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Mi Escuela & Las Asignaturas - Spanish Speaking Bundle

Mi Escuela & Las Asignaturas - Spanish Speaking Bundle

9 x No prep pairwork speaking activities Topic: Mi Escuela & Las Asignaturas Encourage fluency and confidence using Spanish with thematic conversation activities. 1) Educación 2) Idiomas 3) Religión 4) Historia 5) Geografía 6) Ciencia 7) Arte 8) Números 9) Musica Part 1: Photo description & comparison Encourages use of linking terms, connectors and cohesive devices Vocabulary acquisition Part 2: Discussion questions Debates Agree / disagree Advantages / disadvantages Encourages fluency and confidence using Spanish Can be used for a 1-1 speaking class or pair-work activity in a large class Instructions for PART 1: 1) Working with a partner with the same photo (student As with As, Bs with Bs), students attempt to identify the vocabulary in their photo. (alternatively, for low-level students, the teacher can provide students with a vocabulary list and the students label the photo). 2) Change pairs to AB. 3) Student A describes photo while student B listens attentively. 4) Student B describes photo while student A listens attentively. 5) Still without looking at each other’s photos, students attempt to identify 3 differences between their photos. Students may now look at each other’s photos and describe 2-3 differences each. Encourage use of CONNECTORS: En primer lugar, En segundo lugar, Finalmente Sin embargo, Por otra parte, Mientras que Además, También, Es más Instructions for PART 2 1) Students ask each other the discussion questions. Encourage students to: Extend their answers Elicit more information Agree / disagree with their partners Justify their arguments 2) Students try and report to their new partner everything they can remember which their old partner has just told them. Encourage students to use the questions to guide their memory. GAMIFICATION ALTERNATIVES PROVIDED WITH THE INSTRUCTIONS (explicado en español)
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Spanish Speaking Activity Bundle 2

Spanish Speaking Activity Bundle 2

16 x No prep pair-work speaking activity. Encourage fluency and confidence using Spanish with thematic conversation activities. 1) Entretenimiento 2) Fama 3) Familia 4) Fiestas 5) Futuro 6) Geografía 7) Historia 8) Humor 9) Idiomas 10) Infancia 11) Internet 12) Inventos 13) Medio ambiente 14) Moda 15) Música 16) Naciones Part 1: Photo description & comparison Encourages use of linking terms, connectors and cohesive devices Vocabulary acquisition Part 2: Discussion questions Debates Agree / disagree Advantages / disadvantages Encourages fluency and confidence using Spanish Can be used for a 1-1 speaking class or pair-work activity in a large class Instructions for PART 1: 1) Working with a partner with the same photo (student As with As, Bs with Bs), students attempt to identify the vocabulary in their photo. (alternatively, for low-level students, the teacher can provide students with a vocabulary list and the students label the photo). 2) Change pairs to AB. 3) Student A describes photo while student B listens attentively. 4) Student B describes photo while student A listens attentively. 5) Still without looking at each other’s photos, students attempt to identify 3 differences between their photos. Students may now look at each other’s photos and describe 2-3 differences each. Encourage use of CONNECTORS: En primer lugar, En segundo lugar, Finalmente Sin embargo, Por otra parte, Mientras que Además, También, Es más Instructions for PART 2 1) Students ask each other the discussion questions. Encourage students to: Extend their answers Elicit more information Agree / disagree with their partners Justify their arguments 2) Students try and report to their new partner everything they can remember which their old partner has just told them. Encourage students to use the questions to guide their memory. GAMIFICATION ALTERNATIVES PROVIDED WITH THE INSTRUCTIONS (explicado en español)
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Historia - Spanish Speaking Activity

