This is a hands on activity that simulates living in rural Guatemala and living on one dollar a day. It is based off the documentary Living on One Dollar. (Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ze72rpWp_Dg) The documentary is on Netflix and
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Activities, Cooperative Learning, Cultural Activities
This is a simple activity to keep students engaged while watching the documentary "Living on One Dollar". There are three opinion questions at the end to spark a dialogue or get the students to put themselves in the shoes of the documentarians and
There are seven differentiated stations to practice the verbs ser and estar. There a few stations that review the verbs separately and the rest review them together. This is a great review activity to gauge the students comprehension.
This activity helps students practice writing and speaking using the verb doler.
The first page is to practice writing sentences and saying what body part hurts.
The second page is the speaking activity. Each student receives a different color
Students taking Spanish 1 have trouble differentiating when to use the verbs ser, estar and tener when writing sentences. They also have common spelling errors when it comes to "Me gusta." This activity walks students through common grammar errors
This is an imperfect verb quiz that covers the endings for -ar and -er/-ir verbs, basic conjugation practice, the three irregulars (ser, ir and ver) and a few translation questions. I have also attached a version that can be use for students on an
"Extra" en espanol is the Spanish version of "Friends". There are two girls who are roommates who live across the hall from Pablo. Pablo is in love with one of the girls and the plot thickens when Sam from America comes to visit. You can find the
This is a quick competition to have students match the Spanish Christmas song titles with its English equivalent. The first round is without dictionaries and the second round students will be able to use a dictionary to help them.
One of the uses of the imperfect tense is to talk about what the weather is like. The first page is a ten day forecast that the students have to describe what the weather was like in the past. There is a word bank of phrases to help them get
When thinking of how to simulate the Running of the Bulls in Pamplona, the goal is not to be caught by a bull. It made me think of the classic card game Old Maid where the goal is to not end up with the old maid. This “deck” of cards is comprised of
Using the Spanish alphabet and its proper pronunciations, students will complete an information gap. Student A will spell five words to Student B then they will switch. The students will have to use the correct pronunciations to understand what word
This activity is all about what the students wanted to be when they grew up. When the students entered class I handed them an index card with a profession written on it. (page 1) On the back of the profession card I had them translate the
This is a quiz to have students show you if they know how to use a Spanish- English dictionary. They will also show you if they know the difference between a cognate and a false cognate. There are three versions so you can stop students from
This is a fantastic project that blends Hispanic culture, basic Spanish grammar and creativity in one. Soccer is a huge part of Hispanic culture. In our class I created our own version of the World Cup known as the Carella Cup. The students are
This is a great activity to help students practice house vocabulary and descriptions with authentic materials. I got these descriptions from a realtor website for properties in Tenerife, Spain. The website is included in the document if you want to
I created this project to teach my students about the great Don Quijote while practicing the preterite tense. I had my students cut out and color Don Quijote and take him on an adventure during spring break. Then when they returned the did part 2 in
You will need to teach your students 0-1000 or the basic structure of how numbers are written. I play each youtube video through my speakers. They have to try to write down the phone number. I usually play the video 3-4 times and then play the video
My students have been learning the basics to Spanish. I first had them fill out a job application in Spanish to practice filling out forms and using the introductory vocab and cognates. Then I came up with the idea of having them role play as a boss