Spanish People Cards resource is a communicative activity that accomplishes two goals:
1. Familiarize students with Hispanic notables
2. Practice the forms of the verb ser.
Here is how it works:
I used these in the beginning of the year with my Spanish 1 students. There are three sets of cards each with 8 different people.
Each student receives a card with the name and picture of a Hispanic person. I limited it to a few professions. You will notice that some people were born here but have family roots in Latin America.
Students will study their card for two minutes after which they will get up to introduce themselves as that person.
Introduce a friend from their country (using él/ell es/ somos de).