Senora Gillis

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By Senora Gillis
Questions on the beautiful 2014 animated film, The Book of Life, about the Day of the Dead (Día de los Muertos). The movie is full of cultural references, symbols and amazing animation. I wrote these questions as an extra credit assignment for my
Subjects:
Spanish
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Movie Guides, Cultural Activities
$3.50
252 ratings
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By Senora Gillis
Pixar's beautiful new animated film about Día de los Muertos is finally released on video! And it is the winner of two Oscars (best animated film and best original song)! If you liked my Book of Life Movie Questions with Bonus Scavenger Hunt you
Subjects:
Spanish
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Movie Guides, Cultural Activities
$3.75
34 ratings
4.0
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By Senora Gillis
Use a TV guide with Spanish channels and a 24-hour schedule to have your students practice converting 24 hour time to analog time in Spanish. Students search for programs on the 24 hour schedule and write the time in Spanish using de la tarde, de
Subjects:
Spanish
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Homework
$1.25
13 ratings
3.9
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By Senora Gillis
This crossword reviews all the key vocabulary for telling time in Spanish including cuarto, media, and times of day like de la tarde, de la noche, etc. Great practice or review for a quiz!
Subjects:
Spanish
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities
$1.75
9 ratings
4.0
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By Senora Gillis
Crossword Puzzle to practice question words in Spanish. Cues include fill-in the blanks of Spanish sentences (basic Spanish 1 level) and identify the question word in simple English sentences. Great practice for introducing questions or as a
Subjects:
Spanish
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Games
$2.00
6 ratings
4.0
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By Senora Gillis
An packet of activities for introducing vocabulary and concepts of the Day of the Dead. Includes complete vocabulary with definitions, puzzles, and open-ended activities that require critical thinking.
Subjects:
Spanish
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Cultural Activities
$4.95
1 rating
4.0
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By Senora Gillis
A great cooperative learning activity for telling time in Spanish! Each partner has a different set of times to display with digital answers to check his/her partner's work. Students can use whiteboards or their own clocks (I have mine make their
Subjects:
Spanish
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Cooperative Learning
$1.25
6 ratings
4.0
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By Senora Gillis
Yo Voy Ganao is a fun song with lots of energy (and an amazing video complete with CGI fish!) as well as a promotional opportunity for the indigenous people of Taganga, on the Carribean coast of Colombia. This activity provides a Spanish 2 level
Subjects:
Spanish
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Songs, Cultural Activities
$2.00
10 ratings
4.0
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By Senora Gillis
Signs for your Classroom with the most useful Spanish phrases, with identical English versions. Each sign is illustrated. You can post just the Spanish, or with the English beside them. Also included is a 2-page student handout, which you can run
Subjects:
Spanish
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Handouts, Posters
$2.50
5 ratings
4.0
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By Senora Gillis
This is a great activity to practice using the 24 hour clock. Students use whiteboards and clock manipulatives (I have my students make clocks from paper plates and brads (paper fasteners), which we use throughout the time unit. Students have
Subjects:
Spanish
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Activities, Cooperative Learning
$1.95
2 ratings
4.0
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By Senora Gillis
A great review, homework, or activity to teach classroom objects in Spanish. Includes a complete list of vocabulary items used in the classroom.
Subjects:
Spanish
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities
$1.25
4 ratings
4.0
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By Senora Gillis
Quiz on Clothing and Colors using photos of real people - celebrities, children, and high school students. Asks students to describe what people are wearing with colors, demonstrating adjective agreement. The last section is a matching section -
Subjects:
Spanish
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Activities, Assessment
$2.50
3 ratings
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By Senora Gillis
Celebrate the LOVE! This activity packet has a huge vocabulary list including both words and useful phrases for making valentines. It also includes three puzzles - a jumble, a crossword, and a word search, all using the included vocabulary.
Subjects:
Spanish
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Cultural Activities
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By Senora Gillis
This is a FUN PowerPoint story to accompany the Blaine Ray Spanish first year Lesson 1 first year unit, using all the same high frequency structures, including había/hay, era/es, estaba/está, le dio/le da, quería/quiere, tenía/tiene, fue/va, and
Subjects:
Spanish
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Scripts
$4.00
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By Senora Gillis
These questions are great for a sub plan or as a follow up discussion about bullfighting. There are both English and Spanish versions, and an answer key is included. The questions can be used to keep students on task during the film, as well as to
Subjects:
Spanish
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Movie Guides, Cultural Activities
$2.75
2 ratings
4.0
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By Senora Gillis
Great practice for writing questions in Spanish. Students first make an inversion question from a statement, then identify relevant information within the inversion question to remove, then finally make information questions. The step by step
Subjects:
Spanish
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets
$2.00
1 rating
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By Senora Gillis
Crossword to practice Spanish clothing vocabulary. Clues are all in Spanish. Easy enough for Spanish 2 or even Spanish 1 students.
Subjects:
Spanish
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities
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By Senora Gillis
This is a great short movie talk that uses the Frozen movie trailer in which Olaf loses his carrot nose and fights over it with Sven. The trailer is 1:24 minutes long and the YouTube link is included with the story, along with high-frequency
Subjects:
Spanish
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Scripts, Movie Guides
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By Senora Gillis
Study Guide with tips and links to videos and online practice exercises on forming questions in Spanish. A great resource for your students to prepare for a quiz, or as a supplement to your Interrogatives Unit.
Subjects:
Spanish
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Study Guides, Activities
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By Senora Gillis
A hands-on activity in which students manipulate cutout strips with question words, subjects, and verbs to make questions. A great way to practice word order of questions, question word vocabulary, and verb conjugation all together. Instructions
Subjects:
Spanish
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Cooperative Learning
$1.50
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

23 years in education: 14 years as a high school and junior high Spanish and French teacher; 3 years as a curriculum specialist; 6 years as an elementary school principal in a school with a mostly latino population

MY TEACHING STYLE

Communicative, TPRS, use a variety of materials to address a variety of learning styles.

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MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Spanish: 9 years of study; French: 7 years of study; BA in French Language, Minor in Spanish, MA in French Literature, MA in Teaching Foreign Language, Study abroad in Aix-en-Provence, France, Certified Translator - Literary - English to French

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Certificated Teacher, K-12 Spanish, French; Professional Certificated Administrator K-12

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