Ascanius: The Youth Classics Institute
Anatomy and Simple Commands
Poor Joe is all in pieces, and he needs students to learn the Latin words for his body parts so that they can put him back together! Learners work as a class first to perform whole-body reconstruction, and then individually. In addition,...
SPQR Latin Dictionary and Reader
Searching for an incredibly thorough Latin app? Look no further! Latin learners will be quite satisfied with the collection of texts, three dictionaries, customizable flashcards, assessment options, and other features that are right at...
The Pursuit of Excellence
Who doesn’t love French pastries and the idea of hard work? Discover different philosophies on hard work, and the skills of French pastry chefs as the documentary concerning the “Best Craftsmen in France” or Meilleures Ouvriers de France...
Des Super-Terres dans l'univers
Do you think there are other planets similar to the earth? Assess your intermediate and advanced French readers with this interesting text about super-Earths. Following the reading are three activities: one focusing on vocabulary, a...
Gaz a effets de serre
How are emissions currently affecting the environment in France? Advanced French learners read a paragraph detailing the greenhouse effect in France and what the next steps are. Five short exercises follow the passage focusing primarily...
Use this PowerPoint quiz, along with others found on our website, to supplement your lessons on Spanish verbs. This presentation focuses on the verb saber. It includes nineteen fill-in-the-blank sentences for your students to complete.
Question Words 2
Que, quien, and como are all words that begin a question sentence. In this PowerPoint, students must fill in the blank of 32 sentences by choosing the correct question word. This presentation is a great assessment tool for your Spanish...
El Presente Progresivo
Looking for the perfect resource to educate your Spanish speakers on the present progressive? You've found it! This presentation details what the present progressive is, how one can form it, and what the irregular verbs are. Also...
Muestra que occurió
Pair this graphic organizer with any sort of text. It could be used with fiction or nonfiction texts. As they read, Spanish pupils record the who, what, when, where, and why.
Are you Spanish speakers writing a personal narrative? This graphic organizer will help them create a thoughtful, organized piece of writing! They answer the questions and complete the chart to focus themselves before actually putting...
-ER and -IR Verbs
Here's a great packet to provide your beginning Spanish speakers learning -er and -ir verbs! The first page details the rules for conjugation, the second page contains a verb conjugation chart for nine common -er and -ir verbs, and the...
Escritores de la historia de Chicago
Chicago, Chicago, that toddlin' town! Involve your Spanish class in a mini research project about a major event in the Windy City's history. They can choose the event (or you can assign one), and then they complete an eight-page packet...
Magic Number Squares: Clothing
Develop vocabulary and have fun! Magic Number Squares are a great way to get your kids engaged. They review basic clothing related vocabulary and find the sum of each row and column. This number should be the same!
El tiempo presente de los verbos -ar
Here's a great resource for your beginning Spanish speakers if they're learning how to conjugate -ar verbs in the present tense. First, study the chart provided. Then, complete the second chart focusing on the verbs trabajar, buscar,...
Verb Table: -AR Verbs
You need this verb table! It is well-organized and clear, and it contains many common -ar verbs. Have your class fold it in half and attempt to conjugate the first half without additional resources. Then, on a different day, have them...
Preterite vs. Imperfect #5
What is the imperfect tense or a Spanish preterite? After reviewing the tense and its conjugation with your intermediate Spanish class, provide them several opportunities to practice. Here's one that'd be the perfect bell-ringer...
A Matter of Interpretation
Was the fatal crash of EgyptAir Flight 990 cause by mechanical failure or was it an act of sabotage? The crux of the debate and the subsequent controversy centers on translation of an Arabic phrase uttered by the pilot. The New York...
Las Tiendas de la Ciudad
Can you guess what different stores sell? Listed on this resource are 10 stores that sell very different things. In complete sentences, your Spanish language learners must list five things that one would find at each of the 10 stores...
Review possessive adjectives with your emerging Spanish speakers. There are two exercises provided here; in the first, learners complete each of 15 sentences with the possessive adjective in parentheses. For the second exercise, learners...
¿Tienes? Play a Bingo-inspired game to review and develop vocabulary. Although the mix of vocabulary terms listed here are slightly jumbled, you could easily type up your own list and paste it over the existing list before making copies...
Vocabulary Review: School, Clothing, Colors, Shopping
A great list of vocabulary words are provided here! Although they were originally designed to accompany the Spanish textbook ¡Buen Viaje!, this is a great resource for all beginning Spanish classrooms.
El calendario notes guide
A comprehensive note-taking guide for days of the week, months, seasons, dates, and holidays. Either design your lessons around this guide (so that learners fill it out as you teach), or consider distributing this as a review guide...
Study this 2008 calendar for the month of September to get a better idea of days of the week and Spanish dates. The first set of questions asks scholars to reference the calendar to answer the questions, and the second set just requires...
The Gender of Nouns
Yes, a puzzle! Kids of all ages love completing puzzles, even if they're linked to work. This grid focuses on the definite articles el, la, los, or las. For each of about 40 nouns listed, pupils must find the appropriate square and shade...