Senora Porras

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Senora Porras
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This is a very engaging unit lesson plan that used to teach location of countries in Latin America, along with a mini lesson on the purpose of flags. In this zip file you'll be given a fill-in for students to write on while listening to classmates
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This is a 5 star hit in my Spanish classes! It is easily adapted for a novice, intermediate or advanced Spanish class. You are able to take any grammatical concept or vocabulary unit and create an engaging and thought provoking activity. Follow this
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These are book project ideas that include rubrics for students to be able to express in creative ways their understanding and comprehension of the novels read in and for class.
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This is a template for a word wall I created. It works well with novice-intermediate Spanish classes. You can add to it with advanced classes. With this template, you can have copies, for example, of the AR verbs copied on colored paper and
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This is a well structured, highly successful, engaging and fun project for foreign language students. While this cultural investigation project is geared toward Spanish class students, it can be easily altered to fit the needs of any classroom. For
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An award can really brighten a student's day and encourage him/her to continue on the path of language learning. I like to print a small stack of these off at the beginning of the school year on pretty, colorful paper to have on hand when an
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5y5 is a wonderful activity (rubric included) to provide students with a quick formative check on their understanding of new grammatical/vocabulary topics. Speaking practice is critical to improving overall skills in the language.
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After completing a unit on the gender roles of men and women in modern day Latin America and U.S. society, the students create a project to share with the class based upon various styles of poetry, all of which are listed in the outline for this
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In-class speaking opportunities in the target language we're teaching students is key to gaining confidence and receiving useful feedback. This is a fun, engaging and simple way to get your students excited to talk and it even keep the audience
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This can be adapted for any book. You need only change certain details that relate in this product for the book Cajas de Cartón. Also, if you're reading that amazing novel in class, I have a TON of resources that I've created that I'd be happy to
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There are 2 documents supporting the implementation of "diarios" in one's Spanish classes. The teacher will model via PPT a sample 4-5 sentence paragraph on a pertinent topic. Students then formulate potential questions that could have been
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There are 2 documents supporting the implementation of "diarios" in one's Spanish classes. The teacher will model via PPT a sample 4-5 sentence paragraph on a pertinent topic. Students then formulate potential questions that could have been
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This is a template for an engaging, fun, and purposeful game for the world language classroom. The instruction guide takes you through various ways in which to play this activity. The basic concept of the game is 1 student in the middle of his/her
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

9 years of teaching experience in Spanish and ELL/ESL. I've taught in Italy, Jamaica, Guatemala, and both in the private and public sector within the US

MY TEACHING STYLE

Engaging, loud, humorous, and lively

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

- Teacher of the Month, Bellevue East, October 2012 - Outstanding Young Educator of the Year 2008 -Florence Turner Karlin Scholarship 2008 -Outstanding Graduating Senior, University of Nebraska at Lincoln, 2005 -Charles & Emma Novotny Scholarship, 2004-05 -J. Roerden Marshall Memorial Scholarship, 2004-05 -Selected for Gilman Scholarship, Fall 2003 -Hazel V. Emley Scholarship Recipient, Spring, 2003 -UNL Study Abroad Photo Contest Winner, 2002-03

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Masters in Curriculum & Instruction Additional Certification: ESL- English as a Second Language 4.0 GPA Bachelor of Science in Education (Spanish Endorsement) GPA: 3.8 on 4.0 scale (Graduated with honors and as Outstanding Senior of the Year)

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

I love trying to foods, cooking, traveling, meeting new people, creating new lesson ideas to keep my classroom fresh, writing poetry and laying in hammocks.

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