Spanish 1+ Spain Bundle!
25+ activities to learn about Spain. Totally differentiated materials, there is something for every students. Most activities are built around and branch off from the informational texts “La breve historia de España,” La corrida de los toros" and "El viaje inolvidable." These Spanish 1 readings are totally comprehensible and tells the history of the Iberian Peninsula, traditions and practice.. El viaje inolvidable comes with vocabulary lists and most words are embedded in the reading Students read about different places in Spain while filling in the text with appropriate vocabulary. My students loved this historical perspective. The text touches on the language diversity, the Moorish domination and regions in Spanish. There are several activities associated with the text.
Running of the Bulls -Close reading activity cluster
El viaje inolvidable- cloze text dialogue/ this comes with pre-reading vocabulary list and activities
Inquiry-based activity on a region of Spain
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KWL activity: ¿Qué sabes tú de España?
Pre-reading engagement questions
Conozcamos España (Internet Scavenger hunt)
Contra el reloj- pre-reading cognate activity (2)
Pre-reading matching and vocabulary activity(2)
La breve historia de la península ibérica
Questions and interview activity …
True/ False questions about article (CCSS)
Challenge/interference questions for higher level
Hablar y Escribir activity (2 activities)
El viaje inolvidable reading and guessing (2)
El viaje cloze-text activity and comprehension questions (3)Comprehension questions: El viaje inolvidable
Mini-research activity on a region of Spain
a. Region cuttable cards included!
Snapchat (template) Writing activity about Spain
Vocabulary list for readings (El viaje)
Tú commands lesson and activity
Paired speaking activity- based on vocab list
Running of the Bulls close reading activity for Spanish 1+ pre-reading, questions, vocabulary and extension activity
Plan a trip to Pamplona activity (3)
Los jóvenes opinan- bonus multi-level listening activity
I have implemented this activity with both Middle school and high school students. I created this activity as a way to introduce students to Spain, provide them with comprehensible input and have them engage in confidence building activities.