Spanish-English Picture Dictionary

Instead of sometimes hard-to-decipher cartoons and illustrations, Spanish learners use a dictionary with photographs to prompt vocabulary.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Instruct students to keep a the list of cognates in their Spanish journals
  • Play twenty questions using an image from the dictionary. Pupils ask twenty questions in Spanish about the image
  • Have learners write a dialogue using images of their choice in addition to the student pages provided
Classroom Considerations

  • Photographs may not copy well without adjusting printer
Pros

  • Picture dictionary for older students
  • List of cognates are important when learning a foreign language
Cons

  • Resource includes a preference page from the author that is not relevant
  • Student pages and images are few and random
  • No pronunciation guides or phonetic spellings next to words