Historia - Spanish Speaking Activity

No prep pair-work speaking activity. Topic of conversation: Historia Part 1: Photo description & comparison Encourages use of linking terms, connectors and cohesive devices Vocabulary acquisition Part 2: Discussion questions Debates Agree / disagree Advantages / disadvantages Encourages fluency and confidence using Spanish Can be used for a 1-1 speaking class or pair-work activity in a large class Instructions for PART 1: 1) Working with a partner with the same photo (student As with As, Bs with Bs), students attempt to identify the vocabulary in their photo. (alternatively, for low-level students, the teacher can provide students with a vocabulary list and the students label the photo). 2) Change pairs to AB. 3) Student A describes photo while student B listens attentively. 4) Student B describes photo while student A listens attentively. 5) Still without looking at each other’s photos, students attempt to identify 3 differences between their photos. Students may now look at each other’s photos and describe 2-3 differences each. Encourage use of CONNECTORS: En primer lugar, En segundo lugar, Finalmente Sin embargo, Por otra parte, Mientras que Además, También, Es más Instructions for PART 2 1) Students ask each other the discussion questions. Encourage students to: Extend their answers Elicit more information Agree / disagree with their partners Justify their arguments 2) Students try and report to their new partner everything they can remember which their old partner has just told them. Encourage students to use the questions to guide their memory. GAMIFICATION ALTERNATIVES PROVIDED WITH THE INSTRUCTIONS
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Don't mention the [Spanish Civil] War

Don't mention the [Spanish Civil] War

Between 1975 and the 1990s el pacto del olvido [Pact of Forgetting] meant that Spanish people did not discuss the events in Spain from 1936-9. This lesson looks at the reasons behind these events.
IBMT
La Guerra Civil (planeando el golpe de estado)

La Guerra Civil (planeando el golpe de estado)

1) Put the conversation in order 2) Put the correct English next to the messages in Spanish. This provides a good timeline for the coup d'etat. The conversations were made by a Spanish newspaper, once I remember I'll put the credit in.
OliverWalsh
PRIMARY SPANISH FACTS ACTIVITIES 1

PRIMARY SPANISH FACTS ACTIVITIES 1

PERFECT FOR INTRODUCING AND EXPLORING THE SPANISH-SPEAKING WORLD! - 20 FASCINATING FACTS CARDS, 28 CHALLENGE CARDS, DIFFERENTIATED WRITING/COMPREHENSION ACTIVITIES AND WHOLE-GROUP PRESENTATION / DISCUSSION ACTIVITY ABOUT ALL THINGS SPANISH! This resource really does help to create a lively language learning environment, and offer a popular alternative to more traditional, teacher-led ’information about Spain’ lessons. Children can develop their knowledge of SPAIN AND SPANISH - and through guided whole-group discussion - their home/host country too, in a cooperative, communicative and interactive way, in part independently of the teacher. There is a bonus multi-focus on listening, speaking, pronunciation, reading, writing and spelling, and is a great way of aligning language learning with developing literacy skills in English. This resource comprises the following: 20 FACTS CARDS - there are four facts in each of the following five topic groups: GEOGRAPHY, COUNTRY, LANDMARKS, LANGUAGE and FOOD. There are four cards per A4 sheet, making them the perfect size for young learners. The language on each of the cards ranges from fairly basic to more advanced, which challenges and enhances children’s English skills. WRITING/COMPREHENSION CHALLENGE 1 - there are 2 options: either 2 or 4 fact recording boxes per A4 page. Children read their selected facts, and copy the information in the boxes. Encourage children to be as accurate as possible with their spelling and punctuation, to pay particular attention to the spelling and accents of the SPANISH words that are included, and of course to make sure they are recording the facts in their best handwriting. WRITING/COMPREHENSION CHALLENGE 2 - there are also 2 options: 2 or 4 fact recording boxes in this challenge level. However, there is a more open-ended task: responding to the question “What did you learn?”. This requires children to read their fact card, process the information, and then recreate it in their own words, describing the fact in the context of what they have learned. 28 DIFFERENTIATED COMPREHENSION CHALLENGE CARDS, with answer sheet WHOLE-GROUP PRESENTATION/DISCUSSION ACTIVITY, with every fact included in the presentation resource - I’ve found this a really useful means of encouraging and stimulating classroom discussion. Children can reflect on what they already know about SPAIN, and share it with their peers. Use the facts themselves to prompt discussion about the home/host country, eg “What is our capital city? Is it also our largest city?”, which really does create a successful cross-curricular learning environment. This pack comprises 6 non-editable files in a zipped format. Please read the TERMS OF USE carefully - the pack is copyright, and for single-teacher/purchaser use only. ¡MUCHAS GRACIAS Y BUEN VIAJE!
LivelyLearning
KS3 Spanish Cover Lesson Design your own City

