Spanish New Year's Digital Unit - La Nochevieja - Culture, Activities & Videos

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Spark Enthusiasm Spanish
Grade Levels
6th - 12th
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So easy to use and great thing to do the week coming back from Christmas break. Requires very little to no prep!
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This digital Google Slides Spanish New Year's unit is a FUN & interactive way to teach students about Nochevieja and to celebrate the New Year. Students will make new year's resolutions, decorate their 12 grapes with their wishes, give funny and profound toasts in Spanish, list their favorite things from the past year, count down to the new year, learn about cultural traditions to celebrate el Año Nuevo in the Spanish-speaking world, learn new vocabulary and practice developing their writing and listening skills. There are also several videos for students to make cultural comparisons between the United States and Spanish-speaking countries. Also included are fun videos to count down to the new year and to dance to some popular songs by Luis Fonsi, Maluma, Selena, Ozuna, Sebastián Yatra, and Nicky Jam.

This New Year's Nochevieja digital unit includes videos, vocabulary, cultural information about wearing red or yellow underwear, eating 12 grapes at midnight, and more traditions. There are several fun videos and activities included - and all can be used in any type of educational setting with no teacher prep. Students will enjoy communicating about their own holiday traditions, and improving their reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills.

Students will love the New Year's Cultural Information that they will learn!

This is the perfect unit for your Interactive Digital Notebook!

*The main page of this Nochevieja digital notebook unit links to LOADS of organized content to teach and learn about Nochevieja, Año Nuevo, tradiciones, Próspero Año, Propósitos, España, México, uvas, fiestas navideñas

This New Year's unit includes:

~ Hyperlinked Table of Contents a click away from all mentioned topics

~ New Year's Vocabulary in Spanish and in English

~ Cultural Information in Spanish that includes the tradition of eating 12 grapes at midnight (las uvas), wearing red or yellow underwear and their significance, and packing a suitcase and taking a walk to indicate travel in the new year.

~ Nine New Year's Eve Videos in Spanish

~ Fun activities that include:

*Writing Activity: Making wishes on grapes Spanish activity - Example included

*Writing Activity: Writing New Year's Resolutions in Spanish for Intermediate students and selecting your New Year's Resolutions for Beginning Students

*Speaking Activity: Making Toasts in Spanish - Arriba, abajo, al centro, adentro and more

*Writing Activity: Memories from last year writing activities in Spanish

*Listening Activity: Listening to picture descriptions from the teacher and selecting the right picture

Teachers Like You Are Saying:

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Love, love, love all of your digital resources! This one is amazing! Thank you so much!

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ So easy to use and great thing to do the week coming back from Christmas break. Requires very little to no prep!

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Really nice mix of video, photos and brief readings...great way to start the New year! I added a new Pear Deck questions and got a nice response from students. I loved that I could use with all levels, as well.

*There are teacher and student instructions in the notes sections of the Google Slides presentation to teach synchronous and asynchronous learners!

*Visit our website for more New Year's Resources!


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Spark Enthusiasm Spanish

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46 pages
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