Bailo la pena ~ A Story/Song unit for Intermediates

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Grade Levels
9th - 12th
Formats Included
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52 slides and 20 pages
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This story/song unit is based on the song Bailo la pena by Macaco. The song is catchy and fun. And the video is super engaging and totally appropriate! I am certain this will be a class favorite!

This product includes the following:

  • Suggested Essential Questions, Enduring Understandings, and "I can" statements in the three modes of communication for the unit
  • A slideshow with 68 slides to guide the unit
  • A 20 page "unit packet" for students
  • A wide variety of Comprehensible Input activities and a suggested order of activities for the unit, including the following:
    • Questions to guide students and teacher to co-create a parallel story
    • A related authentic resource and accompanying activities
    • Personalized Questions
    • Comprehension Questions
    • Who would say it? / Who would do it?
    • Cierto/Falso statements
    • Three Quizlets for Quizlet Live
    • Match the picture to the statement
    • The song lyrics and translation of the song
    • A Bingo activity
    • Summary activities
    • A sequencing activity with the song lyrics
    • An Edpuzzle
    • A Running Dictation activity
    • Lots of screenshots to talk about the story/video

  • Five possible evaluations (three with accompanying rubrics)
    • Listen OR Reading: Listen to parts of story and identify the picture.
    • Read OR Listen: Cierto/Falso about story
    • Speak: Oral retell with pictures to help.
    • Write: Write an original story with similar themes, vocabulary, and structures.
    • Speak: A conversación simulada
    • Culture: Cultural Comparison
Total Pages
52 slides and 20 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
2 Weeks
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