students recognize what a cognate is and how to use it. In this cognates lesson, students discuss words that sounded like Spanish words but had a different meaning. Students pair true cognates of Spanish and English words. Students share their cognate pairs.
Countries and Languages Quiz
In this online interactive geography quiz worksheet, students examine the chart that includes 20 languages. Students identify the names of the countries with the greatest number of native speakers in 4 minutes.
La Ropa, Spanish Fashion Show
Students compare clothing and activities typical in America to that of Spain and Mexico, identify articles of clothing in teacher's suitcase and determine which decade they represent, repeat Spanish vocabulary words that are attached to articles of clothing, and work in groups to create and perform in Spanish fashion show.
Vocabulary Development: Spanish Verbs
How many words does one have to know to become fluent in a langauge? If your Spanish language learners master these 35 verbs, they'll be well on their way to developing language. The Spanish word and its English translation are provided, but you have to match the two! Answers are provided.
Spanish Clothes Worksheet
There's not much to this one, but if you're looking for a quick way to assess the vocabulary development of your Spanish language learners, you're in luck. Match the sixteen clothing-related Spanish words to their English translations.
Students communicate with Epals. They write letters with photo exchanges and create a website for presentations of 3,000 words or less and one photo. They tell their life stories and illustrate with photos in the target language. V
Young scholars, after examining various examples, prepare for a scenario set up, to talk about themselves, their family members and what sets them apart from other families, speaking in Spanish and English. In essence, different lifestyles and cultures are looked at in depth.
The Weather in South America
Students conduct Internet research on weather and weather conditions in South America. They read a weather report in Spanish, and answer worksheet questions on South American countries and their weather conditions.
Active Engagement in Foreign Language Studies through V/C and online courses
High schoolers are engaged in using foreign languages in meaningful situations. They encounter a deeper sensitivity of cultural differences as they question how using multimedia technology enhances the learning experience and delivery of instruction.
Division of Syllables in Spanish
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!
Numbers in English and Spanish!;
Let's count! Your young language learners will learn numbers one through 10 with this 10-page packet. Each page is dedicated to one number, and learners practice saying the number, tracing it, spelling it, and then writing it in Spanish.
Spanish Word of the Day: Casa #2
Gabriela and Slimey, the vibrant orange worm, demonstrate what the Spanish word, casa, means in English. After entering his own little house, Slimey exclaims the popular Spanish phrase, "Mi casa es su casa," meaning, "my house is your house." What a great video to introduce a new Spanish word of the day with your class!
Spanish Word Of Day: Hola
Children share the Spanish word of the day with Grover. Hola, hello in English, is the word of the day. Children love to learn how to say things in a foreign language.
Spanish Word Of The Day: Flor
The word flor in Spanish is discussed in this film. A Sesame Street resident walks by a variety of sweat smelling flowers, practicing the word in Spanish as she goes.
Spanish Word Of The Day: Canta
The Spanish word of the day is an interesting one. Slimy and Rosita learn the word for sing in Spanish, canta.
Spanish Word Of Day: Teléfono
Snuffy & Bird figure out how to say telephone in Spanish. They answer a phone, and hear the Spanish word of the day, telefono.
Sneeze The Right Way (Spanish)
Elmo and Rosita show the right way to sneeze in this film in Spanish. This could be used to lead a discussion on Health that can reduce the risk of illness and keep everyone well during flu season.
Stay Home From School (Spanish)
When children are too sick to attend school, they should stay home to prevent the spread of germs. This film in Spanish could be used to discuss Health , and the importance of hand washing.