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El Gato con Botas

El Gato con Botas

Short workbook to accompany two powerpoints based around El Gato con Botas film. Ideal for KS3 end of term. Designed to be spread over 3/4 lessons.

By sorrentomiss

GCSE Spanish Reading Booklet Exam style questions

GCSE Spanish Reading Booklet Exam style questions

This is a booklet I put together of reading activities, loosely based on AQA together with exam style questions for students to practise their reading.Updated May 2015: Mistakes corrected and answers in a separate document.According to one comment, there is a missing subjunctive but they didn't tell me where...

By misstdunne

3 St. Valentine's activities for young learners of Spanish (primary, Key stage 2 and 3)

3 St. Valentine's activities for young learners of Spanish (primary, Key stage 2 and 3)

This Spanish bundle includes 3 St. Valentine's resources for 8 to 11 year old students learning Spanish. The resources included are:- a memory game (16 pairs of cards ready to cut out and play)- 10 St. Valentine's coupons for classmates and friends (ready fill out and give to someone as a St. Valentine's gift)- a St. Valentine's postcard template to a friendSince it is aimed at children, you will find these resources have a fun and motivating design for young learners.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!

By VTarantino

ST. VALENTINE'S SPANISH BUNDLE UPPER INTERMEDIATE

ST. VALENTINE'S SPANISH BUNDLE UPPER INTERMEDIATE

This bundle includes 4 resources on the topic love and relationship which can be used with upper-intermediate students. The resources included are:- 5 activities around the topic breaking up a relationship based on a Youtube video and a comic by Quino.- 45 cut-out conversation cards- A Reading Comprehension+ Answer Key on the Topic Speed Dating- A personalized poster-worksheet for students to fill outFor further details, please check each resource individually.

By VTarantino

Activities around the topic love and breaking up a relationship Spanish (upper-intermediate)

Activities around the topic love and breaking up a relationship Spanish (upper-intermediate)

This is a 4-pages long resource which includes 5 speaking oriented activities for upper-intermediate students around the topic love and breaking up a relationship. This resource shows a different and fun way to approach the topic breaking up a relationship and can also be used as St. Valentine' s activity, since students will learn how to write a breaking up-letter and practice vocabulary related to love and relationships.The activities included are:- a brainstorming exercise- an activity based on a Youtube video: cuando se acaba el amor- a speaking exercise on different ways to break up a relationship- an exercise based on a comic by Quino: carta de desamor- 5 options to choose from and write about or dramatize in Spanish related to this topic. The worksheet has an inviting and motivating design and all the instructions are written in Spanish. 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!

By VTarantino

Assorted EAL Resources

Assorted EAL Resources

eBooks, Worksheets, Games, Target boards, Dominoes...Teaching is hard enough without resourcing for EAL learners. This useful bundle may just help to make your life that little bit easier.

