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 to keep direct instruction to a minimum of class time or 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.
These notes review Spanish noun/adjective agreement. The instruction lines up with our Spanish 1 text, so it uses vocabulary like chico, amigo, mujer, hombre, alto, grande, joven, serio.
It starts with big ideas about nouns, the definite articles, indefinite articles, and agreement. Then it goes into big ideas about adjectives, pluralization, and agreement. Then it reviews ser and shows how to make complete sentences. The pages of notes have page breaks according to those topics so you can easily edit it to meet your needs. I've included editable versions if you want to switch vocabulary to clothing and colors, etc.
This product is also available as part of my Noun Adjective Agreement Bundle
My notes are no prep - just print the guide sheet and go!
If you like this style of direct instruction, this is also available as part of my Verb and Grammar Notes Bundle
If you are teaching Spanish 1, this product is also available as part of my Spanish 1 Mega-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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