There are two options to use for this in-depth look at this incredible song.
One is geared for higher levels specifically that allows the student to find sections of the song that mentions a certain aspect of Latin America:
"Una referencia a la religión católica de Latinoamérica"
A four-page packet for the song "Latinoamérica" by Calle 13. This is designed for heritage speakers or advanced learners of Spanish. How to use this resource: Work through this song packet in class with your students. Students will:watch the music videowrite a brief reflection of how they felt whil
Tired of boring Do Now warm-ups at the beginning of each class? Looking for a little pep at the beginning of your lessons? Look no further! This packet provides nine days of warm-ups for Spanish Levels 1 - 4, all found on the same convenient page.
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This is an outstanding resource to get your class talking about the culture and history of Latin America. This resource makes the students learn via song, poem, questionnaire and geography about the social, historical and political issues that have plagued for centuries Latin America. Here is how I
A great song about being Latin American and the music video IS school appropriate so they can watch it, it adds so much more visual interest! Students read about who Calle 13 was and answer questions, listen to the song and fill in missing words from a word bank, draw images that come to mind from t
Proficiency based activity to practice direct objects, weather, and colors with an authentic resource. Great way to practice listening comprehension.Teacher plays song while students listen to fill in the blanks. Activity includes post-listening exercises for students to practice direct object pro
Lyric and illustrations to help students develop an understanding of Calle 13's song "El hormiguero." The song contains a lot of irregular present tense verbs. It is also great for advanced level classes due to the cultural theme of the song.
This is an activity that I have used for at least ten years - tried and true. I use it with upper level Spanish students. The link to the song on YouTube is on the worksheet. It is a cloze activity with song lyrics of Latinoamérica by Calle 13. It is a great video and a great message. After translat
The idea of Language Through Music is to learn Spanish by looking at modern popular hits from the Latin American music world. Songs are chosen following a specific criteria. They will generally cover topics of historical/social/political interest tackling issues affecting modern Latin American socie
Duration of the activity: 50 mnsThe student will be presented to a representative song that portraits the meaning of being a latino citizen.Page 1: Song description and band review.Page 2: Full song in Spanish.Page 3. First activity, meaning of some retoric and comparative sentences.Page 4: Second a
I did a lesson with a heritage speakers level 3 Spanish class and used this song as the basis for the lesson. I would be more than happy to email my lesson plan for free to anyone interested. Music is such a fun way to learn; I love to see other language teachers utilizing it as one of our many tool
A Cloze activity for the song "La bala" by Calle 13. It contains two different versions (easier and more difficult) as well as a key to review answers with the students. *Note: The song does have the word "condones". I haven't had any students, including native speakers, mention it, but use at your
This 13 card mini-version of the popular matching game is a fun way to practice car and driving related vocabulary. Can be played with 2 (or more) players. 2 different versions of this game are included:A NO PREP version of the game, which can be used on a device as either a paired activity or a w
Lesson for Residente's (Calle 13) song "René", which won the Latin Grammy for Best Song in 2020. Includes pre-listening questions, fill in the blanks activity, translation activity, discussion questions, listening comprehension questions, open ended questions, mp4 video (without subtitles to make st
Spanish Commands and Culture through Music: Calle 13 "Preparame la Cena"This is an engaging bundle of activities that utilizes multimedia and cultural discussion to bring your students into the language during any part of the school year; especially when starting a lesson on informal commandsThis ca
Editable file - song of the week: "Latinoamérica" de Calle 13 -- great for warm ups and unit starters! You can have students sing along, answer questions about the reading, or just listen and write what it makes them feel.Prep: print sheet; put song on YouTube ( https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DkFJE
Teach the history and culture of Latin America through the Spanish language song Latinoamérica by Calle 13. This bundle includes six documents with instructions on each activity, sequencing, materials and video resources for teaching this song by verses. Vocabulary lists are included in each activit
28 Movie Guide Questions in chronological order 100% in Spanish. Includes pre-listening, during listening and post listening questions. Rated PG-13 and perfect for any classroom! Includes Answer Key. Due to high demand, I created this activity for the High School classroom.Free to stream on Pantaya!
The movie that correlates to this movie guide, RESIDENTE, is available on Netflix.In the movie RESIDENTE, the famous Puerto Rican lead singer from the band Calle 13, named Residente, investigates his ancestry by traveling to the extreme corners of the world to investigate the culture and music of th
A movie talk for an absolute gem of a music video. Your students will be on the edge of their seats every time you pause the video. Residente and Calle 13 are giants of the music industry and names your students should know. Video is broken up into 7 sections. Entire movie talk could take 20 - 40 mi
This is a complete and fun unit that includes essay full text, audio, critical theory, overview, summary, author information, key themes, key quotes, an overview of the colonial caste system, discussion and/ or writing prompts and ends with a comparison of Calle 13 Latinoamérica and Nuestra América.
I created this Jamboard with video watching in mind, particularly for watching a music video or commercial. Start by showing the video without sound, and let the students make predictions of what it will be about (El gordo commercials, Ikea commercials, Latinoamérica by Calle 13, Vaina loca-show par