Try these activities to get students excited about USING language from Day 1! Colorful posters tell kids exactly what to do! Bonus: "Ask an amigo" question slips to get kids reflecting on their experiences!
1) COURSE GUIDE
Students use your syllabus or class webpage to find fundamental course information.
2) INTRO VOICETHREAD
Students experiment with talking about themselves in the target language ("cheat sheets" included in the Spanish I Fun Station Bundle)
3) PINTEREST PLAYLIST
Get students hooked on listening to music in Spanish--link to Pinterest board with hundreds of popular music videos provided!
4) ESSENTIALS ACTION SHOTS
Students practice kinesthetic vocabulary strategies with basic building blocks for Spanish sentences.
5) PERU PICS
Students observe products from a target culture through photos and start pondering practices and perspectives they represent.
6) WORD CLOUD CONNECTIONS
Introduce students to cognates, borrowed words, and skimming for key words in authentic texts (sample word clouds included in Spanish I Fun Station Bundle).