KS3 Spanish Cover Lesson Design your own City

Lesson Covers: How to describe your city (imaginary!) - what's in it and what it has e.g. my city has a king, watchtowers, walls and a dragon. This works best as a cover lesson. It is easy for non-specialists to follow but supports and challenges KS3 students of Spanish well. Could also be adapted for use in lessons by specialists in order to revise 'what's in one's city / town'. It is helpful, but not necessary, if the students have some knowledge of connectives, adjectives and SER / TENER in Spanish. Important key words are provided in each activity of lesson. Dictionaries needed. Lesson involves: Differentiated objectives and starter (quick translation) activity. Activity 1: Teams work to look up words (in Spanish) used to describe what's in a city e.g. murallas, atalayas etc. Next slide gives answers to students so they can write down whatever they were unable to find. Activity 2: Differentiated translation task using key vocabulary they have just looked up in teams. Key words provided as well as higher challenge. Next slide contains answers for peer / self-assessment. Main and final activity: students design and label their own city using key words / sentences they have been working on throughout lesson. Again, this is differentiated by task with key works provided on ppt. Bubble snake review to finish.
Miriam81
Research project (Motivational triggers) for KS3 Spanish - La maquina del tiempo (AQA new spec)

Research project (Motivational triggers) for KS3 Spanish - La maquina del tiempo (AQA new spec)

This is a research project lesson (or two lessons really) that I created for my year 8 Spanish students. The writing example can be easily adapted if more structures are to be added. The idea is to promote independent learning via research. Students have to research information about past or future events that they would like to visit if they were to have a time machine and create a poster or a set of notes. Students decide on the task and start researching relevant information using their iPads/ Chromebooks. At the same time they create a cardboard / paper time machine and produce a piece of writing as per model answer. In the end they stick their written notes / writing around the time machine (or attach it to their poster with researched information). The whole process takes about 2 lessons and is perfect for the end of the topic as you can incorporate all of the structures / vocabulary learned during the term! Note: the writing example is oriented on the working knowledge of conditional tense and related popular expressions. Please let me know if you have any other ideas on how this project can be implemented.If you still have some time left you can enjoy few games I have inserted to simply have fun during the (possibly) last lesson of the year.
madsheep_123
SPANISH 5 DAY Graphic Organizer Lesson Plan Kit (Primary School Learners)

SPANISH 5 DAY Graphic Organizer Lesson Plan Kit (Primary School Learners)

SPANISH 5 DAY Graphic Organizer Lesson Plan Kit contains 5 days of lesson plans based around the construction of Graphic Organizers. Activities include mini research projects on Spanish Speaking countries and Vocabulary Synonym|Antonym projects amongst others The kit includes: - 5 detailed lesson plans - 5 Graphic templates for the assembly of of the Graphic Organizer elements - Detailed instructions for assembly Total Pages 12 pages
giomanuel
Spanish Cultural & Writing Activities:Build & Colour your own AZTECA Deity

Spanish Cultural & Writing Activities:Build & Colour your own AZTECA Deity

Spanish Cultural & Writing Activities:Build & Colour your own AZTECA Deity Includes: - Cut & Paste Build & Colour your own AZTECA Deity - 10 Illustrated Worksheets of Writing and Vocabulary Activities - Crosswords| Wordsearches etc... Suitable for Primary School Spanish Learners Total Pages 24 pages Answer Key Included
giomanuel
Spanish Cultural Lesson|December Festivities: La Virgen de Guadalupe

Spanish Cultural Lesson|December Festivities: La Virgen de Guadalupe

Spanish Cultural Lesson on the popular Latin American festivity of La Virgen de Guadalupe on on December 12th. Contains: - Text on the origin of the cult of La Virgen de Guadalupe - Comprehension questions based on the text - A4 size outline of La Virgen de Guadalupe to colour in|Customise|Cut-outs - 1 Word-search based on the theme - 1 Crossword based on the theme - 5 pages of Vocabulary skills exercises based on the theme
giomanuel
Encuesta Cultural El Salvador / Cultural Research El Salvador