By duvetpublishing

KS3 Spanish - Authentic texts bundle

KS3 Spanish - Authentic texts bundle

(1) Descriptions (eyes/hair colour) Authentic text Shakira & Piqué- Ideal for KS3 or beginners' Spanish. - Authentic text about Shakira and Piqué to be used as a model for writing a description about somebody else (or their family). - Also includes an artificial text about the Beckhams to allow students to pick up essential vocab and phrases which they may use to form their writing about Shakira and Piqué. - Covers vocab for descriptions, hair and eye colour and family members.(2) ChupaChups (KS3) Authentic text- Presentation and worksheet- Formed part of a Master's level research enquiry at the University of Cambridge- Ideal for KS3 learning colours, descriptions and has links with Salvador Dalí- Includes a range of authentic texts focusing on ChupaChups, including an advert, an authentic reading text (adapted) and some artificial activities- Highly creative and engaging, encourages independent writing.- Can be incorporated into Schemes of Work which deal with colours, descriptions and food/drink.(3) La familia / Family (KS3) Authentic text:- Presentation and worksheet. - Ideal for Yr7 or lower set KS3 learning about families. - Includes an authentic text about Shakira and Piqué. - Includes an artificial reading about the Beckhams. - Students can extract useful language from the text on the Beckhams and apply this to an independent writing task about Shakira and Piqué, based on the information from the authentic text (snapshots of the couple and online profiles)- Incorporates the use of 'es/son' and 'tiene(n)'. - Can be incorporated into Schemes of Work which deal with 'tengo los ojos...', 'tengo el pelo', 'soy/es...' etc.(4) Las familias españolas / Spanish families (KS3) Authentic Text- Presentation and worksheet. - Formed part of a Master's level research enquiry at the University of Cambridge- Ideal for KS3 learning about families / households in Spain. - Includes an authentic text (infograph) about Spanish households, outlining statistics through graphs and images.- Includes an artificial starter activities matching up the descriptions of some famous families in pop culture.- Assesses students' capacity to extract information from authentic Spanish texts- Can be incorporated into Schemes of Work which deal with introducing family members.(5) Salvador Dalí (Colours/Descriptions) (KS3) Authentic text- 2x Presentations and 2x worksheets. - Formed part of a Master's level research enquiry at the University of Cambridge- Ideal for KS3 learning colours and descriptions. - Includes a range of authentic texts focusing on Salvador Dalí, including artwork, quotes, (adapted) authentic readings, links to videos.- Includes a range of activities throughout including starters and plenaries, supported by the handouts.- Highly creative and engaging, encourages independent writing.- Can be incorporated into Schemes of Work which deal with colours and descriptions.

By tcnewman

KS3/4 Spanish - House & free time bundle

KS3/4 Spanish - House & free time bundle

(1) ¿Qué te gusta hacer en tu tiempo libre? / Free time- Ideal for learners of KS3 Spanish.- Colour-coded texts according to word category to support students with dyslexia or lower literacy.- Animated and visually engaging slides.- 'Stretch and challenge' extensions for more able students.- Support for weaker students.- Slides to explain grammar step-by-step to make language more accessible to students, especially 'me gusta/me encanta' + second (infinitive) verb.(2) ¿Qué hay en tu dormitorio / What's in your bedroom?- Whole lesson including worksheet. - Ideal for high ability KS3 and KS4.- Recap of colours.- Recap of activities around the house (present tense). - Introduction of bedroom objects.- Range of activities, both teacher-led and independent.- Optional and differentiated slides to accommodate for 'stretch and challenge' (more able pupils) and support for weaker students.(3) ¿Cómo es tu casa? / What is your house like?- High-level KS3 or KS4 resource.- Colour-coding to show different categories of words and to provide support for students with dyslexia or lower literacy.- Specially-designed audio file.- Speaking activity.- Recap of activities/chores around the house (present tense).- Active reading/writing activity which gets students out of their seat and more engaged with their learning.(4) ¿Cómo sería tu casa ideal? / What would your ideal house be like?- Ideal for KS4 learners of Spanish.- Introduction of conditional tense (basic) using inductive grammar teaching which encourages 'noticing' and independent learning.- Whole class game included.- Modelling and writing activity included.- Colour-coded texts throughout according to category of word in order to support students with dyslexia or lower literacy.- 'Stretch and challenge' extension activities provided.- Carefully scaffolded instructions to support students but also encourage development of skills necessary for the new GSCE spec.- Visuals and animation throughout.(5) Mi casa revision game- Ideal for KS4 after unit of work focussing on home. To be played as a class before any assessment pertaining to home/house.- Recap of bedroom objects.- Recap of colours.- Recap of chores/activities around the house.- Recap of adjectives.- Recap of present vs. conditional.- Recap of 'tener' vs. 'haber', and 'estar'.- Questions range from easy to very challenging.- Students required to translate from both Spanish to English, and English to Spanish.- Students required to look for grammatical errors such as adjectival agreements and gender of nouns.(6) Mi casa revision lesson- Ideal for KS4 after unit of work focussing on home.- Recap of bedroom objects.- Recap of colours.- Recap of chores/activities around the house.- Recap of adjectives.- Recap of present vs. conditional.- Recap of 'tener' vs. 'haber', and 'estar'.- Colour-coded activities to make learning more accessible to dyslexic pupils or students with lower literacy.- Extension/'stretch and challenge' activities provided.

