With this product you receive a powerhouse of bilingual meals and regional dishes in one compact reference glossary. This thematic reference is formatted into 13 different category headings and presents common (and uncommon) plates from Spanish speaking culture. All of the terminology is related to conversations that you will have about food meals and traditional cuisine. The pages are formatted for your document camera, smartboard or to use as handouts for seat work.
What is included:
• Over 150 bilingual meals, dishes, beverages, adjectives and tableware vocabulary
• Student food adjective practice worksheet
• Two worksheets and answer keys
• Spanish speaking country and nationality adjective chart
• Daily Lesson Plan Suggestions
• Variations and adaptations for beginner, accelerated and advanced Spanish language learners
• Teacher resources; websites, books, recipes, music and video
Each vocabulary word is indicated with the use of singular and plural vocabulary words and definite articles. The teacher can designate the type or quantity of words that may be needed for the unit. Get ready for lively debates selecting a restaurant and what constitutes a healthy meal. With this amazing collection of vocabulary your students will be inspired to learn and internalize words and expressions that are important to them.
Suggestions for vocabulary use:
√ Print a copy and distribute to each student for their interactive notebook (learning folders).
√ Use as a foundation tool (word bank) for all of your written and verbal restaurant
and meal dishes unit activities.
√ Use as a supplemental reference for an interactive dialogue.
√ Use as supplemental vocabulary for self-pacing and skill acceleration.
√ Use as an introduction to a thematic unit or as a supplement to the textbook curriculum.
√ Use as a combination of teacher and student-selected vocabulary.
√ Using images as a prompt, create written or verbal statements about
meal preparation and food descriptions.
√ Use as a reference tool for a literary piece or news article.
√ Use a highlighter marker to select teacher designated vocabulary for the unit.
This glossary product is designed as an expansion tool for Spanish levels 1 through advanced levels as well as Heritage speakers. It may be used as introductory or review and serves as a foundation tool for any of your conversations about meals and local cuisine. Are you discussing likes and dislikes? What about healthy and non-healthy eating habits? Restaurant role plays? No problem! These pages provide you with the ultimate word bank that your students will reference over and over again throughout the year. Give your students the exciting vocabulary that they need to fully engage in any restaurant or table environment.
Essential skill practice:
- Definite and indefinite articles
- Adjective agreement
- Regional food vocabulary
Minor background knowledge:
- Making suggestions
- Making requests
As always, Maestra Mapache has first created these activities and used in her own classroom. Secondly these activities are designed to be adaptable to any of your lesson units and the vocabulary has been prepared with terminology to allow the teacher flexibility in lesson preparation.
This restaurant vocabulary reference may be purchased individually to supplement your food unit and textbook however, you may prefer to enrich your current curriculum with my other related food activities. Maestra Mapache Creations has coordinated these collections of vocabulary, dialogues, worksheets and images to be your versatile tool for both verbal and written activities. Put your valuable time back in your hands.
Every effort has been made to ensure that all vocabulary is common usage however since language evolves rapidly, please share your feedback and suggestions for newer expressions.
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Please see my other food activity resources below:
The Menu Project
Food Categories Vocabulary Glossary