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Over the past several years I've compiled my lessons for my Spanish IV and V International Baccalaureate (IB) / Bachillerato Internacional classes. This product is for AN ENTIRE YEAR'S WORTH OF LESSONS AND RESOURCES FOR IB SPANISH CLASSES!! You
Subjects:
Spanish, International Baccalaureate
Grades:
11th, 12th
Types:
Unit Plans
$355.00
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By La casa de aprendizaje
Great presentation for Spanish I students or Spanish II students to review basics from Spanish I: age, birthday, basic information, likes and dislikes, descriptions, friends, classes, sports they play, what they do, etc. Students create project and
Subjects:
Spanish
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Projects
$3.00
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By La casa de aprendizaje
Over the past several years I've compiled my lessons for my Spanish IV and V International Baccalaureate (IB) / Bachillerato Internacional classes. This product is for AN ENTIRE YEAR'S WORTH OF LESSONS AND RESOURCES FOR IB SPANISH CLASSES!! You
Subjects:
Spanish, International Baccalaureate
Grades:
11th, 12th
Types:
Unit Plans
$350.00
8
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By La casa de aprendizaje
Inmigración, migraciones y sus consecuencias (Cajas de cartón)o Inmigración latina: o En España: africanos - Video: “21 días sin papeles”o En los EE.UU: Puerto Rico (NY) , Cuba (Miami), México (TX)o Inmigración - A5, 39o Familias migrantes:
Subjects:
Spanish, International Baccalaureate
Grades:
11th, 12th
Types:
Unit Plans
$40.00
7
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By La casa de aprendizaje
These 19 different listening activities are an excellent practice for the IB Spanish 2020-2025 Paper 2 listening comprehension (comprensión auditiva). This bundle contains 19 different practices of varies themes with all 5 of the different types of
Subjects:
Spanish, Other (World Language), International Baccalaureate
Grades:
11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Test Prep
$45.00
2
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By La casa de aprendizaje
Have students research Spanish-speaking countries and present on a variety of subject - travel PowerPoint, facts poster, artist PowerPoint and collage, and cultural brochure with food. It's a great way for students to be responsible for their own
Subjects:
Spanish
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Projects
$5.00
21
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Unidad 8: Las nuevas tecnologías - Tema: Comunicación y MediaLas nuevas tecnologías o Ventajas y desventajas de redes socialeso Problemas: acoso cibernético, nomofobia, sexting, etc. Gramática: la voz pasiva Tipo de
Subjects:
Spanish, International Baccalaureate
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled)
$40.00
7
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Unidad 6: El papel de la mujer - Tema: Relaciones socialesEl papel de la mujer (La Casa de Bernarda Alba)o Nuestro concepto de bellezao Machismoo Violencia contra mujeres Gramática: Imperativos (formales e informales con irregulares)
Subjects:
Spanish, International Baccalaureate
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled)
$40.00
7
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By La casa de aprendizaje
You can use this packet for 10 minute reading warmups for the Blaine Ray TPRS books. Students will list new vocabulary, look for cognates, draw, summarize, create questions, and hypothesize what will happen next based on what they read for the day.
Subjects:
Spanish
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities
$2.00
20
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By La casa de aprendizaje
Unidad 1: Preservación y destrucción del medio ambienteOver the past several years I've compiled my lessons for my Spanish IV and V International Baccalaureate (IB) / Bachillerato Internacional classes. They are written for 90-minute lesson plans
Subjects:
Spanish, International Baccalaureate
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled)
$40.00
2
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By La casa de aprendizaje
This editable Word document is a great visual for students on the format of the 2020-2025 IB individual oral for HL students that will be describing a literary passage. It shows the format, time limit and gives phrases and ideas of what they should
Subjects:
Spanish, International Baccalaureate
Grades:
11th, 12th
Types:
Handouts
$2.00
5
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By La casa de aprendizaje
Spanish 1 – Expresate 1: Over the past years I've compiled my lessons for my Spanish I classes based on the book, Expresate I (Chapters 1-6). This product is for AN ENTIRE YEAR'S WORTH OF LESSONS AND RESOURCES FOR A SPANISH 1 CLASS!! You will never
Subjects:
Spanish
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Unit Plans
$250.00
3
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By La casa de aprendizaje
Unidad 7: Racismo, prejuicio y discriminación - Tema Cuestiones globalesRacismo, prejuicio y discriminación:o Racismo en España: los gitanoso Racismo en Sudamérica: los nativoso Racismo en Centroamérica: los negros / garífunas
Subjects:
Spanish, International Baccalaureate
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled)
$40.00
3
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By La casa de aprendizaje
This is a general scope and sequence for a 2-year IB Spanish IV and V class, with ideas for interesting themes and sub-themes based on the core and optional themes for the IB exam. It is updated with the new themes for the new IB Spanish test
Subjects:
Spanish, International Baccalaureate
Grades:
11th, 12th
Types:
Thematic Unit Plans
$6.00
3
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By La casa de aprendizaje
This editable Word document is a great visual for students on the format of the 2020-2025 IB individual oral for HL students that will be describing one of two pictures. It shows the format, time limit and gives phrases and ideas of what they
Subjects:
Spanish, International Baccalaureate
Grades:
11th, 12th
Types:
Handouts
$2.00
3
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By La casa de aprendizaje
Unidad 5: Identidad familiar - Tema: Relaciones SocialesIdentidad familiar: (jóvenes, padres, abuelos) (La Casa de Bernarda Alba)o la familia hispana tradicional o la familia hispana moderna Gramática: ser y estar Tipo de
Subjects:
Spanish, International Baccalaureate
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled)
$35.00
7
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By La casa de aprendizaje
Unidad 4: El uso de arte para transmitir ideas y filosofías – Comunicación y MediaEl uso de arte para transmitir ideas, filosofías, etc. (La Casa de Bernarda Alba)o Arte tradicional: Guernica, Pablo Picasso → guerra civilo Graffiti y grafiteros
Subjects:
Spanish, International Baccalaureate
Grades:
11th, 12th
Types:
Unit Plans
$40.00
3
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By La casa de aprendizaje
Unidad 9: Diversidad cultural – Celebraciones y comparacionesDiversidad cultural – Celebraciones y comparacioneso España: Tomatina, San Fermín, Sagrada Familia, Alhambra, Flamenco, paella, etc.o Costa Rica: Pura vida, carretas pintadas, el día del
Subjects:
Spanish, International Baccalaureate
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled)
$40.00
3
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By La casa de aprendizaje
Chapter 4 - Over the past 10 years I've compiled my lessons for Holt, Rinehart and Winston's Spanish textbook, ¡Exprésate! 2. Lessons are divided into 50-60 minute daily plans, but can be combined into block classes. They are incredibly detailed,
Subjects:
Spanish
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled)
$35.00
4
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By La casa de aprendizaje
Exprésate I Spanish I lesson plans and materials - Chapter 1Chapter 1 - Over the past 10 years I've compiled my lessons for Holt, Rinehart and Winston's Spanish textbook, ¡Exprésate! 1. Lessons are divided into 50-60 minute daily plans, but can be
Subjects:
Spanish
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Unit Plans
$40.00
2
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have taught Spanish for over 13 years all levels: * Spanish I & I Pre-AP/IB * Spanish II & II Pre-AP/IB * Spanish III Pre-AP/IB * IB Spanish IV * IB Spanish V

