There are 2 types of documents and that is PowerPoint and Word.
URBAN PARKS UNIT
STUDENTS WILL KNOW
• Vocabulary for popular activities that take place in local parks and those in the target culture Descriptive adjectives
• Vocabulary for likes or dislikes
• The origin of urban parks in the target culture
• Vocabulary for accepting/declining an invitation
• Vocabulary for directions
• Vocabulary for modes of transportation
• Past tense (Preterit and Imperfect)
• Vocabulary for structures and pieces of nature common to parks
• Talk about activities people engage in at urban parks in the target language country.
• Describe people who may frequent parks and places typically found in parks.
• Give opinions of various parks and discuss their likes and dislikes.
• Explain why parks in the target language country were created and why urban parks in New Jersey or other states were created.
• Tell people what they can and cannot do in parks.
• Give directions to find parks and places inside a park.
• Discuss various modes of transportation typically found in cities and parks.
• Talk about what they used to do in parks.
• Compare and contrast the size and number of parks in various cities using charts, graphs and other forms of measurement.
• Describe the features or characteristics of various types of parks and the ideal location for placing certain structures (e.g., play structures, gardens).
This is just a recommendation timeline of how to teach the lesson. You can spend as long as you want on each lesson. There are 49, 50 if you count this, documents in all. The time frame I have given is around 19-20 days depending on how much your class time is.
1. Los parques urbanos- introduce the unit of urban parks with this cool PowerPoint that is not only in Spanish but also has the English translation in the notes section.
2. Park Vocabulary- this is the complete vocabulary for everything park related. There is also a link at the bottom that is to Quizlet and lets your students not only have a resource for their home, but also you can show the words in class and have the students review and/or copy down the words.
3. Ask for directions and modes of transportation PowerPoint, vocabulary note taker, worksheets, and crossword puzzle- this PowerPoint goes with the note-taker. Your students will also be able to complete these practice worksheets in this section.
4. Likes and Dislikes vocabulary- this PowerPoint is designed for your students to take notes from. There is also a drawing activity for your students to practice their vocabulary memorization.
5. Introduction to Gustar- this shows your students how to tell people what they like to do and tell what others like to do.
6. GUSTAR + nouns PowerPoint teaches your students how to use Gustar with nouns. During this part of the lesson there is a practice quiz that you can actually use as a real quiz and/ or a worksheet.
7. Verbs like GUSTAR- PowerPoint that teaches other verbs that are used like Gustar and also comes with a worksheet.
8. Basketball review game for using Gustar and vocabulary in the Gustar folder. This is such a fun and interactive way to have a class review. This is not my original work, but I found it and you are welcome to use it.
9. Expressing opinions classroom signs- display these signs throughout the room to serve as a reminder of how to express their opinion. You could also print them out on a smaller scale and have your students decorate them and come up with a sentence for each. This could be bound into a book, mobile, or you could hang them up in the room for the students to have something personal in the room.
10. Vocabulary for Asking, Accepting, and Declining an Invitation includes the handout/ worksheet (just make the words white and have students fill in the correct translation) and a web address for Quizlet that has a multitude of uses. Also in this section, is the Opinion Vocabulary PowerPoint and a foldable for your students to create and take charge of their learning.
11. Communicative activity “en tu opinion”, Develop questions Communication, and Personal questions communicative activities for your students to practice speaking what they have learned. These are fun activities and act as an easy summative assessment for you.
12. Comparativos powerpoint that goes with the making comparisons notetaker is an engaging way for your students to take notes and learn how to make comparisons.
13. Descriptive Adjectives Vocabulary and the worksheet are an interactive way for your students to learn how to describe people and things. These are handouts but can be used as a notetaker by whiting out some words and putting the information on the board.
14. Preterit tense guided notes (print this out and they can use it for the entire preterit tense) and introduction to the past tense PowerPoint to use with your students when they are first learning how to communicate in the past.
15. Irregular preterit verbs, Preterit ir stem changing verbs, Preterit of -gar-car-zar-Verbs PowerPoints that all explain how to form the preterit forms of verbs. You can use the hand out from #14 to continue their note taking.
16. Cumulative preterit verbs handout is a sheet that gives a great reference to your students when they are using the preterit without having to fumble through 1,000 sheets of notes. Or if you have had a student that have been absent for a while, this is a great tool so you don’t have to spend hours trying to catch them up.
17. All preterite past tense practice, communicative activity “adonde fuiste”, dice game, and preterit conversation are all activities that you can use to get your students moving and speaking Spanish.
18. PRETERITE-VS-IMPERFECT PowerPoint, Preterite vs Imperfect graphic organizer, and Preterit and Imperfect Mi Anuario Project- all of these are perfect for learning both past tenses and when they are supposed to be used.
19. Bosque Chapultepec in México, DF PowerPoint, tu parque ideal project, Unit Conversions Activity allow your students to Talk about activities people engage in at urban parks in the target language. Describe people who may frequent parks and places typically found in parks. Give opinions of various parks and discuss their likes and dislikes. Tell people what they can and cannot do in parks. Talk about what they used to do in parks. Compare and contrast the size and number of parks in various cities using charts, graphs and other forms of measurement. Describe the features or characteristics of various types of parks and the ideal location for placing certain structures (e.g., play structures, gardens).
Other documents in the unit:
• Create your own word search
• Other possible activities for you to do with your students
• Tweet about the lesson exit slips
• Verb chart for students to fill out