Are you looking for a way to help your students understand and enjoy those challenging readings in the AP textbook? This is the resource you were waiting for.This helpful resource includes:Link to original reading included so you can use it EVEN if you do not teach with TEMAS. Comprehensible reading (not a summary)Power Point to present the reading to your studentsReading questions to assess comprehensibility.A group project based in the original article.RubricGet the bundle with one reading (wi
Using vocab and grammar from Avancemos 1 U4L1 (4.1), this page-long story with ten comprehension questions is about Santa Claus's attempt to buy clothing that fits him right before Christmas (due to weight gain from cookies). Will Santa find the clothing he needs at the store?Many shopping words, color agreement with clothing, e-ie verbs and DOP pronouns are present in this story as they are the targets of Avancemos 4.1. Being a Google Doc, you may make as many edits as you would like.
Learn about Costa Rican owls and practice many of the super seven verbs in this A1.2 (Spanish 1 or 2) article. Each section is divided by verb for students to see common uses of each verb (ser/estar, tener, ir, gustar, present tense, stem changing). The article is one and a half pages single spaced with eight comprehension questions.I am using this as a unit review at the end of my "welcome to Spanish 2 let's review many verbs" unit.The pdf download has a link to the article, which will copy t
These short, comprehensible readings are a great way for your students to get lots of input!❁ Check out the bundle and save 30% on similar reading gallery walk activities!❁This resource includes 14 short readings about famous African Americans written in comprehensible language. The readings include vocabulary supports at the bottom of the page to help your students be successful. The readings are a basic description of each person's life, their interests, and what they are known for!This resour
This Spanish 1 reading is designed to use as a first exposure to the "nosotros" verb forms. I recommend completing the perspective change activity before introducing the concept of conjugation to your students. Complete instructions are included in the file.I recommend using this reading activity after Unit 6 "Siéntate" of The Comprehensible Classroom's Spanish 1 curriculum.
With these Spanish sub plans you can still provide comprehensible input when you are not there. The lesson can be implemented with or without a Spanish-speaking substitute. Students can work independently because the story uses cognates and visuals to aid in comprehension and there is a vocabulary list on each page. No technology is needed. Digital versions are included for distance learning. This product includes the following resources: Story about a girl who needs to find a dress for her Quin
Take your Spanish interactive notebooks with you into remote learning with a digital version! Whether you're completely remote learning for Spanish 1-2 or starting with a mixed model, this distance learning "todo sobre mi" activity for back to school has you covered. NO-PREP, ready to use, and student-friendly instructions? Yes please, let's make this high-frequency verb party happen!Let your students tell you about themselves (even while distance learning) and review the most important high-fre
A truly unusual walking doll hits the pavement! First of 5 funny TPR story packets highlighting regular -AR verb conjugation. Free!! Includes: fun, comprehensible 1-page reading, TPRS story outline, logical/illogical worksheet, create-a-sentence worksheet, picture flashcards, and extra teaching ideas. Great for building vocabulary, or use the stories to review and build confidence (lots of cognates and repetitions).
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Reinforce the irregular ‘yo’ present tense verbs with this FUN Spanish Mad Lib type activity. Super comprehensible input, about a loyal robot!Students list the 15 words, according to the descriptions, transfer the words to the two-page story, and read it aloud. A captivating small group activity, and a story which begs to be performed!Plus, you can also include it in a lesson plan for a substitute teacher!I have provided two versions of the MadLibs and Directions pages. The first version has
Choose your own **Spanish** story! Students click through a fully interactive, illustrated Google Slides presentation as they read and choose the direction of the mini-story. There are 12 unique story lines that students can discover, each created with the strategies of comprehensible input.Making decisions while reading keeps novice Spanish learners engaged in simple texts while also expanding their vocabulary and boosting their confidence.Students may read and work independently or the present
This comprehensible text for novice learners provides basic information about Gente de Zona and Marc Anthony and their song La Gozadera. It includes reading and listening activities perfect for learners to complete after watching the engaging video of the song.