MY TEACHING STYLE

My motto as a teacher from the beginning has been to engage students by tricking them into learning. By this I mean that as a teacher I desire for them not only to learn the content, but also to connect with it in an interesting, challenging and personal way while having fun. I’ve found that students are much more willing to learn when they’re interested in and see value in what we are learning. When their work is deemed relevant to their world, when I make even the seemingly boring into something interesting, they more often than not meet my expectations. As I bring the Spanish language and Spanish culture into context through real-world application such as Skyping colleagues around the world and corresponding with pen pals in Xochimilco, Mexico, students see value in what they learn. The less bookwork I give and the more realistic experiences I provide, the more they’re engaged. Several years ago I took a group of sixteen students to Spain in which many described as a life-changing experience. This coming June I will take eighteen students to Costa Rica as well in an attempt to make Spanish valuable to them. I’ve experienced that a passionate teacher begets passionate students. I generally create activities that promote self-discovery, such as creating stories that allow them to figure out grammar and vocabulary in groups. I become a facilitator rather than the dictator of knowledge. I pre-teach concepts to help make connections later on down the road. We learn in small communities of groups of four, as language in learned in communally. In my Spanish classes, we start each day reading a short novel or watching a telenovela called Extr@, in which they listen for cognates, hypothesize what will happen, summarize, create questions, etc. What we do varies day-to-day. I’ve adapted various games to teach vocabulary and grammar, such as Jeopardy, Battleship, Concentration, Taboo, sentence cut-ups, skits, situations, Go Fish, etc. We’ve done scavenger hunts throughout the school to learn directions and created obituaries and chalk outlines of people when talking about body parts and wounds. We do a variety of learning projects to put the information in the context of reality by creating and presenting “Who am I” projects, “My house” books, “In my city” maps, daily routine presentations, “When I was a child” Voicethreads, fairytales and children’s books, etc. We use technologies such as Canvas, WordPlay, Skype, Conjuguemos, Voicethread, etc. to aid mastery of the content.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Honors College Presidential Scholarship, 4 years Bank One Scholarship, 4 years Teacher’s College Scholarship, 2 years Vicki Yoakum Foreign Language Scholarship, 1 year Nicole King Scholarship for Foreign Study, 1 year Department of Modern Languages and Classics Scholarship, 1 year Earl Johnson Teacher’s College Memorial Scholarship, 1 year National Society of Collegiate Scholars, 4 years Student Nominated Most Creative Teacher, Boyd High School 2007 Eagle Awards for creativity Fulbright award for education, 2012 Nominated for 2015 Humanities Texas Outstanding Teaching of the Humanities Award

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Bachelors in Spanish and Education

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Bilingually proficient, English and Spanish * Recruiter, Indiana Department of Education, Indianapolis, IN - Migrant Education Program, May 2002 - 2005 (temporary summer and fall positions) - Located and interviewed migrant agricultural families in Spanish - Determined eligibility in Spanish for educational services for migratory children * Study Abroad, Universidad Austral de Chile, Valdivia, Chile, March - July, 2004 - Studied Spanish Conversation and Composition, Grammar, Chilean History, Culture, and South American Literature - Lived in immersion language setting for spring semester * Travel Abroad, Honduras, Belize, Argentina, Chile, Mexico, Peru, Spain, Uruguay, Puerto Rico - Expanded experiential knowledge regarding the diversity and cultures of various Spanish-speaking countries and improved language proficiency

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