Encuesta Cultural El Salvador / Cultural Research El Salvador

A worksheet with some questions about El Salvador which I did with my Yr9 students studying Spanish when learning about Spanish speaking countries in the world. Students answered the questions in pairs and created a Powerpoint presentation which they then shared with the rest of the class. I have also attached the answers to the questions. Enjoy and don't forget to feedback :-)
kbreizh
LOS NUMEROS Y LOS MAYAS

LOS NUMEROS Y LOS MAYAS

Two lessons on Spanish numbers from 13 to 31 and a series of activities introducing the Maya culture and Mayan numerals. It includes a power point presentation, a worksheet with extensions for the medium/high ability and a simplified version for the low ability, plus three support sheets. Special attention has been put on improving cultural awareness of the Spanish speaking world, in line with the new GCSE specification. Learning Objectives: 1. Learn numbers in Spanish from 13 to 31. 2. Learn about the Maya Culture Success Criteria: * By the end of this lesson all students will be able to remember Spanish numbers from 13 to 20. * By the end of this lesson most students will be able to remember Spanish numbers from 21 to 30. * By the end of this lesson some students will have learnt some facts about the Maya civilisation. List of activities: 1. Mistake recognition task in which students have to find spelling, agreement and/or grammar mistakes on a set of five sentences. The slide includes a timer, some extra vocabulary for support and its is differentiated by outcome (ALL must complete 1-3, MOST will complete 1-4 and SOME will complete 1-5 in the time given: between 5'-10'). This task is to be peer-assessed: grade and target. 2. Presentation of numbers from 13 to 30. Teacher to elicit three patterns (i.e. "Dieci" + number 1-9). 3. Listening task. Teacher to read/spell the names of five individuals and to state their ages. Revision of the Spanish alphabet. Teacher to elicit the pattern for numbers from 31-39 ("Treinta y" + number 1-9). This task is to be self-assessed. 4. Oral Practice ("¿Qué número es?"). Teacher to check pupil's understanding (no "hands-up"). 5. Vocabulary Matching-Up. This task is to be completed in groups of 3 or more. Teacher to elicit cognate recognition. 6. Short presentation of the Maya Culture in the TL (CLIL), followed by a matching up of new words and pictures. 7. Dictionary task, followed by word classification (noun, verb and adjective). This task is to be completed in pairs. Praise points to be awarded to the couple that finishes first. 8. Fill-in the gaps exercise, recycling all vocabulary from tasks 5-7. It could be executed as a listening task, as I have inserted in the presentation a clip from the Museo Nacional de Antropología in Ciudad de México (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uZGxQAO8FLQ) 9. Presentation on Mayan numerals. Students are provided with a section of a Maya Codex and have to find as many numbers as they can spot. 10. AfL Exercise: Students to reflect on their own learning. Follow-up: Students should be encouraged to develop their own research on the Maya culture, either individually or in groups.
dberenguer
Booklet of Madrid and Toledo with exercises (GCSE, intermediate level)

Booklet of Madrid and Toledo with exercises (GCSE, intermediate level)

This resource is ideal for students who are going to visit Madrid and Toledo or want to know more about some of Madrid's and Toledo's main cultural attractions. My students have used this booklet in a school trip and completed the activities while they were visiting the cities. The booklet is 15 pages long and it includes various exercises on: - 3 paintings of El Museo del Prado : Las Meninas, El Jardín de las Delicias and Los Fusilamientos de Moncloa. - La Plaza Mayor de Madrid - La Sinagoga del tránsito (Toledo) - El Museo Sefardí (Toledo) - La Catedral de Toledo - the famous painting by El Greco: El entierro del Señor Orgaz Please, leave a comment after downloading! Thank you! Visit my TES shop, THE SPANISH WORKSHOP, for tons of great Spanish resources. Sales are awaiting you every week!
VTarantino
Spanish Cinco de Mayo Crossword Puzzle Worksheet and Vocabulary

