¡¡HOLA!! Happy Valentine's Day!!! If you teach little ones then enjoy the sugar rush. If you teach middle schoolers then... I'm sorry. (Love my middle schoolers but Valentine's is a middle school teachers Kryptonite) What is NEW? well...newish I have 4 stories for you. It is actually 2 stories that with 2 different versions. They follow … Continue reading SALE & new(ish) stories!!
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 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?
So I have followed Annabelle Allen in provided DANCING brain breaks. SO MUCH FUN!! I want to share some of the songs I have been using. One is the Viral Video - El Pollito Pío. (This song has been translated into 20 different languages!) https://youtu.be/dhsy6epaJGs I use this song as a Brain Break as well … Continue reading El Pollito Pío- VIRAL VIDEO
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