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?
If you haven't checked it out yet, my first unit ME GUSTA is available on Teachers Pay Teachers. I have been amazed by the interest, and I hope that all of you who have started the year with ME GUSTA, your year has started smoothly. I started my new Kindergarteners in this unit and used … Continue reading ME GUSTA unit – Where are my students?
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.
So this past week I taught at a Gifted Program Academic 1 week camp. I had an hour and a half with 10-12 upper elementary kids for a week. I was SUPER nervous since this was new territory for me. PQA- So I started with food which is a PQA activity that I feel very … Continue reading 1 week language camp plan – Are you a picky eater?
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 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
I really enjoy watching improv. Our school has an improv group that performs twice a year. Every time I see games that might work in my classroom. Here are 2 examples of improv games that my students like. I have used these with 4th grade and up. Director's Cut 1) Choose a story/poem, or it could be a scene … Continue reading Improv in Spanish class