Spanish Cinco de Mayo Crossword Puzzle Worksheet and Vocabulary

Spanish Cinco de Mayo Crossword Puzzle Worksheet and Vocabulary - This puzzle contains 15 clues for words, places and people associated with Cinco de Mayo, and 7 images representing the clues. Sample words are: desfiles, México, Francia, tortillas, celebración, cinco de mayo, mariachi, Puebla, and Napoleón. Students are instructed to: 1. Write Spanish words under each picture. 2. Write the Spanish meaning next to each clue. 3. Complete the puzzle with Spanish words. The download includes: 1. Bilingual vocabulary list, copied 2 per page for paper saving student handouts 2. Crossword puzzle 3. Answer key with the Spanish words next to the clues 3 pages
suesummersshop
El camino hacia El Dorado – Video Companion  (All in Spanish) by Lonnie Dai Zovi

El camino hacia El Dorado – Video Companion (All in Spanish) by Lonnie Dai Zovi

El camino hacia El Dorado – Video Companion (All in Spanish) Good Spanish teachers realize the power of videos for inputting more aural language. Of course the usefulness of videos is improved with the use of reinforcement and expansion activities. This 24 page packet contains: 1. Summaries in two levels- low and intermediate. 2. Vocabulary lists 3. Crossword puzzle 4. Vocabulary and grammar exercises (in two levels of Spanish) based on the summaries 5. Vocab and sequencing for level one 6. Venn diagrams for separating fact, exaggeration and fantasy 7. Relevant brief information(of course in Spanish) on : • the Mesoamerican ballgame • the prophesy of the European arrival • the legend of El Dorado • Xibalba • Cortés 8. Educational colouring sheets of: • Mayan ceremonial site (pyramid etc.) • Couple in elegant Mayan dress • Jaguar • Mesoamerican ball game 9. Answers to questions and crossword puzzle There are many activities not included here that can be used with this video and unit on Mesoamerica (speaking about the movie, asking /answering oral questions, writing their own summaries, drawing a comic strip summary with captions in Spanish, arts and crafts, research etc.)
lonniedaizovi
Martin Luther King Day Spanish Word Search, Vocabulary, and Image IDs

Martin Luther King Day Spanish Word Search, Vocabulary, and Image IDs

Martin Luther King Day Spanish Word Search, Vocabulary, and Image IDs - Students are instructed to: 1. Write the English translation next to each clue 2. Find the Spanish word in the word search 3. Write a Spanish word under each image There are 16 clues with words related to Martin Luther King. Examples are: Nobel Prize, peace, equality, liberty, demonstration, and I have a dream. There are also 7 clip art images to identify. Also included: 1. Bilingual word list with 16 words. 2. Answer key This puzzle activity is a good substitute lesson plan. When the puzzle is complete, students can work with partners to quiz each other on the vocabulary from the word list.
suesummersshop
Martin Luther King Day Spanish Vocabulary Crossword and Word List

Martin Luther King Day Spanish Vocabulary Crossword and Word List

Martin Luther King Day Spanish Vocabulary Crossword and Word List - Students are instructed to: 1. Write the Spanish translation next to each clue 2. Complete the crossword puzzle 3. Write a Spanish word under each image There are 16 clues with words related to Martin Luther King such as equality, liberty, peace, demonstration, I have a dream, etc. and 7 clip art images to identify. Also included is a bilingual word list with 16 words. This can be used by students for pair work. This is a helpful sub lesson plan!
suesummersshop
The Mexican Day of the Dead

The Mexican Day of the Dead

Presentation that shows the origins of the day of the dead, why is it important for Mexican culture and how do people celebrate nowadays.
avilchez
Primary/KS2 Spanish and history- WW2 and Spanish unit of work

Primary/KS2 Spanish and history- WW2 and Spanish unit of work

WW2/Spanish (without audio) Unit of 5 lessons- Year groups- 3/4 It can be used by any Key stage 2 class studying Spanish and WW2. This cross curricular lesson plan is designed to be taught alongside your history lessons and to make your Spanish lessons purposeful. The unit contains 5 lessons which you can buy as a bulk or you can buy a lesson at a time. The lessons cover WW2/Spanish specific vocabulary, countries involved in WW2, evacuee feelings, suitcase contents of an evacuee and food rationing. History curriculum objectives • a study of an aspect or theme in British history that extends pupils’ chronological knowledge beyond 1066 Lesson 1 – Looking at WW2 vocabulary Lesson 2-Countries involved in WW2 (without audio) Lesson 3- Evacuee Feelings (without audio) Lesson 4-Evacuee suitcase contents (without audio) Lesson 5- Food Rationing (without audio) With audio is available at www.lis4learning.com
Lisforlanguage
Spanish around the world

