It is here! Unit 2 - ¿Quieres pizza? This is the unit AFTER Unit 1 - Me gusta. It uses the song and activities that I have posted before in ¿Te gusta la pizza?. I have used this unit in my own Kindergarten class for at least the last 5 years. It is one of my … Continue reading NEW! Unit 2 – ¿Quieres pizza?
I finally was able to sit down and write up what I do in Kindergarten for my FIRST unit. This could be used for Pre-K through 2nd grade. This unit is all about our favorite foods and what we don't like to eat. Check it out HERE.
When I saw this post by Señora Speedy I was SO excited to do this. Picasso Portraits - Integrating Art & World Languages After the unit "El rey no tiene una boca" I introduced Picasso and his work. Below are the lesson plans from my 1st-2nd grade classes. I think it could be adapted for an … Continue reading ¡NO, NO, NO, PICASSO! – art lesson in the Target Language
I have had some emails the last few weeks about Elementary Curriculum and Lesson Planning. If you are one of those people, you are not alone. I do not have all the answers but I am 10 years into this journey so I can tell you what I know so far. I invite you on […]
I use Martina Bex's curriculum for 6th-8th grade. In Unit 8 one of the target structures is "sabes." I use a song called ¡Colores Colores! with my little students, and it fits well with this unit. It is a children's song written for a younger audience, but I created resources to use the premise of why you … Continue reading Me gustan los colores. ¿Sabes porqué?
I learned at iFLT 2016 that using the interests of your students goes a LONG way to providing compelling input and building community. So I knew I wanted to do something with Pokémon Go. Here is what I have been doing in class and my future plans. After the first few days of asking ¿Adónde fuiste? (Where … Continue reading ¡Pokémon Go! What I am doing in my classroom?
I got this idea from Keith Toda when he wrote about a post reading activity called Stultus. He got the idea from James Hosler, a fellow CI Latin teacher in Ohio. I took his idea and changed it to fit my K-8 Spanish classroom. There are two versions. REVIEWING A STORY (Listening) After telling a story in … Continue reading ¡PARA!- review game