La Maestra dice. . . is a fun way to have students repeat grammatically correct sentences filling in the "blank" trying to "match" the teacher. Great for an end of year activity or a review before tests. Teacher puts one sentence at a time on the board. Next, students write down a word to fill in the blank. They will score one point if they match the teacher. When all students have written down a word, each student quickly says the sentence with their word choice. Then, the teacher repeats the sentence with his or her word choice. La maestra dice: “Llevo un abrigo cuando hace frío.”
Sample sentences: Llevo un _________cuando hace frio. (clothing)
En el verano, viajamos a __________.(a state)
Twenty verbs covered in this exercise: trabajar, viajar, nadar, bailar, cantar, buscar, cocinar, tocar, enseñar, llevar, estudiar, escuchar, mirar, comprar, esperar, visitar, gastar, lavar, caminar, ganar.
Student worksheet (which repeats the sentences used in the game) included for written work after the game.
Subject: lst year Spanish
Time: About 30 minutes – depends on class size (number of times sentences repeated)
Note that this product is also sold in a bundle called "Spanish Verb Bundle Ándale".