Song activity: I Swear by Voz a Voz
"I Swear" by the Dominican group Voz a Voz is sung in Spanish and English, making it ideal for first year students. Its repeated usage of the future tense makes it a great fit for students in Spanish 2 and 3! This product contains comprehensible input based activities that will fill 3-4 days of class. It includes
-an extremely detailed description of a storytelling/Mad Libs activity to use with your class that will fill 60+ minutes of class time and help students to learn "daré", "haré", and "juro", in addition to providing extensive exposure to many different verbs in the future tense.
-a slideshow to support the storytelling activity
-a reading in Spanish about the group Voz a Voz
-a song lyrics sheet with listening and comprehension activities
-a writing activity
-an #authres activity using an interview with one of the band members and including an additional comprehensible reading that is written in the past tense.
Use the lyrics sheet to present the song to your Novice Spanish students, then revisit the song in Spanish 2 or Spanish 3 and complete the remaining activities to target the future tense! The lesson plans contain readings and activities in the present, past, and future tenses: all are written with high frequency vocabulary, making them easy for even late-Spanish 1 students to comprehend all of the content presented.