Some teachers like to have students visualize a stage in order to understand the difference between the preterite and imperfect (the actions that advance the story scene in the foreground would be the preterite, while the background action that sets
This is an authentic piece of cultural realia used in class when we practice giving and asking for directions.
Antigua, Guatemala is a beautiful colonial town known for its massive amounts of cathedrals and churches in such a small area. When
World Language, Foreign Languages
Not Grade Specific
Activities, Cooperative Learning, Cultural Activities
JOSE Y LA NUEVA ESCUELA
This a two part story that can be used over the course of a few days that highlights some basic greetings and goodbye expressions in a typical first unit of instruction.
In this story, Jose is excited to start at his new
**Approach detailed in this unit recognized as BEST OF PA by PSMLA 2013**
Within the context of unit exposing students to variety of narrative styles set in the past so as to create a meaningful context for practice of production and analysis of
Social Studies - History, World Language, Foreign Languages
EL HOMBRE CONFUNDIDO
This a two part story that can be used over the course of a few days that highlights being able to say the date in Spanish.
In this story, an older man doesn't own a calendar and is always confused about the date. His
This document contains rubrics for each communicative mode in the integrated performance assessment (IPA) process. These rubrics can be used in isolated performance assessments or in the entire IPA process. They have been developed to personally
This is a great way to add some life to the standard vocab puzzles that focus strictly on word recognition (or just word translation). This bumps up rigor as it also incorporate categorization of the meaning!
Students group the three words to form
This differentiated activity allows students to decide how they want to work WITH their flash cards to demonstrate progress. You present the activities, students choose where they go and how they gain experience and exposure with the words!
This is a great way to add some life to the standard vocab drills. Students demonstrate recognition and recall of vocabulary with this cooperative, hands-on, student-centered activity!
Students match the Spanish to English word (or word with a
English Language Arts, Social Studies - History, World Language
Tap into that troublesome fifth C (Communities) with this semester long project to encourage students to go out in the world and experience the language in their very own physical or digital communities!
This quick prompt will get your students talking to each other focusing on both the presentational and interpersonal mode of communication.
The PowerPoint slide does all the work for you as it has an animated count-down to let the students know how
Super Easy Student Grouping Cards (Groups of 5)
Each student gets one card. Teacher calls out grouping identifier. Four unique groups of five students can be formed by grouping by:
2) Number of animals
3) Color of
English Language Arts, Math, Social Studies - History