Lesson plan: El día de los muertos - ¿Cómo se celebra en países diferentes?
Lesson type: Reading comprehension; collaborative learning; Reading Apprenticeship; Interpersonal Speaking; Listening
Duration: 3-5 class periods (60-70 minutes
This is an in-class activity using 2 YouTube videos. There are a variety of short answer, long answer, and fill-in-the-blank questions to help students understand the use of reflexive verbs. This provides writing, reading, and listening practice.
- Fill-in-the-blank notes for the Conditional Tense (Spanish)
- Worksheet for Conditional Practice (in and/or out of class)
- All answer keys
This is a set of fill-in-the-blank notes for the Spanish Conditional Tense. It includes a
- 1 PowerPoint Presentation
- Timed, animated slides set to the song "If I Had A Million Dollars" by the Barenaked Ladies
Although the song is in English, this PowerPoint is really engaging for students, as the photos and animation are
This is a worksheet that I created to accompany recordings from www.laits.utexas.edu. This listening practice worksheet has short answer questions in English and also fill-in-the-blank questions. The links to each recording are next to each
This is a thorough packet included for teaching time in the Spanish classroom. Certain aspects of this unit also have the ability to be adapted into other languages. This includes in-class and out-of-class activities. It practices
This includes 2 quizzes for the date and days of the week in Spanish class. There is a a non-accommodated version of the quiz and also an accommodated version. This accommodation is for a variety of students, particularly students who struggle
- 1 PowerPoint Presentation (2 presentations built in)
- Interpretive practice of the conditional tense to introduce the concept to Spanish students (If I were a baseball player, would I go to the World Series?)
- Interactive practice of
This is a set of notes used in conjunction with Product listed "'Fui' - Preterite Yo Form Introduction - POWERPOINT".
These notes can be used independently, as the PowerPoint may be modified for your personal preference. The PowerPoint has a photo
This is a small interpersonal speaking activity in which students ask each other for phone numbers and write down the number. Generally used for Spanish 1. This can be used as a warmup or in-class activity. You can modify it however you want in
This is a fun, helpful way for students to learn numbers in a world language classroom. It involves recognition, speed, and teambuilding. It can be used across languages. Students need to move quickly around the room or outside to identify
This is the process I use for absent students. I started using this because I moved classrooms and found that it was hard for me to remember what had happened the previous class period let alone the previous day!
I put the first page on the front
I can ask someone how old they are.
I can tell how old I am.
I can ask someone when their birthday is.
I can tell when my birthday is.
I can understand when someone asks me my age and birthday.
Goals: I can ask someone when his/her birthday is.
I can tell someone my birthday.
I can understand when someone asks when my birthday is.
Skills: Interpersonal Speaking
This is a small, half-sheet "entrevista" in which students walk around the
This is a set of notes used in conjunction with Product listed "'Fui' - Preterite Yo Form Introduction - NOTES".
This presentation begins with a warmup using "yo" form of regular verbs. This allows students to tap into their prior knowledge,
These are some rote grammar warmups that I use as a bellringer activity to practice present and past tense conjugations. These are great to get students on track right at the start of class with a quick review. These are also good for