By tcnewman

Spanish KS2, 3, GCSE and A level- How to CONJUGATE (make) verbs- full worksheet

Spanish KS2, 3, GCSE and A level- How to CONJUGATE (make) verbs- full worksheet

This is a four page guide on all the tenses (times in the past present or future) you will need to complete KS3 and almost all GSCE tasks to an A/A* standard. With informal layout and full explanations of what each tense is, and why, with examples, this is an essential guide to ensure you can write, read, hear correctly and speak good, full sentences in tasks.Suitable for revision, a lesson guide or familiarising yourself with Spanish grammar for pupils, teachers, tutors and home schoolers. For ages 11 and upwards and even for primary school students if they are advanced students.

By siobhanthetutor

Grammar Activities Reported Speech Spanish

Grammar Activities Reported Speech Spanish

This resource is 3 pages long and includes 5 activities to practice the Reported Speech in Spanish. The activities are based on a Spanish joke on getting a good job and having good working conditions. It is intended for upper-intermediate levels, AS and A2. All the instructions are written in Spanish. 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!

By VTarantino

Spanish Cultural Lesson| December-January Festivities: El Dia de Reyes

Spanish Cultural Lesson| December-January Festivities: El Dia de Reyes

Spanish Cultural Lesson on the popular Latin American festivity of El Dia de Reyes (Three Wise Men|Biblical Magi) celebrated on January 6th. Contains:- Text on the origin|story behind the tradition of El Dia de Reyes- Comprehension questions based on the text.- A4 size outline of the Three Wise Men to colour in|Customise|Cut-outs- A4 template of a letter to write to the Three Wise Men ( Kids traditionally write a letter to them similarly to how you would write one to Santa)- 1 Word-search based on the theme- 1 Crossword based on the theme- 5 pages of Vocabulary skills exercises based on the theme

By giomanuel

KS3/4 Spanish - Cómo es tu casa / What is your house like

KS3/4 Spanish - Cómo es tu casa / What is your house like

- High-level KS3 or KS4 resource.- Colour-coding to show different categories of words and to provide support for students with dyslexia or lower literacy.- Specially-designed audio file.- Speaking activity.- Recap of activities/chores around the house (present tense).- Active reading/writing activity which gets students out of their seat and more engaged with their learning.

By tcnewman

English > Spanish: Numbers & Colours Vocabulary Books

English > Spanish: Numbers & Colours Vocabulary Books

2 simple books for KS1 and KS2 children which can also be printed for displays.Learn and practice numbers and colours in both English and Spanish with words written in both languages. Number books also contains words and numerals with helpful pictures.** Also available in the heavily discounted "Simple Language Books > Numbers & Colours" bundle. **

By duvetpublishing

Spanish Photos for Reading Comprehension

Spanish Photos for Reading Comprehension

This is a 95 page power point. Each page has a photo with items to read in Spanish. I have taken these photos myself in Spanish speaking countries, deliberately choosing reading matter which would be useful in the classroom.. I have used these with my own classes and they tell me it makes reading Spanish more interesting.

By miriamw4ll

Spanish Lesson Plan - Language through Music - Song: Ella y El by Ricardo Arjona

Spanish Lesson Plan - Language through Music - Song: Ella y El by Ricardo Arjona

The idea of Language Through Music is to learn Spanish by looking at modern popular hits from the Latin American music world. Songs are chosen following a specific criteria. They will generally cover topics of historical/social/political interest tackling issues affecting modern Latin American society, thereby creating opportunity for discussion and practice of oral skills. Furthermore it this gives the teacher the possibility interlink a wider ranger of activities within the same lesson/set of lesson. Some songs may be chosen due to a particularly interesting use of language and/or presence of particular expressions that are worth looking at in detail. Due to copyright reasons I cannot include the original audio file with the material, however all of the songs will be widely available on the net/Youtube/iTunes and I will provide a working link.The use of realia such modern songs in the learning process will give the student more of a feel of real-world application of his language skills as well as an enriching cultural experience in itself.Spanish lesson plan for up to 3 hours.In depth analysis of the song "Ella y El" by the popular Guatemalan songwriter Ricardo Arjona.This song touches a number of topics but the main one regards the Cuban Embargo and Cuba's social/political history during the last 50 years.Includes:- Full Lyrics text of the song- Comprehension questions relating to the content of the text- 2 pages of exercises aimed at developing a deeper understanding of the expressions and metaphors used in the song.- Reading comprehension text "La Historia del Bloqueo en Cuba"- Set of questions related to the text.- A Mind map outlining important points for a class discussion on the topic.Youtube link for the song:https://youtu.be/K6PXwxi4eJIANSWER SHEET is not included cause many questions are discussion based however if you require answer guidelines I will be happy to provide you with a free copy.

