Full Spanish lesson plans for learning about Shakira, the superstar from Colombia. Shakira is well-known for her music and dancing, but do your students know about her ability to speak multiple languages, her passion for helping educate children and her marriage to one of Spain's most famous soccer players? Play and read in game format to learn the Spanish vocabulary and culture about this amazing person!
Note: These activities use the preterite and present perfect tenses. However, students that have not been introduced to these tenses can still do the reading by using the included vocabulary presentations that teach the words in a conjugated form.
Palabra Palabra Vocabulary Presentation with Google SlidesTM.
Over 80 slides that target the essential vocabulary for the readings. Includes two games, fun graphics and navigation slides. Answer slides included for games.
Editable Culture Presentation with Google SlidesTM.
Includes photographs about Colombia and background information for the reading. NOTE: photos of Shakira are not included. Instead, we have provided an easy to use template for you to add your own photos of Shakira. Supporting photos of Colombia and other cultural aspects are included.
Palabra Loca Game.
This fill in the blank game keeps the culture topic secret. Students work to together to identify verbs, adjectives, etc. and then fill in the blanks to make a crazy story. Provides lots of opportunity to collaborate.
Culture Reading about SHAKIRA.
This is the same reading as the Palabra Loca Game above but with the real information about Shakira. Students prepare the vocabulary, do pre-reading questions, then read the story. Students can compare their "Crazy" version with this one. Includes post reading questions.
All of the printable PDF sheets are included in different formats to fit your needs. Mix and match as needed.
SUB PLANS: The Culture Reading, questions, and vocabulary can be easily left as sub plans. Suggested uses are included.
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Lectura y juegos para aprender sobre Shakira, la superestrella de Colombia.