The Comprehensible Classroom by Martina Bex

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By The Comprehensible Classroom by Martina Bex
This product contains two-page fill-in notes for -AR verb conjugations in the present indicative with an accompanying reading and follow-up activities for targeted practice. Fill-in guides, answer keys, and lesson plans are included.
Subjects:
World Language, Spanish
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Homeschool
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Lesson Plans (Individual), Study Guides
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By The Comprehensible Classroom by Martina Bex
These notes introduce students to the preterit tense and provide a verb chart, practice, and reading with follow-up activities for -AR verbs only (this set of notes does not introduce -ER and -IR verbs). #SOMOS2 #GrammarInContext
Subjects:
Spanish
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Worksheets
$2.00
299 ratings
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By The Comprehensible Classroom by Martina Bex
These notes contain a one-page guided note worksheet, a Spanish-language reading with comprehension questions and an activity that targets the subject pronouns that it contains, a slideshow with 15 contextualized practice sentences and personalized
Subjects:
World Language, Spanish
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Worksheets
$3.00
324 ratings
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By The Comprehensible Classroom by Martina Bex
These guided notes introduce students to preterite endings for -ER and -IR regular verbs with fill-in-the-blank notes and guided activities that increase in complexity, beginning with Spanish-English translation and ending with a perspective change
Subjects:
Spanish
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities
$2.00
277 ratings
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By The Comprehensible Classroom by Martina Bex
Teach your students the irregular stems and endings for tener, estar, decir, caber, hacer, andar, traer, saber, poner, poder, querer, and venir. This bundle includes -2-page guided notes -an English-Spanish translation activity -a contextualized
Subjects:
Spanish
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, Higher Education
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Worksheets, Activities
$3.00
247 ratings
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By The Comprehensible Classroom by Martina Bex
These four-page guided notes are designed to explain the concept of Direct Object Pronouns to your students through contextualized examples. They include two pages of fill in the blank notes with contextualized examples and two pages that include a
Subjects:
Spanish
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities
$3.00
256 ratings
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By The Comprehensible Classroom by Martina Bex
This file contains a 1 to 2 day lesson plan that introduces students to the structure "me gusta/n __". It includes:instructions for introducing the structures to studentsa three-level embedded reading that targets the structures 'me gusta/n__' and
Subjects:
Spanish
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities
$4.00
241 ratings
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By The Comprehensible Classroom by Martina Bex
These notes are designed to introduce the composition and conjugation of reflexive verbs to your students. It includes guided notes, a reading with a guided response and writing activity, and instructions for presenting the material to your students.
Subjects:
Spanish
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities
$2.00
235 ratings
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By The Comprehensible Classroom by Martina Bex
These guided notes will help your students understand Spanish regular -ER verb conjugation patterns in the present indicative. All activities in the guide include common -ER verbs and are designed to give students varied practice interpreting and
Subjects:
Spanish
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Activities, Scaffolded Notes, Cultural Activities
$4.00
264 ratings
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By The Comprehensible Classroom by Martina Bex
This ¿Qué hora es? lesson plan bundle is designed to teach your Spanish 1 students how to tell the time in Spanish. It containsGuided notes with fill-in guideA Spanish-language reading targeting time expressions (provided as a Slides-compatible PPT
Subjects:
Spanish
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, Higher Education
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual)
$5.00
222 ratings
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By The Comprehensible Classroom by Martina Bex
Use these notes to teach a focused grammar lesson on -IR verbs without departing from culture or comprehensible input. Your students will learn about the guajeros of Guatemala--children that live and/or work in garbage dumps to provide for
Subjects:
Spanish
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Cultural Activities
$2.00
237 ratings
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By The Comprehensible Classroom by Martina Bex
These notes explain how to form the imperfect tense, a brief overview of when it is used and some "trigger" terms to look for as clues to use the imperfect, as well as a reading written in the imperfect with several activities (questions and
Subjects:
Spanish
