** I heard a story very similar to this at iFLT 2016 from the AMAZING Jason Fritz. He kinda came up with it on the spot. (cuz he can do that.) El Monstruo en el Armario PRESENT TENSE - Version 1 (JPEG below & PDF file HERE) PRESENT TENSE - Version 2 (JPEG below & PDF file … Continue reading El Monstruo en el Armario
OK don't start your email or comments...yet. Hear me out. I am proposing not insisting. For years I stared my younger classes with the days of the week, date, weather etc. My older classes started with a few questions reviewing what we did the class time before (translate the sentences, fill in the blank, answer these basic … Continue reading The case AGAINST BELLRINGERS and CALENDAR TIME
If you took a vacation under a rock then maybe you have not heard of Bomba Estéreo's AWESOME song "SOY YO" In fact I know I am late to the game creating plans for this song Sometimes I start the year with the same lesson plans for 6th-8th grade with little modifications between classes. It … Continue reading Back to school “SOY YO”
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?
Because of the AWESOME videos released during SEÑOR WOOLY WEEK, I updated my bracket to include the new videos along with adding Me Duele which was not included in the original. Get the NEW & IMPROVED BRACKET here. 1) Each of the students fill out their own bracket (just like a March Madness tournament bracket). 2) … Continue reading NEW & UPDATED Señor Wooly March Madness Bracket
If you haven't heard, it is SEÑOR WOOLY WEEK!!!! There are surprises each day for subscribers starting today with the release of the video "NO LO TENGO." My students LOVE Señor Wooly, and the subscription to his website is money well-paid! So I thought we would enjoy Señor Wooly week to the fullest at my school. So … Continue reading Celebrating Señor Wooly Week
So I have taken the plunge into Teachers Pay Teachers. I have so much more appreciation for those teachers that I have bought materials from on TPT. It is so detailed, stressful and scary to put your stuff out there. I was reading a blog post on Musicuentos about the song El Perdón by Nicky Jam (featuring Enrique … Continue reading How my class fell in love with El Perdón by Nicky Jam