The classic tale El hombre de jengibre (The Gingerbread Man) makes for a perfect story-based winter unit for young Spanish learners! This unit contains enough activities for up to a month, with options for different levels and groups.
El hombre de jengibre introduces the story in comprehensible Spanish, while reviewing colors, body parts, farm animals, and high-frequency verbs like corre, quiere, and come.
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This lesson is meant to be taught in coordination with my Spanish PreK-Early Elementary curriculum, but should work with students who have learned some basics like colors, some body parts, and some animal names.
Download my free Unit 1 PreK unit to get an idea of my other units!