Tired of reading choppy, isolated sentences in a paragraph, essay, story or presentation? Give students a copy of these connectors to use in their writing, and their sentences will flow so much better! I use these in Spanish 3, but they are
These common phrases will promote FUN communication in the language amongst the students and their peers. They will teach them how to respond to questions and to comment on other people's opinions or responses. Feel free to give them all at once
These lottery tickets are so motivating! Print them in gold, and have a small bin for each period you teach. Reward students for producing spoken Spanish with their peers and you. Students write their name on the back and they put them in the
Can't get your students to speak Spanish regularly? Provide them with this survival guide to help them communicate with you and their peers quickly and easily! When my students don't know how to ask their question in Spanish and can't find it on
This is an easy tool to use when giving students feedback on a writing assignment, specifically a rough draft. Give each of the students a copy of it to keep in their binders. When you return their rough draft to them, they have to use the symbols
Engage your students with this fun oral presentation about an adventure an animal took in the past (preterite) to the capital of a Spanish speaking country. This story could easily be adapted to teh present tense or to include the imperfect tense.
After teaching students to use the imperfect to talk about things that happened repeatedly/habitually in the past, they will create a powerpoint presentation about their childhood using the imperfect. The students love this project!
Get your class up and talking about themselves and their family while they practice the negative and indefinite expressions: alguien, nadie, siempre, nunca, a veces. This activity comes with 20 questions and reaction expressions like "You don't
Every Friday I have my students discuss their weekend plans. They use this worksheet to help structure their sentence in a variety of ways and to elaborate on their plans with details like the 5W's. At the bottom is a list of verbs for them to
¿Qué pasó anoche? Tell the class what happened last night when you witnessed a robbery. Students will be engaged in this paired, graded activity in which they retell the events of a robbery that took place at a local store, food stand, gas station
This is an easy cultural project that students can write in the preterit tense and complete outside of class. Have them research whatever country you are studying about that chapter. Have students print their album in color and share it in groups.
Review Spanish grammar or vocabulary with this simple, kinesthetic activity. Write in the tú form a list of anything that could apply to the students and relates to the chapter vocabulary or grammar. Show one sentence at a time. If the sentence
Every Friday I have my students discuss their weekend plans. They use this worksheet to help structure their sentence in a variety of ways and to elaborate on their plans with details like the 5W's. After they ask and answer the question about