World language teachers often try to avoid days of direct instruction. But there is always a point in every unit when the students need that direct guidance. For each of those lessons I have created a notes presentation. Each notes file includes a PowerPoint presentation and an interactive student notes guide. I also included PDF versions of both, which would be easy to post online for students who are absent.
Since many teachers try are trying to run a flipped classroom, I tried to make each PowerPoint presentation as efficient as possible. With that in mind, the meat of the explanation is clear and concise in English. The notes include direct instruction and a few examples to practice, but they do not include games and interpersonal activities – that is intentional so that flipped classrooms can keep the instruction self-guided without class activities.
If you like this style of direct instruction, these notes are also available as part of my Verb and Grammar Notes Bundle
These are also available in leveled bundles:
This is part of my Days of the Week collection, which reviews days of the week in Spanish. I aim to keep vocabulary as neutral as possible, and while PDF products are not editable, products sold as ZIP files include editable files so you can add unit-specific vocabulary.
This product is also available in my Days of the Week Bundle.
These notes primarily focus on the ACTFL language comparison standard.
Going paperless? Use the PDF version of this product in the Notability app for students to add their notes. Or upload the editable version into Google docs to access on a Chromebook.
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