Spanish 5 uses this activity as alternative assessment Quiz 4.2, but it proves successful at all other levels excluding new/beginner. Resource consists of homework, rubric, and instructions. Students memorize "La plaza tiene una torre..." to recite via dramatic reading options (such as slow motion, high pitched voice, staccato, balancing on one foot, etc.). Visualize, acquire vocabulary, improve phonics, test memory via passionate portrayals of Antonio Machado's poem. Uninhibited acting results in big laughs, affective connections, long-lasting learning.