Web-based. Students use KEY WORDS to search the internet.
Websites are often unreliable but key words always work.
Each of the six downloads has 10 general assignments. Each assignment has 3 levels of difficulty, therefore 30 writing suggestions per download.
Total 180 bilingual writing assignments.
The assignments are classroom tested, so students cannot cut and paste! They are written in such a way that the student researches the subject, then puts it together creatively.
Differentiated. For every assignments there are three levels of difficulty.
The many, many key words introduce students to names and places they have never heard of and allow them to explore the great wealth of the Spanish speaking world. For example, if you ask students to look up photography, they will waste precious time and come up with inapropriate materials. But ask to look up Manuel Álvarez Bravo, a whole new world opens. Add to that a specific request, and presto, you have interested students and great results.
Let your students follow their own interests. There are assignments on sports, ecology, artists, places and more.