Intermediate level reading about the life of Frida Kahlo. Incorporates art-related vocabulary. Key words are bolded throughout the reading. Reading incorporates preterite and imperfect tenses. Reading is followed up by comprehension questions.
Class activity or homework using expressions with infinitive (acabar de, tener que, ir + a + infinitive). Aligned with grammar in the Asi Se Dice textbook, Chapter 4 (which teaches these three grammar points together). I had students do this as a
Thorough possessive pronouns explanation/overview and reference sheet. This worksheet/guide also contains a series of practice problems at the end of page 2. Good for an advanced or honors Spanish 3 course, or review material for Spanish 4 or AP
Webquest that can be done in-class or for homework. Webquest uses museum vocabulary and the conditional tense and has students search El Museo del Prado's website in Spanish for information about the museum (schedules, costs, etc.) as well as
Survey related to AP "Beauty and Esthetics" chapter. Can be used as homework or classwork. Incorporates vocabulary from chapter and is good practice for essays on AP test. Questions are also thought-provoking and could lend to a great class
Power Point detailing education system in Spain detailing the kinds of education students receive from pre-K to college. Power Point also includes a typical school day for Spanish students, as well as fun facts. Venn Diagram included at the end to
Writing homework (or in-class) assignment where students must research a quote written in Spanish, although the author of the quote does not necessarily have to be a Spanish-speaker. Students must analyze what the quote means to them/how they
Brief notes on stem-changing verbs in the preterite. Originally, I had the notes as guided notes so I left blanks (if you wanted to change it). The first page makes a good reference sheet, and the guided practice makes a good in-class or homework
This is a list I compiled of verbs I felt were "most common" or verbs that students would encounter most in Spanish 2. It is definitely not an exhaustive list but a good place to start. You can edit this list to add or delete any verbs. This packet
This is a slideshow I created to quiz students on the uses of SER and ESTAR in the context of different sentences. Each slide contains one sentence (and an accompanying picture), where students must choose between a form of SER or ESTAR. I called
This sheet describes the process of constructing sentences using the verbs interesar, gustar, and aburrir. This is a grammar concept many beginner students struggle with, and I think this notes sheet breaks it down into three easy steps.
This is a fun and engaging board game that can be laminated and used for playing in groups. Students will roll a dice and travel that number of spaces. Whatever verb the students land on is the verb they must conjugate, and the number students roll
Activity where students answer 10 questions in Spanish about different aspects of their ideal wedding/wedding day. Students use wedding related vocabulary. Aligned with vocabulary in Chapter 3 of the "Asi se dice III" textbook.
Trivia of famous famous from television and movies. Using the description of family members/family relationships, students will guess the movie or television show. Students can complete independently or as a group activity, and can also be done as
Students must ask each other questions of things they may or may not be doing after class or in the near future. Students must make excuses for why they cannot do these things by saying, "I am not going to _____ because I have to ______". This
Vocabulary list for Thanksgiving and word search. Vocabulary list has several useful terms for students to discuss the holiday and to complete the accompanying word search. On the word search, words are listed in English and students must find them
Students will read a series of sentences in Spanish. Depending on if they make sense or not, students will decide if they need to use an expression of certainty or doubt (provided at the top). Students will re-write the sentence, either keeping it
Students must come up with 1 affirmative and 1 negative command for each of the 5 situations listed. Students are giving advice as if their teacher is in each of the situations (i.e. "What should I do/not do on a first date... on an
Presentation that incorporates colors and clothing vocabulary, the verb "llevar", as well as definite and indefinite articles. Can be used as a presentation by teacher for reinforcement or can be used as a speaking activity for students to use