This FREE Valentine's Day writing activity is perfect for your middle school or high school Spanish classroom. Students can use the picture-based vocabulary box to write a Spanish Valentine to their friends or significant others using what they've learned in your comprehensible input classroom. This Spanish writing activity is creative and completely personalized and students will have a blast writing Valentine's Day letters to their friends and loved ones. NO Prep! Print and enjoy. PSST...Save
This comprehensible input based story features the Spanish verbs: abre, cierra, & time expressions (abrir, cerrar, son las). Students will receive lots of comprehensible input surrounding the Spanish verbs abre & cierra in the present tense plus time expressions. This CI Story includes a Google Slides product through the PDF download. Looking for more Spanish Story Resources:Super 7 Verbs Stories UnitSuper 7 Verbs Story Mini - UnitPre- Super 7 Verbs UnitCI Story - Super 7 Verbs (past ten
Use 20 emojis as different emotions and tones when reading. Use this as a comprehensible input strategy to get in extra reps of your targeted structures. Kids will be having so much fun that they won't notice the amount of repetitions they are hearing of the same sentences.Includes 2 sets of 20 cards. One set of the emotion itself and another to be used for dialogue.To use, you simply need a set of quotes, such as dialogue from a chapter of a class novel or a short story.Have two bowls: 1 filled
This freebie is a gift to you from Sra. Barbara Smiley. Sra. Smiley is a talented teacher from Ohio who reached out to me last November when I posted a story for Veteran's Day. Turns out her son was a Marine and mine is a Marine. Despite the fact that we live thousands of miles apart, she's become an amazing friend. Sra. Smiley wrote the story and I added some graphics to it. After downloading the story, I hope you'll take the time to review it so I can share the reviews with Barbara!This story
If you're looking to use the Pixar movie Coco, and you'd like to give your students lots of rich comprehensible input, this Coco movie summary is for you! After students watch Part 1 in class (0:00-22:00), have them work with this summary. This FREE DOWNLOAD gives you Part 1 of the movie, written in comprehensible Spanish appropriate for Level 2+ students. It is written in Past tense with plenty of past subjunctive thrown in naturally. As students read, they circle the correct word in the parent
There's no better way to learn Spanish medical vocabulary and work on the preterite tense than to hear native speakers list body parts, illnesses, and symptoms in various accents and time frames. Giving your students access to native Spanish speakers to sharpen their interpretive listening skills will help them with one of the hardest modes of communication. These activities go with the video library from the University of Texas at Austin and will teach your students how to train their ears to n
Short, cultural reading about Tex-Mex food and the fusion of cultures that exists in the American Southwest in comprehensible Spanish for Novice level students.
Supplemental YouTube video with listening comprehension questions available, with answer key.
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36-slide PowerPoint TPR Story with many uses of the verbs, "pedir" and "preguntar" in context for comprehensible input. 8-slide PowerPoint on pedir vs. preguntar with practices. Also includes homework, an interactive notebook activity, and digital versions for distance learning. This curriculum includes PowerPoint slides and Word documents. This product slides include the following resources: ~36-slide TPR Story about a boy who changes his ways because…. The TPR Story PowerPoint includes:An il
This product is a 1 - 3 day lesson plan depending on your class length and the level of your students. It culminates with an original CI / TPRS story script that you can narrate/act with your class. Certain elements of the story have been left blank so you can personalize the story for your class. This product includes:Vocabulary slides with PQAs (personalized questions and answers) to get students familiar with key vocabulary before reading the text. The PQAs will help you generate conversati
All of my Free Products in One Place. This product provides a sampling of most types of my products. The striking visuals aid in comprehension and engage the students. There are 27 resources in this product. I will continue adding to it so make sure to follow me to get notification!THIS PRODUCT INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING RESOURCES:Spanish Clothing La ropa Interactive Notebook ActivitySer Paired Activity for Spanish OneSpanish Clothing Google Drive Activity FreeCommands Los mandatos PowerPointSpani
Includes 4 biographies & 1 interview-style reading about famous Latinos both past and present.Biographies: Sofia Vergara, Shakira, Laurie Hernandez, Frida Kahlo, Ana CastilloReading is high beginner level with comprehensible input through cognates and mostly familiar sentence structures. Each biography includes a series of 5-6 reading comprehension questions.Can be used as in-class work or homework.
The formal teaching and practice of the use of two verbs in a sentence greatly increases students' ability to communicate in Spanish. Students also need repetition in context in order to acquire the new structures and vocabulary. After watching this PowerPoint, and practicing with it, students will be using two verbs in a sentence with ease, and thus speaking more fluidly. This 15-slide PowerPoint, “Spanish Dos verbos: Comprehensible Input Using Two Verbs in a Sentence” includes the following