By giomanuel

Spanish Lesson Plan - Language through Music - Song: Historia de un Taxi by Ricardo Arjona

Spanish Lesson Plan - Language through Music - Song: Historia de un Taxi by Ricardo Arjona

In depth analysis of the song "Historia de un Taxi" by the popular Guatemalan songwriter Ricardo Arjona.This song tells the story of a complicated love triangle, however manages to to touch the topic of Social Stratification in Latin AmericaIncludes:- Full Lyrics text of the song- Comprehension questions relating to the content of the text- 2 activities to consolidate and deepen understanding of the language and metaphors used in the song- A Mind map outlining important points for a class discussion on Social Stratification in Latin America.Youtube link for the song:https://youtu.be/-apU2sviHCMANSWER SHEET is not included cause many questions are discussion based however if you require answer guidelines I will be happy to provide you with a free copy.

By giomanuel

Spanish - ChupaChups (KS3) Authentic text

Spanish - ChupaChups (KS3) Authentic text

- Presentation and worksheet- Formed part of a Master's level research enquiry at the University of Cambridge- Ideal for KS3 learning colours, descriptions and has links with Salvador Dalí- Includes a range of authentic texts focusing on ChupaChups, including an advert, an authentic reading text (adapted) and some artificial activities- Highly creative and engaging, encourages independent writing.- Can be incorporated into Schemes of Work which deal with colours, descriptions and food/drink.

By tcnewman

AQA GCSE Spanish (8698)(New)(2016)

AQA GCSE Spanish (8698)(New)(2016)

A summary of the new AQA Specifications GCSE Spanish: Assessments and themes (Foundation and Higher Level)See also:A Spanish Student's Guide to the new AS Level with AQA: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/a-student-s-guide-to-the-new-as-level-in-spanish-2016-aqa-11358759

By madarun

Río olympic games ( MFL project)

Río olympic games ( MFL project)

Lesson focused on the 2016 Olympic Games where students will be asked to complete 7 different tasks. This lesson includes activities related to the new MFL curriculum: use of authentic resources; importance of culture; poems; translating activities; importance of literacy/grammar; spontaneous speaking; memory and thinking skills. Olympic certificates are also included in the lesson to reinforce the importance of rewards for motivation (gold, silver and bronze).The lesson reinforce the importance of SMSC values incorporating Paralympics activities.

By amdueza

Formats for any TEXT type / Writing in Spanish

Formats for any TEXT type / Writing in Spanish

Great resource that I normally give to my students in G9. It can be use for iGCSE, IB ab initio / B SL and AS / A levels.I have taken the watermark so it is easier to distribute.I appreciate any comments.Gracias

By mrgallego

Spanish - Salvador Dalí (Colours/Descriptions) (KS3) Authentic text

Spanish - Salvador Dalí (Colours/Descriptions) (KS3) Authentic text

- 2x Presentations and 2x worksheets. - Formed part of a Master's level research enquiry at the University of Cambridge- Ideal for KS3 learning colours and descriptions. - Includes a range of authentic texts focusing on Salvador Dalí, including artwork, quotes, (adapted) authentic readings, links to videos.- Includes a range of activities throughout including starters and plenaries, supported by the handouts.- Highly creative and engaging, encourages independent writing.- Can be incorporated into Schemes of Work which deal with colours and descriptions.

By tcnewman