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual)
$3.00
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By The Comprehensible Classroom by Martina Bex
This document includes a reading worksheet (students match descriptions of plans with images), a fill-in notes sheet with answer key, a reading and follow-up activity to teach the ir +a + infinitive construction to your students, personalized
Subjects:
World Language, Spanish
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Worksheets
$3.00
184 ratings
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By The Comprehensible Classroom by Martina Bex
These 5-day lesson plans use storytelling to introduce the structures "volvió temprano", "se divirtieron", and "conoció a un joven" to students (all storytelling plans--including activities--are included), and then using those structures to provide
Subjects:
Spanish
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled)
$10.00
189 ratings
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By The Comprehensible Classroom by Martina Bex
Where did the word gringo come from, anyway?These unique materials will teach your students about the definition and origins of the word "gringo" while targeting preterite stem change verbs. The reading and activities are included in multiple
Subjects:
Spanish
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Scaffolded Notes, Cultural Activities
$10.00
166 ratings
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By The Comprehensible Classroom by Martina Bex
These notes will introduce your students to the present perfect tense in Spanish ("el pretérito perfecto"). This tense is the equivalent of "has/have + verb" in English. The notes include -Two page guided notes -A guided translation activity -A
Subjects:
Spanish
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Handouts
$3.00
155 ratings
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By The Comprehensible Classroom by Martina Bex
This bundle is designed to teach your students the differences in usage between the Spanish verbs "saber" and "conocer". It contains -a guided notes page for each verb -a 14-page Spanish-language slideshow reading designed for Spanish 1 students
Subjects:
Spanish
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Activities
$5.00
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By The Comprehensible Classroom by Martina Bex
This product is a focused grammar study on the present progressive tense in Spanish that is written for first year Spanish students. It includes -guided notes -a scaffolded formation activity -a reading that targets the present progressive tense
Subjects:
Spanish
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Study Guides, Activities
$4.00
161 ratings
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By The Comprehensible Classroom by Martina Bex
This lesson plan packet is designed to introduce your students to gustar-like verbs in Spanish (backward verbs; like gustar, encantar, doler, etc.). It is appropriate for late Spanish 1, and the full plans will take 90-120 minutes. It includes 2
Subjects:
Spanish
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual)
$3.00
135 ratings
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By The Comprehensible Classroom by Martina Bex
This file contains a notes sheet for o-ue stem change verbs in the present tense, a Spanish-language reading about Brazilian professional skateboarder Leticia Bufoni that highlights o-ue stem change verbs, and a personalized, a communicative
Subjects:
Spanish
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual)
$3.00
141 ratings
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I taught Spanish at a University for two years before switching to a public middle school, where I taught full-time for four years before taking a part time teaching job following the birth of my second child. I now stay home full-time with my four children and moonlight as a teacher trainer and curriculum consultant until my kids are in school and I can return to the classroom. I travel nationally and internationally, training teachers in comprehensible input strategies. For a list of workshops that I offer, please click here.

MY TEACHING STYLE

I teach using TPRS®/Comprehensible Input because SLA theory and research support it and I can personally attest to its efficacy! I incorporate Cooperative Learning and limited Grammar Instruction. My passion is writing lesson plans that (1) teach culture to students in without departing from the target language, even to Novice language learners, and (2) support common core standards through the use of non-fiction, classic literature, and critical thinking and questioning.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Outstanding Student Teacher of World Language (2002) "QAR Strategies for Differentiating Questions" presentation selected as Best of AFLA/Best of PNCFL (2015) President, Alaskans for Language Acquisition (2016)

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Nazareth College of Rochester; Bachelor's Degree in Spanish; Adolescent Education 7-12 Certification Program Completed. Syracuse University; Masters Degree in Spanish Language, Literature, and Culture; Certificate in Latin American and Caribbean Studies

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

My experience abroad includes a semester in Valencia, Spain, a summer missions internship in Oaxaca, Mexico, and church mission trips to Ensenada, Mexico and the surrounding villages.

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