Spanish around the world

Cross-curriculum with history, this presentation explains with images the reason why Columbus set off for India and ended up in the Caribbean instead and the later repercussions it had for the Spanish Empire. The second document 'some facts' has explanations for each of the pictures
avilchez
Los egipcios

Los egipcios

A blog post with links ideas and resources for cross curricular linking of Spanish with study of Ancient Egypt. Aimed at Primary but lots of resources suitable for KS3.
lisilu
Diamond Jubilee Card Sort in 3 Languages

Diamond Jubilee Card Sort in 3 Languages

This is a card sort activity to create a timeline of the last 60 years. Sheets to be printed and cut up. Use English and /or pictures to match to French, German or Spanish and then to dates. Timeline then could be drawn for display or in exercise books. Or made into PowerPoint, as required!
madame_droite
Voces Inocentes - Lesson 10 (of 10)

Voces Inocentes - Lesson 10 (of 10)

This is a module of work on the film Voces Inocentes. There is no need to watch all of the film to do this module. I have used clips of it available on YouTube to draw out all of the ideas and themes.
rhawkes
Voces Inocentes - Lesson 9 (of 10)

Voces Inocentes - Lesson 9 (of 10)

This is a module of work on the film Voces Inocentes. There is no need to watch all of the film to do this module. I have used clips of it available on YouTube to draw out all of the ideas and themes.
rhawkes
Voces Inocentes - Lesson 8 (of 10)

Voces Inocentes - Lesson 8 (of 10)

This is a module of work on the film Voces Inocentes. There is no need to watch all of the film to do this module. I have used clips of it available on YouTube to draw out all of the ideas and themes.
rhawkes
Voces Inocentes - Lesson 7 (of 10)

Voces Inocentes - Lesson 7 (of 10)

This is a module of work on the film Voces Inocentes. There is no need to watch all of the film to do this module. I have used clips of it available on YouTube to draw out all of the ideas and themes.
rhawkes
Voces Inocentes - Lesson 6 (of 10)

Voces Inocentes - Lesson 6 (of 10)

This is a module of work on the film Voces Inocentes. There is no need to watch all of the film to do this module. I have used clips of it available on YouTube to draw out all of the ideas and themes.
rhawkes
Voces Inocentes - Lesson 5 (of 10)

Voces Inocentes - Lesson 5 (of 10)

This is a module of work on the film Voces Inocentes. There is no need to watch all of the film to do this module. I have used clips of it available on YouTube to draw out all of the ideas and themes.
rhawkes
Voces Inocentes - Lesson 4 (of 10)

Voces Inocentes - Lesson 4 (of 10)

This is a module of work on the film Voces Inocentes. There is no need to watch all of the film to do this module. I have used clips of it available on YouTube to draw out all of the ideas and themes.
rhawkes
Voces Inocentes - Lesson 3 (of 10)

Voces Inocentes - Lesson 3 (of 10)

This is a module of work on the film Voces Inocentes. There is no need to watch all of the film to do this module. I have used clips of it available on YouTube to draw out all of the ideas and themes.
rhawkes
Voces Inocentes - Lesson 2 (of 10)

Voces Inocentes - Lesson 2 (of 10)

This is a module of work on the film Voces Inocentes. There is no need to watch all of the film to do this module. I have used clips of it available on YouTube to draw out all of the ideas and themes.
rhawkes
Voces Inocentes - Lesson 1 (of 10)

Voces Inocentes - Lesson 1 (of 10)

This is a module of work on the film Voces Inocentes. There is no need to watch all of the film to do this module. I have used clips of it available on YouTube to draw out all of the ideas and themes. It's a brilliant film I think.
rhawkes
Famous Spanish People

Famous Spanish People

A webpage with links to information about some famous Spaniards. There are downloadable worksheets on the webpage.
dsoggiu