Spanish students of all levels need to be taught exactly WHAT to write as learn to write. Teach conjunctions or cohesive devices such as y, entonces, luego, porque, antes, despues, and more. Student writing improves immediately when these word connectors are used. But TEACH and PRACTICE them first. In a MIcrosfot WORD document so that you can customize ti for your own classes. **Reading simplified for novices. Included- bilingual list of cohesive devices:
1. Explanation and a bilingual list cohesive devices with clauses
2. a crossword puzzle
3. A short reading that you can customize for you and your students
4. post reading exercises
5. Tic Tac Toe board of cohesive devices.
6. Speaking and Writing activities
7. KEY to crossword puzzle