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Argentina - Culture, Language, Accent (Spanish)

Argentina - Culture, Language, Accent (Spanish)

his is a full 60 minute lesson class about Argentina - targeted towards any level Spanish in middle/high school. This lesson includes a no prep powerpoint, guided notes, and a fun communicative activity where students are the Pope and Messi. Powerpoint/Google Slides + Guided Notes: Gives students basic information about the Argentina (Mothers of May, tango, food, sports) - and then gives students rules about how Argentinas typically speak (voseo, y–> SH, ll–>sh). Students then listen to people with Argentina accents in videos, and focus on the accent and pronunciation. Communicative Activity: Students then take on the role of the Pope and Messi- and read a conversation out loud with their partner. They use their best Argentine accents and fill in the blanks of what their friend said (speaking puzzle/fill in the blank activity). After they answer comprehension questions in English. Creative Activity: As an exit ticket, students create a comic or fun drawings, using the slang they learned in class to represent what they’ve learned in a fun new way! I recommend using the google slides (included in the powerpoint) and the notes are included as well!
stephaniehmetzger
Spain - Culture, Language, and Accent Lesson (Spanish)

Spain - Culture, Language, and Accent Lesson (Spanish)

This is a full 60 minute lesson class about Spain - targeted towards any level Spanish in middle/high school. This lesson includes a no prep powerpoint, guided notes, and a fun communicative activity. Powerpoint/Google Slides + Guided Notes: Gives students basic information about the Spain (music, food, major cities, sports) - and then gives students four rules about how Spaniards typically speak (z–> th, G & J). Students then listen to famous singers and soccer players (Andrés Iniesta and Enrique Iglesias) and focus on the accent and pronunciation. Communicative Activity: Students then take on the role of Andrés Iniesta and Enrique Iglesias- and read a conversation out loud with their partner. They use their best Spaniard accents and fill in the blanks of what their friend said (speaking puzzle/fill in the blank activity). After they answer comprehension questions in English. Creative Activity: As an exit ticket, students create a comic or fun drawings like Mr.Wonderful, using the slang they learned in class to represent what they’ve learned in a fun new way! I recommend using the google slides (included in the powerpoint) and the notes are included as well!
stephaniehmetzger
Winter Olympics Spanish Sports - PowerPoints, Worksheets, and Activities

Winter Olympics Spanish Sports - PowerPoints, Worksheets, and Activities

I love the Olympics – so I made a mini unit about sports revolving around the winter Olympics 2018 focusing on athletes from Spanish speaking countries. This resource includes all of the following – No prep needed! -Powerpoint for the week - including fun vocab games, and interactive activities -Worksheets for the following New Sports Vocab - Student Led Students read about athletes competing in the 2018 winter olympics from Spain and Argentina, and using context clues find the vocabulary (relating to winter sports and sports in general) and answer questions about sports they play. Additionally asks students to think and analyze why there are less spanish speaking countries in the winter olympics. Sparks interest and discussion, and answer key included. Fun Olympics Meme Homework Fun worksheet where students see funny pictures of Olympic athletes and then write their own memes/captions with the sentence starter “Esta es mi cara cuando…”. No prep needed - can be a homework or fun class activity, which can be extended to students searching photos and writing their own captions. Communicative Activity - ¿Qué deporte juegas? ¿Cuándo? students are given a model, and walk around the room asking other what sport they play and when. Students then write down the response of their peer in third person and graph the results of the class. -Links to review websites for the vocabulary (Quizizz) and the Google slides version of the powerpoint. Highly recommend using the link in the resource for the Google Slides version over the Power Point file, also Google slides version will give you access to the other documents as well (how long the Powerpoint will last you, depends on your bell schedule and how long class periods are. This lasted me four full days of school with 55 minute class periods.)
stephaniehmetzger
Juegos Olímpicos Spanish Sport Vocab

Juegos Olímpicos Spanish Sport Vocab

No prep, student led, cultural reading, and new vocab activity for Spanish classes. Students read about athletes competing in the 2018 winter olympics from Spain and Argentina, and using context clues find the vocabulary (relating to winter sports and sports in general) and answer questions about sports they play. Additionally asks students to think and analyze why there are less spanish speaking countries in the winter olympics. Sparks interest and discussion, and answer key included.
stephaniehmetzger
Spanish Winter Olympics 2018 Meme Activity

Spanish Winter Olympics 2018 Meme Activity

Inspired by Kyle Carr’s funny memes from the olympics - fun worksheet where students see funny pictures of Olympic athletes and then write their own memes/captions with the sentence starter “Esta es mi cara cuando…”. No prep needed - can be a homework or fun class activity, which can be extended to students searching photos and writing their own captions.
stephaniehmetzger
Quinceañera Group Project

Quinceañera Group Project

Have students learn by doing! Very minimum prep needed from teachers, and guides students with rubrics for self-directed learning - with genuine motivation as at the end of the projects students throw a quinceañera in class! Spilt class into three groups: Restaurant Group: Create the menus, organize the food to bring for the party, and serve the food (all in Spanish!) Great way to create an authentic ordering and serving Spanish conversation Invitation Group: Create the invites for the party to hand out to students and adults, also the option for a second project addition of making games and decorations, Dance Group: Create a dance choreography to bachata for the quinceañera - includes a playlist of videos for your students to learn from. Example videos from my classroom. Speeches for mother and father of the quince girl. Includes: -3 group project rubrics -A Powerpoint including a video, notes, writing prompts, and an outline for your quinceañera in class -Bachata Dance videos
stephaniehmetzger
Infinitives Spanish Worksheet

Infinitives Spanish Worksheet

Infinitives warm up activity in Spanish, to get students thinking about what an infinitive is before working with new tenses. They organize the verbs into AR,ER, and IR - can easily be extended. Uses common verbs in Spanish
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Soy una Taza - Song and Cooking Vocab Spanish

Soy una Taza - Song and Cooking Vocab Spanish

No prep needed! In this worksheet there is a matching warmup, where students match the vocabulary from Soy una taza (the song --> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6AdJPY2Hf7U) Next, the students watch the video and fill in the lyrics to the song using the vocab from the warm up. Finally, I have students learn the dance and act out all the vocab. (my students are in middle school, even though the song is primary they love it!)
stephaniehmetzger
Spanish Question Word Poster/Handout

Spanish Question Word Poster/Handout

This Poster has fun images to help students remember what key question words mean, you can enlarge this at a staples/etc or give it to the students as a handout. Por qué - the letter Y/ Why? Dónde - a werewolf/ Where? Cuándo - a venn diagram/ When? (venn/when) Cómo - howling wolf/ How? Quién - an owl/ Who? Cuál - a witch/ Which? Qué - a light bulb/ What? (watt*)
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Vivir Mi Vida Cloze Lyrics Activity

Vivir Mi Vida Cloze Lyrics Activity

Great way to review simple future with Marc Anthony's song. This worksheet includes a present tense review of who Marc Anthony is, then a fill in the blank for the lyrics (youtube video with lyrics is called Vivir mi Vida ir + a + infinitive), then allows students to translate the main parts of the song, and then create their own version about how they want to live their life. Cloze
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