Serves as a guide for students who are just learning how to write and cite papers in MLA style or as a reminder for others! This covers MLA paper format, internal citations, and the works cited page.
From ELA & Spanish Resources.
A specific rubric to grade a 'hamburger' paragraph that focuses on providing strong topic & conclusion sentences as well as sufficient & specific details. Part of the student's grade is also dependent upon the changes (and the explanations
Students will research a Spanish-speaking country and create a tourism brochure for it, including such things as attractions, transportation, and restaurants. It could be written in Spanish or English, and it's a fun project to use to explore other
This paper is specifically designed for those students studying for Confirmation in the Catholic Church. They are asked to choose a saint, research and write about the saint's life, and explain why he or she chose that particular saint for their
In this research assignment, students are asked to partner up and find information about a Catholic social teaching, including the Catholic Church's viewpoints on the topic, who/where/why it affects specific individuals (focused on your own local
A creative way to practice students' speaking and translation skills! Students will work with partners to film a cooking show and make an ethnic recipe. This is especially helpful for practicing skills like informal commands and transition words.
This rubric is designed for an argument speech that is research-based and requires quote integration. The assignment is written in the style of a 6-paragraph essay: essentially, a 5-paragraph essay with an extra paragraph added prior to the
English Language Arts, Writing-Expository, Writing-Essays
A project that asks students to research a holiday, celebration, or festival in a Spanish-speaking country and put together a presentation to present to the class. Also attached is a form for a test if you'd like to quiz students on the knowledge
Students will create a digital presentation that tells their 'life story' and that uses the imperfect, preterite, present, and future tenses. They can include narration that is recorded and put into the presentation, or they can use this as an
Students will research a famous individual (athlete, singer, author, etc.) from a Spanish-speaking country and write a paper about him or her. They are asked to write about their early years, their road to fame, and their greatest
A short quiz that tests students on these commonly misused words:
Most is circling the correct word, but there is a
A Madeline Hunter-style lesson plan with Michigan World Language standards. This is a project that asks students to create their own comic strip to practice vocabulary specifically related to clothing, accessories, and physical descriptions. A
A simple 3-paragraph research paper topic for students who are just learning how to paraphrase, quote, and cite their sources. Included are topic choices, assignment parameters, peer/self edit worksheets, a sentence chart (used to help vary sentence
Students are asked to interview a relative or family friend about important historical, political, social, and/or economical events that have taken place during his or her lifetime. They then take the information and compose a thesis statement and a
English Language Arts, Social Studies - History, Writing
A counterpart to my Holiday/Celebration Project. A chart with topic suggestions and boxes for students to fill in with various pieces of information (who/what/when/where, etc.) that they have learned during the presentation.
From ELA and Spanish
Guidelines and 3 specific rubrics for a process speech: one for the content, one for the oral presentation, and one for the visual aid. I also include peer & self edit sheets to help students along the way!
From ELA and Spanish Resources.
A two-page list of websites and apps to help students with grammar, writing, research, and finding new literature. Some websites are interactive and give immediate feedback, and others even provide worksheets with answer keys.
**Updated for the
This file begins with an informational sheet which includes a definition and an explanation of the realistic fiction genre; I termed it (non-) fiction because the assignment asks students to write their essays based upon experiences from their own