This resource features 20 high-frequency nouns and sounds in SPANISH. They focus on the definite article in both the masculine and feminine form (18 singular, 2 plural). They introduce children to the 'look' and 'sounds' of SPANISH from the very beginning of their learning, providing them with multi-skill learning opportunities: reading, spelling, listening, speaking and pronunciation, as well as engaging with basic writing to develop their confidence in SPANISH.
The words featured are:
It doesn't matter if some of the words don't feature in your immediate or even longer-term learning plan: the learning display provides children with daily opportunities to engage with the written SPANISH word, to develop their recognition and recall of individual words and cognates, and to begin to link spelling with sound in SPANISH. It also helps them to begin to work out meanings of new and unknown words from visual clues.
Creating a SPANISH 'look' and 'feel' to your classroom and school corridors also promotes SPANISH as a living language, featuring in the everyday life of the school. Children enjoy honing their artistic and design skills by selecting their favorite WOW word to color, label and decorate - this is a great opportunity to work with bilingual dictionaries too. Children also have the additional challenge of writing the correct SPANISH words in their best handwriting, and love to see their work celebrated on classroom and school walls.
Introduce and practice the words, encouraging children to repeat the words in their best SPANISH accent. Developing accurate pronunciation is something that does require a lot of frequent and regular practice, so use the practice activity as often as you can across both a short and longer-term series of lessons, and the entire school year. I've included a set of mini-flashcards (both word and picture) for children to use as an additional learning support resource.
There are three non-editable files in this resource:
- The Design and Display posters, with the reference mini-flashcards
- The reading and pronunciation practice activity
- The reading and pronunciation practice activity in a format that you can use on a
tablet or similar device, which promotes more independent learning in the
classroom, and is perfect for your homeschool too!
SETS 1, 2 and 3 are also available as a bumper pack at the special price of $7.50 - you can have a look at it here:
Please read the TOU carefully - this resource is copyright, and for single-classroom use only.